LANTASTI.TXT Driver File Contents (Compex.zip)

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   This document describes the procedures for installing
   both NDIS2 and ODI drivers for LANtastic 6.0
   in Windows For Workgroups 3.11 and DOS.

1.1) LANtastic 6.0 with Windows For Workgroups 3.11
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     a) Start Windows For Workgroups 3.11 and install a
        network adapter. Please refer to Windows For Workgroups
        3.11 User Guide for the installation procedures of
        a network adapter.

     b) Start Windows For Workgroups 3.11 again.

     c) Insert LANtastic Network Software v6.0 Disk 1 into
        drive A.

     d) In File Manager, run INSTALL.EXE in the Disk 1.

     e) Enter an UNIQUE computer name in the Enter Computer Name
        box.

     f) Select the destination drive in the Enter Target Drive
        box.

     g) Enter the destination directory in the Enter Directory
        box.

        eg. C:\LANTASTI

     h) Select the additional LANtastic features in the
        Select All That Apply box.

     i) Check the installation information in the LANtastic
        Information Check box. If an ODI driver is required,
        goto step (m).

     j) Select the NDIS Support for Network Adapters option
        in the Select Network Adapter box.

     k) Enter the full pathname for the directory containing the
        NDIS 2.01 driver in the Enter NDIS Driver Directory.

        eg. A:\NDIS2

     l) Insert Compex LinkPort/TX16 10/100 Fast Ethernet Disk 1 into the
        floppy drive A:

     m) Check the installation information in the LANtastic
        Final Information Check box.

   ** NOTE:
     -> If Extra Options shows Microsoft Client Novell Client or
        Novell Client, the Network Adapter option will be ODI Driver
        for Node Runner.

     -> If Extra Options shows Microsoft Client, the Network
        Adapter option will be NDIS Support for Network Adapters.
        Network Adapter: ODI Driver for NodeRunner

     n) Follow the instructions to continue the installation.

1.2) Extra Modifications for NDIS Driver Installation
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     If you install the client to Microsoft network ONLY, a NDIS
     driver is required. Follow the instructions here to make some
     modifications.

     a) Use any text editor to open the setup file,
        PROTOCOL.INI in your LANtastic home directory
        (eg. C:\LANTASTI) and modify it as follows.

        ...
        [NETBEUI_XIF]
        Drivername = NETBEUI$   <- Add this line
        ...

     b) If the hardware settings of the adapter are different
        from that specified in the PROTOCOL.INI, please change them
        correctly.

     c) Obtain the file, NETBEUI.EXE, from Microsoft and copy it
        to your LANtastic home directory (eg. C:\LANTASTI).

1.3) Extra Modifications for ODI Driver Installation
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     If you install the client to Novell network, a ODI driver
     is needed. Follow the instruction here to make the
     modifications.

     a) Use any text editor to open the config file, CONFIG.SYS and
        add the following lines.

        ...
        FILES=50
        BUFFERS=32
        LASTDRIVE=Z
        DEVICE=C:\LANTASTI\PROTMAN.DOS /I:C:\LANTASTI
        ...

        where LANTASTI refers to the directory where your LANtastic
        software is installed.

     b) Edit the setup file, STARTNET.BAT, in your LANtastic home
        directory (eg. C:\LANTASTI).

        Original STARTNET.BAT
        ...
        LOADHIGH LSL
        NRODI
        LOADHIGH ODINSUP
        LOADHIGH IPXODI
        LOADHIGH AI-NDIS BIND_TO=NRODI...
        ...

        New STARTNET.BAT
        ...
        LOADHIGH LSL
        CLPTX16                                <--- Change
        LOADHIGH ODINSUP
        LOADHIGH IPXODI
        LOADHIGH AI-NDIS BIND_TO=CLTX16        <--- Change
        ...

     c) Edit the config file, NET.CFG, in your LANtastic home
        directory (eg. C:\LANTASTI).

        Original NET.CFG
        ...
        LINK DRIVER NRODI
                FRAME ETHERNET_802.2
        ...

        New NET.CFG
        ...
        LINK DRIVER CLPTX16                     <--- Change
                FRAME ETHERNET_802.2


     d) Edit the protocol initialization file, PROTOCOL.INI, in your
        LANtastic home directory (eg. C:\LANTASTI).

        Original PROTOCOL.INI
        ...
        [NETBEUI_XIT]
        Drivername = netbeui$
        ...
        Bindings = NRODI
        ...

        New PROTOCOL.INI
        ...
        [NETBEUI_XIT]
        Drivername = netbeui$
        ...
        Bindings = CLPTX16


2.1) LANtastic 6.0 with DOS
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     a) Insert the LANtastic Network Software v6.0 Disk 1 and
        execute the following command:-

        A:\>INSTALL /DOS

     b) Enter an UNIQUE name in the Enter Computer Name box.

     c) Select the destination drive.

     d) Enter the destination directory in the Enter Directory box.

     e) Select the correct LANtastic features.

     f) Check the installation information.

     g) Modify the files as described in the section (1.1) or
        (1.2) accordingly.


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How To Update Drivers Manually

After your driver has been downloaded, follow these simple steps to install it.

  • Expand the archive file (if the download file is in zip or rar format).

  • If the expanded file has an .exe extension, double click it and follow the installation instructions.

  • Otherwise, open Device Manager by right-clicking the Start menu and selecting Device Manager.

  • Find the device and model you want to update in the device list.

  • Double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  • From the Properties dialog box, select the Driver tab.

  • Click the Update Driver button, then follow the instructions.

Very important: You must reboot your system to ensure that any driver updates have taken effect.

For more help, visit our Driver Support section for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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