ÉÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍ» º º º Compex LinkPort\TX16 10/100 PCMCIA Fast Ethernet º º CopyRight(c) 1998 Compex Inc. º º All rights reserved º º º ÈÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍ¼ Windows NT Installation Guide ÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄ Before inserting your Compex LinkPort/TX16 PCMCIA Fast Ethernet card, the system's PCMCIA chipset must be enabled and functioning. The PCMCIA chipset is responsible for controlling the systems interface for PC Cards. Please consult the system's manual or manufacture for use with Windows NT. Please resolve all system conflicts, errors, and Windows NT issues before installing the Compex LinkPort/TX16 PCMCIA Fast Ethernet card. Please have the installation media for Windows NT ready for any file request. The following installation does require a basic knowledge of the NT environment. Windows NT v4.0 Installation ÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄ The procedure assumed Windows NT v4.0 is already installed to your notebook. 1) Power OFF the machine and insert Compex LinkPort/TX16 PCMCIA adapter into one of the PCMCIA slots in your notebook. 2) Power ON and startup Windows NT. 3) Click on My Computer | Control Panel | Network 4) Click on ADAPTER tab on top. 5) Click on ADD button. 6) A list of adapters appear. Do not select from the list. Instead, click on Have Disk option below. 7) Insert LinkPort driver disk in drive A 8) When prompt for the driver, enter A:\ 9) If your notebook has CARDBUS slot instead of standard PCMCIA slot, You will be prompted 2 options as follows; LinkPort/TX16 Fast Ethernet for Cardbus slot LinkPort/TX16 Fast Ethernet for PCMCIA slot Select the option "LinkPort/TX16 Fast Ethernet for Cardbus slot" *Note:- Check the notebook or contact your notebook supplire if you are not sure what type of slot the machine has. Also check that the Cardbus mode is not changed to standard PCMCIA mode in your notebook BIOS setup. Click OK 10) The LinkPort/TX16 properties page appears. The default setting are: I/O Base address: 0x300 Interrupt : 5 Memory : 0xD000 Connection Type : Autosense Make the necessary changes if any of the setting conflicts with another device. The table of the supported list is shown below. Click OK to accept the settings. 11) If may have to assign a machine and workgroup name if you have not done so. Click on Identification tab on top. 12) You may also want to add additional protocols and services from the Protocol and Services tabs. By default, TCPIP protocol is automatically added. 13) Click OK below when finished. Windows NT will complete the rest of the installation. 14) Restart Windows NT and LinkPort/TX16 is now ready to service the network. Refer to Windows NT manual for more details on how to add others services and protocols support. Windows NT v3.5x Installation ÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄ Getting Started ÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄ Remove all PC Cards from the system Start/Boot Windows NT Login with a user with full access (ie. ADMINISTRATOR) Remove any previous network support -Open the PROGRAM MANAGER -Open the MAIN group -Run the CONTROL PANEL -Run the NETWORK selection -Highlight each network option and remove them Note: Remove any adapters first, then server, workstation, etc. -After all support is removed, press CLOSE -Restart Windows NT Add PCMCIA Support to your laptop -Open the PROGRAM MANAGER -Open the MAIN group -Run the CONTROL PANEL -Run the DEVICES selection -Select PCMCIA -Press STARTUP -Select BOOT so that it will start each time NT boots. -Press OK -After all PCMCIA support is added press CLOSE -Restart Windows NT Verify the system will reboot without any errors in the Event Viewer Consult your Laptop manufacture for any problems that may develop during pre-installation. Insert Compex LinkPort/TX16 PCMCIA Fast Ethernet card into one of the system's PCMCIA Slots Boot/Start Windows NT Login with a user with full access (ie. ADMINISTRATOR) Open the PROGRAM MANAGER Open the MAIN group Run the CONTROL PANEL Run the NETWORK selection Press YES to install network support Supply a path of the NT installation media (ie NT CD-ROM: D:\i386) Press DO NOT DETECT for the network adapter Pull the NETWORK ADAPTER CARD selection list to the bottom Select <OTHER> REQUIRES DISK FROM MANUFACTURE Click CONTINUE button Insert the Compex LinkPort/TX16 PCMCIA driver disk into drive A: Supply the followng path to the drivers A:\ Highlight the only choice for the Compex LinkPort/TX16 10/100 Fast Ethernet card and press OK A dialog box will appear to adjust the driver's settings. Adjust the driver to the system's resources, these selections must be unique for this device. Resource Recommendations ÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄ ÉÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÑÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍ» ºI/O Base ³ 300 normally safe, º º ³ Others available values: 200, 220, 240, 280, 300, º º ³ 320, 340, 360, 380 º ÇÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÅÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄ¶ ºInterrupt ³ 5 normally safe, if laptop is multimedia º º(IRQ) ³ equipt, please try a higher interrupt º º ³ Other available values: 3,4,5,9,10,11,12,15 º ÇÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÅÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄ¶ ºBase Memory ³ D000 normally safe, possible alternate D800 º º(MEM) ³ º º ³ Other available values: C800, CC00, D000, D400, º º ³ D800, DC00 º ÇÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÅÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄ¶ ºSocket ³ Most common problem, check with your manual º º ³ to find which socket is 0 (slot A) or 1 (slot B). º ÈÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÏÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍ¼ Windows NT will load network support, and allow configuration of -NWLink -TCP/IP -Netbeui These selection and configurations are for the user. We cannot help configure these because they are unique for each network. Please see the Network Administrator for help. Once all Network software is loaded Press OK The configuration and bindings for the card may be confirmed, answer the questions accordingly. Allow the system to reboot. Connect to a network using the provide 100BaseTX cable Test the adapter -Open the PROGRAM MANAGER -Open the MAIN group -Run the FILE MANAGER -Select DISK on the menu -Select CONNECT TO NETWORK DRIVE -If any computers are displayed on the network the system is working The card installations is complete should any error arise in the EventViewer please start at the top of the document again. Support Options ÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄ We are consistently improving and upgrading our drivers. you are welcomed at any time to browse through our BBS, and download any drivers, utilities and help files. If you still cannot get the Compex LinkPort/TX16 PCMCIA card is working properly, our technical experts are always ready to help. Please be at your computer, have your Compex LinkPort/TX16 PCMCIA card, Drivers Disk, and the following information available: * Version number of any drivers you are running * The extact text of any error message displayed on your screen * The type of computer * The type of network Copyrights, Trademarks, and Disclaimers ÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄ All references to MS, Windows, Win95, Windows 95, Windows NT, WinNT are rights reserved by Microsoft Corporation All references to Nvl., ODI, Netware, NW, IPX, IPXODI, and LSL are rights reserved by Novell Corporation Further rights reserved to their respective corporationsDownload Driver Pack
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