WINNT.TXT Driver File Contents (

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         º   Compex LinkPort\TX16 10/100 PCMCIA Fast Ethernet  º
         º           CopyRight(c) 1998 Compex Inc.             º
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                     Windows NT Installation Guide

     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
The procedure assumed Windows NT v4.0 is already installed to your

 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
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

  Getting Started
      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


      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
          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
          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
          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
          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

      Windows NT will load network support, and allow configuration of
       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

  Support Options
       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

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