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   ³          Installation for Windows for Workgroups 3.11 Driver           ³


    1. W940ND.386 is a NDIS 3.x driver for Windows for Workgroup 3.11.

       If there exists only one 940 card, the driver will automatically
       get IOBASE and IRQ from PCI Configuration Space.

       If there exists more than one 940 cards, user can indicate a
       specified 940 card by inputing IDs.

       If user does not input IDs to select some specified 940 card, this
       driver will automatically select some 940 card to load.

    2. OEMSETUP.INF is a Network Setup Information File for Windows for
       Workgroup 3.11 Platform.


    1. load W940ND.386 and OEMSETUP.INF files into local hard disk,
    2. run WFW 3.11 by typing WIN from DOS prompt,
    3. click the 'Network' Icon in the Main Program Group,
    4. click the 'Network Setup' Icon from the Network Window,
    5. click the 'Drivers' Button from the 'Network Setup' Dialog Box,
    6. click the 'Add Adapters' Button from the 'Option' Dialog Box,
    7. select 'Unlisted or Updated Network Adapter' item when the install
       driver field appears,
    8. type the path name that contains W940ND.386 and OEMSETUP.INF files,
    9. press <enter> to start the installation processes, <enter> when 'Winbond W89C940 PCI Ethernet Adapter' Dialog Box
    11.if want to enable early interrupt function, you can click the 'Setup'
       Button from the 'Winbond W89C940 PCI Ethernet Adapter' Dialog Box,
         select the 'Early Interrupt Function' item,
         select 'disable' or 'enable' item,
         click the 'Set' Button after finishing,
    12.if exist more than one 940 cards in your system, you can select some
       specified 940 card by inputing Ethernet IDs,
         click the 'Setup' Button from the 'Winbond W89C940 PCI Ethernet
         Adapter' Dialog Box,
         select the 'Selected adapter's ID[if multi-940 used]' item,
         keyin Ethernet IDs,
         click the 'Setup' Button after finishing,
    13.follow the screen instructions to complete the installation processes,
    14.restart your computer.


    1. run WFW 3.11 by typing WIN from DOS prompt,
    2. if want to change the setting of early interrupt function of this
       driver, please reference step 3 to step 14 in the Installation section.

  Trouble Shooting:

    1. Message: 'Your network adapter WB$W89C940 is not working properly.
                 You may need to set it up again. For more information, see
                 'Troubleshooting' in your 'Workgroup Add-On User's Guide'
                 The following error occurred while loading protocol number 0.
                 Error 58: The network has responded incorrectly. You may need
                           to reconfiguration the protocol using Network Setup.
                 If your computer is a portable, make sure it is connected to
                 its docking sation.'
       Solution: Make sure that your W89C940 card is plugged into your system.

    2. Condition: The Windows for Workgroup 3.11 can not boot normally.
       Solution : Make sure that your W89C940 PCI card is connected to the
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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.

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