WINNT.TXT Driver File Contents (

   ³            Installation for Windows NT 3.1, 3.5, 3.51, 4.0             ³


     1. W940ND.SYS is a NDIS 3.x driver for Windows NT Platform.
        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.

     2. OEMSETUP.INF is a Network Setup Information File for Windows NT


      1. Insert the driver disk into drive A: or B:

      2. From the Windows NT Main Menu, select the Control Panel icon.

      3. From the Control Panel menu select the Network icon.

      4. In Network Setting, click on "Add Adapter".

      5. For each additional message, select continue.

      6. From the Add Network Adapter dialog box, scroll through the menu to
         select Other.

      7. When the Insert Diskettes menu prompts you for a disk, enter the
         drive A: or B: with path \WINNT\<Windows NT version>,
         for exmaple :

             a. For Windows NT 3.1, the path is


             b. For Windows NT 3.51, the path is


         Then select OK.

      8. Select 'Winbond 940 PCI Adapter' from the Select OEM Option box,
         then select OK.

      9. Upon completion, the selected adapter is added to the
         Installed Adapter Cards list of the Network Setting box
         (the number prefixing the adapter is the adapter number).

      10. Click on [Close] to complete the Network Setting

      11. Shutdown and reboot the system.

     1. Boot your computer
     2. if you want to select another 940 card
          step1: Double-click the 'Control Panel' icon in the 'Main' Program
          step2: Double-click the 'Network' icon from the 'Control Panel'
          step3: Select the 'Winbond 940 PCI Adapter' item in the 'Installed
                 Adapter Cards' Window, and double-click the 'Configure'
          step4: Type Ehternet IDs you want to select when the 'Input Ethernet
                 ID' Dialog Box appears, and click the 'OK' Button when you
          step5: Click the 'OK' Button in the 'Network Settings' Dialog Box.
          step6: Restart your system.

  Trouble Shooting

     1. Message: 'At least one service or driver failed during system startup.
                  Use Event Viewer to examine the event log for details.'
        Solution: Make sure
                  a. your 940 card is plugged into your system, or
                  b. if there exists more than one 940 cards, you must
                     indicate a specified 940 card by inputing IDs.
     2. Condition: The Windows NT 3.5 can not boot normally,
        Solution: Make sure that your W89C940 PCI card is connected to the

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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.

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