README.TXT Driver File Contents (linksys.zip)

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             Linksys LNE100TX Fast Ethernet Adapter(LNE100TX v4)

	     NDIS 3/4 driver For Windows NT 3.51/4.0 Installation
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	             Copyright (C) 2000 Linksys.
		        All rights reserved.
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The drivers contained in the directory \WINNT is for the  

		Linksys LNE100TX Fast Ethernet Adapter(LNE100TX v4)

They are used with Microsoft Windows NT Release 3.51 or 4.0 on the X86
platform. The driver named LINKSYS conforms to the Network Driver Interface
Specification (NDIS) 3.0 & 4.0.


File Description
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Filename		Description
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WNT40\LH100C.SY_	NDIS 4 driver for Linksys LNE100TX Fast Ethernet Adapter
			                  on NT 4.0

WNT40\LNE100V4.SY_	NDIS 4 driver for Linksys LNE100TX Fast Ethernet Adapter
                                          (LNE100TX v4) on NT 4.0

WNT35\LH100C.SY_ 	NDIS 3 driver for Linksys LNE100TX Fast Ethernet Adapter
			                  on NT 3.51

WNT35\LNE100V4.SY_ 	NDIS 3 driver for Linksys LNE100TX Fast Ethernet Adapter
                                          (LNE100TX v4) on NT 3.51

LNE100V4.HL_		the help file for Linksys LNE100TX Fast Ethernet Adapter
                                          (LNE100TX v4)

LH100C.HL_		the help file for Linksys LNE100TX Fast Ethernet Adapter

README.TXT		this documentation file

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Installing driver on Microsoft Windows NT 3.51
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  1. From the Main group of NT, choose the Control Panel icon.

  2. From the Control Panel window, choose the Network icon.

  3. From the Network Settings dialog box, choose the Add Adapter button.
     The Add Network Adapter dialog box appears.

  4. From the list of network cards, select "<other> Requires disk from
     manufacturer", and then press <Enter> button.

  5. Insert this driver disk in drive A, enter drive and pathname A:\ and
     then choose the OK button.

  6. In the Select OEM Option dialog box, you will see the following 
     products in the menu, select the exact product and use the OK button
     to install it.

         Linksys LNE100TX Fast Ethernet Adapter(LNE100TX v4)

  7. And then Linksys LNE100TX Fast Ethernet Adapter Setup dialog box appear,
     you must specify "Media Type" of the adapter plugged in your PC. Because 
     netcard detection function does not support in SETUP program, please
     make sure these settings match your adapter's configuration. Otherwise
     the network ability of Windows NT can not work properly.

     The connection types for LNE100TX Adapter is
     -----------------------------------------------------------------------
	AutoSense		; performs automatic media detection during
				; driver initialization.

	10BaseT			; RJ-45 connector, line speed is 10 Mega 
				; bits per second.

	10BaseT Full_Duplex	; communication in full duplex mode, speed
				; is 20Mbps.

	100BaseTx		; RJ-45 connector, line speed is 100 Mega
				; bits per second.

	100BaseTx Full_Duplex	; communication in full duplex mode, speed
				; is 200Mbps.
     -----------------------------------------------------------------------

  8. After that, installation is completed. LNE100TX_v4 adapter becomes one of 
     the Installed Adapter Cards and the driver becomes one of the Installed
     Network Software.
     You can see: "[x]Linksys LNE100TX Fast Ethernet Adapter(LNE100TX v4)" 
     within the Installed Adapter Cards menu and "Linksys LNE100TX Fast 
     Ethernet Adapter(LNE100TX v4)" within the Installed Network Software menu.

  9. Now, the SETUP program has already copied LNE100TX.SY_ from the 
     A:\WINNT\WNT35 directory to C:\WINNT\SYSTEM32\DRIVERS\LNE100V4.SYS and
     the OEMSETNT.INF from A:\ to C:\WINNT\SYSTEM32 but renamed it to 
     another installation information file (like OEMNAD??.INF). So the next
     time, if you want to add LNE100TX_v4 adapters to your system, you do not 
     need the floppy diskette again.(You can skip the file copy operation of
     inserting floppy diskette again)

     NOTICE!!	C:\WINNT is the directory where your NT O.S. is located.


 10. To complete network installation, remember to bind the adapter to
     transport drivers by choosing the "Bindings" button under the Network
     Setting dialog box.

 11. After restarting your system, you will acquire network service.



Installing driver on Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
---------------------------------------------
  1. Click the "Start" command button, select the "Settings" icon to display
     an option list under it.

  2. Click the "Control Panel" icon.

  3. Double-click the "Network" icon.

  4. Select the "Adapters" item, then click the "Add..." button in the
     "Network" dialog box.

  5. Click the "Have Disk..." button in the "Select Network Adapter" dialog
     box.

  6. Insert the Driver Diskette in your floppy drive. Enter the full 
     pathname A:\ of the driver installation information file (OEMSETNT.INF)
     in the "Insert Disk" dialog box, then click the OK button.

  7. Select "Linksys LNE100TX Fast Ethernet Adapter(LNE100TX v4)", 
     then click the OK button in the "Select OEM Option" dialog box.

  8. And then Linksys LNE100TX Fast Ethernet Adapter(LNE100TX v4) Setup dialog box 
     appear, you must specify "Media Type" of the adapter plugged in your PC. 
     Because netcard detection function does not support in SETUP program, 
     please make sure these settings match your adapter's configuration. 
     Otherwise the network ability of Windows NT can not work properly.

     The connection types for LNE100TX_v4 Adapter is
     -----------------------------------------------------------------------
	AutoSense		; performs automatic media detection during
				; driver initialization.

	10BaseT			; RJ-45 connector, line speed is 10 Mega 
				; bits per second.

	10BaseT Full_Duplex	; communication in full duplex mode, speed
				; is 20Mbps.

	100BaseTx		; RJ-45 connector, line speed is 100 Mega
				; bits per second.

	100BaseTx Full_Duplex	; communication in full duplex mode, speed
				; is 200Mbps.
      ----------------------------------------------------------------------

  9. To complete network installation, remember to bind the adapter to the 
     transport drivers by choosing the "Bindings" button from the "Network" 
     dialog box.

 10. Click the "Close" button in the "Network" dialog box.

 11. Remove the Driver Diskette from your floppy drive.

 12. Restart your computer to initialize the network function.




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