SCSITOOL.TXT Driver File Contents (symtools.zip)

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                                 Symbios Logic SCSI TOOLS
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Installation Guide For The Symbios Logic SCSI Tools for Windows 95 and
Windows NT version 1.10.00

This file describes the features and use of the Symbios Logic SCSI Tools for
Windows 95 and Windows NT software support package.

Note:  For NT users only:

       If your system already has NT ASPI, go to the installation instructions 
       for SCSI Tools for Windows NT. Otherwise, the NT ASPI utility must be
       installed first before installing this SCSI Tools package. See the 
       instructions below for installing NT ASPI.  Please also refer to the 
       documentation for NT ASPI. 

This file is divided into the following sections:

     Features
     Description
     Installing SCSI Tools for Windows 95
     Installing SCSI Tools for Windows NT
     Installing NT ASPI for Win32


*  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  * Features *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  * 

o Allows for examination of SCSI device parameters
o Supports power management
o Supports disk cache management 


* *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  * Description *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  * 

Symbios Logic SCSI Tools for Windows 95/NT is a software support utility that
provides a mechanism for examining host adapters and SCSI devices within the 
Windows 95 and Windows NT environments.


************************ Installing SCSI Tools for Windows 95 ********************

*  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  * Preparing a Symbios Driver Diskette *  *  *  *  *  *

The SCSI Tools for Windows 95 software is installed by executing an InstallShield 
setup program. If you obtained the software from the Symbios Logic BBS or FTP
site, it will be in the form of a self-extracting zip file. You can install the
software by expanding the zip file into a directory on your hard disk drive, or
to a diskette and then run "setup". If you receive the SCSI Tools for NT files
on a diskette, simply run "setup".

The setup program installs the SCSI Tools files into the proper directories
as well as making the appropriate registry entries.

After installing the software, you must reboot the computer.

Note: Under Windows 95, the ASPI support is bundled with the operating system.

************************ Installing SCSI Tools for NT ********************

*  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  * Preparing a Symbios Driver Diskette *  *  *  *  *  *

The SCSI Tools for NT software is installed by executing an InstallShield 
setup program. If you obtained the software from the Symbios Logic BBS or
FTP site, it will be in the form of a self-extracting zip file. You can
install the software by expanding the zip file into a directory on your
hard disk drive, or to a diskette and then run "setup". If you receive the
SCSI Tools for NT files on a diskette, simply run "setup".

The setup program installs the SCSI Tools files into the proper directories
as well as making the appropriate registry entries.

After installing the software, you must reboot the computer.

Note: The installer must have NT Administrator capabilities.

*********************** Installing NT ASPI for Win32 ********************* 

*  *  *  *  *  *  *  * Preparing a Symbios Driver Diskette *  *  *  *  *  * 

The NT ASPI for Win32 software is installed by executing an InstallShield 
setup program.  If you obtained the software from the Symbios Logic BBS or
FTP site, it will be in the form of a self-extracting zip file. You can
install the software by expanding the zip file into a directory on your
hard disk drive, or to a diskette and then run "setup". If you receive the
NT ASPI files on a diskette, simply run "setup".

The setup program installs the NT ASPI files into the proper directories
as well as making the appropriate registry entries.

After installing the software, you must reboot the computer.

Note: The installer must have NT Administrator capabilities.
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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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