Microsoft Network Client 3.0 for MS-DOS Introduction: ------------- This document describes the procedure to setup the Microsoft Network Client for DOS driver on REALTEK RTL8139 Fast Ethernet Adapter. Location of Driver: \NDIS2\DOS\RTSND.DOS Sample Configuration Files: --------------------------- Ex1: [PROTOCOL.INI] (install creates this file) [network.setup] version=0x3110 netcard=RTL8139,1,RTL8139,1 transport=ms$ndishlp,MS$NDISHLP transport=ms$netbeui,MS$NETBEUI lana0=RTL8139,1,ms$netbeui lana1=RTL8139,1,ms$ndishlp [protman] DriverName=PROTMAN$ PRIORITY=MS$NDISHLP [MS$NDISHLP] DriverName=ndishlp$ BINDINGS=RTL8139 [MS$NETBEUI] DriverName=netbeui$ SESSIONS=10 NCBS=12 BINDINGS=RTL8139 LANABASE=0 [RTL8139] ; RTL8139 RPOTOCOL.INI SAMPLE DriverName=RTSND$ EtherID=@52544C111111 ;This keyword is used to desinate a RTL8139 ;adapter by assigning its ethernet ID ;when more than one adapters exist on one ; system. BusNo=@00 ;This keyword is used to desinate a RTL8139 ;adapter by assigning it's PCI bus number ;when more than one adapters exist on one ; system.(must be used with 'DeviceNo' keyword) DeviceNo=@0A ;This keyword is used to desinate a RTL8139 ;adapter by assigning it's PCI Device number ;when more than one adapters exist on one ; system.(must be used with 'BusNo' keyword) Medium= _Auto, _10Half, _10Full, _100half, _100Full ;This keyword is used to force RTL8139 adapter ;to speed 10M or 100M mode. If not present, ;the driver will auto-detect the speed. Installation Procedure : ---------------------- Before you start with the installation procedure, make sure that the adapter is properly installed and configured. Similarly, Make sure that your Microsoft Network Client is properly installed. (If not, The installation utility SETUP.EXE is located on Microsoft Network Client v3.0 for MS-DOS Disk. Run SETUP.EXE from Disk and the SETUP program screen will appear, and You must complete each of the questions. These options are specific to your needs. The installation procedure will transfer files to a specific directory on the client and modify existing configuration files to fit your specific needs.) 1. Change to the Microsoft Network Client subdirectory, and run SETUP.EXE 2. The screen will display some infomation. Press <Enter> . 3. Responds to the screen prompts, selecting "Change Network Configuration",then press <Enter>. 4. Move the highlight to "Add Adapter", press <Enter>. 5. Select "Network adapter not shown on list below ...". 6. Insert the Realtek RTL8139 driver diskette in floppy A,and specify your pathname A:\NDIS2\DOS ,then press <Enter>. 7. Follow screen instructions to complete the process. Simply pressing <Enter> for each screen display will select the default options. Press <Enter> until you reach the display prompting you to reboot your system. Installing Multiple LAN Adapters: ---------------------------------- There are two different method to complete it: To Follow Installation Procedure and add two adapter, (a) Under DOS mode, you can modify the EtherID or BusNo+DeviceNo keyword field in file C:\MSCLIENT\PROTOCOL.INI. (b) Or you can also use the SETUP program and follow above setup procedurc step 4,but move the highlight to "Change Setting,then press <Enter>, the screen will prompt you to fill EtherID value .Download Driver Pack
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Find the device and model you want to update in the device list.
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From the Properties dialog box, select the Driver tab.
Click the Update Driver button, then follow the instructions.
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