Windows 2000 Installation: ------------- Before starting with the installation process, make sure that the adapter is properly installed and configured. 1.If Windows 2000 has built the driver, when you plug the adapter in the mother board and power on the Windows 2000, the Window 2000 will install the driver automatically. You will see there is an item: "Realtek RTL8139(A) PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter" in the 'Network adapters' list in the Device Manager. The Device Manager can be invoked by choosing Start\Settings\ Control Panel\System\Hardware(Tag)\Device Manager...(Button) We recommend you to install the updated driver from the distributing disk by performing step 3 ~ 10. 2.If Windows 2000 has not built the driver, obey step 5 ~ 10 to install the driver. 3.Invoke the Network adapters. Right click the item "Realtek RTL8139(A) PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter" and choose Properties. There will prompt the 'Realtek RTL8139(A) PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter Properties' window. 4.Click the Driver tag, and choose the 'Update Driver' button. There will prompt a 'Upgrade Device Driver Wizard' window. Click 'Next'. 5.The Wizard will ask you What do you want the wizard to do? Please choose 'Display a list of the known drivers for this device so that I can choose a specific driver'. Click 'Next', it will prompt a 'Select Network Adapter' window. 6.Click 'Have Disk...'. In 'Install From Disk' window, type the following path in the combo list: EX: A:\WIN2K Click 'OK'. 7.There will show "Realtek RTL8139/810X Family PCI Fast Ethernet NIC" in the 'Network Adapter:' field. Click 'Next'. 8.There will show "Realtek RTL8139/810X Family PCI Fast Ethernet NIC" in 'Start Device Driver Installation' window. Click 'Next'. 9.Windows 2000 will copy the driver and system files for the network. If there prompts a 'Digital Signature Not Found window', please click 'Yes' to continue the installation. 10.Then click 'Finish' to complete the installation.Download Driver Pack
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.
For more help, visit our Driver Support section for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.