Windows 98 Installation: ------------- Before starting with the installation process, make sure that the adapter is properly installed and configured. 1.When you plug the adapter in the mother board and power on the Windows 98, the 'Add New Hardware Wizard' window will prompt and says that The wizard search for new driver for: PCI Ethernet Controller 2.In the 'Add New Hardware Wizard' window, click 'Next' then it will ask you 'What do you want Windows to do?'. Choose 'Search for the best driver for your device (Recommended)' Click 'Next'. 3.In the 'Add New Hardware Wizard' window, put the driver disk into the floppy drive and choose 'Specify a location:'. Type the following path in the combo list: EX: A:\WIN98 in combo list and click 'Next'. 4.There will show 'A:\WIN98\NETRTS5.INF' in the 'Location of driver' field for the device 'Realtek RTL8139/810X Family PCI Fast Ethernet NIC' in the 'Add New Hardware Wizard' window. Click 'Next'. 5. Windows will appear some messages to insert the WIN98 source disk to complete installation. 6.If this is your first time to install the adapter and have not install the protocols and clients for Microsoft and Netware, please do not restart the computer. Go to the Start\Settings\Control and double-click the Network icon to install the other necessary files for the network operation. 7.Then Windows 98 will ask you 'Do you want to restart your computer now?', Click 'Yes' to restart the Windows 98.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.