README.TXT Driver File Contents (ackxw00.exe)

Installing Windows 95

Windows 95 OEM Service Release 2.5 comes factory-installed 
on the OmniBook 4150.  The following procedure installs 
Windows 95 OSR2.0 and beyond and configures the appropriate
device drivers.

This README file describes how to 
    * Prepare for software installation.
    * Install Windows 95 OSR 2.x.
    * Install Video Support for Windows 95.
    * Install Audio Support for Windows 95.
    * Install PC Card Support for Windows 95.
    * Install Infrared Support for Windows 95.
    * Install USB Support for Windows 95.
    * Disable Automatic CD-ROM detection.
    * Install Pointing Device Support for Windows 95.
    * Install Euro Key Currency Symbol support.
    * Install Windows 95 Y2K Update.
    * Install the 2nd HDD Accessory Module Support.
    * Install Accessory Module Hot Swap Support.
    * Install Docking System support for Windows 95.


Requirements

    * OmniBook 4150 with Floppy & CD-ROM drives.
    * Omnibook 4150 Floppy Disk Cable for external use through
      parallel port (Part No. F1473A)
    * Blank, formatted floppy disk
    * Windows 95 OSR 2.x CD-ROM.
    * OmniBook drivers for Windows 95
      Location: OmniBook hard drive in \OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\
      and on the Recovery CD in \OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\W95.


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To Prepare for Software Installation

It is recommended you repartition your hard disk before 
installing Windows 95. Follow the instructions below to 
format your hard disk.

You will need a computer with a working Windows operating
system to make a support utility disk. 

1. Insert the CD-ROM module into the OmniBook accessory bay.

2. Use the FDD cable to connect the floppy drive module to the 
   parallel port of the OmniBook, and then reboot the OmniBook.

3. Insert the first Recovery CD of the set into the CD-ROM drive. 

4. Insert a blank formatted floppy disk into the A: drive.

5. Open an MS-DOS Prompt.

6. Go to the \OMNIBOOK\BOOTDISK directory on the Recovery CD.
   If D: is the drive letter of your CD-ROM drive, type

      D:
      CD \OMNIBOOK\BOOTDISK
     
7. Type MAKESUPP.

8. Enter A as the Floppy drive.

9. Enter Y to continue.

10. Press any key to continue.

11. Enter N when complete.

12. Close the MS-DOS Prompt.


The rest of the procedure must be executed on your target
Omnibook 4150.


13. If you were using the Omnibook 4150 for the previous operations,
    shutdown your system.

14. Insert the CD-ROM in the module bay and connect the floppy with
    the floppy cable (F1473A) to the parallel port of the Omnibook.
    Restart your system using the floppy disk you just created.
    Make sure the Recovery CD-ROM is not in the CD-ROM drive at that
    time.

15. After booting you will get "A:>" DOS prompt.

16. Type Format C: /q /u.

17. Enter Y to format the C: drive.

18. Enter your desired Volume Label and press ENTER.

19. Insert the first Recovery CD of the set, wait for the CD-ROM drive
    to be ready and type SYS C:.

20. Insert the Windows 95 OSR 2.x Installation CD-ROM.

21. Type the following commands to copy the Windows 95
    files to the C: drive.

      C:
      MD \WINDOWS
      MD \WINDOWS\OPTIONS
      MD \WINDOWS\OPTIONS\CABS
      Copy G:\WIN95\*.* C:\WINDOWS\OPTIONS\CABS

22. Remove the Windows 95 CD and the floppy disk.


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To Install Windows 95 OSR 2.x


1. Restart the OmniBook and Enter: 
   C:\WINDOWS\OPTIONS\CABS\SETUP /IS

2. Click Continue at the Welcome screen.

3. Click Yes to accept the license.

4. Click Next to allow Windows 95 Setup to collect 
   information about your computer.

5. When prompted, select "Other Directory" and click Next. 

6. Enter C:\WINDOWS for the path, click Next.

7. Click Yes to continue with the specified directory.

8. Choose Portable on the Setup Options screen, then click 
   Next.

9. Enter the Product Identification Number, then click Next. 
   The Product Identification Number is located on the 
   Certificate of Authenticity that you received with your 
   version of Windows 95.

10. Enter the appropriate User Information, then click Next.

11. Do not detect any CD-ROM drive, Network, Sound, MIDI, 
    or Video Capture Card devices, then click Next.

12. Select "Install The Most Common Components (recommended)", 
    then click Next.

13. Click "No, I do not want a startup disk", then click Next.

14. Click Next to start Copying Windows 95 Files to Your 
    Computer.

15. When prompted, click Finish to restart Windows 95.

16. The Windows 95 Setup Wizard will now configure hardware, 
    Control Panel, programs on the Start menu, Windows help, 
    the MS-DOS program settings, Time Zone, and Microsoft 
    Exchange. Enter any changes when the system displays the 
    Time Zone screen. If you chose Microsoft Exchange during 
    the installation, enter the information or click Cancel 
    to enter it later.

17. When prompted to set up a printer, install your printer 
    or click Cancel.

18. Click OK to restart the OmniBook.

19. Insert the first OmniBook Recovery CD-ROM of the set.

20. Open Windows Explorer.

21. Click View, then Options.

22. Select "Show all files", uncheck "Hide file extensions for 
    known file types", then click OK.

23. Copy the files from the Recovery CD in 
    \OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\W95\PIIX4UPD to C:\WINDOWS\INF. (If 
    prompted, click Yes to All to replace all files.)

24. From Control Panel, double-click System, then click Device 
    Manager.

25. Remove the "PCI Bridge" devices (not PCI CardBus Bridge 
    devices) from the Other devices category.
    Click OK in the Confirm Device Removal dialog box.

26. Remove the "Standard Dual PCI IDE Controller" from the 
    Hard disk controllers.
    Click OK in the Confirm Device Removal dialog box.

27. When prompted to restart Windows 95, click No.

28. Remove the "Standard IDE/ESDI Hard Disk Controller" from the
    Hard disk controllers.
    Click OK in the Confirm Device Removal dialog box.

29. Close the System Properties window.

30. Shut down and restart Windows 95.

31. Click Next in the Update Device Driver Wizard window.

32. Click on Finish.

33. The Primary IDE controller is detected.
    When prompted to restart Windows 95, click on No.

34. The Secondary IDE controller is detected.
    When prompted to restart Windows 95, click on Yes.




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To Install Video Support for Windows 95

If you have installed Windows 95, you will need to install video 
support. The driver is located on the Recovery CD in 
\OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\W95\VIDEO.

1. From Control Panel, double-click Display, then click 
   Settings.

2. Click Advanced Properties.

3. Click Change.

4. Click Have Disk.

5. Enter the directory of the video drivers on the Recovery 
   CD, then click OK. (\OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\W95\VIDEO)

6. Click OK to select the "RAGE MOBILITY AGP" video driver.

7. Under Monitor, click Change.

8. Choose the "Laptop Display Panel (1024x768)", then click 
   OK.

9. Click Close, then set the Color Palette to High Color [16 bit]
   and the Desktop Area to 1024 by 768 pixels.
   Click Close again. Click Yes to restart the computer.




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To Install Audio Support for Windows 95

If you have installed Windows 95, you will
need to install audio support. This driver is located on 
the OmniBook's hard drive or on the Recovery CD in 
\OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\W95\AUDIO\. 

1. From Control Panel, double-click System, then click 
   Device Manager.

2. Remove the PCI Multimedia Audio Device under Other Devices.
   Click OK in the Confirm Device Removal dialog box.

3. Click on the Refresh button to redetect the Multimedia Audio Device.

4. Click Next in the Update Device Driver Wizard.

5. Click Other Locations.

6. Enter the directory of the audio drivers under 
   location (\OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\W95\AUDIO\) and click OK.

7. Click Finish.

8. If prompted for the Audio Driver disk, click OK then
   enter the directory of the audio drivers
   (\OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\W95\AUDIO\) and click OK.

9. From the Start Menu, click Run.

10. Enter \OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\W95\NETSHOW\MPFULL and click OK.

11. Click Yes to install the Windows Media Player.

12. Click Yes to accept the license agreement.

13. Select the connection rate you normally use and click OK.

14. Click Yes to restart the computer.




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To Install PC Card Support for Windows 95

If you have installed Windows 95, you will need to install PC Card 
support. This driver is located on the OmniBook's hard drive or 
on the Recovery CD in \OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\W95\PCCARD.

1. Copy all files from the 
   \OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\W95\PCCARD\950CONLY on the Recovery 
   CD to C:\WINDOWS\OPTIONS\CABS.

2. Copy the PCMCIA.INF file from the 
   \OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\W95\PCCARD\950CONLY on the Recovery 
   CD to C:\WINDOWS\INF.

3. Click Yes to overwrite any files.

4. From Control Panel, open System, then Device Manager.

5. Remove both "PCI CardBus Bridge" devices under Other 
   Devices.
   Click OK in the Confirm Device Removal dialog box each time.

6. Click on the Refresh button to redetect the Texas
   Instruments PCI TI-1225 Cardbus Controller.

7. Click Yes to restart Windows 95.

8. From Control Panel, double-click "PC Card (PCMCIA)".

9. The PC Card (PCMCIA) Wizard starts, click Next.

10. Click Next.

11. Click Finish.

12. Click Yes to shut down and turn off the OmniBook.



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To Enable Infrared Support for Windows 95 OSR 2.x

If you have installed Windows 95 and you wish to use 
infrared, you will need to install infrared support. 
These drivers are located on the OmniBook's hard drive or 
on the Recovery CD in 
\OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\W95\IRDA and in 
\OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\W95\FASTIR. 

1. Go to the infrared drivers directory 
   (\OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\W95\IRDA) and copy the .INF files 
   to C:\WINDOWS\INF.

2. If prompted to overwrite old files, click Yes.

3. Reboot the OmniBook.

4. When you see the HP logo, press F2 to enter the BIOS 
   Setup utility.

5. Go to the System Devices menu.

6. Set the Infrared Port to Enabled.

7. Set the Mode to FIR.

8. Save and exit the BIOS Setup utility. The Omnibook will
   restart.

9. Click Next in the Update Device Driver Wizard.

10. Click Other Locations.

11. Enter the directory of the infrared drivers on the 
    Recovery CD (\OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\W95\FASTIR) and 
    click OK.

12. Click Finish.

13. Click OK.

14. Enter the directory of the infrared drivers on the 
    Recovery CD  (\OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\W95\FASTIR) and click 
    OK.

15. Go to \OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\W95\IRDA on the Recovery CD  
    and run SETUP.

16. Click Next to run the Add Infrared Device Wizard.

17. Click Next to accept the "built-in infrared port on 
    laptop".

18. Select "SMC IrCC (Fast Infrared) Hardware and Driver", 
    then click Next.

19. Click Next to accept the default ports (COM4 and LPT3).

20. Click Finish.

21. Right-click on SMCIRLAP.INF in the 
    \OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\W95\FASTIR directory on the 
    Recovery CD and click Install from the pop-up menu.

22. If prompted for the location of SMCIRLAP.VXD, enter
    \OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\W95\FASTIR on the Recovery CD, then click OK.

23. Shut down and restart Windows 95.




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To Install USB Support

If you have installed Windows 95 OSR 2.x and you wish to use 
USB, you will need to install USB support. These drivers are 
located on the OmniBook's hard drive or on the Recovery CD 
in \OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\W95\USB. 

1. Copy the \OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\W95\USB directory and its 
   contents from the Recovery CD to C:\WINDOWS\TEMP.

2. Open the MS-DOS Prompt.

3. Type:  CD TEMP\USB and press Enter.

4. Type:  ATTRIB -R *.* /S and press Enter.

5. Type: OEMUSB /Q:1 /T:C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\USB\USB1 /N:E and 
   press Enter.

6. Type:  USBUPD2 /Q:1 /T:C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\USB\USB2 /N:E 
   and press Enter.

7. From Control Panel, double-click System, then click 
   Device Manager.

8. Remove the "PCI Universal Serial Bus" device under Other 
   Devices.
   Click OK in the Confirm Device Removal dialog box.

9. Click on Refresh to redetect the USB Controller.

10. Click on Yes to restart the OmniBook.



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To Disable Automatic CD-ROM Detection

Windows 95 will automatically detect and respond when you 
insert a CD. However, this prevents the OmniBook from 
automatically turning off after a period of inactivity 
if the CD-ROM drive is present.  To disable this feature:

1. From Control Panel, double-click System, then click 
   Device Manager.

2. Double-click CD-ROM drive.

3. Select the CD-ROM driver displayed, then click 
   Properties.

4. Click Settings, then uncheck "Auto Insert Notification".

5. Click OK to close the CD-ROM Properties window.

6. Click OK to close the System Properties window.

7. Click Yes to restart Windows 95.


   
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Installing Pointing Device Support

Two pointing devices (pointing stick and touch pad) are 
built into your OmniBook. The default pointing device driver 
(PS/2 Mouse) support the basic features of both the pointing 
stick and the touch pad.

This section describes how to

	* Install the full pointing stick capabilities.
	* Install the full touch pad capabilities

Both pointing devices use the click buttons, which work like 
the right and left buttons on a standard mouse. 
What the buttons do depends on the software being used.

You can customize the OmniBook to support the enhanced 
features of one of these pointing devices. You cannot 
activate enhanced features for both simultaneously.  The 
following describes the pointing device driver options 
available on the OmniBook:

	* Basic PS/2 Mouse Driver - Supports the basic 
          features of both (or either) pointing devices
	* PS/2 TrackPoint Driver - Supports the enhanced 
          features of the pointing stick and the 
	  basic features of the touch pad
	* Touch pad Driver - Supports the enhanced features 
          of the touch pad (no support for the pointing stick)



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To Install the Full Pointing Stick Capabilities

Enable the pointing stick

1. From the Start menu, shut down, then restart the 
   OmniBook.

2. When you see the HP logo, press F2 to enter the BIOS 
   Setup utility.

3. Select the System Devices menu.

4. Highlight Internal Pointing Devices and select 
   Pointing Stick. (Choose Both if you want basic touch 
   pad features available.)

5. Press F10 to save and exit.



Install Pointing Stick Support Software

1. From Control Panel, double-click Mouse, then General

2. Click the Change button.

3. Click Have Disk 

4. Enter the directory of the pointing stick drivers on the 
   Recovery CD (\OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\W95\TRACKPNT) and click OK.

5. Click OK to accept the IBM PS/2 TrackPoint driver.

6. Close the Mouse Properties window.

7. Click Yes to restart the OmniBook.


   
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To Install Full Touch Pad Capabilities

The default PS/2 Mouse driver supports only basic touch 
pad features. Follow this procedure to activate full 
touch pad capabilities.
 

Disable the Pointing Stick in the BIOS

1. From the Start menu, shut down, then restart the 
   OmniBook.

2. When you see the HP logo, press F2 to enter the BIOS 
   Setup utility.

3. Select the System Devices menu.


4. Highlight Internal Pointing Devices and select Touch Pad.

5. Press F10 to save and exit.



Install touch pad support

1. From the Start menu click Run.

2. Run \OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\W95\TOUCHPAD\SETUP.EXE from the 
   Recovery CD.

3. Click Next at the Welcome screen.

4. Click Next to accept the default destination directory.

5. Click Next to start copying files.

6. Click Finish to restart the OmniBook.




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To install Euro Key Currency Symbol support

Microsoft has created a software patch that allows you to
type the new euro currency symbol. If you select a different
keyboard layout in the Control Panel, you must reinstall
the patch again.
The Euro Key Patch is located on the Recovery CD in 
\OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\W95\EURO.

1. From Start Menu, click Run.

2. Click the Browse button.

3. Browse the directory of the Euro Key Patch.

4. Double-click on the W95euro.exe

5. Click Yes to confirm the installation of the Windows 95 Euro Update.

6. Click Yes to accept the license agreement.

7. When the installation is finished, click OK.

8. When prompted, click Yes to restart the computer.




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To install Windows 95 Y2K Update.

Microsoft has created a software patch that makes Windows 95
Year 2000 compliant. You must have installed Internet Explorer 4.01 SP2
before installing the Y2K Update.
The Y2K Patch is located on the Recovery CD in 
\OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\W95\Y2K.

1. From Start Menu, click Run.

2. Click the Browse button.

3. Browse the directory of the Euro Key Patch.

4. Double-click on the W95y2k.exe

5. Click Yes to accept the license agreement.

6. When the installation is finished, click OK to restart the computer.





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To Install the 2nd HDD Accessory Module Support

If you intend to use a 2nd HDD in the Module Bay, you will have
to update the Windows 95 hard-disk driver.
That update is located on the Recovery CD-ROM in the
\OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\W95\PATCHES\ESDI_506

1. Open a MS-DOS Prompt.

2. Copy the update from the Recovery CD to C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\IOSUBSYS
   (COPY D:\OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\W95\PATCHES\ESDI_506 C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\IOSUBSYS)
   Confirm with Y when you are prompted to overwrite the ESDI_506.PDR file.

3. Restart the computer.





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To Install Accessory Module Hot Swap Support

HP has made available software that will allow accessory modules
to be changed in the unit without rebooting.  This software must be
installed manually.

1.  From the Recovery CD, run \OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\W95\HOTSWAP\SETUP.

2.  Click Next.

3.  Click Next to accept the default directory.

4.  Click Finish to restart the computer.





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Installing OmniBook Docking System Support

If you are going to use the OmniBook Docking System you 
must install a new IDE driver in Windows 95.  Perform this 
procedure before inserting the OmniBook into the dock.

The OmniBook Docking System IDE driver is located on the 
Recovery CD at:
\OMNIBOOK\DRIVER\W95\DOCKING\IDE and 
\OMNIBOOK\DRIVER\W95\DOCKING\SCSI.


1. Copy the CMDDMA.INF file from 
   \OMNIBOOK\DRIVER\W95\DOCKING\IDE to C:\WINDOWS\INF.

2. Insert the OmniBook in the OmniBook Docking System.

3. Windows 95 will build a Docking Hardware profile. 

4. Click OK in the Configuration Setup Window.

5. When prompted for the IDE drivers, enter 
   \OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\W95\DOCKING\IDE on the Recovery CD 
   and click OK.

6. From Control Panel, double-click Display, then click 
   Settings.

7. Change the Display Resolution to the appropriate setting 
   and click OK.

8. Click Yes to save your change.

9. From Control Panel, double-click System, then click 
   Device Manager.

10. Open "PCI NCR C810 SCSI Host Adapter" under SCSI 
   Controllers.

11. Click Driver then Update Driver.

12. Click Next.

13. Click Other Locations.

14. Enter the \OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\W95\DOCKING\SCSI 
    directory on the Recovery CD and click OK.

15. Click Finish.

16. Enter the \OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\W95\DOCKING\SCSI 
    directory on the Recovery CD and click OK.

17. Click Yes to Restart.

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How To Update Drivers Manually

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.

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