README.TXT Driver File Contents (


                    Winbond Electronics Corporation


  1. W940ND.SYS is a NDIS 3.x driver for Windows 95, NT 4.0, Windows 98 and
     NT 5.0 Platforms.

     If there is only one 940 card, the driver will automatically get IOBASE
     and IRQ from PCI Configuration Space.

     If there is more than one 940 card, user can indicate a specified 940
     940 card by inputing IDs.

     If user does not input an ID to select a specified 940 card, this driver
     will automatically select a free 940 card to load.

  2. W940ND.INF is a Network Setup Information File.


  1. Plug Winbond W89C940 card into one of the PCI slots of your PC.

  2. Turn power on then boot from OS.

  3. If OS prompts Ethernet Controller in New Hardware Found
     dialog box, then please follow below steps to install driver :

     3.1 Select "Specify a location" from New Hardware Found dialog box,
         then click Next button.
     3.2 Type the path name that contains W940ND.SYS and W940ND.INF files and
         click the 'Next' button.
     3.3 When the 'Winbond W89C940 PCI Ethernet Adapter' dialog box appears,
         press <Enter>.
     3.4 Follow screen instructions to complete the process.


  1. boot your computer,

  2. If you want to select another 940 card, perform the following steps:
       a. Double-click the 'Control Panel' icon in the 'Main' Program Group.
       b. Double-click the 'Network' Iron from the 'Control Panel' Window.
       c. Select the 'Winbond 940 PCI Adapter' item in the 'Installed Adapter
          Cards' Window and double-click the 'Configure' Button.
       d. When the 'Input Ethernet ID' Dialog Box appears, type the Ethernet
          IDs you want to select and then click the 'OK' button.
       e. Click the 'OK' Button in the 'Network Settings' Dialog Box.
       f. Restart your system.

Trouble Shooting:

Histories of Release:

    ***) 2.00,   12-17-1997
         Pass the NDISTEST.

    ***) 2.10,   06-11-1998
         Fix the driver unloaded problem.

    ***) 2.20,   08-04-1998
         Fix the bug of IRQ sharing.

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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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