D-Link DFE-550TX 10/100 Adapter Installation for Windows 98 Getting Started --------------- The Windows 98 installation disks or CD are need to complete this install. Windows 98 Installation Procedure --------------------------------- 1. Make sure your computer is power-off. 2. Plug the adapter into one PCI slot of your computer. 3. Turn on the power. Your computer should be booting. 4. Windows 98 will find new hardware, and "Add New Hardware Wizard" will appear. 5. Insert the driver diskette into the floppy disk, and press "Next", and "Next" again in the following window. 6. Select "Floppy disk drives" in the checkbox, and press "Next" to continue. Note: Please check "Specify a location" and specify the path (D:\), if use CD. (D: is CD drive) 7. The wizard should found the driver now. Follow the direction to complete installation. 8. After finishing the installation, the Windows system will ask you to restart the system. Select "YES" to reboot. Trouble Shooting ---------------- - Everything is OK in Device Manager, but network adapter still does't function properly. Please make sure that your Computer name is different from others in the same network. You can change your Computer name in "My Computer" -> "Control Panel" -> "Network" -> "Identification" icons - Everything appears to be OK but network adapter still doesn't function properly. Please make sure that the adapter is properly connected to a network device (ex: HUB) and the "connection type" for this adapter is set to "AutoSense" or the correct media type. You can check it in "My Computer" -> "Control Panel" -> "Network" -> "Properties" icons. Select "Advanced" item. Driver keywords --------------- - Open "My Computer" -> "Control Pannel" -> "Network" -> Double click "D-Link DFE-550TX ...", Select "Advanced" item. Connection Type Specify the connection type for the adapter. Default: AutoSense Network Address You can set the Ethernet address for your adapter. It is not recommended to use this keyword. As you know two or more adapter in the same network with same Ethernet address will cause a little problem. When using this keyword you need to input exactly 6 bytes of Ethernet address using one of the following format: xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx OR xxxxxxxxxxxx Default: read address from adapter ROM.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.
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