INSTALL.TXT Driver File Contents (

=        Win XP driver for Winbond W89C940 Ethernet Adapter
= Copyright (c) 2001 Winbond Electronics Corp. All Rights reserved.


  1. Start -> Settings -> Control Panel. Double clicks the "System" icon.
  2. Select Hardware -> Device Manager in the System Properties window.
  3. Double clicks the "Winbond W89C940-Based Ethernet Adapter" icon within
     the Network adapters category. This will show the properies window for
     this adapter.
  4. Select the Driver tab and click the Update Driver... button.
  5. Check "Install from a list or specific location (Advanced)" item and
     click Next> button.
  6. Check "Don't search. I will choose the driver to install." item and
     click Next> button.
  7. Click Have Disk button. Input the directory where the updated driver and
     INF files locate and click OK button.
  8. Select "Winbond W89C940 PCI Ethernet Adapter" and click Next> button.
  9. Click Continue AnyWay button in the pop-up warning window.
  10. Click the Finish button to complete the hardware installation.

  Parameter Usage
  Select the Advanced tab in the porperties window for this adapter, you may
  see the following option:

  1. ConnectorType   Select the connector type that the W89C940 adapter
                     connects to the network.
                     Available options: 'UTP' and 'BNC'.

  Revision Log
  Ver. 3.23    Added a new parameter 'ConnectorType'.

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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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