Version.txt Driver File Contents (rtl8169s-32.zip)

Gigabit Ethernet Network PCI Adapter (Rev.D)


Driver Disk Version 2.1 (09/16/2003)


1) Directory structure

   VERSION.TXT       : This file
   
   MAINMENU.HTM      : The main menu to driver help.

   SETBROM.EXE       : The utility to enable/disable Boot-ROM.
   
   RTLNIC5.SYS       : The driver for Windows 98SE
   
   NETRTL.INF        : The information file for Windows 98SE

   WIN98\            : The directory for Windows 98 (1st Editon) driver

   WINXP\            : The directory for Windows XP driver
   
   WIN2000\          : The directory for Windows 2000 driver
   
   WINME\            : The directory for Windows ME driver
   
   WINNT4\           : The directory for Windows NT 4.0
   
   NDIS2DOS\         : The directory for NDIS2 for DOS driver
                       Including Microsoft Network Client, and WFW311
                       
   MSLANMAN.DOS\     : The directory for Microsoft LAN Manager for DOS
   
   NWSERVER\         : The directory for Novell Netware server v4/5/6 drive
   NWCLIENT\
      DOSODI\        : The directory for Novell Netware client (DOS ODI) drive
  
   LINUX\   
      LINUX2.2.X\
         REDHAT6.2\  : The directory for patch to Linux kernel 2.2.X
         
      LINUX2.4.X\    : The directory for patch to Linux kernel 2.4.X   

   FreeBSD\          : The directory for FreeBSD


History of driver diskette :

  V2.00 (07/24/2003)  
    1) Create the driver diskette for this adapter.
  
  V2.1 (09/16/2003)
    1) Upgrade the drivers of Windows NT4,98SE,2000,ME,and XP to version.606.
    2) Add an utility "setbrom.exe" to enable/disable the Boot-ROM of card.
    3) Add the driver to support FreeBSD.
    4) Upgrade the driver for Linux kernel 2.4.x to v1.6.
    5) Upgrade the driver for Linux kernel 2.2.x to v1.2.
    6) Add the driver (v606) to support Windows 98 1st edition.
    7) Upgrade the Novell DOS ODI driver to v1.04 (NetWare client).




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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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