GUIDES/WIN95A.TXT Driver File Contents (HF000X_080.ZIP)

Driver Package File Name: HF000X_080.ZIP
File Size: 187.0 KB

Guide WIN95A for easy step-by-step network installation
 
 Operating system: Windows 95 OSR 1

 Sample hardware : HomeFree wireless LAN PCMCIA card 

Contents:

 1. Status
 2. Pre-step Software installation for all
 3. Pre-step on Laptops, actvation of PCMCIA support
 4. Driver installation
 5. Protocol configuration
 6. Network configuration
 7. Resource sharing
 8. First contact
 9. Performance optimisation
10. Disclaimer
11. Copyright notices

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1. Status

  Function stable
  Installation files complete.

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2. Pre-step Software installation for all

  Copy contents of windows cd's WIN95-directory to 'C:\ARCHIVE\MS\WIN95'
  Copy contents of installation file 'HF000X.ZIP' to 'C:\ARCHIVE\DIAMOND'

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3. Pre-step on Laptops, actvation of PCMCIA support

  Press right mouse button on 'My Computer' icon on desktop
   Choose 'Properties'
    Select 'Device Manager'
     Select 'PCIC or compatible PCMCIA controller'
       Select 'Properties'
        Enable 'Device usage' 'Original Configuration (Current)'
       Press 'OK'
       Press 'Next'
      Press 'Next'
     Press 'Finish'
    Message 'System Settings Change'
     Press 'YES'

  Message 'It's now safe...' 
   Switch computer off
  Insert HomeFree PCMCIA-card
   Switch computer on

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4. Driver installation

  Message 'New Hardware Found'
   Select 'Driver from disk...'
    Press 'OK'
     Message 'Install From Disk'
      Browse to 'C:\ARCHIV\DIAMOND
     Press 'OK'
    Press 'OK'
   Message 'Copying Files...'

  Message 'Network'
   Press 'OK'
    Set 'Computer name:' to 'LOCAL3'
    Set 'Workgroup:' to 'HOMEFREE'
    Set 'Computer Description:' to 'MYNETWORK'
   Press 'Close'

  Message 'Insert Disk...'
   Press 'OK'
  Message 'Copying Files...'
   Set 'Copy files from:' to 'C:\ARCHIVE\MS\WIN95'
  Press 'OK'

  Message 'Copying Files...'
  Message 'System Settings Change'
   Press 'YES'

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5. Protocol configuration

  Message 'Enter Network Password'
   Set 'User name' to 'GUEST'
    Press 'OK'
   Message 'Set Windows Password'
    Press 'OK'

   Press right mouse button on 'Network Neighborhood' desktop icon
    Choose 'Properties'
     Press 'Add'
      Choose 'Protocol'
       Press 'Add'
        Choose 'Microsoft'
         Choose 'TCP/IP'
        Press 'OK'

    Set 'Primary Network Logon' to 'Windows Logon'

    Select 'File and Print Sharing...'
     Enable '...access to files'
     Enable '...print to my printers'
    Press 'OK'

    Select 'IPX/SPX-compatible Protocol'
     Choose 'Remove'
    Press 'OK'

    Message 'Copying Files...'

    Message 'DHCP Cient'
     Choose 'YES'    
    Message 'Systems Settings Change'
     Choose 'YES'

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6. Network configuration

  Message 'DHCP Client'
   Choose 'YES'

   Click right mouse button on 'Network Neighborhood' desktop icon
   Choose 'Properties'
    Select protocol 'TCP/IP'
     Select 'Properties'
      Enable 'Specify an IP address'
       Set 'IP Adress' to '192.168.000.002'
       Set 'Subnet Mask' to '255.255.255.000'
      Press 'OK'
     Press 'OK'
    Message 'System Settings Change'
     Choose 'YES'

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7. Resource sharing

  Double click left mouse button on 'My Computer' desktop icon
   Click right mouse button on drive '(C:)' icon
    Select 'Sharing...'
     Enable 'Shared As:'
     Set 'Access Type:' to 'Full'
    Press 'Apply'
   Press 'OK'
  Close 'My Computer' folder

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8. First contact

  Click right mouse button on taskbar 'Start' button
   Select 'Explorer'
    Scroll down 'Folders' windows
     Select 'Network Neighborhood'
      Press refresh key 'F5' a few times to contact available clients

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9. Performance optimisation

  System reliability and performance
   Install Microsoft 'Windows 95 Service-Pack 1 - Update'

  Network troughput
   Install Microsoft 'Winsock 2 Setup'

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10. Disclaimer

  All information provided is subject to error and knowledge.
  No liability is taken for accuracy and completness.

  The author is not affiliated with any company mentioned, nor
  is any support available from them.

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11. Copyright notices

  Windows (R) 95, 98, ME, NT3.51, NT4, 2K, 2K3, LH and XP are Copyright (C) Microsoft Corp.
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