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

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

Guide WINLH for easy step-by-step network installation

 Operating system: Windows Longhorn 5048

 Sample hardware : HomeFree wireless LAN PCI adapter

Contents:

 1. Status
 2. Prestep
 3. Driver installation
 4. Network configuration 
 5. Resource sharing
 6. First contact
 7. Disclaimer
 8. Copyright notices

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1. Status

  Function confirmed but faulty due to LH TCP/IP-stack bug.
  Installation files complete.
  Procedure subject to changes in future releases.

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2. Prestep

 Copy contents of 'HF000X' archive to folder 'C:\ARCHIVE\DIAMOND'

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3. Driver installation 

  Right click desktop icon "Computer"
  Select "Properties"
   Select "Hardware"
    Select "Device Manager"
     Select "Other devices"
      Double click "Network Controller"
       Select "Reinstall Driver..."
       Choose "No, not this time"
       Press "Next"
        Select "Install from a list or..."
        Press "Next"
         Select "Don't search..."
         Press "Next"
          Select "Common hardware types:", "Network adapters"
          Press "Next"
           Press "Have Disk"
            Message "Install From Disk"
            Enter path "C:\ARCHIV\DIAMOND"
            Press "OK"
           Press "Next"
          Press "Finish"
         Press "Close"
        Close window "Device Manager"
       Message window "System Properties"
      Press "OK"

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4. Network configuration

  Click right mouse button on desktop icon "Network"
   Select "Properties"
   Click right mouse button on icon "Local Area Connection..."
    Double click left mouse button on "Internet Protocol..."
     Enable "Use the following IP..."
      Enter "IP address:", "192.168.000.001"
      Enter "Subnet mask:", "255.255.255.000"
      Press "OK"
     Select "Advanced"
      Select "Settings..."
       Select "Off..."
       Press "OK"
      Press "OK"
     Select "Local Area Connection..."
     Choose "Advanced"
      Choose "Network Identification"

      (Description missing, would be 'MYNETWORK')

      Select "Change..."
       Enter "Computer name:", "Local"
       Enter "Workgroup:", "HOMEFREE"
       Press "OK"
      Press "Apply"
      Press "OK"
     Close windows "Network Connections"
    Restart your computer

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5. Resource sharing

  Start "Windows Explorer"
   Select "Computer"
   Choose "Tools"
    Choose "View"
     Enable "Use simple file sharing..."
     Press "Apply"
     Press "OK"
    Click right mouse button on "Local Disk (C:)"
     Choose "Sharing and Security..."
      Press "If you understand..."
       Press "If you understand..."
        Select "Just enable file sharing"
        Press "OK"
       Enable "Share this folder..."
        Enable "Allow network users..."
       Press "Apply"
      Press "OK"
     Close window "Computer"

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6. 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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7. 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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8. Copyright notices

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