README Driver File Contents (

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*			 PCMCIA Ethernet Adapter			   *
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*	       NDIS Driver for Microsoft LAN Manager for OS/2		   *
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*				Ver. 2.04				   *
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*			       README file				   *
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1. Introduction:

   This Ethernet NDIS driver for OS/2 is intended to bring additional driver
   support to Microsoft LAN Manager 2.0 for OS/2 servers and workstations.
   You can use the LAN Manager setup utility, SETUP, to import new drivers,
   so that the network may be configured with the new drivers.

2. Directory Structure and Contents

   The following directory structure on the installation diskette is to meet
   the LAN Manager requirement.

	\ <ROOT>
		³   ³
		³	³
		³	³

    The following describes the directory and file contents under the tree:

      MSLANMAN.OS2 and DRIVERS	  Contains NDIS driver for OS/2.

      ETHERNET	     Contains the NDIS driver and PROTOCOL.INI for PCMCIA
		     Ethernet Cards.  The NDIS driver should have its own
		     subdirectory in the name of the associated NIF file.

      RETH	     Contains the NDIS driver and PROTOCOL.INI.

      RETH.OS2	     The NDIS driver for OS/2.

      PROTOCOL.INI   The prototype of the final PROTOCOL.INI which stores the
		     configuration and binding information for all protocols
		     and MAC modules in the system.  This is for use of the
		     Protocol Manager during initialization.

		     This file will be bound or modified during the installa-

      NIF	     This file contains the NDIS network information that is
		     read by the setup utility.

      RETH.NIF	     The NIF file for the Ethernet NDIS driver.

3. Installation

   * Installing the Driver for LAN Manager Together with the NDIS Driver

    1) Install Lan Manager according to its manual's instructions.

    2) Choose "Yes" for the following option :

	  Import Network Drivers
	  Do you have more disks to load?
	  <No> <Yes>

    3) Insert the Ethernet Driver Disk into your floppy drive. The fol-
       lowing message will appear:

	  [X] E2k/E1k/PCMCIA Ethernet NDIS Driver Ver 2.04

       Press "Space Bar" to choose the driver, and then choose "OK".

    4) Later in the "Network Drivers" dialogue box, choose the following

	  E2k/E1k/PCMCIA Ethernet NDIS Dirver Ver 2.04.......Netbeui

    5) After finishing the installation, use a text editor to edit the fol-
       lowing lines in PROTOCOL.INI under the directory C:\LANMAN:


    6) Reboot your PC system.

   * Installing the Driver on a LAN Manager-Installed Machine

    1) Change the current directory to C:\LANMAN and run SETUP.

    2) In the "Action" menu of "Microsoft LAN Manager SETUP" window, choose
       "Import Network Drivers".

    3) Insert the Ethernet Driver Disk into a floppy drive.  The following
       message will appear:

	  [X] E2k/E1k/PCMCIA EtherNet NDIS Driver Ver 2.04

       Press "Space Bar" to choose the driver and then choose "OK".

    4) Choose "View/Modify..." from the "Action" menu in the "Setup Main

    5) Later, when the "Network Drivers" dialogue box appears, remove the
       original Protocol Driver and NDIS Driver on the screen, and select:

	  E2k/E1k/PCMCIA EtherNet NDIS Driver Ver 2.04......Netbeui

       then, choose <Done>.

    6) After returning to the "Setup Main Window" screen, choose "Save"
       from the "Action" menu.

    7) Choose "Exit" in the Exit menu to finish the installation.

    8) Edit the following lines in C:\LANMAN\PROTOCOL.INI:


    9) Reboot your PC system.

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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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