WFW311.TXT Driver File Contents (


                  NETGEAR FA310TX Fast Ethernet PCI Adapter
         Driver Installation for Microsfot Windows for Workgroups 3.11

  Installation Procedure
  1.  In Program Manager, open "Network" -> "Network Setup" -> "Drivers".

  2.  In the "Network Drivers" window, select "Add Adapter".

  3.  When installing the LAN driver, Windows for Workgroups (WfW) will
      present a list of all available drivers.  However, the NETGEAR
      FA310TX driver is not included in the system software.  Select
      "Unlisted" for 3rd party adapters not in the driver list.

  4.  WfW will ask for the drive/path containing the FA310TX drivers.
      Provide the path to the OEMSETUP.INF file in the \WFW311 directory.

        eg. A:\WFW311 if installing from the provided driver disk.

      WfW should copy the appropriate drivers to the system.

  5.  Select the "NETGEAR FA310TX Fast Ethernet PCI Adapter".
      At this point, the driver has been properly copied and the
      installation would proceed to the next step.  Please refer to your
      WfW installation guide for the correct procedures.

      After the initial installation, the FA310TX WfW driver is permanently
      installed into the system.  Subsequent accesses to the network driver
      list will include this driver as one of the options.

  Advanced Setup
  The FA310TX Windows for Workgroups driver configures the adapter card
  to operate in autosensing mode by default.  In this mode, the card
  automatically selects the most appropriate operating speed and duplex
  mode.  There might be instances when you need to force the adapter card
  to operate at a particular speed and duplex mode.  The following procedure
  guides you into the Windows for Workgroups system for this setting.

  1.  In Program Manager, open "Network" -> "Network Setup" -> "Drivers".

  2.  In the "Network Drivers" window, select the "Setup" button.

  3.  In the Advanced Network-Adapter Settings window will show two

        "[NDIS2] AutoSense/Half/Full_Duplex" and
        "[NDIS2] Line Speed 10M/100M"

  4.  To choose an approprate connection type, the two parameters must be
      set together. The combinations of the two parameters are listed

      Connection Type            AutoSense/Half/Full_Duplex     Line Speed
      Autosense                  AutoSense
      10Base-T                   TP                             MB10
      10Base-T Full duplex       TP_FULL_DUPLEX                 MB10
      100Base-TX                 TP                             MB100
      100Base-TX Full duplex     TP_FULL_DUPLEX                 MB100

      Choose the approprate settings as needed.

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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.

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