Readme.txt Driver File Contents (AS31-51-511-FIR_SMC_v5.1.3600.7.zip)

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README.TXT

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*  SMSC IrCC NDIS Miniport Device Driver Version 5.1.3600.7
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*  Installation Utility r1.02 Readme File 
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*  Target Hardware:  SMSC IrCC (Infrared Communications Controller) 
*		     in SMSC I/O chip embedded on motherboard
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*  CONTENTS OF THIS DOCUMENT
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This document contains the following sections:

1.  Overview
2.  System Requirements
3.  Installing the Software
4.  Uninstalling the Software


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* 1.  OVERVIEW
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The SMSC IrCC Software Installation Utility installs to the target system
a Windows* INF file and a smcirda.sys file which outline to the operating 
system how the IrCC components will be configured. 

This is needed for the proper functioning of the following features:

   - IrDA Ver 1.1 Wireless Infrared Technology Support
   - Correct Configuration of SMSC IrCC components
   - Correct Identification of SMSC IrCC Components in 
     Device Manager

This distribution also includes the driver files (*.SYS and *.INF) for
each operating system. They may be used to install the driver by way of
the Device Manager if desired or required.

The driver binary itself is language neutral. This Setup supports the
following languages:

Basque, Catalan, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Croatian,
Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French (Canadian), French (Standard),
German, Greek, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian,
Polish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Portuguese (Standard), Russian, Slovak,
Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish


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* 2.  SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS 
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1.  The software included with this distribution package is 
     designed to operate only with SMSC IrCC devices.

              
2.  The following are the only operating systems supported
    in this release of the Installation Utility:
                                 
    Windows Version                 SMSC IrCC Driver Version
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    Windows XP                      V5.1.3600.7
    Windows 2000                    V5.1.3600.7

    To verify which operating system has been installed onto 
    the target system, follow the steps below:

    a.  Click on Start.
    b.  Select Settings.
    c.  Select Control Panel.
    d.  Double-click on the System icon.
    e.  Click on the General system properties tab.
    f.  Verify which OS has been installed by reading
        the System information.
                              
3.  The software should be installed on systems with at
    least the amount of system memory recommended by Microsoft
    for the operating system.

    Please check with your system provider to determine which 
    operating system, and if SMSC IrCC is installed in your system.  


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* 3.  INSTALLING THE SOFTWARE 
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1.  Check the System Requirements. The operating system must be fully
    installed and running on the system before running this software.

2.  Close any running applications. Otherwise, you may experience 
    difficulties.

3.  Run the InstallShield installation program SETUP.EXE, located in the
    Installation Utility disk, from the Start\Run prompt.

    The following command line options maybe added to affect the driver
    operating options.

    *********** NOT FOR END-USER USE - Contact SMSC Support FAE ************

        /o:RxForceDrq=x
        /o:StuffFifo=x
        /o:RxSel=y
        /o:DuplexMode=z

        where x is either 0 or 1; and y is
              0           - for auto-detection (default)
              1           - for IBM/Infineon/Temic transceivers
              2           - for HP/Agilent transceivers
              3           - for Sharp transceiver
              4           - for Vishay transceiver
         z is used to specify adding 'Duplex Mode' parameter to Driver Property
         Sheet under Device Manager:
              0           - half duplex (default)
              1           - full duplex
    
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4.  Setup.exe will install the SMSC Ircc INF files, and System
    files to your hard drive.
    
5.  This completes the Software Installation Utility for SMSC IrCC Miniport
    Device Driver Version 5.1.3600.7.


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* 4.  UNINSTALLING THE SOFTWARE 
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1.  Close any running applications.  Otherwise, you may experience
    difficulties.

2.  Run the Add/Remove Programs applet from the Control Panel.

3.  From the list of programs, select "SMSC IrCC V5.1.3600.7".

4.  Click "Change/Remove" button to begin uninstalling the driver. Follow
    the prompts to complete the uninstall process.

5.  This procedure will restore the previous version of the IrCC driver.


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* 5.  SETUP UTILITY REVISION HISTORY 
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r1.02 12/20/2004

Fixed driver restart problem. Included Microsoft WHQL supplied CAT file after
certification (submission number 922505).

Tested on Compaq Evo N610c for Windows XP/SP2 and Dell Inspiron 8200 for
Windows 2000.

r1.01 12/17/2004

Fixed bug. Now restart driver if previous installation had DuplexMode in
property sheet.

r1.00 12/16/2004

Initial version.

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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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