readme.txt Driver File Contents (VIA_LAN100_71.zip)

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**  VT6107 and VT8231/VT8233/VT8235/VT8237 Integrated LAN software package 
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**  Readme file VIA version
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**  Release 3.7   May. 2004
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This package contains the configuration / diagnostic utilities and 
device drivers.


1. Directory structure

After extracting the driver package to a directory (e.g. c:\TEMP\). The 
directory structure should be as below:

C:\TEMP\
+---AMD64
+---CE4
+---EEPROM
|   +---VT823x
|   \---VT6107
+---ETHERTOOL
+---FREEBSD
+---LANSVR40.DOS
+---LANTASTI
+---LINUX
+---MACOSX
+---MSLANMAN.DOS
|   \---DRIVERS
|       +---ETHERNET
|       |   \---FETND
|       \---NIF
+---NETWARE
|   +---CLIENT32
|   +---DOSODI
|   +---SRVRODI.311
|   +---SRVRODI.312
|   +---SRVRODI.4
|   \---SRVRODI.56
+---PCNFS
+---PKTDRVR
+---PXE
+---PXERPL
+---RPL
+---RPLW95
+---SCO5
+---SOLARIS
+---UNATTEND
|   +---NT40
|   +---W2000
|   +---W9X
|   \---XP
+---UNIXWARE
+---WFW311
+---WINSETUP
+---XPE
\---NICSET
        

2. User guide for utilities

   Please refer to the text files (*.TXT) in each utility subdirectory.
   For example, for diagnostic utility user guide, please check
   \DIAG.TXT.
   Notice that flash utility is only used for Add-On-Card BootROM flash 
   purpose. For LAN-On-Motherboard BootROM usage, LAN BootROM should be
   integrated into BIOS and than flash the BIOS (with LAN BootROM image)
   using flash utility provided by motherboard vendors.


3. User guide for drivers

   Please refer to the text files (*.TXT) in each driver subdirectory.
   For example, if you are installing Windows platform drivers, please 
   read the text file in \WIN.TXT for installation information.
   Notice that the BootROM image for both Add-On-Card and LAN-On-Motherboard
   are contained in this software package. Please see the text files (*.TXT)
   included in the BootROM folders for detail.


4. User Guide for Unattended Mode Installation

   Please refer to the text files (*.TXT) in \UNATTEND\ subdirectory.
   You could find the sample file in each subdirectory as well.
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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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