README.TXT Driver File Contents (sfa110-b3.exe)

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      	    MINIPORT DRIVER
            WINDOWS Me UPGRADE AND INSTALLATION GUIDE
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(1)UPGRADE GUIDE FOR SFA110A with the MX98715 CHIPSETS
[note]
The SOHOware 10/100 Fast Ethernet PCI adapter (with the MX98715AEC 
chipsets) will be auto-detected and auto-installed as the "Macronix 
MX98715 Family Fast Ethernet Adapter (ACPI)" by Windows Me. Please 
follow the procedure below to upgrade your driver.

A.SFA110A adapter (with the MX98715AEC 37EEX or later chipsets)

    1. Power on the computer and boot into Windows Me.

    2. Clicking Start\Settings\Control Panel\System and tab
       'Device Manager'.

    3. Under "Network Adapters", select the "Macronix MX98715 
       Family Fast Ethernet Adapter (ACPI),then click 'Property' 
       and tab "driver".

    4. Click 'Update driver'.

    5. Insert the SOHOware 10/100 PCI Network adapter Driver
       Diskette in your floppy drive.

    6. On the 'Update Device Driver Wizard' box,choose 'Automatic 
       search for a better driver(Recommended)',then click 'Next'.

    7. The Wizard will find the new driver for the SOHOware 10/100 
       PCI Network adapter,and ask you the path where the file 
       'Mxnic.sys' is located.

    8. Type the location 'A:\WINMe', then press 'OK'

    9. Wait for a few seconds.

   10. Windows has finished the driver upgrading, click 'Finish' 
       and follow the system instruction to restart your computer.

B.SFA110A adapter (with the MX98715AEC 37DEX or 37BCX chipsets)

    1. Power on the computer and boot into Windows Me.

    2. Clicking Start\Settings\Control Panel\System and tab
       'Device Manager'.

    3. Under "Network Adapters", select the "Macronix MX98715 
       Family Fast Ethernet Adapter (ACPI),then click 'Property' 
       and tab "driver".

    4. Click 'Update driver'.

    5. Insert the SOHOware 10/100 PCI Network adapter Driver
       Diskette in your floppy drive.

    6. On the 'Update Device Driver Wizard' box,choose 'Automatic 
       search for a better driver(Recommended)',then click 'Next'.

    7. The Wizard will find the new driver for the SOHOware 10/100 
       PCI Network adapter,and ask you the path where the file 
       'Fe100a.sys' is located.

    8. Type the location 'A:\', then press 'OK'

    9. Wait for a few seconds.

   10. Windows has finished the driver upgrading, click 'Finish' 
       and follow the system instruction to restart your computer.


(2)INSTALLATION GUIDE FOR SFA110A with the MX98713 CHIPSETS
[note]
The SOHOware 10/100 Fast Ethernet PCI adapter (with the MX98713 
chipsets) will not be auto-installed by Windows Me.Please follow 
the procedure below to install your driver.


    1. Plug SOHOware 10/100 Fast Ethernet PCI adapter into one 
       of the Master PCI slots of your PCI platform.

    2. Turn power on then boot from Windows Me.

    3. Window system will detect the SOHOware 10/100 PCI Network
       Adapter and the Add New Hardware Wizard dialog box will 
       open.

    4. On the above dialog box,choose 'Automatic search for a 
       better driver(Recommended)',and insert the SOHOware 10/100 
       PCI Network adapter Driver Diskette in your floppy drive,
       then click 'Next'.

    5. The Wizard will find the new driver for the SOHOware 10/100 
       PCI Network adapter(Non-ACPI), and ask you the path where
       the file 'Fe100a.sys' is located.

    6. Type the location 'A:\', then press 'OK'

    7. Wait for a few seconds.
    
    8. Windows has finished the driver installation, click 'Finish' 
       and follow the system instruction to restart your computer.
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