Windows 98, Windows 98 SE, Windows2000, Windows ME Introduction: ------------- This document describes the procedure to install Windows 98/98 SE Windows 2000 and Windows ME driver for Realtek RTL8139 PCI Fast Ethernet adapter. Location of Windows 98/98 SE Driver : \win98\RTL8139.SYS Location of Windows 2000 Driver : \win2000\RTL8139.SYS Location of Windows ME Driver : \winme\RTL8139.SYS Installing driver for Win98/Win98 SE/Windows2000/Windows ME : ------------------------------------------------------------------- Before you start with the installation process, make sure that your adapter should be properly installed in your PCI bus slot. Executing Win98/Win98 SE/Windows2000/Windows ME, it will auto-detect your system configuration and find the adapter hardware. ( If Win98/Win98 SE/Windows2000/Windows ME does not prompt that it detects the PCI Ethernet adapter,there must be something wrong with the RTL8139 PCI Fast Ethernet adapter or your system enviroment.) 1. Ask you to select which driver you want to install, select "Driver from disk provided by hardware manufacturer". 2. Insert the Realtek RTL8139 driver disk into drive A and specify the setup file pathname A:\WIN98 (for Windows 98/98 SE) or A:\WIN2000 (for Windows 2000) A:\Windows ME (for Windows ME) 3. Win98/Win98 SE/Windows2000/Windows ME will appear some messages to insert Win98/Win98 SE/Windows2000/Windows ME system disk to complete setup step. 4. Win98/Win98 SE/Windows2000/Windows ME will finish the other installation procedure automatically, then you restart the system.Download Driver Pack
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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