This file, Relnotes.rtf, is stored in the root of the archive extraction.
This document contains the following sections:
Available Downloads (OS’es, User Guides, Additional Features)
This archive contains the following drivers and PROSet software:Adapter Drivers in this download
PRO/10Gbe Windows 2000, Server 2003
PRO/1000 Windows 2000, Server 2003, XP
PRO/100 Windows 2000, Server 2003, XP
Intel recommends that you use the latest Service Pack available for your OS.
See the section below for the type of installation you are performing
Normal Driver Installation/Update
Manual Installation Methods
Normal Driver Installation/Update
To install or update the drivers and PROSet software, click the ‘Install Drivers’ button on the Autorun.exe screen and follow the on screen prompts.
Note: In some instances, Intel PROSet for Window* Device Manager may be missing tabs after upgrading from an older version of PROSet. It is recommended thatyou uninstall the older version of PROSet before performing an upgrade.
Create Install Diskettes
Click the ‘Make Driver Disk’ button on the Autorun.exe screen and follow the on screen prompts to create a diskette contain the minimum set of files (no Intel® PROSet software) needed to install Intel PRO adapters. You will need a blank 1.44MB diskette.
Note: A batch file to create the driverdiskette is also supplied with this archive. To execute the batch file, open a Command Prompt, enter \apps\makedisk\make2KXP.bat and follow the instructions.
1. Click Start/Settings/Control Panel/System.
2. Select the Hardware tab, click the Device Manager button and choose Network Adapters.
3. Right Click on the Intel adapter, select Update Driver and follow the Wizard.
5.Select "Display a list of all the drivers in a specific location..." Click Next.
6. Click the Have Disk button and browse to the directory containing this archive.
7. Follow the on screen prompts and click Finish when done.
NOTE: If you are installing a driver in a computer with existing Intel adapters, be sure to update all adapters with the same new software. This will ensure that alladapters will function correctly.
-In your computer’s BIOS settings, make sure "Plug and Play OS" is set to YES.
-Make sure the driver is loaded and the necessary protocols are installed and configured for your Intel network adapter.
-Check the Windows* Event Viewer for error messages.
-If you are attaching to a NetWare* network, check your frame type and verify thatNetWare client or server software has been installed.
-Test the adapter with the Intel® PROSet for Windows* Device Manager advanced configuration utility or with the DOS diagnostic provided in the Tools Directory contained in this archive.
-Check with your LAN administrator - you may need to install supplemental networking software.
What’s new in this release?
Intel® PROSet for Windows*Device Manager will be accessed through Device Manager. You can access Device Manager by:
1. Right-click My Computer and click Properties, the Hardware tab, and then Device Manager.
2. Right-click My Computer, click Manage, and then Device Manager in the Computer Management tree.
Please note that the Intel® PROSet icon will no longer appear in your System Tray. To access Intel® PROSet forWindows* Device Manager to configure your adapter, you must now go to Windows* Device Manager.
See the user guide on the Intel support site for more detailed information. You will find information such as Express Teaming and unattended installation of teams in this documentation. Look on the adapter home page on the left hand channel under "Documentation"