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Intel vs Xircom question

Intel vs Xircom question

Intel vs Xircom question

I have an Intel(R)PRO100/LAN + modem Cardbus II combo card (type III) that seems troublesome.  Have all Xircom cards been discontinued in favor of Intel cards since the buyout?

Are drivers for either available easily for Win98SE or W2K?  I'm not certain I have the right driver, given that Port 1 is always listed as missing.  Or is that normal when using a type III?

Is there a driver source for discontinued Intel cards?  Intel has disowned mine and doesn't offer support of any kind.

RE: Intel vs Xircom question

Hello JimLal,

No, port 1 should not be missing! Is this under network connections? If so, you might have a driver problem...

support site for your product is on http://support.intel.com/support/network/adapter/pro100/pro100busii/
Downloads on http://downloadfinder.intel.com/scripts-df-external/Product_Filter.aspx?ProductID=503
(or if i got the wrong one, check the listing on http://support.intel.com/support/network/sb/cs-016238.htm)

98(SE) and 2000 are available as you see...
however, if some driver has incorrectly installed before (port 1 missing), you might want to
- unplug the card
- go to device manager and remove all entries...
- go to C:\windows\inf (might be hidden) and remove the following files (if present)
  * net8254x.inf and .pnf,
  * neti557x.in and pnf
- either fo to windows\inf\oem or check any files in windows\inf\ starting with oem (make sure you open every oem*.inf file to check if it mentions your card - if so delete it, otherwise leave it)

restart you system (twice if win 98 - dont ask me why!)

reinsert the card, you should get asked for drivers. point it to the drivers above, install. (repeat if asked again)

If you still have the same error the card is faulty, in which case you should have a 3 year warranty... if not from point of purchase, you should get it fromt he manufacturer.
Also make sure your firmware is up to date... http://downloadfinder.intel.com/scripts-df-external/Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=N&ProductID=503&;DwnldID=2650&strOSs=19&OSFullName=Windows*%202000&lang=eng

Hope this helps smile

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