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  • Page 1 IBM 10/100 Ethernet Mini-PCI Adapter with 56K Modem by 3Com User’s Guide OPTIONS by IBM...
  • Page 3 IBM 10/100 Ethernet Mini-PCI Adapter with 56K Modem by 3Com User’s Guide...
  • Page 4 © COPYRIGHT INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION, 2000. All rights reserved. Note to U.S. Government Users — Documentation related to restricted rights — Use, duplication or disclosure is subject to restrictions set forth in GSA ADP Schedule Contract with IBM Corp.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents Product description ...........1-1 Overview.
  • Page 6 Book Title...
  • Page 7: Product Description

    IBM ThinkPad computer warranty. When a connection is made, the IBM 10/100 Ethernet Mini-PCI Adapter with 56K Modem by 3Com automatically determines if it is a network or modem connection.
  • Page 8 For more information on installing the card, refer to the documentation that comes with your ThinkPad computer. IBM 10/100 Ethernet Mini-PCI Adapter with 56K Modem by 3Com User’s Guide...
  • Page 9: Connecting And Using The 3Com 10/100 Mini-Pci Ethernet Adapter

    Network connections The IBM 10/100 Ethernet Mini-PCI Adapter with 56K Modem by 3Com (referred to as the 3Com 10/100 Mini-PCI Ethernet adapter in this section) provides superior LAN technology that is built into your notebook computer.
  • Page 10: Network Software

    • Efficient multicast control — Prevents flooding of switched networks by multicast applications such as video training, stock quotes, or online news. The DynamicAccess software is included on the IBM 10/100 Ethernet Mini-PCI Adapter with 56K Modem by 3Com CD, and can be installed in Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows NT 4.0, or Windows 2000.
  • Page 11: Network Wake-Up Features

    2.0 management application. A network administrator can use this information to assist in remotely managing and configuring computer clients and servers. The DMI 2.0 software is included on the IBM 10/100 Ethernet Mini-PCI Adapter with 56K Modem by 3Com CD. For detailed information on DMI, refer to the 3Com Web site at: http://www.3com.com/...
  • Page 12: Advanced Network Settings

    Advanced network settings This section provides information on adjusting the following advanced network settings in the 3Com 10/100 Mini-PCI Ethernet Adapter window: IBM 10/100 Ethernet Mini-PCI Adapter with 56K Modem by 3Com User’s Guide...
  • Page 13 • Network Link Selection. You can use this setting to select the speed (10BASE-T or 100BASE-TX) and duplex settings (half-duplex or full-duplex) for your link. Auto Negotiation, the default, enables your notebook computer to sense and set the current connection speed. •...
  • Page 14: Setting Up The Network Adapter

    Installing the device driver for Windows 98 To install the 3Com 10/100 Mini-PCI Ethernet adapter device driver for Windows 98: 1. Insert the IBM 10/100 Ethernet Mini-PCI Adapter with 56K Modem by 3Com CD that comes with your notebook computer into the CD-ROM drive.
  • Page 15 10. If you do not have the Windows 98 installation files on your hard disk drive, remove the CD you inserted in Step 1 and insert the Windows 98 installation CD or diskette into the CD-ROM drive or the diskette drive; then click OK. 11.
  • Page 16 DCHP server, the service will eventually time out and return an error. Contact your MIS manager to determine how TCP/IP is configured for your site. IBM 10/100 Ethernet Mini-PCI Adapter with 56K Modem by 3Com User’s Guide...
  • Page 17 Installing the device driver for Windows 95 To install the 3Com 10/100 Mini-PCI Ethernet adapter device driver for Windows 95: 1. Insert the IBM 10/100 Ethernet Mini-PCI Adapter with 56K Modem by 3Com CD that comes with your notebook computer into the CD-ROM drive.
  • Page 18 1. Click Start Settings Control Panel. 2. Double-click the Network icon. 3. Click the Device Manager tab. A list of devices displays, arranged by type. 4. Double-click Network Adapters. 2-10 IBM 10/100 Ethernet Mini-PCI Adapter with 56K Modem by 3Com User’s Guide...
  • Page 19 5. Double-click 3Com 10/100 Mini PCI Ethernet Adapter. The 3Com 10/100 Mini- PCI Ethernet Adapter Properties window opens. 6. Click the Driver tab. 7. Click Update Driver and provide the path to the updated device driver. Confirming the proper installation in Windows 95 To confirm that your network is connected in Windows 95: 1.
  • Page 20 If networking has not been installed on your computer, go to “Installing the device driver for Windows NT 4.0 with no 2-12 IBM 10/100 Ethernet Mini-PCI Adapter with 56K Modem by 3Com User’s Guide...
  • Page 21 To install the 3Com 10/100 Mini-PCI Ethernet adapter device driver in Windows NT 4.0 with no networking installed: 1. Insert the IBM 10/100 Ethernet Mini-PCI Adapter with 56K Modem by 3Com CD that comes with your notebook computer into the CD-ROM drive.
  • Page 22 To install the 3Com 10/100 Mini-PCI Ethernet Adapter device driver in Windows NT 4.0 with networking installed: 1. Insert the IBM 10/100 Ethernet Mini-PCI Adapter with 56K Modem by 3Com CD that comes with your notebook computer into the CD-ROM drive.
  • Page 23 2-14. Be sure to reinstall Service Pack 3 or later after reinstalling the network adapter. Updating the device driver for Windows NT 4.0 You might need to update your network device driver if another version of the network device driver is made available for Windows NT 4.0. To update your network device driver for Windows NT 4.0: 1.
  • Page 24 Note: Before reinstalling the device driver, make sure that the computer is connected to the network. 1. Insert the IBM 10/100 Ethernet Mini-PCI Adapter with 56K Modem by 3Com CD into the CD-ROM drive. 2. Find the LANSETUP folder that is on the CD.
  • Page 25: Frequently Asked Questions

    Why are two device driver names used for one product? The IBM 10/100 Ethernet Mini-PCI Adapter with 56K Modem by 3Com is the product name. However, there are two separate device drivers for network and modem functions.
  • Page 26 The IBM 10/100 Ethernet Mini-PCI Adapter with 56K Modem by 3Com is already configured to work with Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows 95, and Windows NT 4.0. What network connections can I make? You can connect your notebook computer to the 10BASE-T Ethernet or the 100BASE-TX Fast Ethernet network.
  • Page 27: Connecting And Using The 3Com V.90 Mini-Pci Modem

    Connecting and using the 3Com V.90 Mini-PCI modem The IBM 10/100 Ethernet Mini-PCI Adapter with 56K Modem by 3Com (referred to as the 3Com 56K V.90 Mini-PCI modem in this section) provides built-in superior modem technology for your notebook computer.
  • Page 28: Transmitting Data And Faxes

    When you set up a file transfer, your communications software prompts you to designate an ftp. The most common file transfer protocols are described in the following table. IBM 10/100 Ethernet Mini-PCI Adapter with 56K Modem by 3Com User’s Guide...
  • Page 29 File transfer Description protocol ZMODEM This ftp transfers files in a streaming protocol, making it very fast even with error correction. It also provides an automatic receive function that saves you steps when receiving data. YMODEM This is an error-correcting ftp that sends information in 1024-byte (1k) blocks.
  • Page 30 • Your name • Your phone number • Your fax number IBM 10/100 Ethernet Mini-PCI Adapter with 56K Modem by 3Com User’s Guide...
  • Page 31 • Date and time You can also include the following information: • The name of the fax recipient • The phone number of the recipient • The fax number of the recipient • The number of fax pages, including the cover sheet •...
  • Page 32: Modem Features

    Your modem can store up to four of your most frequently called numbers (AT&Z0 through AT&Z3). See AT&Z for storing that number and ATDS for dialing stored phone numbers in the ATCOMS.TXT file on the IBM 10/100 Ethernet Mini-PCI Adapter with 56K Modem by 3Com CD.
  • Page 33 In this case, you must obtain an adapter specific to the telephone system in the area where you are located. For information on purchasing an adapter specific to your country or region, visit the IBM TeleAdapt support Web site at http://www.teleadaptusa.com/nme/order_ibm.htm...
  • Page 34: Modem Device Drivers

    Your modem stores each dialed number until another number is dialed. When you issue the ATDL command (see the list of commands in the ATCOMS.TXT file on the IBM 10/100 Ethernet Mini-PCI Adapter with 56K Modem by 3Com CD), the modem redials the last number dialed.
  • Page 35 1. Insert the IBM 10/100 Ethernet Mini-PCI Adapter with 56K Modem by 3Com CD that comes with your notebook into the CD-ROM drive. 2. Find and open the MDMSETUP folder that is on the CD. 3. Double-click the SETUP.EXE file.
  • Page 36 The Windows 2000 modem device driver is already installed. This section provides the installation procedure if you need to reinstall a device driver. 1. Insert the IBM 10/100 Ethernet Mini-PCI Adapter with 56K Modem by 3Com CD that comes with your notebook computer into the CD-ROM drive.
  • Page 37: Modem At Commands

    To view a list of available S-Registers and their functions, open the SREG.TXT file on the IBM 10/100 Ethernet Mini-PCI Adapter with 56K Modem by 3Com CD. The AT command settings are stored in the S-Registers. S-Register values can be changed by issuing an AT command or by entering the new value of the S-Register, preceded by AT.
  • Page 38: Modem Messages

    (PBX), an error message might display. Make sure that the phone line is working by connecting a standard telephone and listening for a dial tone. 3-12 IBM 10/100 Ethernet Mini-PCI Adapter with 56K Modem by 3Com User’s Guide...
  • Page 39 Message or symptom Possible solutions DIGITAL LINE ERROR The modem is trying to connect to a digital phone system (see Modem Features on page 3-6), a public branch exchange (PBX), or another invalid line. Change lines to connect to a standard analog telephone line. You cannot hear modem or Make sure that the modem speaker is turned speaker...
  • Page 40: Frequently Asked Questions

    Why are two device driver names used for one product? The IBM 10/100 Ethernet Mini-PCI Adapter with 56K Modem by 3Com is the product name. However, the adapter uses two separate device drivers. It uses a device driver for 3-14 IBM 10/100 Ethernet Mini-PCI Adapter with 56K Modem by 3Com User’s Guide...
  • Page 41 Do I need anything for my operating system? The IBM 10/100 Ethernet Mini-PCI Adapter with 56K Modem by 3Com is already configured to work with Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, and Windows NT 4.0. Is my Mini-PCI modem as fast as a PC Card modem? Your Mini-PCI modem can connect at speeds up to 56,000 bps and send and receive faxes at speeds up to 14,400 bps.
  • Page 42 3-16 IBM 10/100 Ethernet Mini-PCI Adapter with 56K Modem by 3Com User’s Guide...
  • Page 43: Appendix A. Help And Service Information

    Telephone technical support Marketing, installation, and configuration support through the HelpCenter will be with- drawn or made available for a fee, at IBM’s discretion, 90 days after the option has been withdrawn from marketing. Additional support offerings, including step-by-step installa- tion assistance, are available for a nominal fee.
  • Page 44 IBM 10/100 Ethernet Mini-PCI Adapter with 56K Modem by 3Com User’s Guide...
  • Page 45: Appendix B. Notices

    Web sites. The materials at those Web sites are not part of the materials for this IBM product and use of those Web sites is at your own risk.
  • Page 46 • Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from the one which the receiver is connected to. • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. IBM 10/100 Ethernet Mini-PCI Adapter with 56K Modem by 3Com User’s Guide...
  • Page 47: Vcci Statement

    The user may find the following booklet prepared by the Federal Communications Commission helpful: The Interference Handbook This booklet is available from the U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402. Stock No. 004-000-00345-4. Note: In order to maintain compliance with the limits of a Class B digital device, 3Com requires that you use quality interface cables when connecting to this device.
  • Page 48 3Com Corporation. Contact details can be found in the main body of this manual. Industry Canada (IC) Notice The Industry Canada label identifies certified equipment. This certification means that the equipment meets certain telecommunications network protective, operation, and safety IBM 10/100 Ethernet Mini-PCI Adapter with 56K Modem by 3Com User’s Guide...
  • Page 49 requirements. The Department does not guarantee the equipment will operate to the users’ satisfaction. Before installing this equipment, users should ensure that it is permissible to be connected to the facilities of the local telecommunications company. The equipment must also be installed using an acceptable method of connection.
  • Page 50 Failure to operate should not be reported as a fault to Telecom. In addition to satisfactory line conditions a modem can only work properly if: it is compatible with the modem at the other end of the call and, IBM 10/100 Ethernet Mini-PCI Adapter with 56K Modem by 3Com User’s Guide...
  • Page 51 the application using the modem is compatible with the application at the other end of the call – e.g. accessing the Internet requires suitable software in addition to a modem. This equipment should not be used in a manner which could constitute a nuisance to other Telecom customers.
  • Page 52 Information Technology Equipment which has been tested and certified to these or other equivalent standards: UL Standard 1950 / CSA C22.2 No. 950 IEC 60950 EN 60950 IBM 10/100 Ethernet Mini-PCI Adapter with 56K Modem by 3Com User’s Guide...
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