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HP 3COM ETHERLINK III 3C900-B Installation Manual

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3COM Etherlink III 3C900-B
Ethernet Adapter
Installation Guide

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  • Page 1 3COM Etherlink III 3C900-B Ethernet Adapter Installation Guide...
  • Page 2 Notice The information contained in this document is subject to change without notice. Hewlett-Packard makes no warranty of any kind with regard to this material, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Hewlett-Packard shall not be liable for errors contained herein or for incidental or consequential damages in connection with the furnishing, performance, or use of this material.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Read This First ......... . . How to Forcibly Modify Resources Allocated to the 3COM EtherLink XL 3C900B PCI adapter: .
  • Page 4 Connecting to a Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Server ... . . Microsoft Windows 98 2nd edition Requirements ............Procedure .
  • Page 5: Read This First

    1 Read This First Before installing the network adapter: • If your OS is Windows 95 SR2.5, go into the BIOS setup and set PnP OS field to YES. • If your OS is Windows NT 4.0, go into the BIOS setup and set PnP OS field to NO.
  • Page 6: Connecting To A Novell Netware 5.0 Server

    Requirements SR2.5 Procedure 1 With the HP Vectra turned off, install the network adapter into a PCI slot. 2 Connect the network cable to the newly installed network adapter. 3 Power on the machine and boot to Windows 95. 4 Windows 95 will detect the network adapter as “3Com Etherlink PCI Combo NIC (3C900B-COMBO)”...
  • Page 7: Connecting To A Microsoft Windows Nt 4.0 Server

    Requirements SR2.5 Procedure 1 With the HP Vectra turned off, install the network adapter into a PCI slot. 2 Connect the network cable to the newly installed network adapter. 3 Power on the machine and boot to Windows 95. 4 Windows 95 will detect the network adapter as “3Com Etherlink PCI Combo NIC (3C900B-COMBO)”...
  • Page 8: Connecting To A Novell Netware 4.11 Server

    Requirements SR2.5 Procedure 1 With the HP Vectra turned off, install the network adapter into a PCI slot. 2 Connect the network cable to the newly installed network adapter. 3 Power on the machine and boot to Windows 95. 4 Windows 95 will detect the network adapter as “3Com Etherlink PCI Combo NIC (3C900B-COMBO)”...
  • Page 9: Microsoft Windows 95 Sr2.5 Requirements

    Requirements 4.0 Workstation Procedure 1 With the HP Vectra turned off, install the network adapter into a PCI slot. 2 Connect the network cable to the newly installed network adapter. 3 Power on the machine and boot to Windows NT.
  • Page 10 13 At the “Network Services:” prompt, accept the default settings and click on “Next”. 14 Complete the network card installation by clicking on “Next”. 15 Type in the path to your Windows NT files and click “Continue”. 16 If TCPIP was one of the protocols selected, you will be prompted for some TCPIP information.
  • Page 11: Microsoft Windows Nt 4.0 Workstation Requirements

    Requirements 4.0 Workstation Procedure 1 With the HP Vectra turned off, install the network adapter into a PCI slot. 2 Connect the network cable to the newly installed network adapter. 3 Power on the machine and boot to Windows NT.
  • Page 12 13 At the “Network Services:” prompt, accept the default settings and click on “Next”. 14 Complete the network card installation by clicking on “Next”. 15 Type in the path to your Windows NT files and click “Continue”. 16 If TCPIP was one of the protocols selected, you will be prompted for some TCPIP information.
  • Page 13: Microsoft Windows Nt 4.0 Workstation Requirements

    Requirements 4.0 Workstation Procedure 1 With the HP Vectra turned off, install the network adapter into a PCI slot. 2 Connect the network cable to the newly installed network adapter. 3 Power on the machine and boot to Windows NT.
  • Page 14 13 At the “Network Services:” prompt, accept the default settings and click on “Next”. 14 Complete the network card installation by clicking on “Next”. 15 Type in the path to your Windows NT files and click “Continue”. 16 If TCPIP was one of the protocols selected, you will be prompted for some TCPIP information.
  • Page 15: Microsoft Windows Nt 4.0 Workstation Requirements

    Requirements edition Procedure 1 With the HP Vectra turned off, install the network adapter into a PCI slot. 2 Connect the network cable to the newly installed network adapter. 3 Power on the machine and boot to Windows 98. 4 Windows 98 will detect the network adapter as “3Com EtherLink XL COMBO 10Mb Ethernet NIC (3C900B-COMBO)”...
  • Page 16: Requirements

    Requirements edition Procedure 1 With the HP Vectra turned off, install the network adapter into a PCI slot. 2 Connect the network cable to the newly installed network adapter. 3 Power on the machine and boot to Windows 98. 4 Windows 98 will detect the network adapter as “3Com EtherLink XL COMBO 10Mb Ethernet NIC (3C900B-COMBO)”...
  • Page 17: Procedure

    Requirements edition Procedure 1 With the HP Vectra turned off, install the network adapter into a PCI slot. 2 Connect the network cable to the newly installed network adapter. 3 Power on the machine and boot to Windows 98. 4 Windows 98 will detect the network adapter as “3Com EtherLink XL COMBO 10Mb Ethernet NIC (3C900B-COMBO)”...
  • Page 18: Connecting To A Windows Nt 4.0 Server

    Requirements Workgroups v3.11 Procedure 1 With the HP Vectra turned off, install the network adapter into a PCI slot. 2 Connect the network cable to the newly installed network adapter. 3 Power on the machine and start in MS-DOS mode.
  • Page 19: Microsoft Windows For Workgroups V3.11

    13 Click “OK” at the “Network Setup” dialog box. 14 If needed, enter changes to the “Microsoft Windows Network Names” dialog box and click “OK”. 15 Windows will prompt for the location of several files. Type the path to the file locations and click “OK”.
  • Page 20: Procedure

    Requirements Workgroups v3.11 Procedure 1 With the HP Vectra turned off, install the network adapter into a PCI slot. 2 Connect the network cable to the newly installed network adapter. 3 Power on the machine and start in MS-DOS mode.
  • Page 21: Known Problems

    13 Insert the driver disk and click on “Have Disk…” when prompted for drivers. 14 Type in the location of the 32-bit LAN driver and click “Add”. 15 Click “Next” to continue with the installation. 16 Modify the LAN adapter settings if needed and click “Next”. 17 Type in the following information now: Preferred Tree, Context, and Preferred Server and click “Next”.
  • Page 22 Connecting to a Novell NetWare 4.11 Server Microsoft Windows for Workgroups v3.11 6 Click on “Begin Copy” to start copying the client files. 7 Select the letter for the “First Network Drive” and click “Next”. 8 Select the “Program Group Name” you want the client software installed in and click “Next”.
  • Page 23 Version Number 2. December 1999...

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