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    WINDOWS "ME" WPC 11 VERSION 1 FIX

    Linksys now has 3 versions of its wireless pc card
    Version one is distinguishabale by its Green and Red Light
    The "new" version 2.5, and version 3 card have 2 red lights

    Installing the version "one" card can be problematic-
    specifically for Windows Millenium (aka-ME) Operating Sysytems

    To verify if the driver is installed correctly:

      Go To Your Desktop
        1- Right Click "MY NETWORK PLACES" and choose Properties
             You will be at the Network Configuration Tab
        2- Choose Linksys Wireless card
        3- Choose properties
        4- If you have an "advanced" tab --all is ok
        5- If not continuue to the fix below:

    THE FIX

      STEP ONE:
        1- Right Click "My Computer" and choose Properties
        2- Choose Device Manager
        3- Open Newtwork adapters-and choose the Linksys wireless card-
        4- Choose Remove
        5- When Prompted DO NOT REBOOT-SAY NO
        6- Close Device Manager

      STEP TWO: Double Click On the MY Computer Icon at your desktop
        1- Choose TOOLS
        2- Choose FOLDER OPTIONS
        3- Choose VIEW
          - CHECK "Show hidden Files and Folder"
          - UNCHECK "Hide File Extensions for Known File types
        4- Close My Computer

      STEP THREE: Choose START- SEARCH- FOR FILES AND FOLDERS
        1- Enter the following files,separated by commas just like below
        2- NETCW10.INF, CW10.SYS, NDCPRTNS.SYS
        3- Choose Search Now
        4- There will be at least ONE instance of those files-Plus
             The following file :InstantWirlessNETCW10.SYS
             DELETE THEM ALL !
        5-Empty recycle Bin-do it twice to verify it is empty

      STEP FOUR: Put the CD for the Wirleless card in your CDROM
        1- If it auto starts-choose cancel
        2- Browse the CD-find the folder WPC 11
        3- Then find the SUB Folder WIN9X
        4- Copy and Paste this Folder to your C: Drive
        5- Re Verify that it is there-then remove CD and REBOOT

      STEP FIVE: RE-Installing the software
        1- Windows will respond with an ADD NEW HARDWARE WIZARD
        2- Choose to "Specify A Location"
        3- It "should be " c:\WIN9x or browse your C drive to verify
        4- Go ahead and Install-chooses Finish and re-boot

      STEP SIX: LAST CHECK-IS THIS WORKING
        1- Upon Reboot you should have the wireless Icon in your systray ( like before)
        2- Again-Re Verify -Right Click My Network Places -and choose Properties
        3- Highlight The Linksys Wireless card- and choose Properties
        4- There should Now be an advanced tab
        5- Open the Wirless Utility Icon-choose the Configuration Tab
        6- Make sure it is set to Infrastructure with SSID of Linksys

      LAST STEP: Getting on the Internet
        1- Choose Start-then Run -Type Winipcfg-and choose OK
        2- Under Ethernet Adapter Information-choose the wireless card(sometimes listed as Priism)
        3- Ip address should be 192.168.1.100 -150
        4- If Not Hit the RENEW BUtton
        5- Hit More Info-second Line will be DNS servers
        6- The address Here should match the DNS adress on the Status page of the Router Utilty(192.168.1.1)
        7- if Not Reboot and do This LAST STEP Once MORE
        8- If DNS for PC is not the same as DNS that Router Gets--CALL LINKSYS FOR MORE ASSISTANCE