When double-clicking on the NetPort® Manager icon, NetPort Manager
fails to launch with one of the following messages:
IPX initialization failed
No Lan Manager or Lan Server server found running the Intel NetPort
Cannot find NETWARE.DLL
Application Error; Call to Undefined Dynalink
These errors can be traced to the down-revved network drivers on the
Ensure that you have the following versions of the drivers loaded.
NOTE: We recommend running ODI and VLMs:
IPXODI.COM, v2.12 or higher
LSL.COM, v2.05 or higher
VLM.EXE, v1.10 or higher
IPX.COM , v3.10 or higher
NETX.EXE, v3.26 or higher
In the SYSTEM.INI file, in the [386Enh] section, the Network=line must
include VIPX.386. The VIPX.386 file should be dated 11/19/93 or newer.
If using VLMs, ensure that the NETX.VLM is loaded. the "Call to
Undefined Dynalink" error usually occurs when you log in to the network
with VLMs, with NETX drivers selected in Windows Setup.
For Windows 3.1, ensure that the Windows setup has been set for the
appropriate network operating system. Depending on the network
operating system you are running, you will need to select either Novel
NetWare, Microsoft LAN Manager, or IBM OS/2 LAN Server*. This is done
by double-clicking on the Windows Setup icon in the Main Program Group
and selecting Options.
Ensure that the following files are located in the WINDOWS\SYSTEM
directory only. They should NOT be in the WINDOWS directory:
Windows for Workgroups 3.11 works in a restricted configuration. NetPort
Manager uses Novell's NWIPXSPX.DLL file, which conflicts with the
Windows for Workgroups 32-bit IPX interface. To remove the conflicting
- Run "Network Setup" from Program Manager.
- Click on the Drivers button.
- Highlight the "IPX/SPX Compatible Transport" line.
- Click on the Remove button.
- Click the OK button and restart Windows*.
In addition to turning off the "IPX/SPX Compatible Transport" line,
Intel suggests adding the following lines to the beginning of your
IPX Sockets = 50
SPX Connections = 40
If the above lines already exist in your NET.CFG file, increase their
values to match the example.
Removing this driver will not affect the performance of the network
unless you are using an internal router. If you are using an internal
router, the Windows for Workgroups functions will not be available
across the router.
Novell's most recent driver releases are included in these four files:
These files can be found on NetWire (Go Novfiles), or on Novell*s FTP
This applies to: