Networking Connectivity
Intel® PRO/1000 Gigabit Server Adapter
Windows NT* 4.0 Installation Notes

Driver name: E1000NT4.SYS       Location on CD-ROM: \NT

Installation Procedure

The NDIS 4.0 driver, E1000NT4.SYS, is a high-performance driver that supports Windows NT* 4.0 servers or workstations. This driver doesn't support Windows 95, 98, or NT 3.51 or earlier versions.

Prior to installing, make sure you have upgraded to Service Pack 3 or later and have installed the NDIS hotfix (if using AFT) from Microsoft. See below for downloading information.

To install the driver:

  1. Click the Network icon in the Control Panel.

  2. Go to the Adapters tab and click Add.

  3. Don't select an Intel adapter from the list. Instead, click Have Disk.

  4. Insert the PRO/1000 Server adapter disc into your CD-ROM drive.

  5. Type the path to your CD-ROM in the dialog box and click OK. Then follow the instructions to install the drivers. When the adapter is added, it appears in the Network adapters list.

  6. Click OK and then Close. When prompted, restart Windows NT.

Setting up Adapter Fault Tolerance

  1. Double-click the Network icon in the Control Panel.

  2. On the Adapters tab, select a PRO/1000 Server adapter that will be in the team and click Properties.

  3. Click Adapter Teaming in the PROSet window.

  4. Click the Add Adapter to a Team button.

  5. The Teaming Wizard starts. Follow the wizard steps for assigning adapters to a team. Adapter Fault Tolerance supports up to four adapters per team.

  6. Click OK and then click Close to finish. When prompted, restart your computer.

Deleting a team

  1. Double-click the Network icon in the Control Panel.

  2. On the Adapters tab, select the AFT team to delete.

  3. Click Remove. A confirmation dialog appears. Click Yes.

  4. Click Close. Restart Windows NT when prompted.

Downloading Information

Service Pack 3:
ftp://ftp.microsoft.com/bussys/winnt/winnt-public/fixes/usa/nt40/ussp3*

NDIS Driver Hotfix:
ftp://ftp.microsoft.com/bussys/winnt/winnt-public/fixes/usa/nt40/hotfixes-postsp3/ndis-fix/*

Operating System:

Windows NT 4.0*

This applies to:

Intel® PRO/1000 Gigabit Server Adapter



Solution ID: CS-009205
Last Modified: 07-Oct-2013
Date Created: 11-Feb-2004
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