In Q1, 1998 Intel announced the discontinuation of the
Intel® PRO/100 TX PCI Adapter Model B (PILA8465B).
The following products will be replaced:
||EtherExpress™ PRO/100B LAN Adapter|
||EtherExpress™ PRO/100B - 5 Pack|
||EtherExpress™ PRO/100B - 20 Pack|
||EtherExpress™ PRO/100B - 80 Pack|
Product discontinuation schedule
|June 30, 1998
||- Last Product Order Date (based on product availability)|
|Sept. 30, 1998
||- Last Product Delivery Date (based on product availability)|
||- Telephone Support Discontinued|
||- Automated online self help services discontinued|
Q1: Why is Intel no longer offering the PRO/100B LAN Adapter?
A1. This adapter is being discontinued due to customer preference for the Intel PRO/1000 MT Adapter.
Q2. How long will Intel provide drivers for the PRO/100B LAN
A2. It is Intel's plan that the driver suite for the PRO/100 LAN Adapter family will
continue to be backward compatible with the PRO/100B LAN
Q3. Is the PRO/100 T4 PCI LAN Adapter being discontinued?
A3. Please see the separate statement concerning the PRO/100B T4 Adapter.
Q4. How long will Intel provide support for the PRO/100B LAN Adapter?
A4. Free technical troubleshooting information will continue via our online services through February 2004. Telephone and email support via Intel technicians has been discontinued.
Q5. What if I have problems with my PRO/100B LAN Adapter and need an RMA. Will you still honor the warranty?
A5. The PRO/100B LAN Adapter has a Limited Lifetime Warranty which Intel will continue to honor. Adapters replaced under the Warranty will be replaced with an EtherExpress PRO/100+ Adapter or similar product.
Q6. What if my PRO/100B adapter fails? How will I get a warranty replacement?
A6. Print the Intel® PRO/100B Adapter RMA Request Form, fill it out and follow the directions to fax it to the Intel RMA department. Proof-of-purchase showing that you are the original owner is required.
Q7. Since Intel will no longer offer the PRO/100B LAN Adapter, are you recommending a different product?
A7. Yes. We recommend upgrading to 1000BaseT products, such as the Intel® PRO/1000 MT Desktop Adapter.
This applies to: