They work just fine and see no need to settle for CDRW drives. More information is available here. There’s a chance that a relative has an old copy of Win 98SE2 that will become mine. You may use these HTML tags and attributes: I’ll study the technet to see how to use the ICS feature. If the 3com card can correctly update and store its configuration data “once upon a boot time” but not next time, you might have another device at the same port address. I read somewhere on the Internet that this adapter will not work if installed on Windows XP.

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Share on Twitter Tweet. I think they are easy to find: Now i look for an older card.

This disclaimer is brought to you thanks to the BSA. You have a more serious resource allocation issue on this system, nevertheless. I also got two very similar cards, with another maker chips, google too says they should be NE compatible.

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Back to Windows Legacy OS forum 14 total posts. I don’t have any particular issues with these cards except when trying to configure them with 3COM’s drivers. I guess at this stage it doesn’t matter that the Network user is logged on and the Neigborhood Network displays the computer name and shared file. Last card I will have I do not have yet is this card.

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XT-FDC is really set to 6. Flaming or offending other users Illegal activities: Yes the one that I used for tests. I guess the cable is ok but the adapter or setup is still in doubt.

There is a 3. Without debugging experience, I don’t know if this is correct.

3Com EtherLink III ISA (3C509b-Combo) in PnP mode Free Driver Download

Microsoft There still are tiny alligators in the swamp. My guess is “NO”.

But you can also try configuring it using the configuration utility. There is no material that is knowingly illegal here. In this case the NIC was working but the install process had caused a conflict which disabled the CD drives, bottom line the install failed and had to be redone using PCI hardware to restore full function of the computer.

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Old adapter and new cable are good.

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Discussions cover Windows Server, Windows installation, adding and ii programs, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, and other OS-related questions. If I only had two other systems computers using the hardware correctly which included a NIC adapter, the 3COM hardware swap could be made to determine that the current one in the 98SE2 is functional.


You are reporting the following post: Repeated attempts to use various DOS Internet apps either failed with timeout errors or hang the entire system. I’ve efherlink replacing such with You will have to use the original driver.

3Com EtherLink III ISA (3C509/3C509b) in ISA mode

I did not see any activity on LEDs. But I know this card will work on a win95 computer.

I’ll study the technet to see how to use the ICS feature. I’m going to donate the to my friend’s computer club, so it’s not a total loss if they install a modem other stuff too and someone can peek at the Internet.

Rebooting and bypassing the MS-DOS start-up files made it possible to configure and test the card without a problem. Advertisements or commercial links. More etherllnk is available here.