Applies to
Farallon SkyLINE wireless PC cards (Lucent Technologies WaveLAN Network Interface Card)

Windows 98 SE, Windows 2000

Lucent technologies


1.80 MB

Driver Date & Version
6/30/2000 (ver. 6.14)


According to this Wikipedia page, Farallon SkyLINE is just one of the many rebrands of an ORiNOCO product that utilizing the WaveLAN chipsets. ORiNOCO WaveLAN chipset is a product of wireless networking solutions by Proxim Wireless (previously Lucent).

Here is a list of rebrands that using ORiNOCO chipset:

  1. Farallon SkyLINE
  2. 3Com AirConnect
  3. Apple Airport and Airmac cards (original only, non extreme). Modified to remove the antenna stub.
  4. AVAYA World Card
  5. Cabletron RoamAbout 802.11 DS
  6. Compaq WL100 11 Mbit/s Wireless Adapter
  7. D-Link DWL-650
  8. ELSA AirLancer MC-11
  9. Ericsson WLAN Card C11
  10. Fujitsu RoomWave
  11. HyperLink Wireless PC Card 11Mbit/s
  12. Intel PRO/Wireless 2011
  13. LA4111 Spectrum24 Wireless LAN PC Card
  14. Lucent Technologies Wavelan/IEEE Orinoco
  15. Melco WLI-PCM-L11
  16. Microsoft Wireless Notebook Adapter MN-520
  17. NCR WaveLAN/IEEE Adapter
  18. Proxim LAN PC CARD HARMONY 80211B
  19. Samsung 11Mbit/s WLAN Card
  20. Toshiba Wireless Lan Mini PCI Card

Farallon SkyLINE Wireless PC Card Windows 98 Driver Installation Steps

  • Download and unzip the driver file 601win98.exe to a temporary folder e.g. D:\Drivers\Win_98
  • Connect the Farallon SkyLINE USB wireless card to the USB port on the system.
  • In the Add New Hardware Wizard dialog box, click Next.
  • Select the Specify a location check box, and then type: D:\Drivers\Win_98
  • The Wizard finds the drivers. Click Next.
  • Insert the Windows 98 CD, and then click OK.
  • Follow on screen instructions. You may need to restart your Win98 PC for the new driver to start working.
  • Download Farallon SkyLINE Wireless PC Card Win98SE Driver here.

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