Applies to
SMC1211TX EZ Card 10/100 Fast Ethernet PCI Network Adapter with Wake-ON LAN

Windows 95, Windows NT, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows 2000, Windows XP

SMC Networks Inc.


548 KB

Driver Date & Version
11-23-2001 (ver. 1.07)


This is the latest SMC 1211 EZ Card driver (ver 1.07) which offer the following new enhancement for SMC EZ Card 10/100 (SMC1211 Series):

  1. Add WinXp Directory for support Windows XP.
  2. Update Packet Driver for fix multicast problem.
  3. Update Setup program for fix D3 cold problem
According to WINXP.TXT Windows XP already has native driver support for SMC1211 EZ Card 10/100. However it is advisable to use the latest driver included in this driver setup file. Follow instructions below to install the latest Windows XP driver:
  1. Download and extract to a temporary folder e.g. c:/smc1211/
  2. Plug SMC EZ Card 10/100 (SMC1211 Series) adapter into one of the Master PCI slots of your PC.
  3. Turn your PC ON, then boot into Windows XP.
  4. Windows XP will detect SMC EZ Card 10/100 (SMC1211 Series) then install the in-box driver automatically.

    If you want to use native driver, skip the following steps,because the device driver already been installed. Hoewer it is advisable to use the latest driver.

  5. Press Start Button from Desktop, select Control panel and click it.

    After Contorl Panel window appears, double-click System icon.

  6. Select Hardware tab, then click Device Manager button. Windows XP will show all the devices on your computer.
  7. Select Network Adapter, then remove SMC EZ Card 10/100 (SMC1211 Series).
  8. Press Start button again, select All Programs -> command prompt.
  9. Type the following commands from DOS prompt,



  10. Come back to Device Manager window, click Scan for hardware changes icon.
  11. Windows XP will show Add New hardware Wizard diaglog box.

    At this moment, please select Install from a List or specific Location(Advanced)., then click NEXT button.

  12. Please select c:/smc1211/ folder, after that, click the Next button.
  13. When Windows XP prompts SMC EZ Card 10/100 (SMC1211 Series) Adapter in the Add New Hardware Wizard dialog box, click the Finish button.
  14. Now your SMC1211 EZ Card 10/100 network card will be updated to the latest ver. 1.07 driver.

Download SMC1211 EZ Card Driver Update here.

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