Applies to
SMC1244TX V2 EZ Card 10/100 Fast Ethernet PCI Network Card

Windows XP, 2000, ME, 98, NT, Unix, MAC, Linux, FreeBSD, Netware.

SMC Networks


2.17 MB

Driver Date & Version
05/21/2002 (ver. 2.19.0521.2002)


SMC 1244TX V2 is a popular network card by SMC and in fact Microsoft had put the AN983/AN983B chip (used in SMC 1244TX) driver in the Windows XP.

As the driver is built in Windows XP, you have two ways to install the driver:

  1. Automatically: Please plug SMC EZ Card 10/100 (SMC1244TX V2) into an empty PCI slot. Restart your PC and after WinXP starts up, it can recognize this adapter automatically.
  2. Manually:
    1. Download the driver file and unzip to a temporary folder e.g. c:/smc/
    2. Open System Properties by right click on the My Computer icon on your desktop, then select Properties.
    3. Select the Hardware tab and click the Device Manager button.
    4. Double click Network adapters.
    5. Select the ADMtek AN983 based ethernet adapter device and double click to go to its properties.
    6. Select the Driver tab and click Update Driver....
    7. Select Install from a list or specific location [Advanced] and click Next in the Hardware Update Wizard dialog box.
    8. Browse to the temporary folder you have extracted the SMC 1244TX V2 driver. E.g. c:/smc/
    9. Select SMC EZ Card 10/100 (SMC1244TX V2) then click Next button.
    10. Click Continue Anyway in the Hardware Update Wizard dialog box.
    11. When Windows prompts with SMC EZ Card 10/100 (SMC1244TX V2) in the Hardware Update Wizard dialog box, click the Finish botton.

Download SMC 1244 TX V2 Network Card Driver here.

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