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Desktop Driver CD Layout

The following table lists the components used in FDA desktops and the corresponding locations of the drivers on the accompanying Hardware Driver CD disk

Installation Order
When Windows is installed or booted, Windows plug and play functions will discover and enumerate hardware in an arbitrary order.  This arbitrary order is often NOT the correct order for any given combination of hardware.  For desktop systems the following is the proper order to install the system device drivers:

  1. USB Supplement - This is located on the Windows95 CD's that are labeled "With USB Support".  The location varies slightly with different versions of the CD, so the best way to locate this file is to use Find to search for the file USBSUPP.EXE on the Windows 95 CD.  Once this file is located, execute the file to install the supplement
  2. Intel 82371 Chipset - This is the driver for the Intel south bridge chipset on the mainboard. The location is listed under the Mainboard section below.
  3. Video Card - Install the proper driver for your video card.  The driver locations are listed below.
  4. Sound Card - Install the proper driver for your sound card.  The driver locations are listed below.
  5. Network Card - Install the proper driver for your network card.  The driver locations are listed below.

Note that failing to install the drivers in this order will likely cause resource conflicts or prevent some drivers from installing.

Mainboards

Item Mainboard - Chipset Driver for Intel Chipsets
CD Version 1.54 \other\82371ab\setup.exe
CD Version 2.0 \drivers\other\82371ab\setup,exe
Item Mainboard - USB Supplement for Windows 95
This file is located on the Windows 95 CD ROM and not the driver CD.  Microsoft has changed the path of this file in different releases.  In order to locate this driver, insert the Win95 CD and search for USBSUPP.EXE
CD Version 1.54 n/a
CD Version 2.0 n/a

Sound Cards

Item Sound Card - Creative Labs Ensoniq Audio PCI 
CD Version 1.54 \win95\driver\audio\ensoniq\pci_1370\setup.exe = 1370 Chipset
\win95\driver\audio\ensoniq\pci_1371\setup.exe = 1371 Chipset
\win95\driver\audio\ensoniq\pci_1373\setup.exe = 1373 Chipset
CD Version 2.0 \drivers\snd\ensapci\w95\setup.exe = 1370 Chipset
\drivers\snd\ensapci2\w95\setup.exe = 1371&1373 Chipsets
Vendor Website http://www.soundblaster.com 

Network Cards

Item Network Card - 3COM 3C509 / 3C509B
CD Version 1.54 \other\network\3com = 3c905 card
\other\network\3c509B = 3c509b card
CD Version 2.0 \drivers\lan\3c905
Vendor Website http://www.3com.com

Video Cards

Item Video Card - Apollo PCI65 (Cirrus Logic 546x Chipset)
CD Version 1.54 win95\driver\display\apollo\pci65
CD Version 2.0 \drivers\vga\cl65.rj\w95
Vendor Website http://www.joytech.com
Item Video Card - Apollo AGP740 (Intel 740 Chipset)
CD Version 1.54 win95\driver\display\apollo\agp740
CD Version 2.0 \drivers\vga\i740a.sdj\w95
Vendor Website http://www.joytech.com
Item Video Card - Apollo MPACT2 (Toshiba Chipset)
CD Version 1.54 win95\driver\display\joytech\mpact2\setup.exe
CD Version 2.0 \drivers\vga\mpacxx.rj\win95\setup.exe
Vendor Website http://www.joytech.com
Item Video Card - Matrox Millennium 
CD Version 1.54 n/a
CD Version 2.0 \drivers\vga\millx.wm\w95
Vendor Website http://www.matrox.com