Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) DEC Etherworks III (ISA) Free Driver Download

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) DEC Etherworks III (ISA) Free Driver Download for Windows 2000
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Supported Models

Etherworks series 3;DEC202; DEC203; DEC204; DEC205 Driver

DEC Etherworks III (ISA) Driver


Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)



Supported Operating Systems

Windows 2000

File Name (218.7 KB)


5.1.2535.0 (2001-07-01) via .inf

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Uploader Notes

Unofficial Etherworks III driver distribution for Win2000/XP.

Basically it's the DEC V2.53 driver with a patched .INF file to support Win2K and XP.

See README-IMPORTANT.TXT for installation instructions.

Uploaded By

Max (DG Member) on 5-Dec-2003

Most Helpful Reviews

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Neil Howard
Tested on Windows 2000 Professional
22 May 2006

Installation: 1 out of 5
Stability: 1 out of 5
Compatibility: 1 out of 5
"There soesn't seem to be a driver for these old DEC ISA network cards (DE204) that works with Windows 2000 Pro. This driver has a very complex installation process and it didn't work for me. I eneded up dumping the DEC network card and buying a new generic PnP PCI network card for $9."
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Supported Devices

DEC Etherworks III (ISA)

Manufacturer Microsoft
Class Net
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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
README-IMPORTANT.txt 1.8 KB 3 May 2003
EWORKS3.SYS 24.1 KB 1 May 1995
netdec.inf 4.5 KB 2 May 2003
dos-setup-program/INSTALL/HELV.CHR 5.1 KB 10 Apr 1996
dos-setup-program/INSTALL/EZWORKS.PIF 995 bytes 20 Dec 1996
dos-setup-program/INSTALL/EZWORKS.INI 125 bytes 25 Apr 1995
dos-setup-program/INSTALL/README.TXT 10.4 KB 29 Feb 1996
dos-setup-program/INSTALL/EZWORKS.ICO 766 bytes 15 May 1995
dos-setup-program/INSTALL/EZWORKS.EXE 189.0 KB 26 Apr 1996
dos-setup-program/INSTALL/HELP.001 2.4 KB 28 Nov 1995
dos-setup-program/INSTALL/DEFAULT.CHR 7.8 KB 26 Jun 1995
dos-setup-program/INSTALL/WFW.001 2.1 KB 30 Nov 1994
dos-setup-program/INSTALL/RAMDIAG.COM 27.8 KB 7 Nov 1995
dos-setup-program/INSTALL/LANTSTIC.001 880 bytes 3 Feb 1995
dos-setup-program/INSTALL/EGAVGA.BGI 5.6 KB 10 Jun 1994
dos-setup-program/Autoexec.bat 34 bytes 3 May 2003
dos-setup-program/SETUP.BAT 99 bytes 26 Apr 1996

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