3Com EtherLink 10/100 PCI Driver Download

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The EtherLink 10/100 PCI is a network device manufactured by 3Com. Issues like weak Wi-Fi signal, slow DNS lookup, duplicate IP addresses, slow network and excessive CPU usage can be solved by updating this driver. Visitors have downloaded this file "3COM.zip" 1,888 times with an aggregate rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on 9 reviews. Our users report success installing this driver update on PCs running Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 5.6 MB.

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Supported Models

3Com EtherLink 10/100 PCI

3Com EtherLink Server 10/100 Dual Port A

3Com EtherLink Server 10/100 Dual Port B

3Com EtherLink Server 10/100 PCI NIC (3C980B-TX)

3Com EtherLink Server 10/100 PCI NIC (3C980C-TXM)



Supported Operating Systems

Windows Vista, Windows Vista (64 bit), Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows XP (64 bit), Windows 2000, Windows NT4

File Name


yep3.48.0.0 (2000-09-21) via .inf

Additional Notes

Haven't tried it yet, there are just not enough drivers out there for this toshiba tecra i've just acquired

Uploaded By

keraLittle (DG Member) on 29-Jun-2008

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How to Update 3Com EtherLink 10/100 PCI Device Drivers

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the 3Com EtherLink 10/100 PCI driver, click the green download button above. After you complete your download, move on to Step 2.

If the driver listed is not the right version or operating system, search our driver archive for the correct version. Enter 3Com EtherLink 10/100 PCI into the search box above and then submit. In the results, choose the best match for your PC and operating system.

Tech Tip: If you are having trouble deciding which is the right driver, try the 3Com Driver Update Utility. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

To find the newest driver, you may need to visit the 3Com website. Most major device manufacturers update their drivers regularly.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

Installing your newly downloaded driver is a straightforward process. Windows provides a dedicated tool called Device Manager for this purpose. Follow these steps to update your driver:

  1. Access the Quick Access menu by right-clicking the Start button.

  2. From the menu options, choose "Device Manager".

  3. Within Device Manager, identify the device requiring the driver update.

  4. Open the context menu for the device by right-clicking its name.

  5. Select "Update driver" and proceed through the guided installation.

To complete the process, reboot your computer. This ensures the new driver is fully integrated into your system.

Regular driver updates contribute to optimal system performance and hardware compatibility.

Tech Tip: Driver downloads and updates come in a variety of file formats with different file extensions. For example, you may have downloaded an EXE, INF, ZIP, or SYS file. Each file type has a slighty different installation procedure to follow.

For more help, visit our Driver Support Page for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
3COM/3C980/3C90XCFG.EXE 221.8 KB 11 Oct 2000
3COM/3C980/3C90XCFG.PIF 2.8 KB 12 Sep 2000
3COM/3C980/3c980x.dll 28.7 KB 17 Sep 2000
3COM/3C980/DASERVER/3c980.EXE 1.0 MB 18 May 2001
3COM/3C980/DASERVER/LICENSE.TXT 7.9 KB 17 May 2001
3COM/3C980/DASERVER/ROADMAP.TXT 3.0 KB 17 May 2001
3COM/3C980/DASERVER/Readme.txt 15.6 KB 17 May 2001
3COM/3C980/DAServer.cpl 229.4 KB 20 Sep 2000
3COM/3C980/Diagnostic/3c980Diag.EXE 3.5 MB 18 May 2001
3COM/3C980/Diagnostic/readme.txt 4.3 KB 18 May 2001
3COM/3C980/EL980N3.SY_ 46.3 KB 28 Sep 1998
3COM/3C980/LICENSE.TXT 7.9 KB 12 Sep 2000
3COM/3C980/Nwserver/3C980.LDI 32.6 KB 17 Sep 2000
3COM/3C980/Nwserver/3C980.lan 70.3 KB 4 Sep 2000
3COM/3C980/Nwserver/ETHERTSM.NLM 12.5 KB 12 Sep 2000
3COM/3C980/Nwserver/MSM.NLM 94.6 KB 12 Sep 2000
3COM/3C980/Nwserver/NEB.NLM 10.9 KB 12 Sep 2000
3COM/3C980/Nwserver/ODINEB.NLM 12.8 KB 12 Sep 2000
3COM/3C980/Nwserver/README.TXT 2.8 KB 28 Oct 2000
3COM/3C980/Nwserver/TCPIP.NLM 574.3 KB 12 Sep 2000
3COM/3C980/Nwserver/lbrsl.nlm 20.8 KB 9 Oct 2000
3COM/3C980/Nwserver/se.nlm 53.2 KB 18 Sep 2000
3COM/3C980/Nwserver/seuninst.nlm 1.6 KB 12 Sep 2000
3COM/3C980/OEMSETUP.INF 93.5 KB 17 May 2001
3COM/3C980/PARTNO 145 bytes 21 Nov 2000
3COM/3C980/PCI_DATA.EXE 32.8 KB 26 Jul 2000
3COM/3C980/ROADMAP.TXT 3.0 KB 28 Oct 2000
3COM/3C980/Readme.txt 15.6 KB 28 Oct 2000
3COM/3C980/Srv_Conf.hl_ 6.8 KB 1 Nov 1999
3COM/3C980/VERSION.TXT 13 bytes 7 May 2001
3COM/3C980/W2kEL98x.inf 11.7 KB 12 Oct 2000
3COM/3C980/el98x20.cat 7.5 KB 18 Oct 2000
3COM/3C980/el98xn4.sy_ 51.3 KB 19 Sep 2000
3COM/3C980/el98xn5.sy_ 44.1 KB 19 Sep 2000
3COM/3C980/nwclient/3C90X.COM 62.9 KB 12 Sep 2000
3COM/3C980/nwclient/3C90X.INS 434 bytes 12 Sep 2000
3COM/3C980/nwclient/NET.CFG 1.7 KB 12 Sep 2000
3COM/3C980/pci_fix.sys 4.5 KB 4 Jul 2000
3COM/3C980/srv_conf.ex_ 243.6 KB 13 Sep 2000
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