3Com EtherLink 10/100 PCI For Complete PC Management NIC (3C905C-TX) Driver Download

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Supported Models



3Com 10/100 Mini PCI Ethernet Adapter

3Com 3C918 Integrated Fast Ethernet Controller (3C905B-TX Compatible)

3Com 3C920 Integrated Fast Ethernet Controller (3C905C-TX Compatible)

3Com 3C920B-EMB Integrated Fast Ethernet Controller

3Com 3C920B-EMB-WNM Integrated Fast Ethernet Controller



Supported Operating Systems

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Vista (64 bit), Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT4, Windows ME, Windows 98SE, Windows 98, Windows 95, Other

File Name


Newer than XP's default (12-Feb-2002)

Uploader Notes

INFORMATION: This driver is for the network card which has the following printed on its chip: 3 Com Parallel Tasking II Performance 3 Com 40-0483-001 9814S 13203432 Lucent 40-04831. Updating your hardware to this driver will stop frequent "Limited or No Connectivity" notifications and other commenction issues.

DIRECTIONS: Download the .ZIP file.. Extract its contents using Windows Explorer or 7Zip. Copy the contents to the computer that needs the driver. Open Device Manager and select the network card. Double-click it and start the driver updating process. When prompted, select that you will specify the exact driver. When prompted, browse and select the OEMSETUP.INF file from the extracted download. Unplug and re-plug the etehrnet wire into the card. Enjoy!

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James M. Hobson (DG Member) on 2-Feb-2011

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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Tested on Windows XP
4 Nov 2014
(6 minutes after download)

Installation:  out of 5
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Compatibility:  out of 5
"I'm still in the process of installing this driver."
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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
3c90x1.exe 916.3 KB 2 Feb 2011
EL90X.DO_ 18.9 KB 30 Apr 2002
EL90XBC3.SY_ 54.3 KB 19 Mar 2002
EL90XBC4.SY_ 55.7 KB 13 Aug 2002
EL90XBC5.SY_ 45.2 KB 13 Aug 2002
EL90XND3.SY_ 45.8 KB 16 Jul 2001
EL90XND4.SY_ 44.9 KB 16 Jul 2001
EL90XND5.SY_ 71.8 KB 16 Jul 2001
LICENSE.TXT 8.0 KB 12 Feb 2002
NETDI90X.DL_ 6.9 KB 19 Mar 2002
NICPROP.EX_ 81.0 KB 17 Dec 1999
NT4_CFG.EX_ 282.3 KB 2 Jul 2001
NWSERVER/3C90XC.LAN 52.7 KB 10 Jun 2002
NWSERVER/3C90XC.LDI 7.3 KB 27 Jul 2001
NWSERVER/MSM.NLM 94.6 KB 1 Mar 1999
NWSERVER/NBI.NLM 31.5 KB 17 Sep 1998
OEMSETUP.INF 106.0 KB 12 Feb 2002
PCI_DATA.EXE 32.8 KB 26 Jul 2000
PCI_FIX.SYS 4.5 KB 4 Jul 2000
PREINSTL.EXE 23.6 KB 26 Feb 1999
README.TXT 16.6 KB 18 Jul 2001
W9X90XBC.CAT 11.1 KB 23 Sep 2002
W9X90XBC.INF 50.0 KB 13 Aug 2002
W9XEL90X.CAT 26 bytes 29 Apr 1999
W9XEL90X.INF 18.2 KB 6 Aug 2001
WFW311/3C90X.CO_ 32.0 KB 23 Aug 2001
WFW311/EL90X.38_ 34.5 KB 8 Feb 1999
WFW311/EL90X.DO_ 18.9 KB 30 Apr 2002
WFW311/OEMSETUP.INF 721 bytes 17 May 1999
cardfind.exe 85.4 KB 11 Oct 2006
dmi.exe 1.4 MB 11 Oct 2006
usrguid.pdf 858.8 KB 11 Oct 2006
windiags.exe 2.5 MB 11 Oct 2006

How to Update 3Com EtherLink 10/100 PCI For Complete PC Management NIC (3C905C-TX) Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

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Step 2 - Install Your Driver

Once you have downloaded your new driver, you'll need to install it. In Windows, use a built-in utility called Device Manager, which allows you to see all of the devices recognized by your system, and the drivers associated with them.

How to Open Device Manager

  • In Windows 11, Windows 10 & Windows 8.1, right-click the Start menu and select Device Manager

  • In Windows 8, swipe up from the bottom, or right-click anywhere on the desktop and choose "All Apps" -> swipe or scroll right and choose "Control Panel" (under Windows System section) -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows 7, click Start -> Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows Vista, click Start -> Control Panel -> System and Maintenance -> Device Manager

  • In Windows XP, click Start -> Control Panel -> Performance and Maintenance -> System -> Hardware tab -> Device Manager button

How to Install a driver from Device Manager

  1. Locate the device and model that is having the issue and double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  2. Select the Driver tab.

  3. Click the Update Driver button and follow the instructions.

In most cases, you will need to reboot your computer in order for the driver update to take effect.

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