3Com 3C16986A-US Driver Download (Official)

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Supported Models

3C16986A-US Driver



File Name

upgrade.zip (1.1 MB)


2.4 (22-Jan-2001)

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Uploader Notes

3Com SuperStack 3 Switch 3300 TM

3Com Management Software Upgrade Utility (Version 2.4)

Uploaded By

Rajesh (DG Staff Member) on 6-Jul-2004

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
_SYS1.CAB 410.8 KB 13 Sep 2000
SETUP.LID 49 bytes 13 Sep 2000
SETUP.INS 58.4 KB 13 Sep 2000
_ISDEL.EXE 8.2 KB 13 Sep 2000
OS.DAT 417 bytes 13 Sep 2000
SETUP.EXE 59.9 KB 13 Sep 2000
DATA1.CAB 53.5 KB 13 Sep 2000
DATA.TAG 110 bytes 13 Sep 2000
LAYOUT.BIN 353 bytes 13 Sep 2000
LANG.DAT 4.6 KB 13 Sep 2000
SETUP.INI 47 bytes 13 Sep 2000
_SETUP.DLL 11.3 KB 13 Sep 2000
_INST16.EX_ 285.3 KB 13 Sep 2000
_USER1.CAB 51.5 KB 13 Sep 2000
_INST32I.EX_ 290.6 KB 13 Sep 2000

How to Update 3C16986A-US Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the 3C16986A-US 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 3C16986A-US 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 Driver Update Utility for 3C16986A-US. 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

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 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.

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.

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