SMC 8216 EtherCard Elite 16 Ultra May Cause Error Message

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If you install an SMC 8216 EtherCard Elite Ultra during the initial installation of Windows NT 4.0, you may receive an error message on a blue screen. After Windows NT is installed, you can successfully install this network adapter from the Network option in Control Panel.


To prevent this error from occurring during Windows NT Setup, install the SMC 8416 EtherEZ network adapter. This driver works with the SMC 8216 EtherCard Elite 16 Ultra. After Setup is complete, change the driver from the Network option in Control Panel.


Article ID: 147225 - Last Review: November 2, 2013 - Revision: 2.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
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