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Installing NFS-Client under MS Windows NT4/2000/XP


Installing NFS-Client

You can install NFS-Client for MS Window NT4/2000/XP by choosing it in the Custom Setup Type (see section Running Setup in chapter Installing ProNFS).

The Win2K NFS-Client's package for MS Windows NT4/2000/XP consists of the following files:

  1. XWPFSW2K.SYS - a network file system driver (WIN2K/XP redirector)

  2. or

  3. XWPFSNT4.SYS - a network file system driver (WINNT4 redirector)

  4. XWNTSERV.EXE - an executable (service) file

  5. XWNTFS32.DLL - a network provider DLL

  6. XWPSHELL.DLL - a property sheet DLL

  7. NFSCLPAR EXE - a settings viewer/editor

  8. NFSSETUP.EXE - an installing utility

  9. NFSUNINS.EXE - an un-installing utility

  10. NFSTRACE.EXE - a tracing utility

If installation is successful, then the following files should be seen in the MS Windows' system directory (after system restart):

  • \SYSTEM32\DRIVERS\XWPFSW2K.SYS

  • or

  • \SYSTEM32\DRIVERS\XWPFSNT4.SYS

  • \SYSTEM32\XWNTSERV.EXE

  • \SYSTEM32\XWNTFS32.DLL

  • \SYSTEM32\XWPSHELL.DLL

The NFSCLPAR.EXE and NFSUNINS.EXE files will be placed into the home directory of the ProNFS package. These utilities are also accessible from the MS Windows' Start menu:

  • Start->Programs->NFS Client->Settings

  • Start->Programs->NFS Client->Uninstall

You can check out the registration of NFS-Client with the regedt32 system utility. Look for the following keys:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE->Software->Lab-NC->XWPNFS32

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE->System->CurrentControlSet->Control->NetworkProvider->Order

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE->System->CurrentControlSet->Services->XWNTSERV

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE->System->CurrentControlSet->Services->XwpNTrdr

To load the NFS driver and make it active after the NFS-Client installation, you must restart your system.


Removing NFS-Client

To remove NFS-Client from your system, you should run Start->Programs->NFS Client->Uninstall. Then you must restart your system.

You can check out the result of removing with the regedt32 system utility as described above.






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