Unlike "Windows for Workgroups 3.11",
Windows 3.1 does NOT include the network drivers itself, it has
to use DOS-network drivers.
Step 1: Install the Microsoft
Network Client for MS-DOS
Step 2: Configure Windows 3.1 to use the DOS-drivers
when looking at the README.TXT
on the setup-floppy of the DOS-Client:
we are advised to configure Windows 3.x for "LanManager 2.1"
Start up Windows Setup:
Select from the menu: Options / Change
and we select as Network (as suggested in
the README.TXT above):
"Microsoft LAN Manager 2.1"
(I only used the Basic)
You will be prompted for some of the Windows 3.1 floppies and to
The network connection is established in FileManager:
menu: Disk / Network-Connections...
||Enter the Network-Path as UNC:
Name of the Windows95/NT4
system and the Share-name
then, select Connect
||You have now a network drive
select Close to exit this
The new Network-drive ICON is now displayed, allowing you to
access the data on the network drive.