Accton AC-EW3101 Wireless PCMCIA (3V)


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Category: Monitor and video card
Manufacturer: Accton Wireless Broadband Corporation
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 801 KB
Operating System: Win 98, Win 98SE, Win ME, Win NT 4.0, Win 2K, Win XP, Win Server 2K3
Latest Version / Release Date: NA / NA
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Windows device driver information for Accton AC-EW3101 Wireless PCMCIA (3V)

Accton AC-EW3101 Wireless PCMCIA is a PCI card. Since this device has been discontinued to be sold in the mass market, there had been no reviews or any write ups for this product. In PCI cards, there is a variation known as PCMCIA which stands for 'Personal Computer Memory Card International Association'. PCMCIA is a collection of all big businesses who lead the way in defining and developing standards. With its continuing branding and marketing of the product, it extended its market to not just memory cards. Rather, the association acquired the rights to the simpler term 'PC Card' which come from the IBM company. Since then, a lot of people are using PCI rather than 'PCMCIA', from version 2 of the specification onwards. This device also expanded its use to a lot of flash memory cards that set out to improve in terms of size and features of the Type I cards. These Type I cards are known as compact flash, minicard and smartmedia. There is also what is called an “ExpressCard”. This was invented as a replacement for the PC Card. The company develops around the PCI Express and USB 2.0 standards. Since 2007 all major laptops are now equipped and sold with only ExpressCard slots or neither the slots type, thus leaving expansion to USB and Firewire only. The PCI card is connected to a bus. This enables a user to connect components to the computer's processor. Users may see these connections among their other computer hardware such as hard disks, memory, sound systems, video systems, etc. The very use of this device is to construct more interchangeable parts.

This device can just be plugged or unplugged if the user may want to upgrade or downgrade their computer hardware. It was in the 90’s when Intel introduced the very first PCI bus or what is known as the Peripheral Component Interconnect bus. This stands as the hybrid of sorts between ISA and VL Bus. As such by connecting, it gives admittance to system memory for connected devices. In order for it to fully operate, it will need a bridge to connect to the front side bus and thus to the CPU or the central processing unit. This is the physical connection to the processor so as to connect to most of the other components in the user’s computer. The connections included are the main memory or RAM, hard drives and the PCI slots. Moreover, Accton AC-EW3101 Wireless PCMCIA (3V) is another computer hardware invented to enable computers to communicate over a computer network as such network connection can either be using cables or devices for wireless connection. The device is considered to be an OSI layer one or a physical layer as well as layer 2 or a data link layer device. Its core function is providing physical access to a networking medium as well as a low level addressing system through the use of MAC addresses. Another important factor to think of is the Ethernet as it makes all network communications possible. Ethernet has been around since the mid-1990s. It is known that the Ethernet network card contains an exclusive forty-eight bit serial number known as a MAC address. Principally, this is saved in ROM carried onto the card. Unique MAC addresses are very important as it is a requirement for every computer that operates on an Ethernet network. Addresses are bought separately to the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. They are also the one in charge of assigning address to each card at the time of production. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Accton AC-EW3101 Wireless PCMCIA (3V) errors before installing any driver updates.


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