Category: Storage and hard drive
Manufacturer: ADS Technologies
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 391.7 KB
Operating System: Windows 98 SE, Windows ME
Latest Version / Release Date: 1 / 08 May 2005
The 188 ADSTECH Dual Link Drive Kit AT2 provides the computer user with solutions for hosting external storage devices of virtually any capacity. This type of hardware component is normally referred to as a hard drive enclosure which plugs into an available interface port on the host computer system. This particular hardware component is not limited hosting storage devices but is also compatible with optical media readers and writers. The 188 ADSTECH Dual Link Drive Kit AT2 is supported by a device driver which allows the underlying operating system to correctly identify it once it is connected to the interface port. Since this hardware component can host a variety of devices one of the roles of the device driver is to instruct the host operating system on the type of hardware component hosted and how to access its functionality and contents. This particular hardware component is supported by the Plug and Play feature found in newer operating system environments.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
Another important aspect provided by the device driver is that it helps to establish the communication infrastructure that runs along the interface port. The stability of this communication link will determine how successful data retrieval and write operations will be. Basically the device driver of the 188 ADSTECH Dual Link Drive Kit AT2 sends signals to the host operating system platform to indicate whether the attached device is ready to receive commands. This same routine is responsible for delivering a sustained data transfer rate that can reach a maximum of 35 megabytes per second. When configured using a daisy-chain or as a stacked architecture the device driver helps to identify the positioning of the supported hardware components. The 188 ADSTECH Dual Link Drive Kit AT2 is also fitted with LED lights to indicate any hardware activity. The signal which activates the indicator light is sent during the process of accessing the supported device. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and 188 ADSTECH Dual Link Drive Kit AT2 errors before installing any driver updates.