Category: Network and Modem
Manufacturer: 3Com Corporation
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 180.2 KB
Operating System: Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 220.127.116.11 / 07 Jan 2001
This communication hardware component was designed to improve the network access capability of mobile computing systems. The 3Com 3CRWE737A AirConnect Wireless LAN PC Card delivers a data transfer rate of approximately 11 Mbps using wireless network access. The device driver for this communication hardware component allows the implementation of the load balancing function which is built into the device by design. What this does is to automatically shift connection to other available access points when the hardware detects network congestion. In this context the device driver allows the implementation of an optimal connection within the wireless network. Since the 3Com 3CRWE737A AirConnect Wireless LAN PC Card was designed for wireless connectivity, its device driver supports the other aspects of implementing a Wireless Fidelity connection like security and authentication. In terms of security, the device driver supports an encryption method for data transfer to make sure that data packets cannot be received by unauthorized users.
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
The 3Com 3CRWE737A AirConnect Wireless LAN PC Card device driver also allows for the implementation of an extended roaming capability. This feature set allows any mobile computer user to physically move within the network coverage area without losing its active connection to the network and the Internet. Since mobile computers are prone to low battery situations, the device driver for the 3Com 3CRWE737A AirConnect Wireless LAN PC Card compliments the energy saving mechanism of the host computer system by implementing its own power management system that allows the powering down of the hardware when not in use. This in turn results in the conservation of battery life. The device driver also supports the implementation of authentication procedures which ensures that only authorized network clients can connect to the network resources. The 3Com 3CRWE737A AirConnect Wireless LAN PC Card can connect to access points with a maximum distance of 300 feet. The device driver helps in continuously monitoring the signal strength to ensure continuous connection. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and 3Com 3CRWE737A AirConnect Wireless LAN PC Card errors before installing any driver updates.