Category: Network & Modems
Manufacturer: Acer Inc.
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 24.37 MB
Operating System: Windows XP, Windows NT SP4,Windows ME,Windows 2000 SP4,Windows 2000 SP1,Windows NT SP3,Windows 3.11,Windows 98,Windows 2000 SP2,Windows 95,Windows 2000,Windows NT SP2,Windows NT,DOS
Latest Version / Release Date: 126.96.36.199 / 01 Jul 2001
The ACER NIC-559A PRO/100+ with WOL is a type of network interface card which plugs into the vacant slot on the motherboard to help the computer system attain network connectivity solutions. The device driver for the ACER NIC-559A PRO/100+ with WOL supports networking protocols that are defined under the Microsoft Windows Operating System environment to help facilitate the smooth flow of data when placed within the infrastructure of a network environment. The device driver of the ACER NIC-559A PRO/100+ with WOL likewise helps the computer user to define specific configuration settings that will dictate the behavior of the hardware during runtime. This configuration utility is normally incorporated into the Control Panel function of the operating system. Generally network interface cards can be automatically detected by newer operating system platforms due to the introduction of the Plug and Play technology.
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
One of the differences between the ACER NIC-559A PRO/100+ with WOL and other hardware components supported by Plug and Play technology is that although it can be detected it will not function without the correct device driver. Once the associated driver is correctly installed into the host computer system, the ACER NIC-559A PRO/100+ with WOL will be able to provide network services as well as data sharing operations. Another function of the ACER NIC-559A PRO/100+ with WOL device driver is to support the Wake on LAN function of the hardware. This technology provides a remote access feature which allows the network interface card to power on the computer system or brings it out of standby mode without the user being physically present in front of it. This feature must be supported by the computer motherboard otherwise it may be disabled. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and ACER NIC-559A PRO/100+ with WOL errors before installing any driver updates.