Category: Network and Modem
Manufacturer: Acer Inc.
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 4.6 MB
Operating System: Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 188.8.131.52 / 10/19/1999
This hardware component is a type of Network Interface Card that can be added into a computer system to gain the functionality of connecting to a Local Area Network. In this context the AcerLan ALN-315 device is considered as a type of communication hardware component. During the early days of networking these types of hardware components were only distributed as add-on cards. Nowadays these network components are even built into the motherboard providing the computer user with the flexibility of hosting more than one Network Interface Card in a single computer system. The presence of the AcerLan ALN-315 is automatically detected by the underlying operating system platform. However, the computer user must install the necessary device driver to make the hardware component functional. This means that without the device driver it cannot communicate with other client machines connected to the same network.
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 AcerLan ALN-315 is a network component that is used to implement wired Local Area Network environments. The device driver for this communication device allows it to communicate with the operating system in order to implement the necessary network protocols. These protocols are partially responsible for the process of data exchange and implementation of communication infrastructures in the computer system in relation to the host network environment. In a network environment a Network Interface Card like the AcerLan ALN-315 is responsible for decoding the data that is transmitted across the network using data packets. It is partially responsible for identifying the addressing system used to ensure that the correct data is sent to the proper network client. This type of network component is also responsible for gaining access to shared Internet connections on the network environment. Accessing this resource depends on the presence of the correct device driver, Web browser, and appropriate rights of the computer user. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and AcerLan ALN-315 errors before installing any driver updates.