Category: Network and Modem
Manufacturer: ActionTec Electronics, Inc.
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 63.1 KB
Operating System: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows ME, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 2003
Latest Version / Release Date: 3.1 / 02 Nov 2002
This communication hardware component is based on the specifications of the Personal Computer Memory Card International Association which is the internationally observed format for most expansion cards intended for mobile computer systems. Consistent with other device drivers, that used by the Actiontec 28.8 Kbps PCMCIA Fax Modem provides the underlying operating system with the necessary information to its signature type, hardware class, provider, and driver version among others. These information are entered into the Windows Registry of the operating system to make them available to other applications that require them. The device driver also helps the operating system to determine what type of modem device it is including the codecs that it may require. The Actiontec 28.8 Kbps PCMCIA Fax Modem device driver also contains the necessary control flags, error codes and initialization strings that may be used during runtime.
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
Modem devices are essentially hardware components used for converting digital signals to their analog format to allow for their transmission across typical telephone lines. The analog data transmitted across the telephone network is then converted back to its digital format by the modem device on the other end. The device driver for the Actiontec 28.8 Kbps PCMCIA Fax Modem supports all types of communication that is built into the device. In this case this communication hardware is capable of sending not only data but also fax messages. It can also receive both supported types. The device driver communicates with the operating system to make sure that appropriate system resource allocation is provided for the device. The device driver also establishes a link with communication programs installed in the host computer system. This allows the execution of terminal emulation and telephony programs among others. The Actiontec 28.8 Kbps PCMCIA Fax Modem can also be used to establish a connection to the Internet allowing the computer user to visit various websites. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Actiontec 28.8 Kbps PCMCIA Fax Modem errors before installing any driver updates.