Category: Network & Modems
Manufacturer: Gateway Inc.
Caution Level: Intermediate
Operating System: Win 98, Win 98SE, Win ME, Win 2K, Win XP, Win Server 2K3
Release Date: 24 Jun 2005
The Actiontec V.90 PCI Modem is one of Gateway's series of driver devices that was released in the middle of 2000. The term PCI is an acronym for Peripheral Component Interconnect, a computer bus most commonly used for attaching hardware devices to a computer. The PCI computer bus is mostly used in PC modems such as the one in Actiontec V.90 PCI Modem. Since its introduction, PCI has replaced ISA and VESA computer bus as the standard device in expansion bus. PCI also has managed to be accepted as the standard bus device for most computer makers. Gateway, the company behind Actiontec V.90 PCI Modem, is a California based multinational hardware company that specializes in development and manufacturing of various ranges of personal computers and computer accessories. Gateway Inc. also manufactures and distributes computer monitors and servers. Gateway Inc. is currently a subsidiary of Acer, the world's top player in computer manufacturing.
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 company behind Actiontec V.90 PCI Modem also manufactures and distributes its products, whether directly or indirectly, to third-party retailers and consumers. This business strategy has proven effective for the company such that Gateway has established three main business components, Direct, Professional and Retail segment. For its direct segment, Gateway sells its product like Actiontec V.90 PCI Modem to small business consumers either through online or call centers. Its professional segment caters medium-to-large businesses and institutions via phone based and competent field sales people. The retails segment is facilitated by simply selling its product lines directly to retailers such as computer stores, electronic stores and home electronics warehouses. Its success in retail segment distribution has made Gateway as one of the major computer manufacturing companies. Dell, Hewlett-Packard, Lenovo, Apple Inc, Toshiba and Sony consider Gateway as one of its top competitors. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Actiontec V.90 PCI Modem errors before installing any driver updates.