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Operating System: Windows 2000, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 22.214.171.12402 / 09 Jul 2004
The au W22H Serial Port device is basically a serial port. A serial port is a physical interface which is utilized for transferring information one at a time. Serial ports enable computers and other devices to transfer data from one another. Nowadays, serial ports have been replaced by USB and Firewire. This is especially true for peripheral device connections such as mouse devices, keyboards and printers. Modern computers do not include serial ports. All physical connections are now in USB. However, serial ports are still in use today in systems which include shop till systems, industrial automation systems and scientific analysis. Serial ports are considered to be the most basic external connections used in computers. Although most modern systems are now in favor of the USB, other major devices such as modems, printers and digicams still use the device as a means of connection.
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
Cheap processors use other means of connectors such as USB and Firewire. These connectors allow devices to connect to the computer with ease. Some devices such as video devices, sound devices, and mass storage devices would not be able to connect to a computer using a slow serial connection. However, USBs and Firewire allow such connections. Nowadays, motherboards still have at least a single serial port available. Smaller electronic products such as graphing calculators and two-way radio still use serial ports. These devices make use of a jack plug connector and other types of connectors. With the development of other connections such as USB and Firewire, serial ports are gradually being replaced. The au W22H Serial Port requires an updated driver in order to work properly. Drivers are very important because they allow computers to communicate with the device they support. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and au W22H Serial Port errors before installing any driver updates.