Category: Network and Modems
Manufacturer: Belkin Corporation
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 4.1MiB
Operating System: Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 184.108.40.206 / 03 Dec 2003
Belkin 802.11 g network Adapter is a device that provides wireless networking abilities to any office device equipped with Ethernet capabilities. Such include printers, gaming consoles, laptops and desktops. This device allows the user to place other Ethernet enabled devices anywhere in the house or office and still be able to interconnect all the devices within it connectivity range. The advantages of using this device are that, in most cases, it does not require drivers to start working. In addition, the set up and configuration steps are not necessary for effective working of this device. The Belkin 802.11g is about 5 times faster that the 802.11b model and features 64- bit and 128- bit WEP features encryption. The device works under Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows 98. Additional requirements include windows operating systems but may still work under the open source operating systems.
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
As noted above, the Belkin 802.11g network adapter may not need drivers. When such is the case, it become a plug-and play device that does not require the user to configure the device's setup. In some machines however, the device may not be recognized until the drivers are installed. In such a case, the user should use the installation CD provided by the manufacturer on purchase. Alternatively, the drivers can be downloaded from the Belkin official website. Upon download, the user should double click on the zipped folder and choose the location where he or she wishes to store the driver files. Once the drivers are installed, the Belkin 802.11 g network adapter should be ready to work. The outstanding advantage that this device has over the others is its ability to connect to Ethernet enabled devices over a wide range. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Belkin 802.11g Network Adapter errors before installing any driver updates.