Category: Network and Modem
Manufacturer: Cabletron Systems, Inc.
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 32.1 KB
Operating System: Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 22.214.171.124 / 06/30/2001
The Cabletron DE500B PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter is a computer networking component which is a combination of the Physical Layer Interface and the Media Access Controller components. This networking component actually references the collective standards which cover the Ethernet networking technology. The device driver for this networking component allows for the implementation of data traffic speeds to a maximum of 100 megabits per second. This is in comparison to the older 10 megabits per second capability of the technology. The Cabletron DE500B PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter allows a standalone computer system to link up to an established network environment for the purpose of sharing resources among others. The implementation of its networking feature relies on the ability of the device driver to communicate with the network communication protocols used by the underlying operating system platform. The communication layer is constantly active in the background to ensure that data transfer is not hampered.
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
When talking about network environments, the issues of data transfer integrity as well as security always arise. For this reason, virtually every type of network environment implements some from of encryption method to protect the contents of the data packets. It also employs a dropdown rate which will allow the connection to persist despite noises or obstructions. In this context, the role of the Cabletron DE500B PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter device driver is to make sure that all data transmissions that pass through the hardware comply with the security standards implemented by the operating system. Data transmission may be monitored to make sure that the data received is exactly the same as what is sent. Normally, the device driver contains the necessary instructions which will allow the host operating system platform to control the behavior of the networking component. The hardware driver is also responsible for identifying the address and communication port that will be occupied by the device. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Cabletron DE500B PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter errors before installing any driver updates.