Category: Network and Modem
Manufacturer: CastleNet Technology, Inc.
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 414.2 KB
Operating System: Windows XP, Windows 2K
Latest Version / Release Date: 188.8.131.52 / 07/29/2004
The CastleNet WP1280 802.11 g Wireless LAN Card device is capable of providing stable wireless network connectivity for users of desktop computers. With this WLAN (wireless local area network) card, users will be able to automatically access high speed Internet and check emails, surf the World Wide Web, share photos, documents and music. The device driver for the CastleNet WP1280 802.11 g Wireless LAN Card permits the underlying computer system to not only recognizes its presence but to likewise test whether the hardware device is ready to receive commands for the software applications or computer users. To understand how a WLAN card functions, users should first understand how the wireless Internet functions. Instead of transmitting data via a phone line, high speed cable or DSL (digital subscriber line), a wireless Internet network is capable of transmitting data in the same manner that cell phones or radios do and that is via radio waves.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
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A WLAN card like the CastleNet WP1280 802.11 g Wireless LAN Card is capable of picking up the radio signals by utilizing a small antennae and then translating it back to binary code for the user’s computer system to analyze. This process likewise functions vice versa, with the WLAN card being the translator of the PC’s information into radio waves for sending to the router where it will be converted to binary form and then sent back to the Internet across the wires. The radio communication the wireless networks use is quite different form the ones that cell phones and radios use. For one, WLAN cards are developed to function at higher frequencies than cell phones and radios so that they can handle bigger amounts of data. WLAN cards operate at around 2.4 GHz to 5 GHz. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and CastleNet WP1280 802.11 g Wireless LAN Card errors before installing any driver updates.