Category: Modem Net
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 31.6 KB
Operating System: Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows ME, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 126.96.36.199 / 01 Apr 2002
The com21 DP 112-XB USB cable modem offers easier connectivity to the internet as opposed dial up connections, which can be slow and unreliable. The cable model is installed by the user and all one needs to do is work with a cable connection in order too get the installation kit for the modem. The drivers for the cable modem usually are pre-packaged in the manufacturer package. However, should the installation CD not be working for any reason, the user can access the same drivers from the Com21 official website. There are various modems by Com21 inc. so one needs to describe the model of the modem and the operating system he or she is using. The Modem is compatible with Windows 98SE, windows ME, windows 2000 and windows XP. Being specific about one's system is vital since one is more likely to get the right drivers for the modem.
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
Once the drivers for com21 DP1112-XB USB cable modem have been downloaded, the user can then connect the modem via the USB port to the machine. The system will automatically sense the new hardware device and hence start the installation process. To complete the process, one will need to restart of reboot his or her machine. To surf the internet however, the cable company must provided the bandwidth. The USB cable modem can either be a 1.0 port, which transfers data at 12 Mbps or a USB 2.0, which can transfer 400 Mbps. Most USB cable modems however comes in the latter category thus making the internet connections impressively fast. Since the USB cable modem connects directly to the computer, the user does not need to purchase a router for his connection. However, this exposes the computer to direct virus or spyware attacks. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Com21 DP1110-XB USB Cable Modem errors before installing any driver updates.