Category: Network and modems
Caution Level: safe
Download File Size: 733 KB
Operating System: Windows 95/ME
Latest Version / Release Date: 3.5.3 / 07 Oct 2010
Compaq NC3121 Fast Ethernet NIC is a network interface controller produced by Compaq and HP. It features Wake on LAN (WOL) which enables personal computers to be remotely powered for after hours as well remote-site maintenance. Since there is really no need for anyone to be there physically for the power up, this WOL feature has enabled businesses to be able to update drivers along with software, conduct audits for both hardware and software and carry out other management tasks without disrupting the work of PC users during the working period. Compaq NC3121 Fast Ethernet NIC provides high performance as well as functionality that are rich in features on the 10BaseT network as well as the 100Base TX network. It is a great cost effective NIC solution and offers businesses a strong solution even as networks evolve. This product supports SNMP MIB and SmartStart support for the installation of Compaq server.
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
With Compaq NC3121 Fast Ethernet NIC, it is possible to monitor network activity remotely using CNMS network management software, SNMP compliant management software and Compaq Insight Manager. This product features boot ROM support and this facilitates the upgrade and the installation of new software to systems by the network administrator from remote locations. This boot ROM support is embedded which means that businesses save a lot of time and money which they would otherwise have spent qualifying the Boot ROM chips, purchasing as well as installing them to the Boot ROM sockets. This product also has a feature of network fault tolerance which ensures that an active link to the server is always maintained. In the event that there is failure of a primary network connection, a backup NIC is able to take up automatically from where the faulty one left off thereby retaining network connection. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Compaq NC3121 Fast Ethernet NIC errors before installing any driver updates.