Category: Network and modem
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: N/A
Operating System: Windows NT 4, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 98
Latest Version / Release Date: 18.104.22.168 / 03 Oct 2001
The Compaq WL100 11Mbps Wireless LAN PC Card falls under the category Network and Modem. The driver for the device is compatible with the following operating systems: Windows NT 4, Windows XP, Windows 2000, and Windows 98. It was made available for consumers on October 3, 2001. The Compaq WL100 11Mbps Wireless LAN PC Card is a wireless adapter from Compaq. The device comes in the form of a PC card. A wireless local area network or WLAN connects devices through the wireless distribution method. This method is usually known as the spread-spectrum of the OFDM radio. WLAN provides a connection through an access point to the Internet. WLAN allows computer users to be connected to a network within a certain local coverage without being disconnected. Today, business like malls and restaurants use WLAN to provide wireless Internet connection to their customers.
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The Compaq WL100 11Mbps Wireless LAN PC Card complies with the PCMIA type II standards. Type II PC Card devices use either a 16-bit or 32-bit interface and are 5.0 to 5.5 millimeters thick. These cards allow other devices to attach to peripherals. Since the device uses Wireless LAN, it enables users to interact with other computer users without having to use cables associated with computer networks. There are two ways to use the Compaq WL100 11Mbps Wireless LAN PC Card. A user can connect directly to one or more computers using the device to form an Ad Hoc wireless network. Another way is to connect to an Access Point. An access point gives computer users access to an existing wired LAN. This forms an Infrastructure of wireless network. The Compaq WL100 11Mbps Wireless LAN PC Card and its driver are provided by Compaq Computer Corporation. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Compaq WL100 11Mbps Wireless LAN PC Card errors before installing any driver updates.