Category: Network and Modem
Manufacturer: D-Link Corporation
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 457.2 KB
Operating System: Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows 2000, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 188.8.131.52 / 07 Feb 2003
In terms of network environments, the role of the D-Link AirPlus Xtreme G DWL-G520 Adapter is to provide the host computer system with the functionality of logging into wireless computer networks. The manner of activation of this feature set requires the installation of the manufacturer provided device driver. One of the roles of the device driver is to provide the host operating system platform with the necessary details regarding the identification and operation of the attached hardware component. The D-Link AirPlus Xtreme G DWL-G520 Adapter is installed in any vacant PCI slot of the motherboard. The device driver communicates with the drivers of the system motherboard to make sure that necessary system resources and interrupts are assigned to the hardware component. Much like wired-based Network Interface Cards, this wireless network component can also be affected by environmental noise and weak signal strength.
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
Another important role of the device driver is to make sure that there is a correct exchange of instructions between the D-Link AirPlus Xtreme G DWL-G520 Adapter and the prevailing network protocols of the host machine. The importance of this is emphasized by the need to maintain data exchange integrity during every transmission. The device driver likewise interacts with prevailing security algorithms of the host computer system to make sure that data transmissions are not only accurate but also secured. The manner of transmission provided by the D-Link AirPlus Xtreme G DWL-G520 Adapter also adheres to the standards for network environments. This means that this wireless network interface component supports the implementation of authentication procedures when necessary. The device driver is partially responsible for the storage of necessary network credentials that will allow a computer system to log into an authorized computer network automatically. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and D-Link AirPlus Xtreme G DWL-G520 Adapter errors before installing any driver updates.