Category: Network and Modem
Manufacturer: D-Link Corporation
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 9.7 MB
Operating System: Windows 98 SE, Windows ME, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Linux
Latest Version / Release Date: 3.42.0.0427 / 1/19/05
As a Network Interface Card, the D-Link DFE-520TX PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter is used initiate a wired connection to a computer environment via Ethernet cable technology. This networking hardware component supports perhaps the most popular type of network cabling strategy in the computer industry. The Ethernet cable allows for high speed data transmission with minimal distortion primarily due to the protection provided by the insulation of the network cabling. The device driver for the D-Link DFE-520TX PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter allows the supported hardware component to make use of network addressing methods for the proper transmission of data packets. Consistent with most computer networks, the data transmitted by this networking component are chopped into smaller data packets to speed up their transmission and increase the rate of success while maintaining data integrity and security. The packets are then reassembled once they reach their destination machine.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
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In a typical computer network every network client is assigned an Internet Protocol address which will identify its presence in the network. When a computer system attempts to send or retrieve information to and from a specific machine, the networking protocols will attempt to locate this computer system using its assigned address. The D-Link DFE-520TX PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter is used by the host computer system to broadcast its presence on the computer system. This network component is likewise responsible for verifying if the received data packet is intended for its address. The device driver makes sure that the implementation of this network hardware component is supported by the various network protocols of the operating system environment. The D-Link DFE-520TX PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter can also be used to test the current state of the connection. This process is made possible by the interaction of the device driver and specific operating system tools like the PING command. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and D-Link DFE-520TX PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter errors before installing any driver updates.