Category: Network and Modem
Manufacturer: D-Link Corporation
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 1.5 MB
Operating System: Windows 98, Windows 98 SE, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Linux
Latest Version / Release Date: 1.11 / 03 Dec 2008
Normally desktop computing machines are equipped with built-in Network Interface Cards that are soldered into the motherboard. When it comes to wireless connectivity however, not all desktop computers are equipped with this functionality. One of the potential solutions is the installation of the D-Link Wireless G DWA-510 Desktop Adapter in the PCI slot of the host machine. By installing the appropriate device driver for this particular Network Interface Card the host computer system gains the functionality of connecting to both 802.11g and 802.11b wireless networks. Although not intended for mobile usage, the desktop computer gains the advantage of minimizing the number of hardware components to host multiple machines as well as extending the coverage area of the network environment. Since the device driver for the D-Link Wireless G DWA-510 Desktop Adapter supports wireless connectivity it can also communicate with other systems that support similar technology.
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
Essentially the primary role of the device driver for the D-Link Wireless G DWA-510 Desktop Adapter in terms of functionality is to make sure that the host machine can effectively log into the wireless network. This will allow the computer user to perform basic online functions like browsing the Internet and checking electronic mail messages. The implementation of the manufacturer provided device driver also ensures that the network component implements basic data security protection. This will provide better encryption for data resulting in better privacy. Since the D-Link Wireless G DWA-510 Desktop Adapter supports both 802.11g and 802.11b wireless technologies, the device driver makes sure that it is backward compatible. The computer system gains the flexibility of connecting to wireless networks that make use of older technologies probably because of older network components. The device driver in this context becomes partially responsible for bridging the technological gap to make sure that there is no drop in system performance. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and D-Link Wireless G DWA-510 Desktop Adapter errors before installing any driver updates.