Category: Network and Modem
Manufacturer: DAVICOM Semiconductor, Inc.
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 77.5 KB
Operating System: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server
Latest Version / Release Date: 1.42 / 14 Jun 2001
The DAVICOM PCI LongRun Adapter is a type of Ethernet based network adapter that works with majority of 100 BaseT as well as 10 BaseT computer networks. The device driver supports the automatic switching technology implemented by its manufacturer eliminating the need for manual switching. This results in the automation of the networking process with very minimal user intervention required. The activation of this hardware component allows the host computer system to actively send and receive data from other connected machines. These types of networking devices are commonly found in computer network environments and very recently have become a permanent fixture even in home computing environments. Essentially the installation of the correct device driver allows the hardware component to successfully communicate with the prevailing networking and communication protocols of the host operating system platform. These protocols may vary from one operating system to another.
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
The device driver also supports security and authentication procedures that are implemented by computer networks. These types of routines are normally put in place to protect data as well as prevent unauthorized users from accessing information and network resources. The installation of the device driver for the DAVICOM PCI LongRun Adapter allows it to send authentication codes to the network adapter on the other end. The software components of the communication infrastructure are used to validate the credentials that are being sent by the guest computer to the server. The device driver also communicates with the host operating system platform to secure an address that will identify the supported hardware component to the entire network and to the host computer system. This address is used to make sure that all data sent across the network will be sent to the correct recipient. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and DAVICOM PCI LongRun Adapter errors before installing any driver updates.