Category: System & Controllers
Manufacturer: ENE Technology Inc
Caution Level: Safe
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Operating System: Windows 95, Win 98, Win ME, Win 2000, Win XP/NT/ Vista
Latest Version / Release Date: 1.12.04 / 17 Apr 2004
PCI (Peripheral Component Interconnect) allows computer users to be able to attach peripheral devices, which are mainly hardware devices to the computer. The peripheral component interconnection is shortened to PCI. The device can either be installed on the motherboard or can be fixed into the socket as a card. Most of the modern PCs use the PCI controller bus. This Cardbus controller provides interface between two PCI controller buses. The inclusion of the dual PCI buses enables the controllers to function efficiently than a single bus. Computer users are able to insert 32-bit Cardbus cards to the controllers Cardbus slots. Computers using the PCI can be able to support modern PCI cards as well as ISA expansion cards. PCI enables data to be transferred at very high speeds between the devices attached and the microprocessor because of the expansion slots are placed in close range.
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
These Cardbus controllers are configured and enumerated by the Windows PCI driver. This is because the Cardbus controllers can be able to connect two PCIs. In Windows operating system, the BIOS is responsible for detecting and managing host controllers. BIOS is able to detect any hardware device when the system is turned on. It then allocates Input/output and windows for memory. These cardbus controllers are normally configured by default to PCIC mode. Before the operating system is able to determine the ISA that are connected to the Cardbus controller, the BIOS leaves the Cardbus Controller in PCIC mode. Afterwards, the controllers are given adequate memory and are assigned input/output. The Cardbus controller can be programmed via two interfaces. To enable the cardbus to function optimally, both the interfaces must be linked together. The Cardbus controller also has a feature for power protection, which allows it to analyze the power needed by the cards. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and ENE CB-710/712/714/810 Cardbus Controller errors before installing any driver updates.