Category: Network & Modems
Manufacturer: 3Com Corporation (Marvell Technology)
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 0.16Mb
Operating System: Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Latest Version / Release Date: 10.64.2.3 / 01 Aug 2008
In computing system environments, an Ethernet controller is meant to achieve interconnectivity between two or more computer systems. This means that for standalone machines that make use of dialup Internet connection, the Ethernet controller frequently remains unused. The Generic Marvell Yukon 88E8021 based Ethernet Controller is used to provide connection between a computer system and a broadband modem or router (access point) to allow high speed connection to the Internet. Unlike most Plug and Play supported devices, Ethernet controllers generally require the user to install the associated hardware driver to allow it to function properly. Once correctly installed into the computer system, the Generic Marvell Yukon 88E8021 based Ethernet Controller can provide solutions for file and Internet connection sharing, as well as network printing functionalities. An Ethernet port is known for the speed of transmission that it can achieve.
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
As a connectivity solution, the Generic Marvell Yukon 88E8021 based Ethernet Controller requires the presence of its associated driver to be correctly identified by both the Operating System and the communication program. Ethernet controllers can be in the form of built-in motherboard components or add-on peripheral cards that can be plugged into any PCI slot, USB, or PCMCIA slot. The device driver for this Ethernet controller allows for connections between mobile, server, and desktop computer systems using an Ethernet cable. The device driver of the Generic Marvell Yukon 88E8021 based Ethernet Controller can also support some system functions like Wake-on LAN activities. It also makes remote desktop connections possible. The availability of this device and incorporation into newer motherboard designs has encouraged the proliferation of home network environments. An Ethernet controller can support direct connection between two machines. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Generic Marvell Yukon 88E8021 based Ethernet Controller errors before installing any driver updates.