Category: Network and Modem
Manufacturer: Gigabyte Technology, Inc.
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 4,199 KB
Operating System: Windows NT, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 98
Latest Version / Release Date: 220.127.116.11 / 08 Jan 2005
In computer network systems a wireless local area network references an environment wherein devices are linked using the more popular OFDM radio or spread spectrum distribution routine. Connection to the Internet is achieved by connecting to an access point such as a wireless router. The Gigabyte GN-WB01GS USB WLAN Card essentially functions in a similar way as an Ethernet network card would except for the wired components. The use of this particular hardware component provides the computer user greater flexibility as well as wider network coverage range compared to conventional wired networks. The popularity of these types of wireless hardware components are brought about by the increase in the implementation and deployment of mobile computing devices. The Gigabyte GN-WB01GS USB WLAN Card being hosted on the Universal Serial Bus interface allows it to be used either on a desktop or mobile computer architecture.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
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The device driver provides the host operating system environment with the product GUID, application name, and resource components used and required by the supported communication device. In terms of networking capabilities, the deployment of the Gigabyte GN-WB01GS USB WLAN Card requires the installation of the corresponding device driver to make sure that it remains compatible with the network protocols implemented by the host machine. It is also required to adhere to common security practices in relation to data exchanges. When compared to wired network environments, there is not much difference is the manner of authentication and verification that is established by the network protocols. Essentially the Gigabyte GN-WB01GS USB WLAN Card allows the computer user to log into wireless networking environments provided that the necessary credentials are presented. Many commercial establishments have began taking advantage of the wireless technology by deploying access points that do not require authentication. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Gigabyte GN-WB01GS USB WLAN Card errors before installing any driver updates.