Category: Network and Modem
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 1.3 MB
Operating System: Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows Home Server, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 126.96.36.1992 / 6/21/06
Fast Ethernet is essentially a standard for Local Area Networks which allows for the implementation of data transmission rates that can reach up to 100 megabits per second. This particular technology allows a network client connected using an Ethernet cable but with a 10 megabits per second card to connect to the network environment based on a shared data rate. This means that this particular technology can be applied to older computer systems because it is backward compatible. The GN-FE605 Fast Ethernet Adapter is hosted on the PCI slot of the computer motherboard and provides an RJ45 connector slot at the back panel where the Ethernet cable will be connected. The device driver also supports the functionality of the LED lights at the face plate which are used to detect the speed of data transmission as well as the activity of the supported hardware component.
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 GN-FE605 Fast Ethernet Adapter device driver supports both 802.3 and 802.3u communication standards based on the IEEE specifications. In terms of network management functionalities the device driver also supports the implementation of Wake on LAN features which allows a computer user to get out of standby when a network activity is detected. When the device driver is correctly installed in the host computer system it can also be used in conjunction with the Advanced Configuration Power Interface feature which is the Power Management tool of the operating system environment. Another role of the device driver for the GN-FE605 Fast Ethernet Adapter is that it extends support to the Desktop Management Interface utility of the computer system. This particular utility is described as an industry framework which is used to manage and keep track of the software and hardware components hosted on a particular computer system. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and GN-FE605 Fast Ethernet Adapter errors before installing any driver updates.