Category: Network and Modem
Manufacturer: Askey Computer Corp.
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 2.91 MB
Operating System: Windows 98, Windows 98 SE, Windows ME, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista
Latest Version / Release Date: 22.214.171.124 / 1/14/06
The HM121d DSL Modem is a type of Digital Subscriber Line communication hardware component that provides solutions for the host computer system to take advantage of high speed Internet access. This type of connection is considered as a huge upgrade from the typical dial-up connections in the past although both rely on the presence of conventional telephone lines. Theoretically the Digital Subscriber Line technology supported by the device driver of the communication device can achieve data transfer rates of 8.448 Mbps. Currently majority of these types of connections are deployed with 1.544 Mbps or relatively lower data transmission rates. Normally these types of rates are capable of supporting the online activities of regular business enterprises, small to medium scale organizations, and home computer networks as well. Currently the drawback of this particular technology is the availability of the telephone infrastructure that can provide simultaneous access to voice and digital data.
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 HM121d DSL Modem is typically considered as a broadband modem which effectively separates the data and voice signals that simultaneously run on the telephone line. This particular communication component extends the functionality of common home computer networks and is comparable to the services delivered by cable modems. The main difference primarily lies on the source of the data signals received by the device. The DSL modem taps on the functionality of the telephone service while the Cable modem distinguishes between the data and video signals sent through the cable TV service. Broadband modems like the HM121d DSL Modem have been designed to accommodate speeds of put to 10 Mbps via Ethernet connection. In reality however, these speeds are seldom if ever achieved. In this instance one of the roles of the device driver is to preserve the communication line between the modem hardware and the Network Interface Card of the host computer system. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and HM121d DSL Modem errors before installing any driver updates.