Category: Network & Modems
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 714.3 KB
Operating System: Windows 95/98/2000/2003/XP/ME/NT
Latest Version / Release Date: N/A / N/A
HP Desk Direct (J2973A) 10BaseT PCI LAN Adapter falls under network and modems category. The adapter manufactured by HP and is compatible with Windows 95, 98, 2000, 2003, XP and NT platforms. The HP Desk Direct (J2973A) 10BaseT PCI LAN Adapter is described as part of HP's complete adapter solutions for network connectivity. The adapter provides users with low risk but high performance LAN connections in a variety of networks regardless of their size. The adapter may be used on different types of networks including those that require 10 mbps adapter for client machines. In addition, the adapter may also be used for network servers in 10 mbps environments. For twisted pair cable, the HP Desk Direct (J2973A) 10BaseT PCI LAN Adapter comes with an RJ-45 port. It is compatible with existing 10/100 HP adapters. What's more the adapter is compatible with HP's file servers known as Net Server.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
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The fact that the HP Desk Direct (J2973A) 10BaseT PCI LAN Adapter is compatible with existing HP 10/100 adapters makes it possible for users to switch between 10 Mbps and 100 Mbps networking. For this users make use the full line of HP cards. Accordingly, network switching becomes not only more affordable but also easier. In addition, the compatibility makes it possible for user to mix up and match 10 Mbps adapters with other high speed adapter within their networks while retaining the driver set. The HP Desk Direct (J2973A) 10BaseT PCI LAN Adapter is designed for CPU utilization that is low but for throughput that is high. It comes with multiple operation modes, complete duplex operation and bus mastering which enable it to provide broad compatibility and also optimum performance. The adapter offers plug-and-play operation that allows for automatic configuration especially by Windows 95. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and HP Desk Direct (J2973A) 10BaseT PCI LAN Adapter errors before installing any driver updates.