Category: PC Card Driver
Caution Level: Safe
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Operating System: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 98SE, Windows NT3.51, Windows NT4, Other Unix, DOS, OS/2, Other
The Initio INIC-941 PCI SCSI Host Adapter is created and manufactured by AdvanSys. The majority of the IDE/ATA hard disks are operated by incorporated IDE controllers that are embedded into the chipset on the motherboard. The Initio INIC-941 PCI SCSI Host Adapter is not, for the most part, controlled by built-in motherboard SCSI controllers, even though several are and this is growing in popularity. The majority of the systems need the addition of a special card which serves as the interface between the PCI SCSI host adapter and the personal computer. This device is known as a PCI SCSI host adapter, or alternately a host bus adapter. It is often time called SCSI controller or even just a SCSI card, though these are technically wrong names. They are not precise because SCSI is a systems-level interface, and each device on the bus has its own controller. Sensibly, the host adapter is just a SCSI device like any other. Its task is to act as the gateway between the SCSI bus and the internal PC's I/O bus.
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 Initio INIC-941 PCI SCSI Host Adapter is a device that is utilized to connect one or more other SCSI devices to a computer bus. The majority of modern PCI SCSI host adapters are 32-bit, or 64-bit PCI cards. The original ones were based on the 16-bit ISA bus or the intermediary 32-bit VESA and EISA buses. It is not unusual for a SCSI host adapter to be built into the motherboard of a personal computer as an integral part, however this usually makes the board quite expensive and it is more usual to keep the PCI SCSI host adapter as an individual component which can be easily replaced or transferred to another device. Because the SCSI is a very clever interface, meaning it has many capabilities and the devices on it are able to communicate in advanced means, a lot of PCI SCSI host adapters have evolved rather unique capabilities. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Initio INIC-941 PCI SCSI Host Adapter errors before installing any driver updates.