Category: Network Adapter
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 20mb
Operating System: Windows 2003, Windows 95, Windows NT, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 98
Latest Version / Release Date: VS-450 / 3rd June 2008
The installation of the Ethernet adapter is quit simple and fast. First install the USB LAN package, an updated version of package utilizes the dbus package. Once the package is installed the device will operate as in the following procedure: First connect USB device to LAN cabling then connect the USB device to the tablet and then wait for the USB messages to pop up. Afterwards launch your web browser and you can enjoy surfing the internet. When done with the connection you can easily unplug the adapter from the USB host cable. After disconnection you should also remember to choose the disconnect option from the connection window or you will be forced to create a new connection after restarting. The installation is quit simple and fast. The Ethernet adapter does not increase your internet speeds nor will it increase the transfer rate.
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
Performance is considered regarding the adapter and correct installation. The linksys USB100M is only listed as USB 1.1, not 2.0 version of the same device is supposed to work. For the linksys it required additional drivers and actually requires more power than while the USB OTG bus on the tablet is willing to provide, you would end up needing an extremely powered USB hub while the USB 2.0 adapter might seem better. Form factor is a bit bulky but it comes with indicator lights for power and packet collision. It uses detachable pig tail USB. Other models that use this chipset are linksys USB10T, the 3 Com, 3c19250, the ADS technology USB-10BT, the Entrega NET-USB-E45 and NET-HUB-3U1E, the D-Link DSB-650, Corega USB-T and the ATen UC10T, it is ranked among the best USB adapters and the expert reviews ratings are high. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Kawasaki USB 2.0 Ethernet Adapter errors before installing any driver updates.