Category: Network and modems
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 96 KB
Operating System: Windows NT 4, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 98
Latest Version / Release Date: N/A / 22 Mar 2002
The Linksys EtherFast 10/100 USB Network Adapter comes with greater flexibility and high connection speed owed to its compact size. It is compatible with notebook and desktop computers. Its form factor is a plug-in module and the connectivity technology is of a wired nature. Its networking feature is of a network adapter which is bus powered. It gets power from the computer without the use of external power cords. It is characterized by an easy to read Led, a free world technical support and a compact design. It uses a datalink protocol of Ethernet and Ethernet network thus connections from personal computers via USB ports are possible. Its connection does not involve opening your computer. It allows users to instantly connect to networks run by any version of windows as long as it supports USB. Its model type is of plug and play.
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
To install the Linksys etherfast 10/100 USB network adapter driver, the user should first download its file from the official site. The file should then be saved on the computer and unzipped. The network adapter should then be connected to the computer. The user right clicks on My Computer and clicks on properties then goes to the hardware tab and clicks on Device Manager Button. The user finds the Linksys Network Adapter in the net category. He then double clicks on the device and presses the reinstall button. The user selects install from the location specified, marks it and then browses to choose the Linskys driver. He then clicks on the next button to continue and the finish button to complete the installation. Users are required to restart their computers to enable them see the network adapter inside the device manager. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Linksys EtherFast 10/100 USB Network Adapter errors before installing any driver updates.