Category: Network and Modem
Manufacturer: Lucent Technologies
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 660.1 KB
Operating System: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 1.64 / 15 Aug 2002
The device driver for the Lucent Venus PNP Modem provides the computer user with greater flexibility when installing the associated hardware component to the host computer system. It can be used to allow the underlying operating system environment to correctly detect and configure the Lucent Venus PNP Modem without requiring any type of user intervention. The process of detection that is initiated by the operating system platform in this instance is based on either the name of the device or its hardware classification type. These data can be readily found in the contents of the device driver as supplied by its manufacturer. This is also the reason why device drivers like those provided for the Lucent Venus PNP Modem are often referred to as information files because they provide the necessary details pertaining to the identification and operation of the supported hardware component.
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
Since Lucent Technologies primarily operate as a manufacturer of chipsets used for various hardware components like modems, there is a distinct possibility that communication devices from other manufacturers can be detected by the underlying operating system as the Lucent Venus PNP Modem device. This means that the hardware component makes use of the same chipset and may also be compatible with the device driver. This normally happens when the host operating system platform is allowed to automatically detect and install the attached modem device. However, when the computer user makes use of the manufacturer provided device driver the hardware component will be correctly identified and installed into the host computer system despite having the same chipsets. The device driver for the Lucent Venus PNP Modem is also capable of invoking a logging feature that can be used for debugging errors of the modem which relate to specific software applications. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Lucent Venus PNP Modem errors before installing any driver updates.