Category: Network and modems
Manufacturer: Melco Corporation
Caution Level: intermediate
Download File Size: 14.84 Mb
Operating System: Windows Vista/ XP/ SE/ ME/ 2000
Latest Version / Release Date: 184.108.40.2065. / 02 Apr 2009
The MELCO WLI-PCM 802.11 Network Adapter is a wireless network device that is ideal for use at home and in businesses. It uses a WiFi organization that makes it easy for it to work between different devices. It is fast running at a throughput of 2.5-4 Mbps and most networking solutions lie with it. It works well with file transfers from one computer to another. It has the ability to operate in two modes which are known as the infrastructure mode and adhoc mode. Traffic in the infrastructure mode passes through a wireless point of access. The other mode, adhoc uses an interface that works like a Bluetooth as the computers communicate directly with each other. It therefore does not require an n access point. The three varieties of access points are Nat router, bridge and Nat-router plus + bridge. Wired networks are connected to Wireless network through the bridge type of access point.
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 MELCO WLI-PCM 802.11 Network Adapter requires an operating system of a windows environment. It is compatible with Windows Vista, XP, SE, ME and 2000 and it uses a USB interface. Users on this device are advised to download their latest drivers from the manufacturer's official website. This ensures that their computers are upgraded with the latest versions of drivers and this will enhance their performance. Users are cautioned against using WEP as it slows down their MELCO WLI-PCM 802.11 Network Adapter wireless network operations. Speed issues in internet connections are most often brought about by faulty or slow access points which do not have processing power that is equitable. For nodes to operate normally, they must have the same key level and encryption level. Cards that are of 128 bit and more can work comfortably with those that have 40/64 bit mode. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and MELCO WLI-PCM 802.11 Network Adapter errors before installing any driver updates.