Category: Network and Modem
Manufacturer: Motorola, Inc.
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 2,148 KB
Operating System: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 2003
Latest Version / Release Date: 2.12.10 / 12 Oct 2008
The Motorola Lifestyle 28.8 External is a communication hardware component that connects to the host computer system using a data cable. The communication link to the interface port is covered by the installation of the manufacturer provided device driver which also allows the underlying operating system platform to detect its presence on the particular port. The operating system will be partially responsible for assigning the necessary Interrupts and addresses that will be used by the communication device. These assigned values will be used by the various software applications to tap into the built-in feature sets of the modem. In some instances the device driver may explicitly request the operating system platform for a specific value to be assigned for both the Interrupt and the address depending on the default configuration by the manufacturer. In this context the device driver in conjunction with the host operating system platform will make sure that it will not clash with any existing 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
In most instances the underlying operating system environment makes sure that there are no two hardware components using the same Interrupt or address. This is because it may cause confusion among the different software applications that make use of the functionalities. It may also lead to what is commonly referred to as a hardware conflict. The device driver for the Motorola Lifestyle 28.8 External supports the execution of virtually all types of communication and terminal emulation programs. These programs are designed to allow the host computer system to log into remote network environments using various protocols and security authentication procedures. The protocols and authentication procedures implemented by these programs are likewise supported by the Motorola Lifestyle 28.8 External to ensure that a successful connection to the remote system can be achieved. The communication device also implements a certain degree of encryption to ensure the security of the transmitted data packets. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Motorola Lifestyle 28.8 External errors before installing any driver updates.