Category: Network and modems
Manufacturer: NetGear Inc
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 11.68 Mb
Operating System: Windows 95/98/ XP/2000 and ME
Latest Version / Release Date: 188.8.131.52 / Nov. 2003
Netgear MA101 USB adapter USB adapter is a networking device attached to the PC through the USB. It transfers data at 11 Mbps and is a viable wireless networking device. People looking forward to expanding their workplace networks through remote networking should invest in the device. The device works based on the reliable 802.11b networking standards and has a Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) encryption, which ensures that all data transfers and communication across networks are safe and secure. The device is able to adjust its data transfer speeds automatically, something that enables it to extend the data range to longer distances. The Netgear MA101 USB adapter USB adapter is well suited for use with a variety of PCs. Since the device supports plug-and-play mode of installation, it does not require driver installation in most machines. The drivers can however be downloaded from the official manufacturer's website should the need arise.
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 Netgear MA101 USB adapter USB adapter can easily connect employees across the office using the 11Mbps speeds without the need to install new wires across the network. The device is powered through the USB connection and does not need a power outlet. Once the device has been installed, the users can access internet and emails, printers, file servers and cable or DSL internet. The use of the Netgear MA101 USB adapter USB adapter saves the user from investing in expensive cables, and the hassles of moving furniture in order to expand the existing workplace. In addition, unlike the wireless cables that take time in setting up, the entire user needs to do with the USB adapter is plug it on and configure all remote devices to the host machine. Where the plug and play functions fail to work, the user should install the latest version of the adapter driver. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Netgear MA101 USB Adapter errors before installing any driver updates.