Category: Network and Modems
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 494 KB
Operating System: Windows 98/ME/2000/XP/Vista
Latest Version / Release Date: 188.8.131.52 / 12 Jan 2004
OvisLink WL-8000MPCI falls under the network and modems category. The device which is manufactured by Ovislink is compatible with Windows 98, ME, 2000 and XP platforms. Additional requirements for OvisLink WL-8000MPCI include Windows 98 SE and Windows Server 2K3. OvisLink WL-8000MPCI is described as a 54 Mbps/108 Mbps Wireless PC card. OvisLink WL-8000MPCI complies with the latest IEEE 802.11G standard. What is unique about the card is that it allows users to experience the same high speed internet connection making while making use of a similar frequency spectrum as the 802.11b. In addition to 802.11G, OvisLink WL-8000MPCI is also compatible with devices that are 802.11b, g, b+ and g+. OvisLink WL-8000MPCI comes with a 32 bit PCI 2.2 interface. The 802.11G+ Turbo mode makes OvisLink WL-8000MPCI less vulnerable to interferences. OvisLink WL-8000MPCI's performance is very stable and unrivalled in the market.
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
OvisLink WL-8000MPCI is compatible with 802.11b+ device. This particular device is fast running at speed of up to 22Mbps. OvisLink WL-8000MPCI comes with a design that allows users to adjust the power output. The design makes it possible for users to reduce the output of power especially when performing such tasks as attaching an external booster. The users may also reduce the power output when attaching an antenna to increase the device's performance. Security features in OvisLink WL-8000MPCI include WEP Encryption as well as Wi-Fi Protected Access (WAP). In addition OvisLink WL-8000MPCI comes with the extra Hide SSID feature that prevents outsiders from joining into a particular if without the required network ID. Multiple SSID makes it possible for users to assign SSID to different users groups. The user can then control network access by either switching the SSID on or off. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and OvisLink WL-8000MPCI errors before installing any driver updates.