Category: Network and Modem
Manufacturer: Micro Systemation AB
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 56.0 KB
Operating System: Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 126.96.36.199 / 30 Jun 2001
The device driver of the SoftGSM NG USB Modem is a modem driver file which allows the host computer system to detect the presence of a communication hardware attached to the machine. Communication hardware components unlike other types of devices has the functionality of hosting data, voice, and audio stream transfer depending on the prevailing bandwidth and software application present in the host machine. In this context the device driver for the SoftGSM NG USB Modem is also partially responsible for correctly identifying the type of information that is going to be transmitted by the computer user and implement the proper protocols needed to support the transfer. The protocols which can be used are normally provided by the underlying operating system platform and relayed to the device driver for implementation by the supported hardware. The device driver also receives instructions from the host operating system environment on how the transmission can be protected.
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
Another role played by the device driver of the SoftGSM NG USB Modem is that it communicates with the device driver on the receiving end of the transmission. It makes sure that the corresponding modem at the other end is in ready status to receive the information. This is accomplished normally by sending a knock command which must be acknowledged by the modem at the other end. Unless this initial routine is completed the data transmission will not begin. This important role of the device driver makes sure that no data is lost during the transmission process. Aside from maintaining the communication layer, the device driver of the SoftGSM NG USB Modem must also maintain the integrity of the transmitted information. This is normally done by implementing dropdown transmission rates which are used to compensate for line noise. The noise encountered by the transmission line can corrupt the data packet and make it almost impossible for the recipient to decipher the information. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and SoftGSM NG USB Modem errors before installing any driver updates.