Caution Level: intermediate
Download File Size: 164MB
Operating System: dows NT, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows
Latest Version / Release Date: 330 / Not Specified
This is an Alcatel product that is basic ADSL USB connection modem. It is compatible with Windows Xp/98/ME/2000, it requires a Computer that is a PIV/III and has a random access memory of 512 or more. The speed touch has a problem with compatibility with Windows 98 new edition so it is recommended to avoid installation with this version. The speed touch gives users who are using any operating system that is below Windows 98 since the USB interface was introduced during the windows 98 era. It is advisable to use more recent operating systems such as Windows XP, it is more efficient and does not require driver updates since some come with the plug and play options and others have self installation software's. it is recommended to consult technical advice before attempting to install the software.
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
Although used for Broadband internet ADSL the speed touch 330 it does not appear as a high speed internet or LAN internet connection, but appears as a dial up device connection. It is required to initiate a dial up link each and every time one wants to make an internet connection. The 330 is a normal basic modem rather than the misconception of being a router modem does not have router features such as firewall, routing, WLAN or NAT. the 330 is not an Ethernet but a USB modem, the software and drivers are supposed to be installed so as to allow the 330 to function. A local network connection cannot be created with this modem due to the lack of the Ethernet interface. One can use a computer that has a capability of Network Address Translation to make a local area network if using the 330 It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and SpeedTouch 330 series errors before installing any driver updates.