Category: Storage & Hard Drivers
Manufacturer: VIA Technologies Inc
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 56.20 MB
Operating System: Windows 98, Windows 2000,
Latest Version / Release Date: 5.11.4 / 16 Nov 2005
The VIA Rhine II Fast Ethernet Adapter is an input design that is specifically designed to plug in to the (Universal Serial Bus port)USB on a laptop or desktop PC running Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, or Windows 98 that are based on 2.0 USB. VIA Rhine II Fast Ethernet Adapter prolongs the transfer rate of speed for USB Fast Ethernet adapters to network connectivity of 10/100Mbps. As a USB device, VIA Rhine II Fast Ethernet Adapter gets rid of any need of using ISA, PCI or PC Card slot to improve LAN connectivity to PC laptop or desktop computer. VIA Rhine II Fast Ethernet Adapter gives RJ-45 connector that is standard for fast and simple method of connecting to Fast Ethernet 100Mbps or Ethernet 10Mbps based LAN through a network switch or hub. The inbuilt USB 2.0 cable is connected directly to the laptop or desktop computer. Power for VIA Rhine II Fast Ethernet Adapter is provided by the USB bus directly hence get rid of the need for external power adapter
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When VIA Rhine II Fast Ethernet Adapter is being installed, there are some few steps that are followed to ensure proper installation of the device. First of all user should determine versions of windows that run in a computer. The computer is turned off and the cable is plugged off hence computer cover is removed. ALN-320 should be removed from its plastic box hence it is inserted into any PCI bus slot and top of the adapter is fastened to the case that has appropriate screw. After that network cable and PC power cord are plugged in hence the computer is turned on. When windows 98 and Windows 98 boots up, the PC should detect adapter hence display a message such as 'New hardware Found‚Äö√Ñ√π, Windows is installing the software for your new hardware among others. User should then see the VIA Rhine II Fast Ethernet Adapter driver hence ok is clicked if at all the user does not fine tune the setting. This driver can be seen in control panel hence changes can be done when necessary. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and VIA Rhine II Fast Ethernet Adapter errors before installing any driver updates.