VMware Accelerated AMD PCNet Adapter

Category: Network and Modem
Manufacturer: VMware
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 1MB
Operating System: Windows NT4, XP, 2000, 98
Latest Version / Release Date: 2.0.0.5 / 25 Oct 2004

Windows device driver information for VMware Accelerated AMD PCNet Adapter

VMware Accelerated AMD PCNet Adapter is designed to enhance the calibration routine of the sensor when it goes from standby or hibernation mode. The device allows the sensor to carry on from the D3 power state. What is more, the device also improves the level of detection of the algorithm any time the sensor is working on navigation mode. The device has been designed with plug and play technology which allows one to install it even when logged in under the guest system. It uses protocols that include TCP/IP or IPX/SPX which operate as usual. The performance of this device is exceptional especially when used on Gigabit Ethernet since it releases pressure that may be exerted on the host CPU. It has been designed in such a way that it can be connected and disconnected even when the computer is in operation

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VMware Accelerated AMD PCNet Adapter can be connected to a virtual switch and it enables the CPU to handle more computations while it also has a faster throughput. The device also reduces the inconveniencies that may break the network link such as the presence of a faulty adapter. It is compatible with PCnet software whereas the device also allows the network administrator to prioritize traffic that comes from PCnet NIC desktops as well as servers. Further still, the device also allows the system to set up the priority filters in the bid to categorize traffic as well as prioritization of IEEE 802.1p such that before processing of normal traffic is done in the network infrastructure, priority traffic is processed first. This allows the system to give priority to critical applications as well as users depending on the each one's requirement of features like latency and bandwidth. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and VMware Accelerated AMD PCNet Adapter errors before installing any driver updates.