LAN Drivers in Acer® Extensa
Acer Extensa system comes power packed with excellent features. It uses latest of the processor and supports most of the Microsoft Operating System. You can also get connected to the network in this system without much of complication or interruptions. As every device requires drivers, LAN device also requires the use of such softwares. LAN drivers are necessary to ensure proper working of the LAN network. The LAN drivers enable smooth and easy means of transferring data through a common communication link. In order to experience great working of the LAN device, you need to ensure whether the LAN drivers that are installed are compatible ones.
- Roles of LAN drivers
- Need of using LAN drivers
- System requirements for LAN drivers
Roles of LAN drivers
The LAN driver has certain roles in the Acer Extensa system. The drive acts as an interface between the Network Interface card and upper layer protocols. The upper layer protocols include TCP/IP, IPX and NetBIOS. The LAN drivers functions at the Medium Control Layer of the Data Link Layer. The driver sends appropriate signals to sender and receiver end. It allows fast communication between more than two systems.
Need of using LAN drivers
The LAN connection is used to connect the Acer Extensa system with other systems within a local area like college campus or offices. You need to use a LAN driver in your system to provide fast Ethernet access in your system. The driver is used as a socket to hold the LAN cards. You need an appropriate LAN driver to support proper working of the LAN card so that there would be no interruption to the network connection.
The LAN drivers have certain system requirements. You need to configure the Acer Extensa system with these requirements to ensure proper working of the driver. These system requirements include processor, OS, hard disk, memory etc. It is also important for you to install good firewall software in your system to effectively deal with the upcoming malwares. You should frequently update the drivers to enjoy its features and to avoid issues of outdated driver.