Gateway EC54 Series Network Controller Issues

What purpose do network controllers serve in Gateway EC54 Series laptops? What are the role of drivers for network controllers?


Gateway EC54 Series is powered by Intel Pentium® Dual-Core™ Processor SU4100 and is equipped with Windows® 7 Home Premium 64-bit operating system. Gateway® delivers excellent system performance with its new Gateway EC54 Series laptops. This elegantly crafted system has good performance capabilities. It makes the users experience a new kind of computing. To communicate in a network, these laptops use a device called network controllers. These network controllers can be easily installed and does not require any manuals for further reference. It is a standard piece of system hardware and is integrated directly into the motherboard. Network controllers are also known as Ethernet controllers. These network controllers are also capable of handling bandwidth that suits for different transfer speeds. They also differ in their interface, processing speed and connection type. Network controllers are helpful for those systems that have the ability to become servers or to work on networks.


The following details will give users an idea about the need for drivers on network controllers and its role :




  • Increases speed of network

  • High signal quality

  • Ensures proper functioning



Increases speed of network



The network speed actually depends upon the speed of these network controllers which are controlled by the driver. Only a network controller with proper drivers, can provide a faster network connection. Network controllers are the devices that are used to transfer files. Only the network driver can increase the speed of network connections.



High signal quality



The network controller plays a vital role in improving the quality of the wireless signal for effective performance of your system. Sometimes the wireless signals could fluctuat which can lead to a failure in connection. In such cases network controller drivers inform the network controller and they boost up the signal.



Ensures proper functioning


The drivers can work as an intermediary between the device and the user. Like all other computer devices network controllers also require drivers to support devices. The operating system initially gives requests to these drivers and these drivers pass the request to the network controllers.




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