LAN drivers in Sony® VAIO RS Series
The importance of installing a LAN driver for the Sony VAIO Digital Studio RS Series Desktop
LAN or Local Area Network is a small network typically used for home networks, airports, small business establishments and anywhere else. Compared to a wide area network, a LAN is much more reliable and faster in file transfers. This is the reason why the LAN connection is preferred in connecting computers and of course, in connecting to the Internet. A LAN can be wireless or wired depending on the setup. However the LAN card alone cannot do the task at hand. The LAN drivers are essential devices that enable the software to communicate with the hardware enabling communication and sharing of files and becoming interconnected. Here are the some essential aspects regarding the LAN driver:
- Problems if the drivers are not installed
- Installing the drivers
Problems if the drivers are not installed
The drivers as stated earlier serve as the communication tool between hardware and software. You need drivers to properly execute requests that will then be carried out by the LAN card. You need the LAN driver installed. You have to install the latest drivers compatible with the device. If the driver is not installed on your Sony VAIO Digital Studio RS Series Desktop, your network connection will be inefficient and it will not be much of a benefit. Also sharing files from one computer to another in a network could become very slow. The driver optimizes the LAN card’s job for increased efficiency.
Installing the drivers
You can install the drivers using a disk if it is included in the LAN card that you purchased. Just insert the CD in and then follow the instructions. If you do not have a disk, you can go online and get the driver. You can go to the device manager section of the control panel. Right click on the LAN card device and then click on update drivers. Select the option to check the drivers online. Once done, the new updates will be installed. If you go for a manual operation, you can check for the updates on the manufacturer’s website. Download the driver and then install it. It will restart the Sony VAIO Digital Studio RS Series Desktop and when you get back, the LAN card will be running fine.
The most essential consideration when finding a LAN driver is selecting the right one for your system. Install the driver that matches your operating system. You should also install drivers that are signed and tested for compatibility. You should also check that the drivers come from reliable manufacturers.