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How Does the Driver Effect the Windows Program

Published at 02/29/2012 21:40:35


System driver is used to interact with the underneath hardware device. In other words, it is a software program with which the particular application uses a language, which the hardware device can understand and interpret it for the users. System drivers are specifically designed for a particular hardware and operating system.

Any high level command or code is interpreted in such a manner that the underlying hardware can understand it and interpret it accordingly. System Driver Windows is particularly used for Windows platform. Below, we are going to discuss about the different issues which users face, while using the System driver Windows. The following points will help you to get a clear understanding of the driver Windows. There are also drivers for keyboards, monitor, display, modem and others.

Display drivers are an important device driver Windows. It is mainly used to give user a proper display on the screen. Without this driver Windows you may notice several pixel formations on the screen which is resulted due to the absence of a Display driver. It can be easily noticed when fresh installation of operating system takes place. Users must use compatible drivers before installing it because this may hamper the display of the screen.

The sound driver facilitates the sound of the operating system and other applications such as music or media player. It is not a mandatory driver, but what is the use of an operating system which doesn't have a sound. This driver is based on the sound card which is built in the motherboard. Usually, this driver Windows comes with a motherboard CD which has all the necessary drivers which is compatible with the motherboard.

The printer driver is a simple program which controls the functioning of the printer. Whenever the user wants to print out a document, spreadsheet or photo the printer driver takes the appropriate command from the user (in this print) and converts the message to the printer by which printer prints the document. Most of the printers come with a CD which contains the driver, which needs to be installed before using the printer. The driver is present for all operating system including Windows. For the Windows platform, printer driver Windows is a must. Drivers can be also downloaded from the website of the particular manufacturer.

The keyboard driver must also be discussed. The motherboard on the user system needs to understand the particular hardware which is plugged in., most keyboards use the plug and play feature. This means that the after plugging in the keyboard you can just start to use it without using any driver Windows software.


Many computer system comes with an inbuilt NIC card (Network Interface Card). It is used to connect different computers with the help of an Ethernet. Users are required to install the particular network system driver to recognize it to the operating system and use it appropriately. It is important to point out that incompatible driver Windows software can affect your system. Updated drivers will enhance the performance of the hardware device.


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