In this guest post, James Ricketts explores the basics of computer drivers. Find out more about James at the end of this post.
Device Drivers – An Introduction
Computer operating systems, such as Windows, Linux and Mac, and hardware components, such as sound cards, memory cards, and video cards do not speak the same language. To communicate effectively, hardware devices and operating systems require an interface. This interface is provided by device drivers. These drivers enable the computer operating system and installed software to communicate with the hardware devices.
In this article, you will learn:
- Why it is necessary to use only the latest drivers
- Which is better – manual driver updation process or automatic driver updation process
- What is Driver Finder?
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