What is the definition of a device driver?

Answer A device driver is software used by computers to communicate with hardware and peripheral devices. Device drivers are needed to ensure compatibility between a computer and connected hardware, such ... Read More »

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Why does a USB mass storage device iPod not have a driver installed and is registered as a different type of USB device?

Answer windows does not need to know the device name if it shows the device as a mass storage device.

What Is a PCI Device Driver?

A PCI device driver refers to the hardware driver that must be installed in order for a PCI card to work. A PCI card, such as a network, sound, or video card, is an expansion card that is installed... Read More »

What is a device driver?

An operating system is a piece of software, as are device drivers. Because the OS needs to allow for communication between the CPU (central processing unit) and all installed hardware devices, the ... Read More »

What is a computer device driver?

A computer device driver is software code containing instructions that your operating system uses to control hardware. Operating systems use generic instructions for hardware. For example, a generi... Read More »