Role and Need for Drivers for Windows® XP
Role and Need of Drivers in Windows® XP
Windows® XP operating system needs drivers for normal functioning of your system. They play a very important role in the smooth functioning of your system. They are instrumental in ensuring that your devices give desired results. These drivers include audio drivers, video drivers, modem drivers etc. A sound driver is needed for providing audio to the system. The new sound blaster driver gives the system maximum audio performance. A video driver is needed to insert video cards and enable graphics in your system. The ATI Catalyst video driver is highly compatible to Windows® XP that gives maximum viewing experience. This driver is highly used for gaming purposes. The system needs a modem driver to install a modem card. You need a modem card for connecting network. These drivers support your devices to function smoothly and help users get maximum output from your system. Users need to ensure that they keep their drivers updated.
The drivers for Microsoft® Windows® affect system performance through following techniques:
- Support for applications
- Installing cards
- Increase speed
Support for applications
Microsoft® Windows® XP uses a number of drivers as well as applications to work with. These applications include different processes like gaming, audio, video, Internet etc. These applications need compatible drivers to work with. You might see some of your applications that are not working even after successful installation. When you add a new compatible driver to your system, you might see your applications running at high speed that increases your system performance.
The system uses a number of cards to work with. You have to install these cards properly to run applications in your system. Some of most used cards are video cards, audio cards, Internet cards etc. You need appropriate drivers to install these cards. The drivers determine how the card works.
As you are installing new drivers into your system, you can be ensured that the speed of your hardware component increases.