Software – Device Drivers

When installing a device to use in or with your computer, you wont normally get prompted to install drivers. This is because most peripherals are ‘Plug-in and Play’. This means they do it automatically in one of the background processes your computer undertakes.

As seen with this small slide show, it did everything automatically and all i had to do was choose what to do with it.

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This applies to almost all devices and accessories for your modern day computer. However it wasn’t always like this, and at one point, you had to use a disk or the internet to get every single driver for whatever you plugged into your computer.


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