Importance of different drivers for Gateway® E-4100

What are the different drivers that are required for Gateway E-4100?


Gateway E-4100 is a desktop PC that comes with a 2.8GHz Intel Pentium 4 processor with a 512MB of DDR memory capacity. The storage space is a 40GB hard drive. It comes with CD-ROM, and floppy drive. Gateway E-4100 is designed for business purposes and come at an affordable price, with top-level performance. Gateway E-4100 is a reliable, network ready, manageable PC. Every device can function properly only when they are supported by specific drivers, and every device object may be created by drivers after their installation. Device drivers are connected to the Operating System in order to allow it to offer the provision of accessing hardware and application programs for you.


Here following are the different drivers that are required to be installed on Gateway E-4100:




  • Audio drivers

  • Printer drivers

  • Video drivers



Audio drivers



In every system you have got a sound card. For sound, the system needs a sound card, and you need to install the correct sound card driver or audio driver. A driver will act as a translator between the sound card and the operating system. This driver will convert high-level program commands to low-level device specific commands. As a result, the sound card will work properly, and sound will emanate from the speakers. You need to install the right driver that is compatible with the card and the system.



Printer drivers



A printer driver is a program that might controls a printer. Whenever you print a document, the printer driver might takes over, feeding data to the printer with the correct control commands. To install a printer driver, download the version of the driver that matches your Operating System from a website and install it. Save the driver file somewhere on your computer from where you will easily be able to find it.



Video drivers


A graphics card or video card on your Gateway E-4100 desktop is a hardware component which is responsible for processing images that you want to display on your Gateway E-4100. For a graphics card to work on your computer, you need to install the graphics driver or video driver. This driver will act as an interface between the operating system and the graphics card. This driver contains the programs which can to operate the graphics card, and transfer them to the operating system. You can also get updates for your video driver.




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