Windows® XP Drivers in Sony Vaio VGN-NW28GG-B

Points to keep in mind while installing Windows® XP drivers in Sony Vaio® VGN-NW28GG/B


Drivers are essential for a computer to function well. Drivers are an important communication link between operating system installed and the hardware components. Incorrect installation of drivers on a computer could cause problems as the hardware will not be able to understand and recognize various commands given by the program or user for invoking the hardware when required. Sony Vaio® VGN-NW28GG/B installed with Windows® XP will need specific drivers. Basic drivers come with the installation CD of Windows® XP, but additional devices would require external driver installation. Sony Vaio® VGN-NW28GG/B is a new generation computer and will work well with Windows® XP operating system. Sony Vaio® VGN-NW28GG/B has many high performance devices which would require additional drivers. Drivers such as wireless LAN drivers, sound drivers, printer drivers, graphics drivers, DVD drivers etc are some of the drivers that would need to be installed. Windows® XP drivers are recommended to be installed at the time of operating system installation so that your Sony Vaio® VGN-NW28GG/B could be readily used without having to search for drivers later on. Users should also make sure the drivers about to be installed on Sony Vaio® VGN-NW28GG/B are up-to-date.


The following are some points to be kept in mind while insattling drivers in Sony Vaio® VGN-NW28GG/B:




  • Remove all malware

  • Correct type of drivers

  • Check for authenticity



Remove all malware



Before installing Windows® XP drivers on Sony Vaio® VGN-NW28GG/B, users are recommended to make sure that the system is removed of all malware. If Windows® XP drivers are installed on a malware infected system; there could be many issues. These will include operating system getting corrupt and thereby leaving Sony Vaio® VGN-NW28GG/B inoperable. Use of an updated antivirus program is advised to remove all virus infections before starting with installation of Windows® XP drivers.



Correct type of drivers



While installing Windows® XP drivers on Sony Vaio® VGN-NW28GG/B users are advised to make sure that the drivers about to be installed are of the correct and specific type. Installation of correct type of Windows® XP drivers will help to avoid compatibility issues (like system errors, Blue Screen of Death etc) after driver installation. There are large numbers of Windows® XP drivers available, extra caution must be taken while installing drivers on Sony Vaio® VGN-NW28GG/B.



Check for authenticity


When installing Windows® XP drivers on Sony Vaio® VGN-NW28GG/B users should ensure that all the drivers that are going to be installed are authentic and genuine. This must be done by contacting the official Dell website and checking driver related information and details. Illegitimate drivers might contain harmful malware that can cause many issues.




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