Drivers programs provide access to certain hardware resources of the computer.The drive and graphics card, mouse, and hard disk - the work of these and other devices provided by the drivers.Sometimes the user is necessary to see what drivers are used in the system .
To view the device drivers used open: "Start" - "Control Panel" - "System" - "Device Manager".Select the desired device in the list - for example, if a mouse, it is in the "Mice and other pointing device".
Expand the list, right click the desired line - for example, «HID-compliant mouse".In the context menu select "Properties".In the window that opens, select the tab « Drivers » and click "Details" - you will see the full details of the driver files.
In that case, if the device does not work in the "Device Manager", it will be marked by a yellow question or exclamation mark.This means that the device drivers are not installed or are not working correctly.They can try to reset by pressing the "Update" but
ton and specifying the system path of the driver.Himself a driver can be on the installation disc, or it will have to advance to find the net.
When searching for the driver, you will need accurate information about the hardware installed.For this purpose, use the Aida64 (Everest), it will give you all the necessary data.Run the program, select in the left column "Computer" - "Summary Information."The list will be given the exact names of all those present in the system devices.
View drivers can and using the command line.Open the "Start" - "All Programs" - "Accessories" - "Command Prompt."In the Command Prompt window (console), type DRIVERQUERY and press Enter.
If you work with the operating system Linux, then there is no concept of installed drivers, they are all at the core of the system.In most cases, any connected equipment immediately starts working.If it does not, then the drivers for the equipment in the kernel yet.In this case, the user will have to rebuild the kernel to include the required drivers.Rebuilding the kernel is useful and if all works well - the kernel can be configured specifically for your configuration, which has a positive impact on system performance.