Role of drivers on Sony® VAIO CW Series runing on Windows® Vista®
What is the role of different drivers on Sony VAIO CW Series running on Windows Vista?
Sony VAIO CW Series is one among the new inexpensive laptops launched by Sony. The main motivation behind launching this product is to make your daily computing needs comfortable. The latest model of Sony VAIO CW Series is available with Intel Core i5 processor with up to 2.53GHz to 3.06GHz. The configuration of Sony VAIO CW Series laptops may vary with the model. These laptops come with various additional packages like Windows Vista Operating system, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Webcam, etc. Windows Vista contains many new features including updated graphical user interface, multimedia tools including Windows DVD maker, etc. Windows Vista has targeted issues like lack of compatibility with pre-Windows Vista Operating systems. Due to these problems, new Sony VAIO CW Series is preloaded with Windows 7 Operating system. Drivers are software programs that are necessary for the perfect functioning of a computer. A computer is installed with various devices for the perfect functioning of applications. For each device there will be a driver associated with it.
Some of the main drivers for Sony VAIO CW Series and their role is described below:
- Audio driver
- Ethernet driver
- Bluetooth driver
- SD card driver
Audio drivers are computer programs that translate the sound signals that are received by a computer into audible sounds that can be played through a speaker. The audio driver has two main roles. The most important role is to communicate with the input and output devices and to make sure that the sound is transformed into an audible signal that can be interpreted by the speaker. The other role of an audio driver is to manage sound related input and output devices.
Ethernet is most widely used local area network (LAN) technology. It is specified in a standard IEEE 802.3. An Ethernet driver is a card that links your PC to the Internet. This Ethernet driver acts as a virtual pass to the World Wide Web. Great care must be given while replacing an Ethernet driver because the wrong installation might prevent you from accessing Internet.
Bluetooth is a promising standard for short range wireless communication. In order to make the Bluetooth devices compatible with Sony VAIO CW Series, you must install appropriate drivers with it. The Bluetooth driver within the PC establishes a connection with the Bluetooth-enabled device for making the transfer of data possible.
An SD card (Secured Digital Card) is an IC (Integrated Circuit), which is stored in a compact plastic enclosure. SD card is designed to provide high capacity memory in small size. The SD card driver makes your PC capable of reading or writing data from or to an SD card.