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Resolving Hardware Compatibility Issues

  • Mike Halsey
  • Andrew Bettany

Abstract

We all love our hardware—whether it is a traditional PC, laptop, or tablet—but when it goes wrong, it really goes wrong. In this chapter, we’re going to look at drivers. These small pieces of code are significant because they tell our OS how to drive the devices that are either built-in or that we add-on. This might be an exaggeration, but it’s certainly true that drivers can cause significant issues on PCs. But why do they do this?

Keywords

Device Driver Device Manager Startup Program Driver Problem Boot System 
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Copyright information

© Mike Halsey and Andrew Bettany 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mike Halsey
    • 1
  • Andrew Bettany
    • 1
  1. 1.SheffieldUK

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