USB Human Interface Device


Device driver details
Category: USB
Manufacturer: Microsoft corp.
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 388KB
Operating System: Windows XP, Windows NT, Windows 98
Latest Version / Release Date: 5.0.2183.1 / 14 Jan 1999
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Windows device driver information for USB Human Interface Device

USB Human Interface Device is a class for USB device that usually describes human interface devices including game controllers; mice alphanumeric display devices as well as keyboards. It is defined in number of documents that are provided by USB implementers forum device for working groups. It is meant to supplement USB specifications and also to provide Human Interface Device developers with some information that is necessary to assemble USB devices that are compatible. The most underlying and primary goals of USB human interface device are to be robust and extensible, very compact for it to save space in the device for more data to be stored, enable software applications to eliminate unknown data, be self describing to enable some genetic applications for soft wares and for collections and supporting nest. USB Human Interface Device does not need special driver since it has support that is built in Windows XP and Windows 2000; therefore, they can be connected to the computer directly.

USB Human Interface Device has a protocol that has two entities including device and host. Device is an entity that interacts directly with human among them mouse and keyboard. Host communicates with devices and receives some input data from device on actions that are performed by humans. Output information flows from host then to device and thereafter to the humans. The class devices for USB human interface device are game controllers and joysticks. USB Human Interface Device class game devices do not usually need proprietary drivers to operate. Almost all games would function by use of onboard drivers provided the USB Human Interface Device is designed around USB Human Interface Device class and drivers specifications. USB Human Interface Device has a tool known as Human Interface Device descriptor tool and it enables user to edit, validate and create USB HID report descriptors. This tool also supports various output formats. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and USB Human Interface Device errors before installing any driver updates.


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