Category: Monitor and Video Card
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 27.3 KB
Operating System: Windows XP, Windows Vista
Latest Version / Release Date: 188.8.131.52 / 05 Dec 2003
This specific hardware component belongs to the display subsystem of the host computer system. It serves as the primary device used to render processed information to the computer user. Normally the device driver of the 17LCD1-BLK and similar computer monitors interact with the device drivers of the other elements of the display subsystem. This process will ensure that all information that is passed from one element to another conforms to the standards that can be supported by the next display component. This means that for example the software application which processed the information will format the resulting data in such a way that it can be accurately interpreted by the video adapter card. The graphics processing card on the other hand will verify that all properties of the data can be correctly handled by the computer monitor. If this process is not implemented by the device driver display errors may be manifested by the computer system in the form of garbage characters or worse a blank screen.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
The device driver of the 17LCD1-BLK also makes sure that the supported hardware component continues to operate at its optimum level. Basically when a computer monitor and similar device is sold in the market it is configured based on the manufacturer's basic settings. These settings may or may not comply with the requirements of the underlying operating system environment or the installed software applications. The computer user has the option of manipulating the default settings from the onboard controls of the computer monitor. However, if the correct device driver is installed into the host computer system the computer user gains an alternative way of modifying the default display property settings. By using the user interface provided by the control panel applet the computer user gains flexibility in the configuration of the display hardware component. The settings which are assigned to the different display properties can be implemented only on specific software applications or to the entire computer system. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and 17LCD1-BLK errors before installing any driver updates.