Manufacturer: Conexant Systems
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 2.29 MB
Operating System: Windows 98, Windows 98 SE, Windows ME, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 188.8.131.52 / 11/29/2005
The device driver associated with the 2388x AVStream Crossbar is an information file which provides the host operating system environment with the necessary information pertaining to the hardware class, GUID, Provider, and Catalog file used among others. It helps the underlying operating system platform to keep track of the extracted support files not only their explicit names but also their location in the main hard drive. The information also contains reference to the current driver version that is being employed by the supported hardware component. This information stored in a centralized database provided by the operating system is useful in evaluating subsequent device driver updates whether they are applicable to the supported hardware component. The relevant registry key entries that are going to be made by the device driver are likewise contained in the accompanying information file. This will help more advanced computer users to troubleshoot potential problems at run time.
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
Essentially the 2388x AVStream Crossbar is associated with expansion cards that have the functionality of receiving television and cable broadcasts. These types of expansion cards are normally referred to as TV Tuner cards. This particular hardware component is equipped with a chip that allows the computer user to record the streaming broadcast in its digital form. The specific function however would require the proper installation of the supporting device driver including the associated software application. The software application functions based on the presence of the correct device driver in the host computer system. The computer user using the software application can tune in to various broadcasts and implement changes to common display properties like brightness, contrast, and color among others. These attributes would affect the rendering function of the supported hardware component but not the computer system in general. The recording feature provided by the 2388x AVStream Crossbar and its associated device driver allows the computer user to store the recorded program in the hard drive and play it back at a later date provided that the proper codecs are installed. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and 2388x AVStream Crossbar errors before installing any driver updates.