Category: Storage & Hard Drives
Manufacturer: Atmel Corporation
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 25,119 bytes
Operating System: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 98 SE, Windows ME, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Linux Mac OS X
Latest Version / Release Date: 22.214.171.124 / 02 Oct 2005
The 8MP USB MSD is a type of storage media which makes use of flash memory based on NAND technology to store information. This device is commonly hosted on the USB interface port of the computer system. Although majority of devices which are hosted in this interface port are supported by the Plug and Play technology of the operating system, it is necessary to install the corresponding device driver for this hardware. The device driver makes it possible for software applications to take advantage of the rewritable and mobile function of the 8MP USB MSD hardware. This functionality delivers not only mobile storage solutions but also presents a distinct advantage over other removable storage media like the floppy disk or even the CD or DVD media. Essentially the 8MP USB MSD has a comparatively compact shape with faster data transfer.
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
In terms of structure, the 8MP USB MSD is considered more durable since it does not incorporate any moving parts. By installing the corresponding device driver, the 8MP USB MSD can be hosted in a number of systems including desktop computers, mobile computers, and even mobile phones. Generally the device driver for the 8MP USB MSD supports a FAT16 file system and allows for the communication between the host computer system and the mass storage device via the USB interface port. The 8MP USB MSD and its corresponding device driver also provide the computer user with an alternative to storing and backing up files. The installed software programs need to talk to the device driver of the 8MP USB MSD in order to gain access to its storage space and have the necessary permissions to initiate a write command. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and 8MP USB MSD errors before installing any driver updates.