ACPI Function Key Handler

Category: System and Controllers
Manufacturer: Intel, Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard, Phoenix Technologies and Toshiba
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 38.3 mb
Operating System: Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 3.0b / 11 Oct 2010

Windows device driver information for ACPI Function Key Handler

The acronym ACPI stands for Advanced Configuration and power interface. ACPI Function Key Handler applies to all types of computers. However, for users to design and build systems that are compatible with ACPI they have to make use of what is referred to as ACPI specifications. To new computer users, the ACPI Function Key Handler may be defined as an industry specification that is used for purposes of handling the consumption of power in desktop and mobile computers. Accordingly, it gives details on how the output/input systems, operating systems and other peripheral devices communicate each other on the use of power. For instance, it is with the help of the ACPI Function Key Handler that a computer is able to enter to stand by mode when not in use and get back on when the user presses any key on the keyboard.

Outdated Drivers?

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 order for the ACPI Function Key Handler to work effectively on any computer, such components as the operating system, the mother board plus input/output devices need to be present. Furthermore, the ACPI Function Key Handler may not work on a user's computer unless the BIOS is installed with the appropriate ACPI software. ACPI Function Key handler may also not work if the operating system in use is compatible with ACPI. ACPI Function Key Handler is a product of the collaborative efforts of companies such as Hewlett-Packard, Intel, Microsoft, Phoenix and Toshiba. Components of the ACPI function Key Handler are charged with the duty of collecting information on the consumption of power from the computer and effectively It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and ACPI Function Key Handler errors before installing any driver updates.