Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 1000 KB ¬†
Operating System: Windows 98,Windows ME, Windows 2000,Windows NT, Windows XP, Windows XP64,Windows Vista x64 ¬†
Latest Version / Release Date: 5.1.2600.0175 / 19 Feb 08 ¬†
Universal serial bus (USB) is a way of setting up communication between the peripheral devises and the computer. USB has been made to replace parallel and serial ports. USB connect computer peripherals which includes keyboards, mice, gamepads, joysticks, digital cameras, scanners, flash drives, PDAs, joysticks, as well as external hard drives. Though initially designed for PCs, it can also be used video game consoles, and PDAs. It can also be used as an AC cord between the AC adapter and a device. USB host controller can be described as the hardware that is inside the computer and provides hi speed USB functionality to the speeds. It is built into modern computers though the older ones can be updated with the hardware. The USB host controller can easily be installed in any motherboard slots that are available. The controller's back facing plate offers two or even more hi-speed USB ports.
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
USB host controller can control multiple USB ports meaning that if a computer does not have many USB ports one can add a USB hub. ALi OpenHCD USB Host Controller is compatible with operating systems Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 98SE, Windows ME, Windows NT4, Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows 2003. Users of ALi OpenHCD USB Host Controller are advised to always use the latest version the devise driver as this will assist them to utilize its functions better and easier. Versions that are old are known to cause conflicts of devices as well as errors in USB work. One should therefore attempt to update the ALi OpenHCD USB Host Controller drivers at least once per every month or even more often. One should also select the right driver for ALi OpenHCD USB Host Controller and also make windows back up every time one wants to update the driver. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and ALi OpenHCD USB Host Controller errors before installing any driver updates.