Category: Input Device
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 0.73 MiB
Operating System: Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP
Latest Version / Release Date: VAIO 5.5.501.12 / 05 Aug 2009
This Alps Film Pointing device is utilized for the VIAO driver. The download for the driver is found in the site of the manufacturer and when it is downloaded, it is in a zip format. The latest version of the device driver is the 5.3.512.4. It is advisable to use this version other than the older versions because the newer versions will help the user to better make use of the functions of the Alps Film Pointing device for VIAO, making it easier and better to use. If users utilize the older versions the device may refuse to work because of an error or conflict of some sort. An update may also cause conflicts with this device as well. It is therefore recommended that every time one is making an update, a backup copy of the previous device driver, in Windows, should be made so that people may be able to revert back to a working driver if the update is faulty.
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
Installing the correct driver for the Alps Film Pointing device is essential because a wrong device installed will not respond to the driver update. Downloading and installing the driver is easy. Once the download is complete and the file is in the zip format, it is then unzipped in the computer. When the file is unzipped, save it in a folder on the desktop or a location that is easy to remember. Go to the Device Manager by right and clicking on My Computer icon and select Properties. Click on the Hardware tab and click on the Device Manager Button. Find where the device is placed, on Mice and Other Pointing Devices and double click on the Alps Film Pointing-device for VAIO and select the Device tab and press Update Driver or in others Reinstall Driver. Select to install from a specific location and locate where the update download is located. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Alps Film Pointing-device errors before installing any driver updates.