Category: Input Device
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 15.77 Mb
Operating System: Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 7.0.501.7 / 05 Dec 2011
Like the name suggests, Alps Wide Pointing-device for VAIO is a pointing device driver. It is described as a software layer that lies between the device and the operating system. When the driver is working like it should, users may find it hard to notice that they are actually working. Users may not know this but the reason that the cursor moves whenever they wiggle the mouse around is because of the Alps Wide Pointing-device for VAIO device driver. The driver is charged with the important duty of translating between the operating system and specific devices. In this case, there is a difference between the operating system and the driver. While the Alps Wide Pointing-device for VAIO driver is only concerned with the streaming of data, the operating system only speaks in terms of data structures and higher level codes.
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
Alps Wide Pointing-device for VAIO driver is used to control the movement of pointers thus selecting items on a display screen. In order for it to effectively communicate with specific devices, they first have to set up ports. The ports are important as they help the drivers pass the identification requests from the operating system to the devices. They also help the operating systems allocate specific device resources settings sent by the devices as Hex codes. The role of the Alps Wide Pointing-device for VAIO is to decode the codes, filter the data and ultimately map the coordinates for use by the operating system. Thus, the Alps Wide Pointing-device for VAIO allows the operating system to communicate with numerous devices. It also exposes controls that are hen used for purposes of changing device settings thereby hiding the language barrier that exists between the operating system and other computer devices. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Alps Wide Pointing-device for VAIO errors before installing any driver updates.