Category: Storage and Hard Drive
Manufacturer: Acer Inc.
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 30.27 KB
Operating System: Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 5.2.3790.3 / 08/14/2005
The BDT ThinStorPlus Medium Changer is a type of hardware component that is normally associated with the execution of a specific command set that is intended to take control or manage storage devices like optical media and tape libraries among others. This particular hardware component is commonly part of an autoloader system or what is usually referred to as a stackloader. The device driver provides support for the execution of the loading of tape storage cartridges with the use of some type of robotic mechanism. The device driver provides the computer user with the functionality of loading the tape cartridges based on a sequentially order or other preferred manner. According to some computer experts the use of the BDT ThinStorPlus Medium Changer and its associated device driver is intended to speed up the process of replacing tape cartridges without sacrificing precision during the execution.
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
The device driver of the BDT ThinStorPlus Medium Changer conforms to the specifications of the Medium Changer Class Driver of the underlying operating system environment. This means that it implements a set of functions which are designed to support virtually everytime of medium changer. The process of execution incorporates the preservation of the minidriver entry points as well as the creation of device objects specific to the changer device being supported. The device driver works in conjunction with the existing protocols of the host operating system platform to effectively handle all Plug and Play requests sent to the supported hardware component. The device driver is partially responsible for calling the correct minidriver routine which will process the request based on the data received from the device control. In this context the device driver of the BDT ThinStorPlus Medium Changer is closely associated with the execution of the Windows Management Instrumentation request mechanism. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and BDT ThinStorPlus Medium Changer (XP/2003) errors before installing any driver updates.