Category: Storage and hard Drive
Manufacturer: Vipower Corporation
Caution Level: Medium
Download File Size: 419.6 KB
Operating System: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 98SE, Windows ME, Windows NT4, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 2003
Latest Version / Release Date: 188.8.131.52 / 12 Jul 2003
The CD-ROM USB Mass Storage Device is a card reader and writer that has support for SMC/ SmartMedia, MMC/ MultiMediaCard, SD/ Secure Digital, MS/ Memory Stick, Microdrive, CF/ CompactFlash type 1 and 2. This USB mass storage device is aided by its device driver in implementing the USB 2.0 specification. This allows the device to transfer data with the rate of 480 Mbits per second. This device likewise has support for Memory Stick Pro/ MS Pro with 4 bit transformation to allows for optimized write and read operations and several indicators for different media write and read operations. The CD-ROM USB Mass Storage Device likewise has support for the USB Bulk Only Mass Storage Compliant Bootable BIOS for booting the host computer system. It is also fully backward compatible with the USB 1.1 interface.
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 driver for this device also helps in supporting the USB Mass Storage Class Specification (UMS or USB MSC). This specification is a group of computing communications protocols running on the USB/ Universal Serial Bus that are defined and maintained by the USB Implementers Forum. The standard is capable of providing an interface to a wide selection of storage devices. There are various devices that connect to a computer using the USB standard, these include magnetic, external hard drives, optical drives such as DVD and CD writer and reader drives and portable flash memory drives. Some adapters that are used to bridge a USB connection and conventional flash memory cards also use the USB interface for connecting to a PC. Other devices that use the standard also include digital cameras, card readers, a wide array of portable media and digital audio players, portable gaming systems like PSP and N-GAGE, PDAs and handheld PCs, and advanced mobile phones. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and CD-ROM USB Mass Storage Device errors before installing any driver updates.