Manufacturer: Cypress Semiconductor
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 976.56 KB
Operating System: Windows 2003, Windows 95, Windows NT, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 98
Latest Version / Release Date: 188.8.131.52 / 10 Apr 2006
The Cypress Generic USB Device represents a semiconductor component that supports the implementation of a communication layer using the Universal Serial Bus interface. The supported hardware component benefits from the proprietary technology provided by Cypress which allows any Universal Serial Bus based component to enumerate as a default device even without any firmware. The device driver communicates with the host controller protocols which in this case is the personal computer system. It will allow for the downloading of codes to the supported hardware component and its subsequent execution. The device driver for the Cypress Generic USB Device is partially responsible for the Plug and Play detection feature that supports the hardware component. The process of enumeration is carried out with the host controller without necessarily disrupting any running applications of the master processor. Any action initiated by the Universal Serial Bus based device must first be approved by the host controller.
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 for the Cypress Generic USB Device provides third party developers with the ability their proprietary drivers that can be used as an alternative to that of the host operating system environment. The device driver is designed in such a way that it remains compliant with the Windows Driver Model and support the Plug and Play functionality of newer operating system platforms. The device driver can also be used to support other feature sets like customized Global Unique Identifier, remote wake up, and power management among others. These feature sets must be inherently supported by the hardware component which is attached to the Universal Serial Bus interface port. Since the Universal Serial Bus port is considered as one of the fastest interface ports of the computer system the device driver makes it possible to implement high bandwidth data transfer processes based on the data packet transfer method of the communication port. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Cypress Generic USB Device errors before installing any driver updates.