Manufacturer: Innovision Multimedia Limited
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 19.88 MB
Operating System: Windows XP, 2000, DOS, NT SP1, 95, 98, Vista and ME
Latest Version / Release Date: 7.17.3 / 03 Jun 2009
The EIO USB 2.0 Host controller is a device that connects one or more secondary units to a PC. It is an expansion card, which plugs to the bus and offers the user additional USB slots. Since only a few USB slots are built into any given motherboard, the EIO USB 2.0 host controller provides a solution to the ever-increasing USB devices that are in the computer accessories market today. Some of the peripherals that one may use with the added slots include mice, game pads, scanners, USB printers, PDAs, Keyboards, flash drives, digital cameras, external hard disks and media players among others. Since USB design is standardized, the EIO USB 2.0 Host controller meats the standards as set by USB Implementers Forum. The USB 2.0 interface was first launched in April 2000, and has higher transfer rates at 480 Megabyte per second. The USB 1.0 version, which was the earlier version, transferred 12 megabytes per second
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 drivers for the EIO USB 2.0 controller are usually provided to users on purchase of the card on an installation CD. However, the cards may be lost of destroyed. When such happens, users can still access the same reliable drivers for the card from the Innovision Multimedia Limited official website. The drivers are necessary because they enable the operating system installed in the host machine to communicate efficiently with the EIO USB 2.0 host controller. Without the drivers, the card will not be recognized by the operating system and hence, the USB ports on it will not be of much help to the user. Apart from the USB ports not working, the user can access It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and EIO USB 2.0 Host Controller errors before installing any driver updates.