Category: Monitor & Video Cards
Manufacturer: Seiko Epson Corporation
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 714.6 KB
Operating System: Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows 98, Windows Home Server, Windows Me, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 1.0.0 / 02 Jul 2001
The driver for the Epson CG1428I is used to support the various feature sets provided by the display device. Essentially, upon connection of the display monitor to the host computer system, it should be automatically detected as a generic monitor provided that the underlying operating system has native support for Plug and Play functionality. If the Plug and Play technology is not supported, the computer user will be prompted to install the necessary driver for the Epson CG1428I. This is in order for the operating system to correctly adjust the display settings other than the default which is usually around 640 by 480 pixels resolution for an 8-bit color depth. Once correctly installed into the host machine, the different programs will also gain access to the features of the display device. This allows for easier configuration based on the software program's requirements.
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
Another function of the software driver for the Epson CG1428I is to communicate with the graphics card driver in order to send the correct instructions between the two devices. This will allow an accurate representation of the textual or image contents of the instructions on the display monitor. For operating systems, the software driver delivers the functionality needed for the rendering of applications and desktop features using prevailing technology native to the platform. In most systems, the use of the generic display driver may suffice. However, there are some cases wherein the use of the correct display driver is required. One such instance is if the graphics card installed is older than the Epson CG1428I monitor. The software driver is needed to act as a mediator between the graphics card and the monitor to bridge the difference in their technologies. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Epson CG1428I errors before installing any driver updates.