Category: System and Controller
Manufacturer: Freecom Technologies
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 38.75 MB
Operating System: Windows XP, NT, 2000 and 98
Latest Version / Release Date: 3.15.8 / 2001
The FREECOM USB-2 Host Controller driver is meant for use in all products manufactured by Freecom, which use the 2.0 hi-speed USB standard. The driver communicates to the operating system installed in the host machine, which in turn responds by identifying the hardware component inside the host machine that giver the 2.0 USB functionalities to the ports. The Freecom USB 2 Host controller is built on all new Freecom devices, a characteristic that gives them high speeds for data transfer and uploads. These host controllers are supported by a card, which is easily slotted on any device's motherboard thus enabling the attached ports to work at the 2.0 hi-speed USB capabilities. The Freecom USB-2 host controller controls all USB ports. However, to make full use of this device, the host computer must also be supportive of the 2.0 hi-speed USB capabilities.
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
One of the most prominent devices where the Freecom USB-2 host controller is used is the 8GB USB card, which writes data at speeds of seven megabytes per second. This device allows the user to save his data on a credit card-like drive. The driver is usually provided on every product purchase package. The user can also download the driver from the official freecom website. Sometime, the USB ports may fail to work for different reasons. The first suspect whenever such happens should be the host controller drivers. One can re-install the drivers, or check for driver updates from the manufacturer website. The updates are released by the manufacturer to rectify any product malfunctions that the manufacturer may have overlooked during product release. Another potential cause of USB port malfunction is the presence of a malicious program that can interfere with the computer program registry. This is solved through using reliable anti-virus software. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and FREECOM USB-2 Host Controller errors before installing any driver updates.