Category: Storage and Hard Drive
Manufacturer: Intel Corporation
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 791 KB
Operating System: Windows 98
Latest Version / Release Date: 188.8.131.52 / 3/21/05
The Intel/M-Systems or other Flash Card device is a flash drive or SSD (solid state drive). It is a data storage device that utilizes flash memory also called solid state memory for storing persistent data. This device is capable of emulating the interface of a hard disk drive so it is an ideal replacement for most applications. The device driver for this device makes sure that all its functions will be employed seamlessly in the event that a software application or the operating system requires its functions. It also serves as a communication channel for its supported SSD, the operating system and software applications. This device driver likewise ensures that the operating system will readily recognize the Intel/M-Systems or other Flash Card device once it has been connected or loaded. SSDs that are flash based have been around since 1995 when the company M-Systems first introduced them. This company was acquired by SanDisk on November 2006.
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
A general use for flash drives such as the Intel/M-Systems or other Flash Card device is for running lightweight operating system platforms developed particularly for transforming general purpose personal computer systems into network appliances that are comparable to more high-end firewalls and routers. In a setup such as this, a flash drive that is write protected contains the whole operating system and is utilized for booting the system. A similar system can likewise boot from a floppy disk, CD or a conventional hard drive. However, flash memory is an ideal alternative since it has a low failure rate and it consumes less power. Once such flash memory is the Intel Turbo Memory that offers a User Pinning feature that provides more choices to the user to enhance the responsiveness and launch time of system applications. This feature allows users to control and select which files or applications are to be loaded in the flash memory’s cache for enhanced responsiveness and launch time. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Intel/M-Systems or other Flash Card errors before installing any driver updates.