Category: Sound and multimedia
Manufacturer: Microsoft Corporation
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 1.05 MB
Operating System: Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows 2000, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 5.56 / Not specified
An MP3 player is a device used for playing music in a digital audio format referred to as MP3. The MP3 player is thus used for storing, organizing and playing audio files. A wide variety of files such as DAP files , which are also referred to as portable media files can also be played by MP3 players since they are in a format that can be viewed or be supported by video devices using MP3 players. MP3 players have a wide application in a wide variety of devices including mobile phones, computers and Ipods. Thus, an MP3 player is one of the devices that are most commonly used as digital audio players. In all the applications, MP3 players need to be supported by drivers that are compatible with the devices with which they are used. Thus, the drivers must be downloaded and installed in line with the recommended procedure.
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
This section highlights the procedure for downloading and installing drivers for MP3 players in computers running on any Windows operating system. The initial step is to downloads the driver file using the download site as indicated by the URL shown on the top section of this page. The downloaded file is in a zipped format and thus has to be unzipped before being stored into the computer. To begin installation of the MP3 player drivers, the user has to right click the My Computer icon and choose Properties from the popup menu. This enables access to the hardware tab. By clicking the hardware tab, the user is able to access the Device Manager dialog box and select the drivers to be installed, which are found under the sound and multimedia category. The drivers have an installation command that guides the user to the end of installation It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and MP3 Player errors before installing any driver updates.