Category: Storage Devices
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: Not stated
Operating System: Windows 98, 2000, XP, NT and ME
Latest Version / Release Date: 5.1.2600.2180 / 2004
The 02Micro SD disk device is a removable device, which allows a PC to host a Micro SD disk. In the computer setup, the device is found on the removable disk tab. The 02Micro SD disk device is a product of the 02Micro Inc, and is classified as a storage driver. Without first installing this driver on the host machine, the SD disk device cannot attain maximum function. As such, the user may fail to access files saved on the SD disk device, and cannot save any additional files on the SD disk device. Usually, the device is purchased with an installation CD, which contains a program that communicates with the operating system in use on the host machine, thus enhancing compatibility between the host machine and the device. The drivers are also available for download on the manufacturer's website.
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 02Micro SD Disk device enhances file transfer between the removable SD cards and a computer. When downloading the driver, one should ensure that they have accessed the latest version of the same. This is because older versions may create conflict in the system. Other things to look out for if the device fails to work despite the proper installation of the drivers include malicious programs that may have altered the file registry in one's computer. To avoid such cases, computer users are always advised to use anti-virus programs on their computers. One should find out if there is earlier version of the device driver installed in the system. If such a program exists, the user should remove it first before installing the new version to avoid program conflict. The add/remove hardware tab is accessible via the control panel under ‚Äòadd or remove programs' icon. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and O2Micro SD Disk Device errors before installing any driver updates.