Manufacturer: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 511.8 KB
Operating System: Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 220.127.116.11 / 07 Jan 2005
In a computer system the process of recording streaming video can be accomplished with the use of expansion cards like the SAMSUNG Video Capture device. These types of hardware components usually plug directly into the PCI expansion slot of the computer motherboard although newer variants make use of the Universal Serial Bus interface port. Whether installed internally or externally these types of hardware components require the installation of their corresponding device drivers in order to become functional. The device driver makes sure that the necessary support files are extracted into the host computer system as well as provide the necessary details associated with the supported hardware component. Unlike most hardware components that belong to the display subsystem of the computer it is not covered by generic device drivers that can make it operational. This despite majority of capture cards in the computer market have identical chipsets and functionalities.
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
These class of hardware components are also commonly incorporated with expansion cards equipped with tuner functionalities. The tuner feature converts the host computer system into an entertainment hardware that is capable of accepting streaming video from television and cable broadcasts. The device driver makes it possible for the computer user to record these broadcast streams and store them into the local hard drive. The device driver of the SAMSUNG Video Capture normally deploys in conjunction with bundled software applications that support the execution of broadcast receptions and recording of media among others. The device driver also allows the host operating system platform to provide a software interface that will allow the computer user to modify existing configurations of the hardware component. The values assigned to these settings directly affect the performance of the supported device at run time. The device driver is likewise partially responsible for making sure that the correct codec is present in the host computer system to support media playback. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and SAMSUNG Video Capture Driver errors before installing any driver updates.