Category: Input Device
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 4.4 MB
Operating System: Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 2.22 / 30 Mar 2004
A keyboard device basically remains as the primary input device for majority of computer systems. The UltraX Keyboard is an innovation of the conventional keyboard input device and plugs into the Universal Serial Bus interface port of the host computer system. Depending on the underlying operating system environment it can be detected as a generic keyboard or Human Interface Device. This commonly occurs in operating system platforms with built-in generic drivers. The presence of these generic drivers make the supported hardware operational by activating its basic feature sets. In the context of the UltraX Keyboard the basic feature is to allow the computer user access to the keys to be able to type in commands and other kinds of information. However, these generic device drivers fail to make the supported hardware component fully functional as intended by the manufacturer. This means that whatever add-on features are incorporated remain unusable.
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
In the case of the UltraX Keyboard it was designed with a built-in Universal Serial Bus interface port and a number of special keys aside from the conventional function keys. The role of the device driver is to make all of these features available to the computer user by informing the underlying operating system platform of their presence and how to invoke them. Essentially the UltraX Keyboard has a total of six special keys or sometimes referred to as hot keys. The six hot keys represent Media, Play or Pause, Mute, Favorites, Email, and the Internet. Pressing any of the keys will activate the corresponding command assigned to it. These hot keys may be considered as shortcut keys because they provide the computer user with the flexibility of invoking commands with just a press of a key. The device driver also communicates with the operating system environment to make sure that the correct keyboard layout file is assigned to the device. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and UltraX Keyboard errors before installing any driver updates.