Category: Monitor & Video Cards
Manufacturer: ViewSonic Corporation
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 1.19Mb
Operating System: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 64-bit, Windows Media Center, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Latest Version / Release Date: 1.0.0 / 25 May 2007
The ViewSonic 15GS-2 is a computer hardware component which is largely responsible for providing the computer user with the visual representation of the information processed by the software program and the graphics adapter. Essentially the function of the ViewSonic 15GS-2 is to complement the feature sets provided by the graphics adapter by allowing for an accurate display of the data directly to the computer user. In general the ViewSonic 15GS-2 display monitor functions by using a software application known as a monitor driver. This monitor driver is specific to a particular brand of type of display monitor and in most instances cannot be interchanged. The display driver contains text based files that provide the underlying operating system with the necessary information to determine the capabilities of the hardware. They are required to activate special features of the display monitor.
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 most cases the absence of the appropriate driver will not affect the functionality of the hardware. However, if the computer user relies on the generic display driver of the operating system, the ViewSonic 15GS-2 will not be properly identified nor its correct capabilities and limitations determined. This holds true for other display monitors not only the ViewSonic 15GS-2 which present special functions like rotation of the display which is initiated from the graphics card. The graphics card driver normally communicates with the display monitor driver in order to provide the best possible display to the user. The quality of the display however relies mostly on the capabilities of the display monitor. Even high end graphics cards will produce poor displays of textual and image contents if the computer system is using a monochrome or black and white display monitor. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and ViewSonic 15GS-2 errors before installing any driver updates.