Category: System and Controllers
Manufacturer: Western Digital
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 28.74 MB
Operating System: Windows XP, 2000, 98, NT, ME and 95
Latest Version / Release Date: 9.1.0 / 7th December 2003
WD Bridge Controller is a system controller with a high standard and powerful architecture. It offers a design that is highly integrated and incorporates on-chip peripherals of the system. This system controller ensures a provision of power efficiency, scalability and performance demanded by applications of the next generation. WD Bridge Controller is usually embedded and features innovative architecture intended for a system of high throughput as well as integrated peripherals including Gigabyte Ethernet, USB 2.0. PCI Express, DDR2 and software compatibility, which exists between the product generations to ease in upgrading as well as reduce development costs. The latest driver version of WD Bridge Controller is 5.1.6000.562 and it is recommendable to use it to aid in using the functions of the device in a better and easier manner. Older versions create device conflicts hence the need to update the drivers often.
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 drivers for WD Bridge Controller are installed by first downloading the file from the manufacturers site and saving it on the computer before proceeding to unzip. The controller device is then connected to the computer followed by right clicking on My Computer and a click on Properties. The next step is proceeding to the Hardware tab where a click on the button for Device Manager finds the new controller device on a SCSI adapter category. The new controller device should be double clicked and the button for Reinstall Driver pressed. Install should be selected from the specific location and check Include Location before clicking the Browse button for the WD driver to be selected. The Next button is clicked to proceed and the Finish button to end the installation. The new controller device should be seen in SCSI adapter form inside the Device Manager It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and WD Bridge Controller errors before installing any driver updates.