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What exactly is a software driver, and how often do I need to upgrade my Windows driver for my digital camera?

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Re: Software drivers

A driver is a piece of software used by your computer to communicate with a particular peripheral, like your camera or scanner. If your driver isn't updated or properly installed, it may stop your camera from communicating with your PC. This could lead to an abundance of error messages. Drivers are regularly updated, and new versions can help fix problems and bring a significant improvement in performance. There are two main reasons to upgrade drivers. Incompatibility is the most frequent problem solved by a new driver release. And new drivers optimize the communication speed and task sharing between a processor and a peripheral. A new driver can increase performance as much as 50 percent. You can sign up to receive notifications of driver updates from HP.

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