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The purpose of drivers

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How do computer / laptop manufacturers decide which drivers go with which computers / laptops? 

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Hello

 

question is not very clear.

 

a driver is a software able to tell the hadrware what to do.

 

Hardware without a driver is able to do nothing or almost nothing

 

every hardware needing a driver has what is called ID Hardware.  example VEN_8086&DEV_XXXX

 

when you install a driver on a OS , if in the file .inf  ( a file part of the  driver)  contains a string that match the Hardware ID, it means the driver is compatible with that hardware and loaded in the OS.

 

I don't know if I answered to your question.

bye

 

 

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Thank you. 

Your answer was perfect. 

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