Functionality of ASUS® Essentio CG5285 DVD Drive
Guidelines on the DVD drive in ASUS Essentio CG5285.
ASUS Essentio CG5285 is a computer with Windows 7 Operating system. The graphics card used in the desktop computer is NVIDIA GeForce GT220 1GB. The Optical disc used in the computer is Blu-ray or DVD Super-multi DVD-RW. These are advanced and it is very useful to read CDs and DVDs in the computer. The audio card used in the computer is high Definition Audio 8-channel. The computer has 16-in-1 Card Reader. This could be used to read all kind of data cards in the computer. The computer has headphone and microphone socket. The device drivers need to be installed for all the devices in the computer.
The need of drivers for the DVD drive in ASUS Essentio CG5285 are the following.
- Detect the DVD drive
- Communicate between Windows and DVD drive
- For burning data
Detect the DVD drive
If you want to upgrade the DVD drive, then you need to connect another DVD drive to the computer. Even though you might connect the DVD drive to the computer, it might not be detected. After that 'My computer' would show the DVD drive. Once the DVD drive is accessible, it is recommended to update the DVD drivers. After the update, if you get a prompt to restart the computer, you might do that.
Communicate between Windows and DVD drive
The primary function of the device drivers is to communicate between the Operating system and the device. Once the device is connected to the computer, Windows might not be able to use it. For that instructions need to be given for the DVD drive. The DVD drivers communicate between the DVD and the Operating system. The data from the DVDs and CDs are decoded by the drivers and it is sent to the Operating system.
The function of a DVD burner is to burn data to CDs and DVDs. The DVD burner might not function unless proper instructions are given. The DVD software like 'Nero' acts as an interface between the user and the DVD drive. The burning of data takes place with the instructions from the driver. So the drivers become indispensable for the DVD burner.
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