Drivers for Windows® XP® in ASUS® UL30A
What are the guidelines to install Windows drivers in the ASUS UL30A Notebook?
After the installation of Windows XP in the ASUS UL30A notebook, the hardware associated may not function properly. Therefore, to make the devices work smoothly one must have the right drivers in place. Drivers are software which make way for the hardware to perform smoothly.
Here we will talk about the driver installation on Windows XP.
- Guidelines to install drivers in Windows XP
- Things to keep in mind
- Different XP drivers for ASUS UL30A
Guidelines to install drivers in Windows XP
When windows XP is installed on ASUS UL30A, one may find the devices or hardware not being recognized by the operating system. It is essential to ensure that the drivers are in place to make the devices work. To initiate Windows XP driver installation, right click on 'My Computer,' 'Manage' and 'Device Manager.' Choose the hardware for which you wish to install the driver. Right click on the driver and click on 'Properties.' There will be different tab at the top, select the tab which says 'Driver' and click 'Update Driver.' Click on the 'Browse' option to browse to the location of the driver and install the driver. Restart the system after the installation of the driver. However the driver must be available before hand. The drivers can either be loaded from the CD, DVD drive it came along or can be downloaded from the manufacturer’s site. The manufacturer might have different version of Windows XP drivers, therefore always ensure to download the most up to date drivers.
Things to keep in mind
There are a few aspects to be careful, when installing drivers for Windows XP in ASUS UL30A. The drive through which the drivers are to be installed must be available before hand. If you need to install the drivers from the Internet, then log on to the manufacturer’s site and install the most up to date drivers. There will be few drivers not available on the manufacturer’s site; in such cases the Windows XP default drive can be used. Restart the system after installing the drivers to make the system adapt to the changes. If you are unable to find out the manufacturer of any device or hardware, you need to manually check the device information by opening the 'Device Manager' in the 'Control Panel.' It signifies that the device has been identified as hardware however the drivers are not found. Therefore, make sure to install the drivers and recognize the device.
In the ASUS UL30A notebook, there are different set of drivers available for different functions. The different drivers include BIOS 212 driver, Intel VGA Driver, Realtek Audio Driver, Intel 5 series chipset driver, Atheros LAN Driver Alcor AU6433 Card Reader Driver, Elantech Touchpad Driver and many others. These drivers’ together help in making the devices to work with Windows XP.
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