Do you keep all your drivers up to date? Yes, it’s a long, boring task, so why don’t you let DriverEasy do it for you? DriverEasy scans your system in search of all missing or outdated drivers, and lets you download those directly from the program’s interface. The whole process hardly takes a few minutes (except for the download bit, of course) and it doesn’t require any technical skills. To use DriverEasy, just hit the big, green Scan Now button in the middle of the window and wait for the program to complete its analysis. DriverEasy will then display a list of all the necessary drivers for your hardware and software configuration, including the installed, missing and outdated elements. If you want to fix them, simply click the Get drivers button and DriverEasy will display a list with direct download links for each one.
Realtek HD Audio Drivers is a tool that allows you to listen to audio in HD on your PC. Drivers are generally lightweight software programs that communicate with your PC’s operating system and other complimentary software in order to make a piece of hardware work. In this instance, Realtek HD Audio Drivers communicate with the Windows 2000 or XP operating systems so you can listen to music from your speakers. They translate data into audio signals that allow speakers to play audio externally.
Microsoft .NET Framework is one of those software components that don’t work as applications by themselves, but rather as a framework to run other apps. Microsoft .NET Framework contains everything you need to executeprograms based on the .NET development environment. It includes common library files, language common routines and ASP.NET files.
Driver Genius is an all-in-one program for dealing with drivers – it scans for problems, downloads driver updates and backs your drivers up from within one simple interface. As soon as you open Driver Genius, it will present you with the option to scan for out of date drivers. You can then download any that might be missing, maximizing the performance of your hardware. In addition to searching for out of date drivers, Driver Genius can also perform backups, including individual driver backups. These backups can be used to restore the system at a later stage if necessary – and Driver Genius will save them to a variety of formats so you can store the backup easily.
Microsoft Windows Installer has been tested by Softonic, but it still doesn’t have a review in English.
DirectX is a package of special libraries developed by Microsoftthat attempt to improve and optimize audiovisual performance on your system. These DirectX drivers enable you to make the most of modern graphic cards with 3D capabilities, which makes them generally advisable for multimedia tasks and an absolute must-have for gamers – in fact, DirectX is usually a compulsory requirement to install certain games. Installing DirectX on your computer is as easy as launching the executable file, which in turn will download some necessary components from the web. Then just follow the wizard’s instructions and you’re done. This installer will keep you updated with any 9.0c and previous versions of Direct X. Direct X 11 is not available as a standalone download, but is downloaded as part of installation processes.