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Installing Device Drivers 0:00-0:11 In this demonstration, we're going to spend some time talking about managing plug and play device drivers for plug and play devices that you connect to your Windows system. Load a Device Driver for a Storage Device 0:12-1:51 Now, you basically have two different options for loading a driver for these devices. The first option is to rely on Windows to identify the device and load the correct driver for you. The other option is to manually download and install the appropriate device driver before you connect the plug and play device. We'll take a look at both of those scenarios in this demonstration. Let's begin by connecting a device, a plug and play device, to this Windows system, and let Windows determine the appropriate device driver to use and automatically load it for us. Now, I have an external USB flash drive that I'm going to connect to the system and notice when I do, Windows tries to find the appropriate device driver to support the USB flash drive. And, Windows had the appropriate driver. I didn't really have to do anything. If I come down here to my notification area,notice that the Safely Remove Hardware option displays the device that I just connected. Here it is right here. It's now my E drive. If I come over here to File Explorer and go to this PC, here is the drive that I just connected to the system. Now why did this work? It's because Windows had the necessary drivers within its driver store to support this particular make and model of USB flash drive. So I didn't have to manually install a driver for it. We can verify this by going over to our Windows icon, right-clicking and selecting Device Manager, expanding Disk Drives, and here is the USB flash drive that I just connected to the system. If we right-click on it, go to Properties, and then go to Driver, we can see the device driver that was loaded to support this device, and it came from Microsoft. Load a Device Driver Manually 1:52-8:31 Now there may be situations where you connect the device to the system and Windows probes it to find out what kind of device it is, and determines that it does not have the appropriate driver for that device. If this happens, then you're going to have to manually load the appropriate device driver to support that device. Now, if this happens, one option you can use in Device Manager to get more information about the device is to come over here and click on Action, and then click on Scan for Hardware Changes. This will cause Windows to go out and reprobe the system, trying to find any new devices that have been connected to the system. Now in this case that didn't happen because all of the devices we have connected to the system are working properly. Now please be aware that if you connect an external storage device to a Windows system and Windows loads the drivers for it, and you then begin saving files on that storage devicesuch as this E drive right here, before you remove that device from the system you need to stop it.Here's what happens. Windows uses the
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