If you are experiencing trouble with your legacy audio drivers, you've come to the right place. Microsoft's helpful technical support will tell you that a simple uninstall and reinstall will resolve the problem, but I'm here to tell you that's not very helpful after all. While it may work in some instances, the problem is likely lies deeper.
Your legacy audio driver is essential to you if you plan on listening to any sound at all on your computer – from websites, from movies, from games or from music CDs. When this driver, or translator, is corrupted or missing files, you will experience no sound from your speakers. The driver acts as a translator between your device – your legacy sound card in this case – and the motherboard on your PC. Without it, the two can not interact because, essentially, they do not speak the same language.
While having outdated legacy audio drivers may not seem to be a big deal to some people, it can morph into a larger-scale problem if left unresolved. It will start, obviously, with a pop-up error related to your driver. You will then begin to experience longer bootups, Windows running slow, software unable to be installed, and even your computer freezing and crashing. Do not let this one little problem snowball into something you can not manage. You need to update your legacy audio driver as soon as possible.
Today's technology has allowed people to update their drivers within seconds. In the past, you would have had to do everything manually, wasting hours of your precious time. Most of the time, people who were inexperienced with computer technology ended up doing more harm to their computer in the process.
Now, we have driver update software available to save us not only money, but our sanity! We never again have to constantly scour the Internet in search of the latest updates nor do we have to worry about someone being malicious and disguising a virus as an update. Driver update software locates the latest drivers for your system in a flash. In addition, it has the capability of backing up your drivers, uninstalling drivers and restoring drivers that your computer can not. You will not find an easier, faster or more cost-efficient way to keep your system up-to-date and working at peak performance that with driver updating software.