Last Updated: January 21, 2022
PLEASE NOTE: This HL Data Storage (HLDS) driver is installed by the DriverDoc certified installation utility. This software ensures that you are installing the correct driver version for your system. Download and installation takes approximately 2 minutes.
Drivers are "mini" software programs that allow Windows to communicate with other software programs and hardware.
Without drivers, the HL Data Storage (HLDS) hardware you connect to your computer - for example, a video card or a webcam - will not work properly.
Uninstalling / reinstalling programs, spyware/virus infections, or everyday computer use can cause your HL Data Storage (HLDS) drivers to become corrupt (another common cause is upgrading from Windows XP to Windows 7/8). Drivers can also become outdated through Windows updates and service pack upgrades.
Corrupted or outdated HL Data Storage (HLDS) drivers often create file errors, communication problems, or hardware malfunction in Windows. Common problems include no sound, printing malfunctions, video / screen problems.
There are two (2) ways to fix driver-related problems:
Both repair options fix corrupted or outdated HL Data Storage (HLDS) drivers via replacing your current drivers with the latest file releases.
Approved / Recommended Solution Links:
(1) Driver update scan