Last Updated: March 26, 2023
PLEASE NOTE: This SMSC 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 SMSC 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 SMSC 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 Drivers can also become outdated through Windows updates and service pack upgrades.
Corrupted or outdated SMSC drivers often create file errors, communication problems, or hardware malfunction in Windows.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Both repair options fix corrupted or outdated SMSC drivers via replacing your current drivers with the latest file releases.
Approved / Recommended Solution Links:
(1) Driver update scan