How to Download and Install ACPI\\WEC1020 Driver for Windows

If you have a device with the hardware ID ACPI\\WEC1020, you may need to download and install the appropriate driver for it. This device is also known as Winbond CIR Transceiver, which is used to transfer files or folders to a infrared device. In this article, we will show you how to find and install the ACPI\\WEC1020 driver for Windows 11, 10, 8, 7, XP.

What is ACPI\\WEC1020?

ACPI\\WEC1020 is a device hardware ID that uniquely identifies a Winbond CIR Transceiver. A device hardware ID is a set of numbers and letters that specifies the type, manufacturer, and model of a device. The general format for a hardware ID is \\&&. The vendor ID for Winbond is VEN_1050 and the device ID for CIR Transceiver is DEV_E420.

A Winbond CIR Transceiver is a component that enables infrared communication between your computer and other devices, such as remote controls, printers, scanners, cameras, etc. When an IR connection is established, the ‘Wireless Link’ icon is displayed on the desktop. You can use the Winbond CIR Transceiver to transfer files or folders to a infrared device by using the Windows Wireless Link feature.

Why do you need ACPI\\WEC1020 driver?


What is ACPI\\WEC1020?

A driver is a software program that allows your computer to communicate with your hardware devices. Without a driver, your computer may not recognize or operate your device properly. A driver also provides instructions and settings for your device, such as power management and plug and play (PnP) device enumeration.

The ACPI\\WEC1020 driver is the software program that enables your computer to communicate with your Winbond CIR Transceiver. Without this driver, your computer may not recognize or operate your infrared device properly. The ACPI\\WEC1020 driver also provides support for power management and PnP device enumeration for your Winbond CIR Transceiver.

How to find ACPI\\WEC1020 driver?

There are several ways to find the ACPI\\WEC1020 driver for your device. You can use one of the following methods:

  • Use an automatic driver update utility. This is the easiest and fastest way to find and install the latest and compatible driver for your device. You can use a reliable and reputable driver update utility, such as DriverGuide[^1^], DriverPack[^2^], or DriverEasy[^3^]. These utilities will scan your computer for all your devices and drivers, and then download and install the best match for your ACPI\\WEC1020 device.
  • Use the manufacturer’s website. This is another reliable way to find and install the official and compatible driver for your device. You can visit the website of the manufacturer of your computer or motherboard, such as Acer[^4^], ASUS[^5^], Dell, HP, Intel, Toshiba, etc. Then you can search for your model number or product name, and then download and install the ACPI\\WEC1020 driver from the support or download section.
  • Use Windows Update. This is a built-in feature of Windows that can help you find and install some drivers for your devices. You can access Windows Update by going to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update. Then you can click on Check for updates or View optional updates, and then look for the ACPI\\WEC1020 driver under Drivers or Other devices.
  • Use Device Manager. This is a system tool that can help you manage your devices and drivers on your computer. You can access Device Manager by pressing Windows + X keys and then selecting Device Manager from the menu. Then you can look for your ACPI\\WEC1020 device under Unknown devices or Other devices. Right-click on it and select Update driver or Properties > Driver > Update Driver.

How to install ACPI\\WEC1020 driver?


How to find ACPI\\WEC1020 driver?

Once you have downloaded the ACPI\\WEC1020 driver