Why Plug n Play is Sometimes Plug and Pray
Some expansion hardware is designed to emulate a name-brand competitor.
If the BIOS on the expansion hardware masquerades as a name-brand device the Operating System will follow instructions to install the driver of the name-brand expansion card.
Since it wasn't from the name-brand manufacturer, the new device will either exhibit unpredictable behavior, or completely fail.
And sometimes a driver gets corrupt or was simply a piece of junk to begin with.
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