FAQ, tips and tricks - ASPI
- ASPI stands for "Advanced SCSI Programming Interface". It was originally developed by Adaptec and used to communicate with the SCSI controllers and the Operating system.
- Now most recording software and other programs use the ASPI layer to become "direct access" to the hardware devices such as CD-rom driver and CD-writers.
- Some recording software's have even integrated their own ASPI layer in their software package. (Nero Burning Rom, Easy CD Creator)
- The ASPI Layer contains four files (WINASPI32.DLL, WINASPI.DLL, ASPI.SYS, WOWPOST.EXE) which "mediates" between the application programs and the host adapter drivers.
The address were you can download the aspi layer for Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP is: