Drivers are the middleware that allow computer programs to use resources of a specific hardware device.

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Not able to install additional x32bit drivers in Win 10

I was sharing Canon LBP 2900b printer from Windows 10(x64 bit) to Windows XP(x32 bit). Now I have formatted the Win 10 machine. Now I am not able to install the compatible x32 bit printer drivers in ...
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Windows 10 keeps uninstalling my Creative X-fi drivers

Every day, or after 2 or 3 days my sound card stops working. If I look to Device manager the sound card is listed with a yellow question mark. The drivers are gone. I have installed the drivers a few ...
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Driver needed during windows installation

I just lately bought an Lenovo T560 and replaced the ssd with an samsung 850 pro ssd 512gb. Now I am trying to install windows 7 on it via usb and it works until I come to the partition part. My ...
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Ubuntu install Amazon Redshift driver: Data source not found

I'm having problems installing the Amazon Redshift ODBC driver on Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS. These are the steps I took: $ sudo apt-get install unixodbc $ sudo apt-get install php5-odbc $ sudo dpkg -i ...
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The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) did not load: dam fphlx

I've noticed this in my event viewer. Is there any way to figure out what is that fphlx driver? I've tried looking it up but didn't find anything.
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Windows 10 Unable to connect to this network [closed]

I am not able to connect to my network on a new Windows 10 laptop. After entering the credentials, the network is saved, secured but then the message "unable to connect to this network" comes up. I ...
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IaStorv.sys causing BSOD whenever setting is changed?

I've got a laptop w/ a Ubuntu 16.04 / Win 7 dual boot, controlled by Grub. Whenever I change something in the Windows OS and restart (whether it be the location of the Firefox Profile or the system's ...
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Windows 10 Audio Headset Detection Issues

I'm not sure if the title fully explains the situation. Basically sound refused to play through my headset once I connected them I've re-installed most of the drivers on my (new) machine about what ...
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Lenovo W541, display issues after windows 10 update

I think I have a problem wit my graphics driver, the intel one, sometimes when I wake up my laptop from hibernate I either have very dim display or very high brightness and in both cases I can't ...
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Razer Synapse Not Recognizing Chroma Devices

I recently purchased a Razer BlackWidow Chroma RGB keyboard. It worked fine for a while using the Razer Synapse software to change the lighting effects and macros, but now whenever I launch Synapse ...
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What to do about Microsoft Teredo Tunneling Adapter issue

I'm a novice having no idea how to fix a system check notice that says..."Microsoft Teredo Tunneling Adapter has a driver problem." My computer does not talk to my printer. Using Lynksis if that ...
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Potential Driver issue: AMD 7970GHz (Sapphire) low FPS + sudden FPS drops

I've got my rig since 2013, and there's never been any problems with it, but a couple weeks ago it started to have those weird performance issues while playing Battlefield 3/4. As I'm playing, I have ...
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Windows Bluescreen when disabling second wifi card

I have freshly installed windows 7 on my laptop. I have two WiFi cards inside (Intel Centrino Advanced N-6200 AGN). Originally the laptop had only one, however I had one additional card on shelf and I ...
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Mic is only picking up vibrations

Literally vibrations, when on the recording devices pane, the only way i can get the mic to show it is picking up audio is by tapping the headphones on my desk. I have uninstalled and reinstalled ...
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How to fix ASUS notebook freezing & brightness issues after Windows 10 Upgrade?

My ASUS G73JH gaming notebook was working properly with the original Windows 7. I upgraded it to Windows 10 and started experiencing a collection of problems: Inability to adjust screen brightness ...
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Creative sound blaster Z windows 10 5.1 volume control

So I just bought this sound card Creative Sound Blaster Z. Connected it via optical cable to Logitech Z906. Installed latest drivers from their web page, enabled encoding to dts and it works, my ...
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Creative Recon3D Fatal1ty no longer working on Windows 7

When building my Digital Audio Workstation three years ago, I chose a Creative Recon3D Fatal1ty sound card. It's worked just fine until the past few months, during which time it has begun having ...
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Windows only have 'speakers' as audio devices

I am currently using Lenovo which runs a Windows 7. The main problem is, when I am to change my audio device, since the sound goes through the speaker as well when earphone is plugged in, I couldn't ...
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Windows 7 is stuck at “Starting Windows”

I have a problem that is very similar to this. I run a dualboot win7+Ubuntu on a Lenovo G770. Unfortunately, my Win 7 does not start anymore and it gets stuck on the Starting Windows Screen. However, ...
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VN7 792G Black Edition with windows 7

I have managed to install windows 7 on VN7 792G Black Edition. The last thing what's left is sound. Realtek ALC255 sound card is not recognized, but It is detected on PCI bus. I have been trying to ...
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AMD Radeon R7 Issues

I purchased a Dell Inspiron 7548 about a year ago. I have no idea if my graphics card has yet to work, and I am very frustrated. I've spent many many hours looking for a solution and am yet to find ...
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HP Probook 450 G3 Screen Flashing on Low Brightness

I just bought a new HP Probook 450 G3 few days back. After using it for a couple of days, I started noticing screen flashing/flickering when lowering the brightness. This happened both on Windows 7 ...
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Windows 7 login screen displays CTRL+ALT+DEL then goes black, cursor visible

I have a Dell Precision 450 (Win7 Ultimate x64). We were moving house, so it spend a good bit of time in a storage unit, just set it up a few days ago (hasn't worked since I got it back). When I ...
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Unsure of outcome of nvidia driver update

I wanted to update my graphics card driver, so I downloaded the latest version from nvidia and installed it (didn't uninstall or do anything to the driver already on my computer). However, when I go ...
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Same Bluetooth Dongle - Different OS - Different Range

Background: My laptop has undergone a serious upgrading and turned into a project for me - part of this upgrade was to Take the optical drive bay out, install a second HDD and make it a hackintosh ...
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How to explain KMODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED in ntoskrnl.exe +70380?

I have very hard puzzle with blue screens on windows 7. Few weeks ago a computer started to have some blu screens during smartcard computation. This is a POS machine with a smartcard, for every ...
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Is there a way to release the integrated webcam service held by an .exe application?

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 3542 laptop with Windows 8.1. Recently, I installed the Zbar application for scanning QR code. It does decode the QR code using integrated webcam. But the problem is, i am ...
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Determining driver by nothing

I have got this desktop computer with a built-in LAN port. I suspect the OS has been re-installed with a supposedly different OS. Gigabytes's main support page provides ethernet drivers (Nvidia) only ...
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How to create a specific folder structure inside multiple subfolders

I have a folder structure that looks like this drwxrwxr-x+ 9 root admin 306 May 3 10:19 . drwxrwxrwx 15 root admin 510 May 5 16:14 .. drwxr-xr-x+ 3 root ...
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Win7 PC Shutdown during Update - Driver/Chipset Issues?

--UPDATE 1-- Purchased a brand new USB Wifi Adapter, installed its driver and has exact same problem error code 31. Obviously it's a Windows 7 issue. Is it possible to repair this without a complete ...
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Driver could not install on win 7

My DANY 2 USB TV Box . I install driver from provided CD but still driver is not intalled. When I see in the list of Devices in DEVICE MANAGER, there is Exclamation yellow mark with the name USB TV ...
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Cannot start (code 10) error with HIDClass device

I am getting "Cannot start device (Code 10)" error while installing the device driver for a HID device with uses PIC 18F4550 microcontroller. However I am getting the Vendor and Product IDs properly. ...
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Kali Linux BCM4360 driver

I've recently made a Live USB bootable Kali Linux version to run on my Late 14 Macbook Pro. I was having trouble getting it to identify my network card, and found that it was because the BCM4360 ...
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Is it possible to write software for a keyboard?

I just got a new Cooler Master Octane keyboard+mouse combo, but it doesn't come with any software, so I can't modify the keys, or change any function...is there a way to write some simple software for ...
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Fujitsu NH532 USB 3.0 devices working at 2.0 speeds

I have a Fujitsu NH532 with 3 USB 3.0 ports running Windows 8.1. My problem is that none of the blue USB 3.0 ports is operating at 3.0 speed. Whichever USB 3.0 device I plug in, the Devices and ...
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Devcon driverfiles * only listing a single entry

I am attempting to run the following command: devcon driverfiles * But I am only receiving a single entry in my output...I have seen this on multiple machines (servers as well as workstations): ...
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Dymo Lablewriter 450 installation keeps failing

User used to have a DYMO labelwriter SE450 that worked perfectly fine for months, no issues. Windows 7 pro, absolutely no configuration changes have been made that would stop it working. It recently ...
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Touchpad freezing after Windows 10 update on ELAN input device

I upgraded to Windows 10 since a week, the first issue that disappointed me is this mouse freezing when I'm typing. I googled two days, trying all solutions, nothing worked. I have ELAN device with ...
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No sound in lenovo yoga 2 except when connected to HDMI

I recently got a Lenovo Yoga 2 with windows 8 (now upgraded to windows 10), and apparently sound doesn't work; not through speakers, not through headphones, but only through HDMI. I have looked all ...
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Wireless drivers for Dell Inspiron 3451

I just reinstalled Windows 8.1 on a Dell Inspiron 3451, and the wireless adapter is not working. After the install, during the setup phase, it skipped the step where you can select the wireless ...
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Using latest drivers for Tesla K40 along with nvidia GT210

I just purchased a geforce 210 GPU for basic graphic acceleration on my server, which primarily uses Tesla K40 for number crunching. Now the problem which I have encountered deals with two different ...
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Dell Laptop and Generic Bluetooth Radio

I have a Cambridge Silicon Wave Link Bluetooth Adapter and need info, the driver version is 5.1 260.5512 distributed by Microsoft. How do I tell if a Bluetooth receiver will accept a signal to it from ...
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Intel Graphics HD 3000 + Clean Windows 10 Installation = Black Screen no Censor

I'm facing a really wierd situation. Let me explain what happened. I recently took an old laptop in my possession . It has an Nvidia 520M and an Intel Graphics HD 3000 gpus. At first i tried to ...
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export drivers before reformatting and re-installing Windows

In the past, I've always had to download the drivers for my computers, after I do a reformat and a re-install of Windows. Is there a quick and dirty way to export all of the drivers in Windows before ...
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Permanently Change USB Serial Device Driver

I am trying to change the drivers used by a bunch of development boards for using the default FTDI driver (the USB port plugs into a FT232D chip) to use libusbK instead. I have been using zadig to ...
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Realtek audio, Logitec Subwoofer silent

I have an Asus Windows 10 PC with onboard Realtek audio (driver version 6.0.1.7687). I recently purchased Logitech Z313 speakers. I have good audio from the 2 satellites, but the subwoofer is dead ...
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AULA Ghost Shark driver download

I bought a AULA Ghost Shark from one of my friends, but he did not have the driver. I thoght that i could just download it online but i cant find it anywhere (i cant even find their website). Do ...
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Corrupted graphics, crashes, and noisy GPU fan after updating NVIDIA GeForce drivers to 364.72

I recently updated the drivers for my NVIDIA GeForce video card to version 364.72 and I'm now experiencing issues such as the following: Games or other graphically intensive applications crash or ...
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USB device STATUS_DEVICE_DATA_ERROR after reboot, what could be wrong?

It's about older hardware and software, for sure. But one thing I don't get that it is working at the first place and after a reboot it is no longer working. Kind of strange, I don't understand. It's ...
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How can I use a Xerox DocuMate 510 scanner with Windows 10

I have a Xerox DocuMate scanner that I had used on Windows 7. I've recently upgraded to Windows 10. I see the scanner as installed in the printers part of the settings, but I can no longer find the ...