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

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Cannot install windows, missing device driver

I am having Sony vaio VPCM126AG, which was running windows 10 pro. I tried to install chromium os hdd will had wiped full hdd, then chromium os was running well, but now I wanted to go back to ...
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How to write a new Linux kernel driver?

I found this tutorial: http://www.x.org/wiki/Development/Documentation/XorgInputHOWTO/ It says: Note that if you think about writing a new input driver for a “common” device (e.g. touchscreen, ...
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BCM4331 Installation issues on FreeBSD 10.2

I have been unable to find the 'right' 64-bit XP drivers to use ndisgen to create a working module -- I can get it to recognize the card but it has exit errors there are always IRQ and memory leak ...
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Windows 10 update keeps breaking my graphics drivers whenever I reboot

Every time I reboot my computer, Windows 10 corrupts my graphics drivers. I get the following popup and the display adapter drivers show errors in the Device Manager: This has been happening for a ...
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Sudden “Found New Hardware” RRNetCap Miniport

I have an old Windows XP system which suddenly, upon bootup, is starting the "Found New Hardware" Wizard, for a device called "RRNetCap Miniport". Round about the same time this started happening, ...
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Windows 10 sudden blank screen

Lately i re-installed Windows 10 to get a fresh OS. After i have installed and updated everything including drivers, it worked fine until few hours later, screen went blank with no cursor or anything ...
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How do I stop windows 10 from updating one of my drivers?

Ok. So I bought this cheap "open box" laptop --> Lenovo G50, which came with Windows 10. I use it for two weeks and the hdd fails (my fault for going cheap, right?) Anyway, I struggled for a whole ...
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Has anyone successfully used the new usbstor MaximumTransferLength parameter?

Some time ago, Microsoft added support for specifying the maximum transfer size to the usbstor driver (see KB2581464 at https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2581464). I have been unable to actually ...
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Intel HD Graphics 4000 driver error code 43 on Windows 10

The Intel HD Graphics 4000 driver on my HP Pavilion g6-2197sa laptop was broken, reducing its functionality, when I upgraded to Windows 10, reporting the following error: Windows has stopped this ...
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Can I use graphic drivers inside my VirtualBox?

I’m currently using CAD programs like Inventor, or AutoCAD and it doesnt certify my generic VirtualBox graphic card. Can I install normal drivers for it in my VirtualBox so my Windows can benefit from ...
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Synaptics Touchpad hangs when system disk activity is high

I have a Dell Inspiron 3543 laptop, with Windows 10 and newest drivers from Dell website. When system disk activity is around 100%, then the touchpad stops responding (i.e. the cursor does not move ...
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I need Network Drivers for my PXE Windows 7 64bit WinPE

The deal is, our Instructors wants to have a PXE Server. We were already successfully booting Linux Distros over the Network, but we still need to be able to boot a Windows 7 Installation ISO. So we ...
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Wireless keyboard/mouse not recognized in Linux Mint

I'm trying a friend's keyboard/mouse combo that's recognized by lsusb thusly: Bus 001 Device 008: ID 0461:4d7a Primax Electronics, Ltd It works straightaway, no drivers needed, in Windows 7 and, ...
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Where Can I get windows XP drivers for ASUS X551C?

I have tried to get windows xp drivers for my Asus X551C laptop. I couldnt get right driver for display to adjust its brightness. I tried to install audio , chipset and networking from some where in ...
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How to check which files cause a driver to be digitally unsigned?

I've got a nVidia driver that's digitally unsigned. How can I know which file is that exactly? I would like to digitally sign it to be able to install the driver without having to disable driver ...
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Iwlwifi drivers not found while Kali Linux Installation

I am trying to make dual boot of Windows 8.1(already installed) and Linux Kali. I found file missing iwlwifi.ucode. Insert a removable media to install. I skipped the step. After installation while ...
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Cant find driver for F&D Bluetooth speakers for Win 7

I have purchased a Bluetooth 2.1 speaker system A150 X made by Fendaaudio (F&D) (http://fendaaudio.com/). But I was not able connect to the device using Bluetooth from my Toshiba lap top because ...
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Why are my headphones disappearing from Playback devices

When I start my computer, my headphones are set as the default playback device. About 15 seconds after I log into my profile, the headphones make a quick static type sound, and no longer exist in the ...
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What “.sys” SCSI driver VirtualBox uses ? (Error “Stop 0x0000007B”)

I'm trying to make my Windows 7 boot-to-VHD's vhd to boot in VirtualBox. I've suceeded many times through enabling drivers on boot by modifying the registry inside this folder: ...
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running “make install” for android driver install

I want to be able to install a driver on a rooted android specifically this driver. I compiled it with make on my computer, but I need to run make install, the android doesn't have the make command. ...
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Windows 7 Home Premium x64: prevent bluetooth drivers from updating [on hold]

My friend has Windows 7 x64 Home Premium (fully legal and activated) and a weird problem with bluetooth receiver identified by: CSR Bluetooth Chip HardwareID: USB\VID_0A12&PID_0001&REV_0134 ...
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Just format Dell Inspiron 3521, no network driver works for wireless

I just format my computer (Dell Inspiron 3521) and for some reason, after entering my service tag into the dell support website to download drivers, none of the ones shown to me work for the wireless ...
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SynTPEnh.exe constantly restarting/respawning in Windows 10

I just upgraded to Windows 10 and I noticed that the SynTPEnh.exe process is constantly restarting/respawning To be more precise, there are two SynTPEnh.exe processes. One of them (with pid 2972 in ...
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upgrading cpu pavilion dv6-6135dx [on hold]

I have notebook pavilion dv6-6135dx and I want to upgrade my cpu amd a8-3500m with 1.5ghz to AMD A8-3550MX with 2ghz I have searched alot they says it is compatible. I am wondering if there any thing ...
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Windows unable to find HDD [closed]

I need to install Windows on an HP laptop but when I boot with Windows 7 install disc, it keeps reverting to "Select the driver to be installed". I don't understand, why does this happen? I have ...
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GPU stopped working after reinstalling windows

I recently reinstalled windows 10 and my amd radeon hd 7400M stopped working. After reinstalling windows there was a notification telling me to change the video settings from amd catalyst control ...
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How to install openGL on Windows 10 with Intel HD Graphics 3000

System: 2011 Macbook Pro 2.2GHz i7 with Intel HD Graphics 3000 (dedicated Nvidia GPU is shot - I have it disabled right now) running Windows 10 Pro 64-bit. I require openGL on this platform, yet ...
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How to change the atheros wireless driver on windows 7?

The driver installed by windows automatically just caused a blue screen by me. I read that I need to install the driver from the manufacturer. I downloaded it from here: ...
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Do pause frames get passed to the host?

I have recently seen a Debian forum that mentioned pause frames should be discarded by the MAC layer and if not the driver should discard them. Is this true? How does a host actually throttle back ...
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Is there a Stand-alone Touchpad with included tap-to-click functionality? or a way to get Windows Server 2012 to detect a Logitech Touchpad?

I'm currently using a Logitech Wireless Touchpad T650. Out of the box, the touchpad has press-to-click functionality, but not tap-to-click. To give it tap-to-click, it needs software called SetPoint, ...
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How to enable bluetooth adapter in Windows 7?

I wanted to disable and enable the bluetooth adapter. So in the system tray I clicked on the Bluetooth icon and in the menu choose for "Turn Adapter Off". I am not sure what happened next but the ...
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Updating video drivers causing problems in Hyper-V

I'm running Mint KDE on a hyper-v virtual machine. My video drivers (AMD 7970) updated today, and after that happened I started running into problems. I believe the driver update is causing Plasma to ...
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No audio on applications using openGL and openAL or DirectX

I have this problem since one week ago: I was playing a game (CS:GO), I switched to another one aaaaand... no audio. So I closed the game and re-opened it. Nothing changes. I tried to reboot the PC, ...
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Can't find ATK Package Driver after roll back

I am having problems with my ASUS Smart Gesture in Windows 10 like many other ASUS Laptop owners. I tried repairing it in Control Panel-Uninstall Program which didn't work, and I have the same ...
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VIDEO_TDR_FAILURE upon startup and opening Google Chrome/Facebook

Ever since I've had to reinstall Windows about two months ago, I once in a while get a BSOD, namely VIDEO_TDR_FAILURE. Upon looking it up, I have found out that things like bad cooling, a power ...
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Acer Aspire 5742Z - Windows 10 driver

I tried to install Windows 10 on my Acer Aspire 5742Z which run perferctly under Windows 8.1. Problem is that the resolution is stuck at 1024x768, it has an Intel HD Graphics 300 chip and an Intel ...
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BSOD - Win8_driver_fault on Windows 10

So, i have been having a lot of BSODs since I bought my new Laptop. HP 15-ab034tx I clean installed Windows 10 on it, and it reduced the frequency of BSODs. After that, installing an older version of ...
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I upgraded my OS to Windows 10 and my touchpad stopped working

I upgraded my OS to Windows 10 and my touchpad stopped working. I've tried installing the drivers straight from the Asus website but it says that I need to uninstall the other one first. When I go to ...
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Windows 10 - Display Driver Stopped Responding and Has Recovered. How can I fix it?

I have ati radeon 5700 and after I upgraded to windows 10 I have problems with it. Sometimes it says: "Display Driver Stopped Responding and Has Recovered". And in other cases my movies have some ...
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Windows- can not connect to paired bluetooth devices

I have a strange problem with Bluetooth adapter on Windows 10. When I pair a device it works perfectly, however when I reboot I am unable to reconnect again. I get no other error messages but "Can't ...
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Just installed device not working: hardware or software

A digitizer (touchscreen) device I just replaced on my Asus T100TA refuses to work. Although I can't find drivers specifically for this device on a vendors support page, Windows reports that the ...
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How long should I keep driver verifier running and should I do anything on my pc?

I have another post up at winten forums where people are helping me with BSODs on my gaming pc whenever I play games and they suggested I run driver verifier and send them two more bsod minidump ...
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How does NIC driver handle flow control?

Using ethtool to query my driver for statistics with ethtool -S , I can confirm flow control is being used. I am receiving pause frames. When using wireshark to sniff packets and then utilizing it's ...
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How can I find SATA driver for LG 15U560-KA51K laptop?

I've got a LG laptop 15U560-KA51K which was made in December 2015. Originally Windows 10 was installed, but I'm trying to install Windows 7. I can't find a SATA driver on korean LG website, so I ...
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Screen rotation on Windows 7 – when do mouse directions rotate as well?

I own two laptops, an old HP Compaq nx8220 and a relatively more recent Lenovo ThinkPad T420s. The HP has an ATI Mobility Radeon X600 GPU, while the Lenovo contains an NVIDIA NVS-4200M, but both are ...
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Headphones not working in windows 10 in HP ProBook 4530s

Recently my headphones stopped working. My pc is an HP ProBook 4530s, with Windows 10 Pro 64bit installed. I'ts not a hardware problem since I have it dual boot with ubuntu, and in ubuntu everything ...
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Windows 10 update won't install printer driver - Error 0x80240017

Recently I got a driver update for my HP printer delivered through the Windows 10 updater. It seems that the driver was successfully downloaded but cannot be properly installed, every time I try I'll ...
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AMD Radeon R9 M265X Not allowing drivers to install - whole pc freezes

The title describes it pretty fairly, though i'd like to add a bit more info A week ago my pc BSOD'd with the error message THREAD_STUCK_IN_DEVICE_DRIVER, followed by never being able to boot to ...
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Unattended Windows 7 installation stalls for 1 hour

We have created an unattended network installation setup for Windows 7 based on the WinPE present in WAIK. We boot a customized WinPE with the necessary network drivers injected and a CMD script ...
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AssaultCube causes sound to stop working?

When I opened AssaultCube for the first time on my win7 machine, there was a loud clicking sound. After that, my sound stopped working. From that day forward, my sound has only worked in every other ...