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

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How to install Webcam driver for satellite P755D S5172 in Linux

Has any one configure the webcam under Fedora 22 or other linux version ? Please provide me with the steps Thanks
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How to install Webcam driver for satellite P755D S5172 in Windows 10

I have upgraded to Windows 10 - 64 Bits and my camera used to work in Windows 7 also 64 bits. I have tried using the official Windows 7 driver but no luck. Please advice me on How to install Webcam ...
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Computer audio via bluetooth to soundbar?

I was able to connect my laptop to my VIZIO S4251w. It shows up in my Bluetooth Devices list with a headset icon. However, as you can see from the properties window below it is not set up properly: ...
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USB 3.0 ports don't work with Windows 10

I installed Windows 10 on my computer (no upgrade) and my USB 3.0 ports don't work. The USB 2.0 ports instead work properly. On another hard drive (same computer) I'm running Windows 7. There they ...
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Windows 10 touchpad Release Drag after Finger Lift

I have a Samsung Laptop with ELAN touchpad. The only features I like from a touchpad are.. Tap to Click. Double Tap to Right Click. Two Finger Scrolling. Drag Windows. But Release immediately ...
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Download cab files of Windows 10 device drivers from Microsoft Update Catalog

I'm using desktop / pc version of Windows 10. No touch screen or tablet mode is present. With Microsoft screwing Windows Update in Windows 10, the users are in no control of update details like ...
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How pre-load drivers for a WiFi USB device that can't use “update driver” from Device Manager. Where do I put them?

In XP, I used to dump USB driver files into system32, but that's not working as smoothly with Win7. I just want to know where to put the files (3 of them, .cat, .sys, .inf) so that Windows knows ...
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How to delete corrupted windows drivers from another os?

I had windows 8.1 and it said that windows 10 update is ready. I updated. Everything went fine. But there was a bug — right click (start menu is opened) took 20 seconds. I decided problem was video ...
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Display Drivers in Fedora

I am using Fedora 22 and having problems with my Nvidia GeForce GTX765M driver. I cannot adjust my laptop screen brightness and cannot output video from hdmi. I did a little research here and on ...
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Regular IRQL_UNEXPECTED_VALUE bluescreens on windows 10

I recently updated my Dell Vostro 460 to windows 10. It ran fine for a while, but now I keep getting IRQL_UNEXPECTED_VALUE bluescreens. The starting point for the BSODs might have been one of my ...
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Error 'Printer Settings could not be saved' after driver upload (Samba)

When I upload driver to Samba, I often get the message "Printer Properties" - "Printer settings could not be saved. Operation could not be completed (error 0x0000007a)". Since driver seems to be ...
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Can't remove Canon PIXMA MG2900 printer driver

I wanted to remove this printer MG2900 series _76FCE2000000, but failed miserably. First thing first, this is a wireless printer, thus it kept getting different IPs. After I realised the printer was ...
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What Graphics Driver For Windows 7 32bit 1GB Ram?

I have installed Windows 7 Professional 32bit. when I want to play Counterstrike 1.6, OpenGL does not run and I cannot find a video graphics driver. PC info: RAM: 1 GB GHz: 2. 80 Pentium 4 I ...
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Fedora 22 - touchpad detected but not working

I am using fedora 22 (gnome) on a Dell Vostro 3558 - the touchpad is not working and I cannot figure out why. It seems to be detected: $ xinput ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 ...
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after upgrade on Windows 10 and first reboot, keyboard and touchpad doesn't works

after upgrade my Notebook SAMSUNG NP-RF712S01IT Windows 10 works fine, but after first reboot the keyboard and trackpad doesn't works. On devices management, I find an unknown board (I think that it ...
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Install Mac drivers on Linux

I have been able to install Linux Mint onto my 2015 MacBook Pro. I want to know this because I cannot right click at the moment as well as scrolling up and down webpages/terminal etc. Also it would ...
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Windows shows wrong resolution compared to display

I have/had a problem with my desktop not showing icons, namely spacing properly in Windows 8.1 and 10. In the process of trying to fix this, some of the suggestions talked about laptop (Acer Aspire ...
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Sound lost after running CCleaner

After running CCleaner, I've a very strangle problem with my audio device : If I start the computer with the headphone's jack plugged in, I'll only have sound with the head phone, the laptop's ...
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Trying to debug android on my Galaxy s5 device [on hold]

I'm attempting to use the just-downloaded stable version of Android Studio, and want to be able to debug on my Galaxy s5. I enabled developer tools / debug on it. When I plugged it in the first ...
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What graphics driver should I get from AMD if I have an R9 290 and an AMD A10-5800K APU

So I recently got a ASUS AMD R9 290 with 4GB GDDR5 memory and when I installed the driver from the disk it caused my windows 10 installation to become completely unusable (it would just hang when ...
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After a fresh upgrade to Windows 10, should I run a tool to scan for outdated drivers, even if I don't have issues? [closed]

During my attempts to upgrade to Windows 10, I completely reinstalled Windows 7 first because of issues with my system reserved partition after upgrading to an SSD. After reinstalling Windows 7 to fix ...
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USB device not recognized w/ extension on one computer, not another

fairly odd problem: We upgraded computers at our site, from computers with USB2.0 WIN7, to USB3.0 WIN8.1. One particular USB device will not function with an extension cable, but will without it, ...
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Video playback is very slow over HDMI after windows 10 upgrade

I have upgraded my laptop to windows 10 from win 8.1 It's a Dell M3800 Pecision 64 bit Prior to the upgrade I could plug a hdmi cable into it and attach it to my TV to watch Netflix, Iplayer etc ...
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How to use default Windows driver for sound card? - Windows 10 auto-update

I recently upgraded from Windows 8.1 to 10. In 8.1 I used default system driver for sound card in my Toshiba Portege Z30 (it has different settings for headphones/speakers) But Windows 10 always ...
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Where can I find a driver for my plantronic Intertek 81242 headset for Windows 7?

I'm on a Windows 7 machine and the headset doesn't automatically load when the USB is plugged in. I couldn't find the driver on plantronic's website.
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SQL error: [unixODBC][Driver Manager]Data source name not found, and no default driver specified

I am running a PHP script on a RedHat server using Teradatas ODBC drivers. <?php $conn = odbc_connect("Teradata", "username", "password"); $result = odbc_exec($conn, 'SELECT count(*) FROM ...
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Unable to install driver software on Windows 8.1

So I've been trying to connect my TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator to my computer through the USB port... BUT I ran into a problem. It doesn't have a driver software apparently. I've tried both ...
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Windows 10 Installation - A media driver your computer needs is missing

The most weird thing is happening to me: I have a hp notebook which has no internal DVD drive, so I installed via an external USB LG Blueray burner. First I installed Windows 10 customer preview ...
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Synaptics Lenovo Driver doesn't retain settings on restart of Windows 10

Would appreciate any solutions for this problem. The reverse scrolling direction setting is not retained on Windows 10 for my Lenovo laptop on restart. the hardware device is Synaptics ClickPad V8.1 ...
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I've Windows 10 Pro (RTM 10240.16430) and I can't update my wifi adapter

I've Windows 10 Pro (RTM 10240.16430) and I can't update my wifi adapter (TL-WN8200ND) with the last driver because the installer says me that the actual drive is the best installed. How I can force ...
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Windows 8.1 broadcom wireless 802.11abgn

My Broadcom 802.11abgn wireless sdio adapter stopped working out of nowhere I already tried : 3 Driver reinstall from official driver download page (both Broadcom and Asus) 2 Factory resets. ...
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How can I stop my computer from restarting?

I had Windows 8.1 and upgraded to Windows 10. With both operating systems, I ran into trouble ever since I hooked up my Wacom tablet. My computer freezes and then this screen appears. I thought ...
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2 external monitors with windows 10

I have a retina early 2014 MacBook pro and 2 external monitors. After upgrading to win 10 and upgrading NVidia drivers and bootcamp drivers everything seemed to be working fine. Then I plugged in ...
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How can I disable my laptop from reinstalling uninstalled drivers? [duplicate]

I've uninstalled the driver for the onboard keyboard, because it keys in random keys, but everytime I restart it reinstalls the onboard keyboard drivers. I've tried renaming the keyboard driver in the ...
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Questions about KMS/DRM and linux /dev/fb* devices

Basically, what I want to do is to allow most standard framebuffer graphics apps (At least, any that support being told which /dev/fb* device to use, or can deduce that from the framebuffer the VT ...
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Intel Graphics Driver Issues on Windows 8

Everything was working good with graphics drivers until I had to replace the motherboard of my HP m6 Envy 1214TX laptop computer. Upon fresh Windows 8 Pro OS installation, I could see WDDM drivers ...
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Where can I Download Dolby Digital Plus driver for lenovo Yoga 500?

I've installed windows 10 in my laptop. (lenovo yoga 500). I've downloaded all drivers from lenovo support website, and installed in my laptop. but Dolby Digital Plus penal is not open, when i click ...
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How to disable driver certificate verification in Windows 10

I just built a new machine and need to load an older driver for one of my 44" Designjet printers, but Win 10 will not allow either the driver for Win 7 64-bit or for Win 8 64-bit because they lack a ...
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Sony Vaio SVE14A16FAH drivers are not working on Windows 7

After formatting the hard disk and installing a new Windows 7, the drivers are not working properly. Switchable graphics are not working at all. I tried reinstalling several versions of the drivers, ...
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how to install kernel headers for fedora 22 - without networking

I'm trying to get a useful Fedora 22 installation running on my Lenovo yoga 3 pro Laptop. I have done a full fedora installation to a USB3 flash drive, and it runs well, but I don't have any ...
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Cannot install GeForce drivers and cannot run any game after failed driver update in Windows 10

My system have a Zotac GTX 960 and is running Windows 10. After update from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 all was running well until I tried to update graphic card driver via Geforce Experience. The ...
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How to know which driver is right for SM Bus Controller? [duplicate]

I'm having a problem with the SM Bus controller. it appears with an explanation mark in Device manager. I would install the driver manually but i'm not sure which is the right one. I don't know what ...
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How to blacklist a specific update on Windows 10?

I have discovered that my Windows 10 Pro installation automatically downloads and installs Synaptics touchpad driver. All well I suppose, with automatic updating and stuff, except that the driver is ...
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Epson advanced printer driver 4 failed to install common modules in Windows XP Embedded SP2

I was trying to install Epson printer TM-T81's drivers in Windows xp embedded sp2 but an error message is displayed during installation Failed to install common modules: Error code 1603. Setup will ...
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Toshiba C655-S5512

I was trying to log into a game and it came up with a driver error. When I looked in Device Manager it has a yellow question mark next to Ethernet Controller. I am not sure how it is missing. When I ...
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Eee PC driver problems. Features missing in windows and linux

I own an Asus Eee PC 1018P. When it's running Windows 8.1/10 the two finger scroll doesn't work. I tried using the 7/32-bit trackpad driver here but it didn't help. In Linux (Trisquel) two finger ...
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Reset audio drivers on Windows 10

Is there a way to reset my audio drivers from windows 10? When I upgraded my computer to my Windows 10, the sound began to be excellent, but when I put the headphones, no sound were being played, then ...
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Role of these drivers

What is the Intel Chipset Driver and Intel Wireless Audio driver? What these two drivers accomplish? I was hunting for my Win 7 drivers for a Lenovo PC and found these two listed as well.
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Why am I regularly disconnected from my WiFi every few hours?

Like many others, I'm experiencing network issues after the Windows 10 update, although, the issue I'm experiencing is a little odd. Every 1.5-2.5 hours the following events happen, in this specific ...
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How to identify and remove unnecessary files from Windows Driverstore?

My Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository is 48 Gigabytes in size. That is way bigger than I have ever seen anywhere else, and is way out of proportion for a 128GB SSD. I know how to list the ...