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

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Install Windows device driver without restart

After plugging in a USB flash drive just now and not having it appear in Computer, I found it's Generic Volume in Device Manager was reporting that Windows cannot load the device driver for this ...
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Windows 10 build 10240 Touchpad (Synaptics) does not work on initial startup

I installed Windows 10 build 10240 twice on my laptop (Sony Vaio SVS13A12FXS) Every time I boot up the computer, the touchpad does not work, HOWEVER when I plug in a wireless/wired mouse in, it ...
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Multiple monitors broken with Windows 10 upgrade

I have a HP ENVY 17-3200 (switchable graphics: Intel HD 4000 + AMD Radeon HD 7800M) with a triple monitor setup: Laptop's builtin LVDS 1080p display DisplayPort WQXGA display DisplayPort 1080p ...
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Make Windows 10 stop installing software automatically

I've upgraded my PC from Windows 7 Ultimate to Windows 10 Pro, overall it seems to be working fine, with small bugs here and there. One thing that I find really annoying is that Windows seems to think ...
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Windows 10 : Wi-fi driver doesn't work anymore

I've just installed the new release of Windows 10 on my laptop. My problem is that i can't connect with my wifi card anymore and it appears that there is not any drivers (just Realtek PCE Family ...
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Latest amd HD audio device driver doesn't work in windows 7 64bit

I have amd radeon HD 6900 graphics card. I updated the drivers via catalyst setup and then I had no sound. My pc is connected to my tv/monitor via hdmi cable. I have tried restarting, sleeping, ...
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2 fingers scrolling not function after upgrade to windows 10

My 2 fingers scrolling not working after upgrade today to windows 10 , using laptop Asus model "A550L" , any idea about this issue ? Trying via USB mouse the scrolling is working fine
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Gigabyte u8000 tv dongle on Windows 10

An old hardware, it has no official drivers for Win 8 or Win 10. But it is still working smooth on Win 7. http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=2876#ov Does anyone have any ...
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Connect and use a wireless PS3 controller to PC/Windows without USB

I can not for the life of me find any possible way to get a PS3 controller working on my PC without USB connection. I was told that Windows finds drivers for it once connected, but I have no USB ...
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How to remove this phantom device from my Windows 7 device manager?

Some time ago, I installed software called Air Display on my Win 7 x64 PC which was supposed to allow me to use my iPhone as if it were an external monitor attached to my PC. Program never worked for ...
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Upgrading to Windows 10 — Need to change motherboard?

My current motherboard (Asus P8Z77-V LE PLUS) does not have any Windows 10 drivers listed on the official site. Does this mean I will have substandard performance on my machine if I upgrade to Windows ...
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No sound ASUS F554L - Windows 10

I have no sound coming from my ASUS F554LD laptop that I upgraded to windows10. I checked on the site for drivers and they dont have a windows 10 sound driver yet, would this be my problem?
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Audio louder than usual until volume is changed

tonight I upgraded to Windows 10 and began encountering a very strange problem with my audio. I'm not sure what triggers it, but it has happened in two places: when some Flash sources load and on ...
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Serial Connection Issues

I have a Radionics rfid badge reader on my desk which is supposed to interface with our badge software (Stanley PAC) which is installed on my computer. I am using a docking station (also HP) which ...
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Intel 7260 HMW in a Dell E6410 - No bluetooth

I have installed a Intel 7260AC in an Intel E6410. The wifi works superbly, but the Bluetooth drivers cannot install. Are there any drivers for it? I have tried the official drivers and other drivers ...
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Is it possible to disable drive signature verification on Windows 8?

When installing drivers, sometimes we need for the system to not ask for confirmation to the user (i.e: unattended or remote installations). A good example of this is the TAP network driver for ...
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Is it possible to install TAP-Windows virtual OpenVPN network driver in a completely unattended manner?

The TAP-Windows is a network driver used by OpenVPN to establish remote connections. It is included on its main GUI installer, but it prompts to the user to accept unsigned driver. OpenVPN ...
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Installing 56k USB modem in Windows XP mode

I have a US Robotics 56k USB faxmodem which I need installing on my machine. I am running Windows 7 and also have Windows XP mode installed. I have searched a lot and it would seem it is not ...
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No Sound with Realtek HD Audio Manager

I accidentally changed the speaker config in Realtek to 5.1 surround. After changing it back there is no audio through my headphones, and when I bring up the playback devices menu a popup asks if I'd ...
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Upgrading from a 28 lane CPU to a 40 lane CPU

I'm looking to do a 2011-3 build on a budget. For the time being I'd like to put in a cheap CPU with 28 pci-e lanes and I would like to do an upgrade to a 40 lane CPU later on. This would allow me to ...
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wifi driver issue during Windows 10 installation

In my laptop there are two wifi drivers are installed one is broadcom virtual wireless driver & the other is dell wireless 1704 (802.11b/g/n) As I checked my pc for Windows 10 update the first ...
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Intel Iris Graphics card not visible in Virtual box win-7

I have 13" inch macbook retina which comes with an Intel Iris 1538 MB graphics card. I have installed windows-7 in my VirtualBox. Now, when I go to check the details about graphics card in the ...
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How to change if a drive can be used with the safely remove feature from Windows or not? [iaStorA controller]

I have Windows 8.1 Pro x64 and a motherboard with an Intel controller. I got Intel Rapid Storage Technology driver installed, resulting in the iaStorA service. I got two ports that I wish to be ...
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AMD/ATI Graphics Driver issue

My computer(a secondhand), a Samsung Sens R410-FA180, came with an ATI Xpress 1200 and Windows Vista. The previous owner gave me the computer because she thought there was a problem. She asked someone ...
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Configuring Printer UI [closed]

I am devloping a V4 driver for a monochrome printer. I want to print images using the printer. In printer properties UI, I want to have the ability to change threshold of the image and show its ...
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Which book to learn how the Southrbridge Chipset and the OS internally work [closed]

As the subject states can anyone share which book explains how the OS and the Southbridge chipset (now called Platform Controller Hub) internally work together ? I would like to learn how the ...
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Windows 10 build 10240 NVidia driver not working [on hold]

I couldnt wait any longer because i needed to reinstall my OS so I got and installed build 10240 which is said to be the RTM version of windows 10. Everything works perfectly except for my NVidia ...
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Automate Driver Uninstall and Reinstall on Windows 7

I need to automate the uninstall and reinstall a driver on Windows 7. The process to manually do this is: Start Right Click Computer > Manage Device Manager > Network Adapters Right Click Intel(R) ...
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Problems with Network adapter

About 5 months ago I purchased an Notebook HP 14-r002TX. And about a month ago I got a virus I couldnt shake so I just erased the drive and reinstalled winows 7. But I now wasn't able to connect to ...
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Kali Linux Wireless MacBook Air (Early 2014)

I have an early 2014 13in. MacBook Air that I recently dual-booted Kali Linux onto. My problems is that the wifi will not work, and iwconfig returns only "lo". I have tried to install the broadcom ...
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Installing win 7 on new laptop with emmc

I am trying to install 32-bit win 7 on a HP Stream c004tu that comes with a Samsung MBG4C eMmc harddrive, on win 8.1. I can get up to booting the installation usb by changing bios settings, but after ...
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Overriding/fixing TV HDMI EDID with Windows

My Samsung JS8500 TV provides a default EDID with only 2 channel audio to Windows/Nvidia. e.g. under audio playback devices, or the monitor device in the Device Manager, the number of audio channels ...
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how to configure stereo Logitech C920 (or C930) webcams

How can I configure a stereo pair of Logitech c920 webcams so they both have all automatic (gain, focus, white, etc.) disabled at the same time? So, Logitech's webcam configuration app for Windows, ...
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Portal 2 won't launch

Usually I can figure this stuff out on my own, but I am stumped with this one: When trying to open portal 2 in steam, I get the preparing to launch portal 2 message, the message closes, then nothing. ...
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no CUDA-capable device is detected (using ubuntu 12.04.4 server)

Migrating this post from stack overflow where it was closed because I feel it is useful I recently installed the cuda toolkit 5.5 with driver 331.67 (I have a GeForce GTX 680). For some reason, I ...
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Save printer drivers locally in Windows 7

I am making an image using Sysprep for windows 7 64 bit. I want to save printer drivers for commonly used printers. Can I just place them here C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository? I want to ...
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fedora 22 synaptics touchpad not working

I just received a new Dell Vostro notebook. The touchpad works fine when I boot into setup, or a Windows install DVD, but with Fedora 22 workstation (live and installed), the mouse pointer appears but ...
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Installing AMD GPU drivers slows my Windows 8.1 system to a crawl

I have a Windows 8.1 system and an AMD HD Radeon 7970 graphics card that appears to work fine (it plays modern games without issue). I've used the up-to-date AMD drivers for some time, updating them a ...
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How to make 4 channel “3.1 surround” WDM work with Winamp?

I'm using an external audio interface (Reloop Play). This supports 4 channels and ASIO. ASIO wise it works perfectly fine and is how i use it for music production or dj-ing (with Traktor). For normal ...
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AMD catalyst driver crashing X.org on Arch Linux

(repost from https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=199923) I'm trying to get the proprietary AMD driver to work on my Lenovo B5070 laptop. The opensource drivers seem to work fine, but I need ...
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Audio does not play on Youtube/Vimeo

My issue is that no audio plays when I am playing YouTube, Vimeo, or Steam videos, regardless of which browser I use. It does, however, play in VLC media player, Steam games, and works completely if ...
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How to share Xerox Workcenter driver with Samba?

I have a Xerox Workcenter. I would like to share its driver throught Samba and CUPS. The problem is that the drivers are delivered using a executable file that does not enable to exctract the ...
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Unable to start npf driver

I need to start the npf driver for Wireshark but when I try to type "net start npf" in cmd prompt, I get the following error: "System error 1058 has occurred. The service cannot be started, either ...
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PL2303 Driver (Code 10) on Win 8.1

I'm trying to get a PL2303 driver working on a Win 8.1 Apparently there's already a fix in which I should install the 2008 version of the driver. I've done that, but still the driver still gives out ...
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My Hp compaq cq57 windows 7 wont show a startup screen after installing the recommended graphics drivers

I recently cleaned installed windows 7 64bit on my hp compaq cq57 laptop. When I try to install the hp recommended graphics driver to the system, it installs but on restart, the system does not show ...
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Is there an official Canon CanoScan LIDE 220 scanner TWAIN driver for Mac OS X 10.9.5?

So I have been happily using a Canon CanoScan LIDE 210 scanner with Mac OS X 10.6.8 to 10.9.5 for the past 4 years or so with no problems. The scanner worked well and it was TWAIN compatible. Great! ...
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Graphics performing bad on Fedora22, error in libGL?

I have problem with graphic on my Fedora system. I see shaking of the window, and that is mostly happening when I scroll through the page, but also I see the error when I want to run MATLAB from ...
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AMD Radeon GPU driver installation cause black screen

My laptop worked just fine until 2 days ago. After exiting some program windows crashed and I had to restart my laptop. After restart (windows booted) I got black screen with cursor. I googled it and ...
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Which piece of firmware reads CPU temp?

I'm suspicious of my CPU temperature reading and want to update the piece of firmware responsible for it. Is it baked into the CPU and un-updateable? BIOS? General chipset firmware? Does it vary ...
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Network adapter not recognised

I've had to re-format my PC and installed Win 7 Pro. Got everything installed but Network Adapter not being recognised so I've got no internet. I don't have the motherboard driver CD so I attempted ...