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

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Synaptics Touchpad Windows 7 Driver Continually Installs HID-Compliant instead of Proprietary

My Problem My Acer e5-521-66sn Synaptics Touchpad in Windows 7 uses no gestures and installs as a generic Windows mouse and not Synaptics brand. I have recently undergone the extremely annoying ...
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Black screen after installing graphics driver in Linux

I'm running Linux Mint 17.1. When I install the driver for my HD5850 graphics card then reboot the laptop, I get a black screen after Linux logo. The graphics driver is from the official website. My ...
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Can't install wireless drivers to Windows 7 on an external drive

Today I installed Windows 7 to a 1TB external USB hard drive. Everything worked fine, set up Windows and went to install drivers so I could connect to my LAN. My primary OS is Ubuntu, so I booted into ...
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AMD drivers will not install properly

I have the same problem as in here : AMD Graphics Drivers won't install properly I have done all the steps that are instructed there, but when I am installing the drivers, it does this: ...
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I have Creative 5.1 inspire 5200 speakers plugged in to onboard audio card, but the bass of subwoofer is not that effective

i have connected all the L/R and subwoofer wires in the 3.5mm jacks provided on audio card as well as on back of the subwoofer. Bass coming through the subwoofer is very low as compared to front and ...
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DriverPack Solution 14.0 Silent Switch

In DPS 14.0 features you can see that silent install option is added but I can not find any documentation which explains the command line arguments. Is there anyone know how to use silent install ...
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Install Two Network Adapter Drivers Side by Side

I need to install CommView for WiFi on my computer, but the problem is that the replacement driver for my network adapter card that allows it to work with CommView for WiFi overwrites the original ...
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Why can't I boot off a USB device on my new PC without getting an error message?

I have just built a PC and am trying to reinstall windows 7 ultimate after it installed in a corrupted state. Basically I was having a problem that was shown in this thread but I was unable to access ...
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I accidentally update my bluetooth driver, now it won't work

Okay, because some reason I update my bluetooth driver with the suggestion of driverIdentifier, and I choose Bluetooth_Atheros_8.0.1.322_W81x64_A, at the end of installation it says bluetooth suite is ...
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Graphic Card Conflict between AMD HD 5500 and Intel(R) HD in Windows 8

I have HP Pavilion DV6 3122tx note book, which has ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5500 as graphic card and also an Intel(R) HD Grapics. Recently I installed windows 8 on my laptop. In device status (Device ...
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Graphics card crashing, both before start up and after, recovers sometimes, happening at random

I have a rather unique problem, and despite Googling it, I can't find anyone else that has had the same one, or any solution. My graphics cards have begun to have all sorts of problems, I have 2 AMD ...
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All USB Ports Stopped Working

This is a desktop question using Win7x64 OS. I was doing a gfx (AMD) driver update after using the AMD Catalyst Install Manager to uninstall when asked to restart doing so all the usb ports stopped ...
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Windows HID-compliant gamepad confusion

I'm having an issue getting a gamepad to work properly. Windows' input-devices system has always confused me, but after some research I've gathered the following: XInput is the latest/most widely ...
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Network loss after installing Hyper-V

I am running Windows Server 2012r2, after adding Hyper-V my NIC thinks it is unplugged although I have activity lights blinking. mobo: MSI A88X-G45 Gaming I'm using the latest Win8.1 x64 (since ...
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Windows 7 professional Dell Precision m4500 drivers

My computer as you can tell from the title above is missing 4 drivers after a clean install of windows 7 professional on a dell precision m4500 laptop now if i could connect to the internet on the ...
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How do I uninstall the AMD Graphics Card drivers but not the CPU drivers?

I'm installing a new 750ti SC and I need to uninstall my current drivers (AMD video card) before installing the nVidia card into my computer. The problem is that I can only find guides to uninstalling ...
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USB to CAN driver BSOD [on hold]

Lot of my customers are facing the issue with VCI drivers. Tried uploading them but as soon as they launch the application which uses these drivers it gets crashed. Windows 7 64 bit. Already analyzed ...
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How to enable fingerprint logons [on hold]

I have a HP Pavilion Entertainment Edition laptop running Windows 7 Home Premium which I recently re-installed Windows 7 stock edition on, as my HP repair media became corrupted. However, on the stock ...
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Display driver dell vostro 3450 [on hold]

Display driver not supported in my Dell Vostro 3450. I downloaded the driver from the official Dell site but the download couldn't unzip. Error code 40 while unzipping the downloaded display driver(32 ...
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Basic hardware drivers for my laptop [on hold]

I'm wanting to re-install windows on my laptop with just the basic drivers. Basically I don't want all the vendor crap on there, just a nice clean back to basics install. What's the best way to go ...
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VirtualBox Network Adapter fails to install

The Host-Only Adapter fails to install in Windows 8.1 x64 with VirtualBox-4.3.20-96997. When VirtualBox is installed, Host-Only appears in the Device Manager as a failed device. Therefore ...
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Backing up current system's drivers [duplicate]

Running a later model laptop of the win7 generation now running nicely under 8.1. Now I'm re-paving it and need to ensure that current drivers are available to the next install as painlessly as is ...
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Graphics card doesn't know about driver

I have a notebook with integrated and dedicated graphics card. I've reinstalled the system recently and tried to install driver for dedicated card (and integrated as well). The AMD self recognizing ...
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After plugging in a USB device, Win7 severely slows. What causes this and how could it be fixed?

This is the second PC undergoing this condition, both running Win7. On PC1 a Logitech device was connected through USB before installing it's branded driver (allowing windows to auto-install it), and ...
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Trying to find a video card that's compatible [closed]

Below are the specs for my computer, I recently got a 200$ gift card from walmart and need to find a graphics card that's compatible (Preferably within the 75$ range). MODEL PCV-RS420 PROCESSOR Intel ...
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Kinivo WID340 Ubuntu Driver install

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and recently purchased this wifi extender. I'm attempting to install the drivers as instructed in the manual: http://downloads.kinivo.com/product/manual/WID340_English.pdf . I ...
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Make windows ask me before running every additional driver or service - safe mode wit more options

Something went suddenly wrong with my PC. After a while, explorer stops responding and so do some other programs. Googling this problem gives random results and I think it's just something I'll have ...
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USB 3 issue with asus t200 transformer (windows 8.1)

I hope someone can help. I have a new asus t200, which has one usb 2 and one usb 3 port. I have tried three different usb 3 external drives - and the computer doesn't recognise them - though they ...
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Alcatel 918D kernel (Frame buffer console) compilation error

Hi i've been trying to compile the Alcatel 918D kernel with the framebuffer console driver, but I get this error. Can anyone help, Originally the procedure I followed was for a Samsung mobile which ...
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Windows 8 BSOD Loop after graphics driver install

Problem: After installing Windows 8 Pro 64-bit, I'll install my graphics drivers, it'll prompt me to reboot, I'll say yes (or no and manually reboot) and on operating system load I'll get a crappy ...
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Blank screen after installing new graphics card NVIDIA quadro FX 580 on Windows 7 Ultimate

Secondhand card, no instructions or installation CD I plug the card in, and start the computer, I get blank screens on a) my onboard video b) all ports of the new graphics card (NVIDIA Quadro FX 580. ...
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Can't see wireless networks on laptop

I can't see wirelass networks on my laptop.On other computers I can do that. I only know that model is HP Pavilion g series (I can't find other informations, my laptop don't have sticker with product ...
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Can't find drivers for ASUS X553MA for Windows 7 [closed]

Do you have any idea about where I can find drivers for ASUS X553M for Windows 7 ? I read in the user manual that drivers on asus.com are only compatible with Windows 8.1
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Is there a way to check if driver si working correctly in VM [closed]

Before a few weeks I had problem with one driver on Linux it was about my network card. I was unable to fix the driver and I also destroyed the Windows installtion(i was using doul boot). My question ...
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Understanding Memory.dmp file drive failure

I have a desktop Windows 7 PC that keeps randomly rebooting, so I looked in the event log an there was lot of Critical kernel-power events followed by a bugcheck events. The bugcheck event pointed ...
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Can I use my Nvidia graphics card in XP safe mode?

I managed by a reg file to get the audio drivers working on my Safe Mode + Network (Windows XP) So now i need to ask it: Can i make the video drivers work too? Don't say to use the VGA Mode, because ...
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How to completely disable USB storage devices on Win 8.1?

I'm looking for a fast and reliable way to completely disable any USB storage device on a selected Win 8.1 machine (I don't aim to use a GPO). I would like to disable it in such a way that users ...
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How to isolate bluetooth device mfg and model when not listed in specs?

I am working on an HP Pavilion DV7-6166NR that has various potential matches from HP's driver section. I have not been able to find any actual enumeration or specification of what Bluetooth device ...
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File copying not was not sucessful while updating the Intel Management Engine Interface Driver for windows 7

I have gone through this Post before asking a new one but didn't solve my problem.So i am asking it here. By this site I performed a system analysis to check for any updates with drivers and got the ...
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Printer prints a blank page after every first page

I have new computer using Windows 8 and for some reason ever since I installed drivers for printers on it, it prints a blank page after the first page every time. Like, the thing I wanted to print ...
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Asrock Motherboard Drivers

Which motherboard driver/utilities are worth installing? The installation prompt seems to be listing a lot of adware/bloatware, but I imagine within these lists are useful utilities, like one that ...
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Install INF on Win8 using RUNDLL32 does nothing

I am trying to install a device driver from the command line using the following: RUNDLL32.EXE SETUPAPI.DLL,InstallHinfSection DefaultInstall 132 .\<driver>_x64.inf Unfortunately nothing ...
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External keyboard not recognized

I plugged my external USB keyboard into my new computer. I watched the driver installation and it supposedly installed the driver, but the Keyboard does not work even after several reboots on my new ...
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Soundmax drivers fail to install

Okay, so here is the problem I have a older Motherboard (ASUS Rampage Formula 1 ... The Original) and I recently decided to install windows 8.1 on to the computer. Without doing any research I later ...
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pc crashing none-stop involving dxgkrnl.sys /

having my pc crashing on daily-basis 3 times a day for a week this what came out from whoCrashed software : On Sun 12/14/2014 8:35:02 PM GMT your computer crashed crash dump file: ...
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Kali Linux rtl8187L injection and drivers

I use the kali linux version 1.0.9 remains. RTL8187L chipset with wireless adapter. this command: airodump-ng mon0 -c 11 I get the following error: fixed channel -1 mon0 aireplay-ng -0 0 -a ...
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How to create a Dell drivers backup CD for windows 7

I have a Dell N5050 laptop with Windows 7 on it. I want to create driver CD for it as at the time of purchase the dealer/shop didn't give me one. So I want to create one just in case of format as a ...
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dpc_watchdog_violation. Am I safe? How do I fix it?

I bought a new ASUS screen (VN247) today and I'm using it together with my laptop ASUS N550JV. I made the new screen primary, and laptop screen secondary. Symptom: This happened 3 times today while I ...
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HDMI port not usable on AMD Radeon 5750 HD after driver update but works under Ubuntu 11.10?

I have an elderly gamer PC with an AMD Radeon 5750 HD graphics card which has several ports, including a DVI and a HDMI port which is used for a dedicated monitor and a TV respectively. After ...
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“System” process high cpu usage

I've been noticing the cpu usage go up, back down for a couple minutes, and then go up again, and vice-versa... Not constant but it happened several times. (almost always up to 23% cpu constant when ...