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

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Which registry keys are impacted with Xerox Printer driver installation?

I am implementing a driver deployment with Samba. Every possible model of printer found an easy solution, except for Xerox Workcenter. After browsing the Internet, I found that Xerox printer ...
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Laptop doesn't detect specific wifi network

I was using Windows 8 when I encountered this problem. My laptop's WiFi detects all WiFi networks but does not detect my office's WiFi. I am in range and my phone and colleague's laptops are ...
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High CPU from ntoskrnl.exe during idle on GetStackLimits

I'm having a weird bug in Windows 10. After 5 minutes of idle, my cpu goes high. I used Win Performance Analyzer and found that it happens inside the ntoskrnl.exe on the thread GetStackLimits. I ...
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Touchpad driver corrupted, no Windows 10 version

So I have a Lenovo G50-70, and my touchpad stopped working, and when I went to the solution center it said that a driver is missing (it doesn't know which one though, go figure), so I'm pretty sure ...
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Disable right-click region on Synaptics Touchpad with V19.0.19 driver

The latest version (V19.0.19.1) of the Synaptics Touchpad drivers (SMBus, Windows 10) does not appear to have the option to disable right click functionality when clicking in the lower right portion ...
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Problems with eMMC and Windows 8.1

So, I bought Asus EeeBook E402MA (Intel N2840, 2GB RAM) which comes with Windows 8.1 x64 pre-installed on 32GB eMMC. First I tried upgrade it to Windows 10, but upgrade tool said that I need more ...
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Windows driver for new image format?

I have designed a new image compression algorithm in my free time that sometimes even manages to reduce the file size of jpeg images! I have written it in c++, is there any way that I can install it ...
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TV screen black after deleting my graphics card driver

I connected my new desktop via an HDMI cable to my HD TV and the output wasn't great: some icons on the screen were cut off. I tried changing the settings of the screen resolution but it wouldn't ...
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XP unable to hibernate with system installed on LSI controller?

I'm trying to build a workbench machine that will multi-boot all sorts of OSes, one of which will be XP32, SP3. So first up, please don't tell me how silly it is to be installing this nowadays, ...
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How to stop a driver from running in Windows PE

My computer has unfortunately succumb to an error caused by AVG Anti-virus and upon boot of my computer it tells me that certain .sys files are either corrupted or missing. Upon searching the ...
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My headphones are working properly but my speakers are not

Im using Windows 7 Ultimate now and i have a problem with audio. My speakers are working but they don't make any sound on movies/songs/browser/game audio. I tried: Reinstalling driver Disabled ...
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How can I block the ASUS Touchpad driver from working on Win10?

I need to turn the touchpad off, since it is gone crazy and keeps jittering CONSTANTLY. As such, I have tried to do it several times, but it doesn't work. Going on the Device Manager, and ...
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Driver Re-installation

At my organization, we use Plantronics Headsets to connect to Skype for Business. An employee was having a problem with his -- it would not come off mute. I checked the Sound devices in control panel, ...
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Correct radeon driver on a notebook with two AMD GPUs

I'm using Gentoo on a notebook with two AMD GPUs: an integrated and a discrete card. Here's what lspci is returning: 00:01.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] ...
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Connect to eduroam over wire: nl80211: Driver does not support authentication/association or connect commands

I have a problem with connecting to eduroam network on wired connection. I thought that eduroam only works as wireless network, but apparently my institution also uses eduroam 802.1x authentication on ...
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Debugging LaserJet 200 software installation?

On Windows 7 X64, I am trying to install the latest version of the software package for the HP LaserJet 200 color MFP M276: LJ-Pro-200-color-MFP-M276-full-solution-14057.exe Most interested I am in ...
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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? [on hold]

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 [closed]

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 ...