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

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Newly installed network adapter not working

I previously had a Broadcom wireless and Bluetooth adapter installed in my laptop. This adapter worked fine on Windows 10, but always caused problems on my Linux dual-boot. After a lot of hassle ...
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Intel(R) HD Graphics 4600 driver keeps crashing and only the generic Microsoft driver works

So the Nvida GT820 2GB on my Lenovo G710 died a couple months ago and I just disabled it in the BIOS. I installed the latest driver for the Intel HD Graphics 4600 from Intel and not from Lenovo, as ...
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Impossible to get Wifi to work on Lenovo X201 tablet after Windows reinstallation

I've reinstalled Windows 7 32 bits a year ago on my X201 tablet, and since then I have NEVER been able to get the Wifi to work again. I've been using a cheap router set in Client mode via Ethernet, ...
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Keyboard behaving strangely in Windows 10

The keyboard on my HP Laptop has started acting strangely. When I press CTRL, it starts zooming out (which could indicate that the hyphen/minus key is being pressed). When I press right arrow key, ...
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My graphics card is recognized by my computer but I don't know if it's working or not?

To be more specific. I want to know if my graphics card is being used or has an error. I'm new to gpu's and I don't really have a full understanding of building or how the GPU works. I have a ...
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Pc not booting and recovery tools not working [on hold]

I know this is probably the wrong site to be posting to, but i cant find one that looks remotely helpful except this one. My pc was working fine, then i shut it down. But when i tried booting again it ...
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Disable com port until login

Using Windows 7 (64bit). I have an RFID Pad connected to my PC via USB. My issue is that whenever the RFID pad is connected and I start the PC, I get a blue screen of death just after the 'Starting ...
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Which driver causes the BSOD Driver Power State Failure?

I get a BSOD with DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE on my Dell laptop running Windows 7 SP1. It got replaced once, but that one has the same error. The BSOD occurs only when it tries to awake from energy ...
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Toshiba Win10 Upgrade: No Function Keys (Brightness or Volume keys etc) after upgrade

I just upgraded from Win 8.1 to... Win 10, on my L50D-B notebook. Win 10 System crashed - black screen, locked-up desktop function, no touchpad function etc. None of the trouble shooting worked, so ...
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Windows 10 Freezing with occs driver error NOT GRAPHICS CARD OR DRIVER

Since upgrade to Windows 10 on my desktop I have been getting Freezing for a few up to 10 seconds On the longer ones, the system catches the behaviour and reports that it has recovered from a graphics ...
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Nvidia driver issues on OpenSUSE 13.2

I'm having a hard time with my graphical drivers. I ran an update of the drivers, but it turned wrong and I'm longer able to log in. All I see is a "Oh Snap" message when I try to. I've had a few ...
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Remove unused drivers

Sometimes when changing devices, or when remove from system damaged devices and replace with new devices, old, unused drivers remain on system. Is there any way to remove unused drivers?
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gpu install fail - kernel configuration is invalid

I have been struggling to get an nvidia gpu installed remotely on an ubuntu 14.04 system. I blv. I have deactivated the nouveau login correctly and now hit 'kernel configuration is invalid'. I have ...
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Sudden sound(Realtek audio hd) issue

I got a 2-3 years old Toshiba laptop that when I bought it had Windows 7 on it,I did the free upgrade to Windows 10 about 2-3 weeks ago.I noticed few minors problems that happened since upgrade to ...
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Should I upgrade the Microsoft UAA Bus Driver?

I have Windows XP SP3 with the Microsoft UAA Bus Driver version 5.10.0.5010 dated March 5, 2004. There is an updated driver dated September 26th, 2007 version 5.10.0.5013 which is a much larger file ...
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Docker driver SSH via username and pass

I am a docker newbie and trying to write a docker driver. The driver needs to create a remote host and deploy docker. The problem is that my host does not support SSH keys so I need to login using ...
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Looking for firmware for those “Digital Photo Keychains.” [closed]

I have one of these Digital Photo Keychains that I bricked by mistake. I was uploading pictures to it and the photoviewer software crashed, corrupting the firmware on the keychain. I have a tool to ...
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windows 10 nvidia uninstall [on hold]

I'm one of victims of the infamous Windows 10 NVidia drivers issue. I used to use a pretty basic NVidia graphics card (9800gx) to run photoshop smoothly. However after upgrading to Windows 10, it ...
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No AMD graphics driver installed or not functioning properly

Trying to get my AMD Radeon R5 240 card working this morning but couldn't. I installed the necessary (and latest) drives via AMD Auto Detect Utility from their official website. Now whenever I try to ...
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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? [closed]

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 [duplicate]

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? [duplicate]

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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Do I need multiple network drivers for my PXE Windows 7 64-bit WinPE?

We are working on a PXE Server which is Linux-based with a Debian distribution. Our server is running fine and we can PXE boot clients with Linux distributions. Now we are adding a Windows 7 ...
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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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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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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, ...