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

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Which drivers should I use on Windows 10 when only drivers for Windows 7 and 8.1 are available?

I've just made the change from Windows 7 to Windows 10. My computer is an old (slightly low end) gaming computer, and it had started to run very slowly, so I decided to do a 'clean install'. I first ...
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Installation of Asus Xonar D2x sound card drivers on opensuse 13.2 gnome

I'm running a vmware session of opensuse 13.2 gnome on Windows 8.1, which will soon be windows 10; at least until I get this problem fixed. I've successfully install vmware-tools (the closed source ...
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Windows 10 wifi adapter will not start

So I have upgraded from windows 7 to windows 10, all seem fine except I got no wifi, it does not even show up under network options. I went to device manger and it show me this worked fine in windows ...
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Screen freakout after updating to Windows 10

After installing windows 10 to my laptop yesterday without any issues, I woke up to a surprise this morning: I have already checked for updated drivers for my integrated graphics, an Intel(R) HD ...
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Surface Pro 2 running Windows 10 will no longer sleep

Prior to having Windows 10, I had Windows 8.1 where sleeping would work fine. Pressing the power button or just letting it sleep on it's own would both work fine. Now, if I press the power button, ...
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How can I download AMD Catalyst Control Center WITHOUT drivers

I want to download the AMD Catalyst Control center (preferably a version from like 2011-2012), and I do not want to download the drivers because the new AMD drivers mess up on Windows 10, (they force ...
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How to disable Nouvea before Linux boots

I am trying to install the proprietary Nvidia driver on my linux machine ( Nvidia GeForce GTX 750, Debian w/Linux 4.1.2.1 ). In order to use Nvidia's .run file, I need to disable nouveau. The .run ...
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Importing 'Devices and Printers' from one server to another [migrated]

I have a windows server 2003 that is in the process of getting replaced. It has a long list of printers connected; I'm looking for some method of 'importing' the printers from the 2003 to my new ...
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How to stop Razer Synapse driver popup from appearing?

I use a Razer Deathadder mouse on Windows 8.1 (soon 10) and I still use the legacy driver, as I don't need or want Synapse. However, regularly I get an annoying near-full-screen pop-up of Synapse ...
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Different Volumes for Headphone and internal speakers

I have hp envy laptop with beats audio. It has got 4 speakers, 2 on the front and 2 on the button of the laptop. Without IDT audio driver, front speaks don't work. But with IDT audio driver windows ...
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How to update intel vbios and gop driver correctly?

Hello i have a problem about bios.İt is: I updated the vbios and gop driver of my intel notebook processor but at bios they versions are not being shown correct. before upgrading that versions was ...
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windows 10 on laptop with dual AMD graphics with one card is legacy

I've an hp laptop with dual graphics cards, iGPU is 45xx which belongs to legacy driver and dGPU is 54xx, which belongs to current version. Legacy and current version of drivers are incompatible. So ...
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Hp N54L Proliant microserver network driver (Windows 10)

Hoping someone can shed some light on an issue i am having after the Windows 10 upgrade. Everything on my HTPC is running 100% apart from the network (Ethernet) , wifi works fine via a dongle however ...
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Windows found a driver for your device but encountered an error will attempting to install it

I am trying to install a driver for my SAMSUNG Galaxy Tab 4, and I need to install the SAMSUNG Mobile USB Compositite Device, because my device shows up in Unspecified, and I need Windows to recognize ...
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unable to get wifi adapter compaq nc6120 working

Problem is solved. on the bottem is the solution for my problem. Original Question: I have an Compaq nc6120 notebook. It has an onboard wifi adapter but I cannot get it working / installed. I ...
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touchpad/trackpoint latitude d830 not working

I have a Dell Latitude D830 notebook. It is working fine, except for the trackpoint/touchpoint. I have found another question here on superuser stackexchange, to achieve the opposite: enabling the ...
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Windows 10 black screen - no cursor - no safe mode - can't get in to change video driver

Windows 10 upgrade from Win 7 Ultimate finished & rebooted into low res. But it did work. Tried to upgrade video drivers to latest 2 versions of Win 10 Nvidia drivers. Both failed. EVGA GTX 970 ...
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Intel 82579V LAN driver dropping out

My PC has an Intel 82579V Gigabit Network Connection and the on-board LAN adapter has started misbehaving over the last few days. When I boot up, the PC has no LAN connection. The entry in device ...
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Nvidia GeForce GT 220 and DELL Optiplex 740 SFF

I've got a problem with proper working of my Nvidia GeForce GT 220 card in my DELL Optiplex 740 SFF.The card was mounted into PCI-Express X16. After plugging a monitor into my card's VGA the display ...
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Windows 10 freezes on accessing WLAN functions

I can't use my wlan adapter. Whenever I access any functions of wlan the computer freezes/hangs/crashes. Nothing happens then. The only thing I can do, is a hard-reboot (reset-button). Those ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad Y410P graphics drivers crash while gaming

I'm having an issue with my Lenovo IdeaPad Y410P where the graphics drivers for the system's GT750M will randomly crash. Some details: Problem began this May. Problem does not occur after a ...
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Nic not showing up in device manager

I recently installed a new mother board and hard drive and have had trouble installing my wireless network card. On my old computer it worked fine but it seems it is not appearing in the device ...
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What exactly is Jungo WinDriver?

Haven't seen this thing before, in 5+ years of running Windows 7 on Dell laptops. What is it? I found a post allegedly from a Jungo employee, but still have no idea how that bloatware ended up on ...
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My External Hard Drive fell and I cannot access storage anymore. How can I fix it?

My eternal hard drive fell and now I can no longer access the files through My Computer. (under devices and drivers) The hard drive is a Seagate Expansion Portable Device: Model SRD00f1 Seagate ...
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Some processes high CPU usage in Windows 10

I installed Windows 10 and all the driver (BIOS included) from Dell site; luckily my laptop is Windows 10 compatible. 2 processes use a little too CPU, I'm talking about "System" and "Windows desktop ...
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Activate a Samsung laptopt's inbuilt webcam

I made a fresh install of Windows 7 on my Samsung Series 5 Ultra (NP530U4E-S02FR) and my inbuilt webcam is not detected by the system or any application (like Skype). I checked in the Device Manager ...
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Repeating WinKey on Windows 10

I installed Windows 10 on my Leonovo Miix 3 (with keyboard dock). Most things wok fine. One thing is driving me up the wall, I've tried all sorts. When you press and hold the WinKey down, it treats ...
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Do I need both AMD and ATI Catalyst Control Center?

I was browsing through some programs to remove, to save some disk space, and I found that I both have AMD Catalyst Control Center and ATI Catalyst Control Center. Do I need both of them, and if not, ...
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I paralyzed my synaptics touchpad in Windows 10

I successfully upgraded yesterday from 8.1 and this morning I was looking at the new "desktop switcher." I was looking for an OSX style touchpad gesture to switch between them. I followed the ...
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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 ...