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

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Can't get touch screen on my HP Elitebook 840 G1 to work

My friend has an Elitebook 840 and his touchscreen works just fine. In the device manager, I see some drivers for touch screen stuff so I'm assuming I do actually have a touch screen. I'm not ...
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Disable Buttons Area - Asus Elan Touchpad

The problem is that the left-button and right-button are also included in the touch surface. I found out that this question is common, but i didn't find a solution for Windows(8.1) and Elan(touchpad ...
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Dell Drivers for Inspiron N4050

I have to say this: this is the first time I ever find difficulty in installing device drivers. I fresh-installed Windows 7 Pro 64-bit with absolutely no drivers or programs installed. I tried ...
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Keyboard shortcuts of intel driver are not working

Keyboard shortcuts of the Intel Graphics Driver are not working - NONE! In the dialog where you can define them by directly typing them, they are recognized properly. And of course the option is set ...
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Route audio output from applications (ex: firefox) through a sound driver/device (ex: asio4all)

I have a reloop mixage which runs a modified version of asio4all as its driver so you can set outputs/inputs to the different ports on the thing. It works in Fl Studio great... In the mixer just set ...
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Changes like driver installation/update/upgrade are lost after reboot/shutdown in Kali Linux

I installed Kali Linux on my Dell Vostro 3446 in dual boot mode along with windows 8.1. I keep trying to update Kali and install device drivers. I installed the compact wireless driver and apt-update ...
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How I tell my Realtek HD that what I plugged on my laptop is NOT a headphone?

I have a really cool set of speakers. when I plug them in completely on the laptop, they sound muffled and weird, when I remove just a tiny bit of the jack, it sounds really, really, really good. ...
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AMD Radeon HD 7640G inverting colours

I have not been able to find anyone else on the internet that has had this issue, so I am hoping someone will be able to help me out. When you plug in or remove any external device, VGA/HDMI/USB the ...
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Cannot install the network driver in my toshiba L745-S4210

have tried installing 3 differentt drivers already, in order to solve a wireless network connection problemin my laptop toshiba satellite L745-S4210. My computer shows the message "no connections are ...
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4k Monitor out of sync after wake-up from energy saving mode

CORE SYSTEM: Intel Core i7-4790 3,6 GHz 8 GB RAM Windows 8.1 (latest Updates) GRAPHICS AND MONITORS: Intel HD Graphics 4600 - Latest Intel Driver (16.3.2015, Version 10.18.14.4170) Main Screen: ...
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Correct kmod-megasr driver to install CentOS 7 on Intel Embedded RAID Technology II?

I am trying to install CentOS 7 on a server using RAID 5 on Intel Embedded RAID Technology II. I did need to install a special hardware key to unlock the RAID 5 feature. I have succcessfully ...
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Graphics card not working on new motherboard

I have recently bought this bundle to fix a faulty PC. However, I have tried to plug my graphics card in and all I get is a blank screen. I have disabled the on board graphics in the device manager, ...
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Install AMD Proprietary Drivers on Manjaro

I'm using Linux Manjaro 0.8.13 on my laptop and want to install proprietary drivers. Here is what i have: efog# lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation ...
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How do I know which drivers to install on an OEM laptop

I have a Toshiba Satellite Model C55t-B5109, and I am looking to do a clean install, via the method of using media creation installation tool to find the product key within the Processor, as many ...
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How do I access headphones mode using Realtek drivers without the device popup?

My laptop's realtek audio was able to simulate a speaker set with my headphones. By this I mean that it knew that in a real surround speaker set, both ears would actually hear a sound playing from ...
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Set printer preferences

I am writing a script setting up printers and drivers. One of the driver I install, contains a bug for old printers used with platforms further than Windows Vista. I need to update the preferences of ...
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Setting up Konica7020 on a Network

This printer has been the bane of my existence for the past two days. I am supposed to get the Konica7020 setup so that it will work with Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 and I can send print jobs to it and ...
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Can't install drivers on Windows Vista

I'm running Windows Vista SP2 and I recently got a problem that is quite urgent. I cannot install drivers on my system. When I run (for example) driver executable, an error pops up saying "Driver ...
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Windows drivers and non-present devices

For example I have a PCI sound card, but it was damaged, so I decided to remove it from my PC. What happened with drivers for it? Are they still loaded or Windows check if device is present and then ...
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How to interpret this description of a crash

How to interpret this description of a crash I'm coming in 6th crash-commonly known as blue screen by applying Who Crashed is attributed to tcpip.sys driver Crash Dump Analysis ...
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Windows 7 installation: No hard drives found (Dell Vostro)

My Dell Vostro 3500 (anno 2010) laptop lost it's hard drive which I easily replaced. Problem: The laptop was not shipped with a Windows installation media, so the recovery options was located on the ...
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Running Sysprep from startup repair

My laptop's charging port recently broke, and I bought a new laptop and moved the old hard drive into the new laptop. The old hard drive was running windows 7. The hard drive boots, but it crashes ...
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Canon LiDE 120 - Issues with Windows 8.1

Good day everybody, I am having issues getting my Canon LiDE 120 scanner working with my Windows 8.1 (64bit) PC. I have tested the device using a Windows 7 PC and it worked fine there. I also know ...
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Laptop keyboard stopped working after installing a drawing tablet

The laptop in question is a Samsung series 7. The tablet (Turcom 6608) disk installed its own PS/2 keyboard driver among a copious amount of other HID drivers which I think overrode the original one. ...
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VirtualBox sound drivers issues

I run DOS with old games under VirtualBox on my Windows 7 Home SP1 32bit machine through my Intel Core 2 Duo CPU installed. Windows uses default sound drivers provided by Microsoft (High Definition ...
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Trouble Installing Drivers

I'm looking to install drivers for some old telephone tech. I'm in the UK and running Windows 7 professional on a Lenovo Thinkpad T410 laptop. I can't see any .exe file in the driver link after I ...
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“Automate” a clean install of a random personal Windows computer? [closed]

I'm the guy who is always tasked with reinstalling Windows on random personal PCs with different hardware. I'm referring to friends, family, personal PCs and not organized corporate PCs. I did not ...
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Install two sets of different graphic card drivers

So this is temporary but I need to use both on-board and dedicated GPU but the latest AMD Omega Drivers don't work with my on-board GPU since it's older. It is possible to install two different sets ...
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Install two incomptaible nvidia drivers at the same time in windows

I have a new compunter with a GTX 970 wich use NVIDIA driver 353.06 and I want to use my old GTX 280 wich use 341.44 and the problem I've seen is that the drivers overwrite the other so I can only ...
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AHCI Mode for Windows XP

Sorry for making questions about Windows XP, but I have a client that still uses it and he insists not to go towards Seven, 8 or 10. I read some articles about AHCI drivers to load during ...
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Recovering a driver from a dying Windows Server 2008 drive?

We have an extremely specialized PCI-E card that does some really specific for us. We only use it really once in a bluemoon. The machine that had the card installed had a hard drive failure. I can ...
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Bluetooth adapter disappearing

I have a Dell XPS 13. I was using my Bluetooth mouse last night when it suddenly stopped working. Checked the device manager and the Bluetooth adapter is completely gone. I have tried numerous driver ...
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Disable hosted network support in a Windows WiFi driver

What How can I alter my Surface Pro's WiFi adapter to remove its support for the Hosted Network feature in Windows? I don't want to disable the hosted network feature for ALL adapters, just for one. ...
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What is the recent solution to deal with screen tearing on Ubuntu 14.10

I'm using the latest version of AMD proprietary driver. When I move any window, it is tearing. There are lots of thread and solutions about this issue. Some of them is out of date. As you know, ...
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Change a value in the driver INF file

Driver: Qualcomm Atheros AR9285 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter OS: Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 - x64 Purpose: Changing the Channel of wifi For knowing which files are being used by the above mentioned driver, ...
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Windows key + <Button> shortcuts not working after driver update

I have reinstalled Windows 8.1 on my laptop. My problem is, that, after connecting to the Internet and letting windows install the drivers automatically, the windows key does not work normally. ...
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Installing driver for CanoScan 9000F Mark II fails

The scanner worked previously, but it doesn't anymore. So I deinstalled all Canon software, incl. drivers using USBDeview. After restarting the laptop, I started the Canon driver installer ...
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Bluetooth file transfer failure

I wanted to send a file with bluetooth from my PC to my smartphone. The smartphone is already paired to the PC. When I got into the send file wizard, selected the file I wanted to send and clicked ...
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Battlefield 4 Xbox 360 Wired Controller on Windows Server 2012 R2

I'm running windows server 2012 r2 and want to use my Battlefield 4 Xbox 360 controller (seen here) to play games. However when I plug it in the driver does not install. I know the computer detects ...
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Intel Chipset Installation - “Computer does not meet requirements”

So I have upgraded my PC from AMD to Intel on an ASUS Maximus VII Hero board with Windows 7 and I can't get the chipset driver (Intel MEI) to install. It reports that "This computer does not meet the ...
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Why won't the Epson SX130 driver install on my PC? Any ideas?

We have just purchased a Compaq PC from my brother - roughly 2-3 years old - that has windows 7 installed. I have restored the computer back to it's original state, managed to install the Epson scan ...
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What are following sata raid drivers for?

I've been installing raid 1 based server and the first time i did it. I didn't know which one to choose to I chose at random (I think ICH7R/DH one). Everything worked, but disk access times were ...
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Windows 7 Blue Screen 0x000000f7

Earlier this evening my computer crashed while browsing the web. I had three Firefox tabs open, on YouTube, Soundcloud, and PCGamer. While on PCGamer, the screen froze, and the sound replayed a small ...
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Windows 7 does not detect USB mass storage devices anymore

In an attempt to get a WD USB HDD to work I followed a suggestion to uninstall all devices of type Mass Storage using USBDeview. Now, Windows 7 does not show any mass storage device, even the ones ...
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Bsod problems, iastor.sys

Whenever I try to boot my desktop I get the following after about 3 minutes logged in Driver_irql_not_less_or_equal Stop: 0x000000d1 ( 0x0000000000000003, 0x0000000000000002, 0x0000000000000001, ...
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there is some error which force me to install opengl v2 or higher

i need to a driver which provides ![opengl 2.0][1] or higher to solve an fatal Error... beacuaase one of my app need to its driver would any body help me?!
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Windows 7 64bit stuck on language select: USB3 not working?

I decided that I wanted to put Windows onto this MacBook. So I went and began to partition my harddrive in a way that I could tripple-boot easily. So then I created the boot drive using the Boot Camp ...
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Sound blaster z not detected

I have the sound card sound blaster z plugged correctly in my PCI x1 slot and my problem that this card sometimes not detected , when so and open my device manager I see it listed as sound core3d ...
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crash after installing nvidea 210 drivers

hoping someone can help. Have seen several references to similar problems, but can't seem to find a solution that's worked for me yet. I've installed a new ASUS GeForce 210 graphics card in a ...
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Nvidia Driver on AMD board, can't update drivers and remove windows messages about problems

I have a Intel i5-2500k, an Asus p8v68-v for mobo, and a GeForce GTX 560 for Graphics. Windows has been telling me that I have problems with the driver and other things. The message tells me that: ...