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

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base system device error

I installed Windows 7 and the Base System Device has a yellow exclamation and the driver for it is missing. Windows update has been unable to find the missing drivers for the device to install. ...
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Dell Inspiron 3541 graphic driver issue

Recently I bought Dell Inspiron 3541. It had Ubuntu as an OS and I installed Windows 8. I have had a hard time finding drivers since the Dell website doesn't have drivers for this model laptop of ...
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Firefox is extremely slow and sometimes crashes with new video card(s)

Windows 7 x64, Dell Optiplex 990, 3 Dell monitors, everything else stock. Two monitors are running off of the built in VGA and Display Port. I originally installed a Geforce 6200 to get the third ...
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Windows 7 Drivers for Dell Inspiron 1420

I've installed Windows 7 onto my Dell Inspiron 1420 (32-Bit). I don't have an internet connection at home, so I want to download drivers into my flash drive. I searched Dell website for drivers but ...
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How to recover data from Dell dimension 9150 RAID 0 on another system?

I have a Dell Dimension 9150 which has failed. I'm trying to recover the data. It had two SATA 250GB drives in RAID 0 configuration. I'm trying to use a shuttle PC running Windows7 to recover the ...
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Dell Vostro 3350 cannot detect second video card

Ive got a dell vostro laptop that was offered to me some time ago. I decided to format it and since its a relatively new model i didnt think about saving/checking drivers beforehand. Ive installed ...
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Sound laggy and distorted

I have a Dell 1764 laptop (Windows 7 64 bit), and I'm having an issue with the sound. It's been happening for a while, possibly since I re-installed windows a while back. The sound sometimes will ...
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Permanently Change USB Serial Device Driver

I am trying to change the drivers used by a bunch of development boards for using the default FTDI driver (the USB port plugs into a FT232D chip) to use libusbK instead. I have been using zadig to ...
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Realtek audio, Logitec Subwoofer silent

I have an Asus Windows 10 PC with onboard Realtek audio (driver version 6.0.1.7687). I recently purchased Logitech Z313 speakers. I have good audio from the 2 satellites, but the subwoofer is dead ...
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How to update all your drivers without paying

Recently Blue Screen Of Death ( BSOD ) has been occurring on my computer and its because i have some drivers which needs updating.Each time my computer recover from it , I would get the message from ...
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AULA Ghost Shark driver download

I bought a AULA Ghost Shark from one of my friends, but he did not have the driver. I thoght that i could just download it online but i cant find it anywhere (i cant even find their website). Do ...
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Intel USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller Installation Fails

The problem I have is getting my HP DV7T-7000 Windows 7 64-bit laptop's USB 3.0 ports to function at USB 3.0 speeds. I used to get 3.0 speeds but noticed I'm having a problem in the last few months. ...
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How to get Windows 10 to automatically update printer drivers

I have ESET NOD32 installed and it tells me that there are supposed to be updates for my printer drivers available on Windows Update. But Windows 10 is not downloading these drivers by itself and ...
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WD External Drive, want to use a different hard drive in it

I have a WD MyBook 1TB external drive. I recently put the hard drive in my desktop and wanted to use the enclosure with other hard drives. I tried this and get driver errors. I am using Windows 7 Pro ...
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How to fix Western Digital My Book 500GB - fail to install drivers, is not accessible

The WD-My Book 500GB is recognized as a local disc in my system(Windows 7), but it's drivers fail to install successfully when connected via USB cable with computer. Then when I try to open ...
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Corrupted graphics, crashes, and noisy GPU fan after updating NVIDIA GeForce drivers to 364.72

I recently updated the drivers for my NVIDIA GeForce video card to version 364.72 and I'm now experiencing issues such as the following: Games or other graphically intensive applications crash or ...
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Windows 10 Intel 520 Graphics Driver Fails

I recently bought a brand new laptop computer: Core i5-6200, Win10 10.0.10586, HP Pavilion L8V46AV. About daily the graphics driver reboots, it gives me an error message in the lower right of the ...
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Driver for wireless card WNC-0301 (Level One) for XP 64 bit

I looking for drivers for network wireless PCI card WNC-0301 of Level One for Windows XP 64 bit. The one I found on company's site is zipped with password. In short, do somebody know where to find ...
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How to re-install Bluetooth drivers on Windows 8.1 without manufacturer specific instructions?

My Bluetooth suddenly failed one day. Looking at the settings, it reports the dreaded "Code 43": Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43) I couldn't find any ...
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How to connect Windows 7 64-bit to shared HP LaserJet 1000 printer installed on Windows XP?

I've got HP LaserJet 1000 printer installed on Windows XP. I successfully connected to the printer on Windows 7 x86. I tried the same with Windows 7 x64 but failed. I did steps from HP forums and ...
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Windows 7 support for Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection

Is there compatible drivers for Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection adapter? Intel site says its discontinued : http://www.intel.com/support/wireless/wlan/sb/CS-030472.htm
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USB device STATUS_DEVICE_DATA_ERROR after reboot, what could be wrong?

It's about older hardware and software, for sure. But one thing I don't get that it is working at the first place and after a reboot it is no longer working. Kind of strange, I don't understand. It's ...
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Why can't I send files via my laptop's bluetooth?

Every time I try to send a file via my laptop's Bluetooth I get this error: So I headed over to my device manager and tried to update the drivers but it says that the device drivers could not be ...
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How can I use a Xerox DocuMate 510 scanner with Windows 10

I have a Xerox DocuMate scanner that I had used on Windows 7. I've recently upgraded to Windows 10. I see the scanner as installed in the printers part of the settings, but I can no longer find the ...
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Installing a 64 bit OS inside of a 32 bit OS

I am installing a 64-bit version of Windows server from within an existing x86 OS, the PC is x64. When I run setup.exe I get the following error: "Setup.exe is not a valid win32 image". I can not ...
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Can't connect bluetooth mouse windows 7

Recently I bought a bluetooth mouse and now I have troubles with connecting it to my Windows 7 32bit. I have tried Control Panel -> Devices and Printers -> Add Device but no device was found. I ...
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How to uninstall AMD Display Driver from other install of Windows

So my Windows 7 had a BSOD from an Ati driver file then restarting only gives me some wierd coloured lines at the top of the screen. Starting in safe mode causes the boot up to freeze at AtiPcie.sys ...
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Ux31E Windows 7

An old question but I still havent found compete answers: I have a Lacie Rugged Mini. My Ux31 wont read it/recognise it is connected. Other computers do: an aged Dell and a Mac. Other USB drives ...
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USB devices are only recognized if connected at boot (Win 8.1 x64)

I have a Clevo P170HM laptop running Windows 8.1 Pro x64 edition with Media Center. I have observed peculiar behavior in the form of USB devices usually not being recognized unless they are plugged in ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 HP Envy x360 Touchscreen not working after resume from suspend

I've got a HP Envy x360 laptop upon an initial boot the touch screen works. but after suspending the touchscreen no longer functions. Doing some research I believe the module responsible for this is ...
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disable specific PCI device at boot

I've just reinstalled Debian on my Sony VAIO laptop, and my dmesg and virtual consoles all get spammed with the same messages over and over again. [ 59.662381] hub 1-1:1.0: unable to enumerate USB ...
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How can I use the Apple Bluetooth Keyboard on Windows 7?

I just bought the Apple Aluminium Bluetooth Keyboard, and obviously it doesn't work on my Windows machine. I'm guessing the drivers aren't installed. It says it has successfully paired with the ...
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Hp psc 1210 all-in-one printer and windows 7

I have recently upgraded my computer from windows xp to w-7. Trying to use my HP psc1210 all in one printer with w-7 but can not find driver
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Cannot unregister camera from Windows 7

TL;DR: How to unregister a camera from Windows? Windows 7 Professional I've (stupidly) installed some drivers that would allow my smartphone to appear as a webcam in Windows. I have since removed ...
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Bluestacks App Player graphics driver error on Intel desktop board D945GCLF

I am trying to install Bluestacks App Player on a machine running Windows 8 Pro 32bit. But whenever I do install the application it shows this error that Please install Graphics driver. Below are ...
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Install Samsung Android Note 2 MTP INF driver for Win XP in to Win7 - Win10 is using the same exact driver?

I am troubleshooting Windows 7 64-bit MTP support for Samsung Note 2 with DN4 ROM. Those who Google Samsung android MTP support for Win 7 will discover that this is a very long standing and unsolved ...
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Updated Drivers - Command Prompt periodic executes

Well just recently I updated my drivers a bit ago and I would rather not have to rollback my drivers, but is there anyway I can track what program or the source of this commmand prompt that keeps ...
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“The configuration registry database is corrupt” message when trying to install graphics card driver

My Windows 10 laptop is having lots of problems. One of them is that Windows will only let me set the display to 1280x720 while the native resolution is 1366x768. So, I went to Device Manager and ...
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USB Ports Not Working

None of the USB ports work anymore on my HP EliteBook 2540p laptop which is running Windows 7 Pro SP1. By "not working," I mean if I try plugging in a thumbdrive or external HDD it does nothing ...
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Headphones stop working in win10

I have a Aerocool Templaruis Excelsus headset wich usually use in my desktop PC (Working perfectly on it) However, gpu broke and now i have to use my laptop a HP Pavilon 15 with windows 10 Now they ...
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Linux driver for Linksys AE1200 USB wifi dongle

Recently purchased a Linksys AE1200 USB wifi dongle to use with my debian box for setting up a wifi AP. Unfortunately it doesnt seem to work out of the box and I cant seem to find any Linux drivers ...
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Display driver has stopped responding and has recovered error. Nvidia GTX 960m

I have a Lenovo Y50-70 with a NVIDIA GTX 960m and lately I have been experiencing this weird error "Display driver has stopped responding and has recovered error". Usually it happens when browsing ...
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Windows 10 upgrade killed my bluetooth

I upgraded my work laptop lenovo T540P from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10. There were some issues like DisplayLink not working or a BSOD in Synatpics Touchpad driver which were all resolved by using the ...
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Dell Inspiron 15 3521 Webcam not working

I have windows 8 installed on dell Inspiron 15 3521. I did not find any drivers for windows 8 webcam. Do I need some drivers for it or not? I have windows 8 pro 9200 build.
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How can I determine if my Dell M4600 built-in SD card reader can support SDHC cards?

I'm running x64 Windows 8, and the SD card reader in my Dell M4600 is unable to read my SDHC memory card. The reader is listed as "SDA Standard Compliant SD Host Controller" in device manager. I'm ...
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Can 32-bit drivers be loaded into 64-bit Windows 7? [duplicate]

I am using Windows 7 32-bit on a Dell Vostro 1014 (Intel Core 2 Duo T6670 CPU) and now I want install a 64-bit version of Windows. My questions: How can I be sure that my laptop is compatible with ...
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Wi-Fi Driver on Dell N4050?

When i check my device manager i have Dell Wireless 1702 802.11 b/g/n, BT3.0+HS Driver but i have currently installed Dell Wireless 1703 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 + HS Driver and now i am thinking to ...
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Install a CD-ROM driver on MS-DOS

I have an old MS-DOS computer that I am experimenting with. The computer has an AMD 80386 processor, 1664 KB of RAM, a 50 MB hard drive, and two floppy disk drives: one 3 1/2 inch, the other 5 1/4 ...
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Built-in webcam on Asus laptop missing under imaging devices in Windows 7

My built-in webcam for U43JC Asus laptop (Windows 7 32 bit) did not work, saying The camera is being used by another program. I searched on the net to solve the problem and the solution that ...
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How to Convert additional Keyboard as PC Joystick / gamepad

I am playing EA sports Cricket game. 2 Player is identified/enabled in game only if I plug in the Joystick in to my laptop. Now my joystick is not working , I want to plug in my additional keyboard ...