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

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Why Windows cannot verify digital signature of audio drivers?

Since a few months ago, after installing some Windows Update (which one - I don't know unfortunately), the Realtek audio drivers are blocked by Windows 7 (Enterprise 64bit), causing my laptop (an HP ...
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How can I reinstall Windows 7 on a laptop without the drivers CD?

I have lost my ASUS drivers CD that came with the laptop. I want to reinstall Windows, but I'm afraid that I'll need drivers to make the laptop fully functional. The trouble is, when I tried to find ...
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Windows 10 on asus x44h touchpad scolling not working

I have just updated Windows 7 to Windows 10. My touchpad scolling (right-side) is not working anymore. I have no idea how to fix this in Windows 10. I have hit the start button and typed "...
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Virtualbox 5.1.2 does not accept microphone input to Windows 7 guest

My host OS is Windows 10 64-bit, with Realtek/Intel audio drivers. I'm trying to get my microphone to work in my Windows 7 (64-bit) guest, but it's not working. My current configuration is AC'97. ...
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How do you auto-duplex on HP m277dw printer with Windows 10?

Various forums suggest setting the Duplex Unit to Installed on the Device Settings dialog to get the HP m277dw printer to print double sided. I have done this and it works if I manually flip the pages:...
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Unknown USB Device (Device Descriptor Request Failed)

I'm on Windows 8.1 Pro and my SD card slot on my Toshiba Satellite (L505D-S5965) doesn't work anymore. It suddenly stopped the day before yesterday and I know it's not internal damage because when I ...
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How to repair the checksum of the non-volatile memory (NVM) of Intel Ethernet Controller I219-V of an ASUS laptop?

I have a problem with a new ASUSPRO B8430UA laptop: its Intel Ethernet Connection I219-V does not work under Linux. In fact, I tried two different laptops of this model, and both had the same problem....
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I installed a fresh windows 7 now no driver and unable to detect pendrive

I installed a fresh windows 7 on HP laptop, now no driver, no internet connection and unable to detect pendrive. Please help.
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Getting the Bluetooth on an AC 7260 to work

Im using a HP Elitebook 8470p and recently bought a new WiFi card, the Intel AC 7260. The card also has Bluetooth included, which I figured to be nice, it could succede the laptop's original Bluetooth ...
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Linux and Nvidia Hybrid Graphics card

My specs: Intel i7 (along with Intel on-die graphics) Nvidia 840M 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD It's a laptop with hybrid Nvidia and Intel Graphics. It's a HP laptop and there is no option in the BIOS to turn ...
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Update single kernel module / driver

I needed a newer version of a Kernel module in an quite old kernel. How can I replace a single kernel module of the mainstream linux kernel and compile only this module?
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How do I know what a particular driver is used for?

Every few days my Asus X556UJ computer (Win 10 64-bit) restarts, sometimes with a blue screen of death (DPC Wachdog Violation). The dump files suggest that the issue is cased by the driver "wdiwifi....
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LaserJet 4000 and its inferior PostScript interpreter

I have one of HP's older LaserJet printers (specifically, model 4000). It's supposed to understand PostScript, but it will frequently refuse to print things that other printers, evince, and ...
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aircrack-ng not working on macbook air early 2015 using live kali linux usb with presistence

airmon-ng start wlan0 Found 5 processes that could cause trouble. If airodump-ng, aireplay-ng or airtun-ng stops working after a short period of time, you may want to kill (some of) them! PID Name ...
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Mirror Drivers not working on Windows 7 64 bit computer

I am having an issue getting any mirror driver to work properly on my computer. I always seem to get the same issue no matter which driver I user. I have tried the Mirror Driver in UltraVNC and Also ...
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Looking for HP driver package sp42635 for Pavilion laptop [closed]

I'm desperately looking for this NVidia driver package for HP Pavilion. I have tried numerous ways of downloading the driver from HP, to no avail, so I'm hoping someone somewhere has the file and can ...
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Intel chipset drivers confusion

I'm installing Windows on an Asus P5B-E (Intel chipset) and wish to use the most recent drivers available, but I'm having trouble figuring out which chipset download I want. The original motherboard ...
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Windows 10: Driver update prevention of USB removable device

I tested the recommended GUI procedure to prevent driver updates as shown in this howtogeek article. I have a Prolific Serial-to-USB device, which requires the OEM 2008 driver. The Microsoft driver ...
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How do I get USB or Ethernet working from an Apple Thunderbolt Display connected to PC with Thunderbolt support?

I have a newly built PC (winter 2014) that should be fully supported for Thunderbolt 2 with an Asus Sabertooth Z97 Mark 1 motherboard and an accompanying ThunderboltEX II PCIe card. Running Windows 8....
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Weird driver sticking around

There seems to be an extra driver (E:) connected to my computer that Clicking on it would tell me to insert a disk into the drive It seems to be an SD card and has absolutely contains and holds no ...
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How to install ethernet driver without crashing windows server 2012?

Model : Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Windows Server 2012 DataCenter Windows 8.1/10 doesn't have any problems with drivers. Even 3rd party software Driver talent doesn't work?
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How to install different video driver from Windows PE?

I did the Windows 10 upgrade and it installed a new video driver on my Dell Precision M2400 laptop with Nvidia Quadro Fx 370m. This resulted in an endless BSOD. Windows 10 boots and asks for my ...
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I think WLAN autoconfig can't find my wireless adapter

I have tried everything. The driver is installed and working but it won't show in network connections. WLAN autoconfig says everything is fine but it won't turn on the adapter.
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Ipod Touch will not connect with correct driver

When I plug in my Ipod Touch it does not install the correct driver to talk to it. When following the instructions here: http://support.apple.com/kb/TS1538, I was given this error " The Folder you ...
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Command Line Equivalent for GUI process to Prevent Driver Update

Is there a command line equivalent to performing the GUI procedure to prevent driver updates as shown in this howtogeek article?
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Is it better to use drivers from a laptop or component vendor or Microsoft?

I have a Lenovo laptop (running Windows 10) and I have the choice of updating the drivers either via Microsoft Update or through ThinkVantage System Update, the Lenovo updater or directly from the ...
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NDIS.SYS driver very high latency in Windows 10

I have upgraded my computer from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10. The installation went well, no problem occurred. My motherboard is a Gigabyte GA-B75M-D3H. After the install, I updated the Realtek drivers ...
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How to install MongoDB & Its driver for Windows 10 (Step by Step)?

I want to install MongoDB & MongoDB Driver for Windows 10 ... There are many version of MongoDB that I don't know which version is proper for Windows 10. I downloaded one of them & It works, ...
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How to remove driver and prevent Windows 10 from updating driver

How can the 2015 driver be removed from Windows-10? Driver is circled in red: Is there a method to prevent this driver from being updated in the future?
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Realtek audio AC 97 5.1 on Windows 7: Terrible subwoofer quality

I have a media center PC with on-board Realtek AC97 Audio. I have been using Windows XP for a couple of years with great audio quality. I just upgraded this PC with Windows 7 and installed the latest ...
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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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Unable to install OS on ProBook 430 G3 driver required

I'm getting a message 'Load Driver' 'A required CD/DVD drive device driver is missing. If you have a driver floppy disk, CD, DVD, or USB flash drive, please insert it now.' I've read that it's due to ...
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No signal with DiplayPort

I have an i5 Lenovo m91p pc (this is the spec) win 10 pro 64 bit. I have a little problem with my DP port. I purchased a DP to HDMI adapter to connect my pc to tv. last week when I first used it, ...
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my laptop keyboard button pressing

My laptop's keyboard is not working properly; some keys never work and some keys will keep on pressing and one key print character in the screen 77777777777777777777777777777777 etc. My computer is ...
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Is there any alternative multitouch touchpad drivers to “Asus smart gesture” compatible with the Asus Zenbook? [on hold]

I recently bought a Zenbook UX305UA and the standard smart gesture driver offers almost no options for customization. I have tried to install some Synaptics and ELAN drivers but I can't seem to get ...
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Mac Laptops do not see printer anymore

I have a bunch of laptops that run OSX 10.4 and whenever I go to add the IP of the printer I get the "can't find the software/drivers". What are some debug steps I can take to get the printer added ...
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No automatic driver installation after upgrade to Windows 10: The installation of this device is forbidden by system policy

Since my Upgrade to Windows 10 Pro (from Windows 7 Pro) the following message appears (in the right bottom corner) when connecting new devices: The installation of this device is forbidden by ...
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How can I swap the usage of the 'fn' key for my Razer Blackwidow on OSX?

I just bought the Razer Blackwidow 2013 keyboard, and after installing drivers (Synapse 2.0) I run into a strange issue: My function keys started to work very strange. They started to use their "...
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Using dual monitor with STLab U-1200 usb 3-c to hdmi

I just migrated from Windows to Ubuntu. On windows, I was using dual 27" dell monitors, one connected through an HDMI and the second with a mini docking station usb 3-c to hdmi (stlab u-1200). http://...
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Webcam on MSI GS70 stealth not working

I have a MSI GS70 stealth with a built in webcam. I have many troubles trying to get it working. In Device Manager, the webcam is register under imaging devices, USB boot. I cannot use the webcam on ...
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(Teamviewer) My school laptop brightness is broken

I installed Teamviewer monitor driver and the brightness settings werent changing the screen brightnesss its stuck at 100%. So I updated the display adapter and replaced intel hd graphics 4000 with ...
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Promiscuous Mode On Surface Dock Ethernet NIC

I'm trying to use Wireshark promiscuous mode with a Surface Pro 4 and Surface Dock Ethernet interface, but it doesn't seem to work. How can I enable promiscuous mode using the Surface Dock? Is it ...
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Windows drivers/app for apple/android headphones with remote

I just got a pair of Bose QC15 that have an apple-compatible mic and remote. The remote has 2 volume buttons and a play/pause button I'd like to use them on my laptop (Dell Win8.1) which has a ...
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Trying to install Realtek Audio97 drivers but can't because they aren't signed

I'm trying to install the Realtek Audio97 sound driver from the Realtek driver download page for Windows 7. Every time I try to run the installer I get the error message: "Windows Can't verify ...
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Cannot install audio device driver after Windows Update

This is going to sound like a duplicate question but I'm struggling to solve this issue on my laptop and I swear I feel like I tried everything... I encounter an issue with my laptop (an HP EliteBook ...
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USB wireless adapter causes the screen go wild

I bought a Tenda W311MI wireless USB Adapter for my desktop computer today and ran into the following problem from the very first use: After installing the driver from the accompanying CD and ...
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WiFi adapter TL-WN727N is not working

I am using Zorin OS 11. My wifi adapter( TP-link: model:TL-WN727N) is not working at all. I typed "lsusb" in terminal, then the adapter showing as "Ralink MT7601U". So, that means the adapter is okay ...
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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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Install Mouse Driver on Windows 7 Professional 64 bit

I have a mouse that I absolutely love (been using them for years), A4Tech WOP-35. It has dual scrollers and 5 buttons, 3 of the buttons are programmable. I use them at work and at home. At work I am ...
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Getting HDMI working on Inspiron 15R N5110?

I installed Windows 8.1 on my Laptop which had Windows 7 when I bought it. After installing Windows 8.1 and installing the drivers Drivers & Downloads page I still haven't got the HDMI to work. If ...