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

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Intel Driver Update Utility does not recognize Intel(R) Display Audio

I understand when the utility does not recognize other pieces of hardware such as Realtek, but it should be able to detect the driver of its own brand. How do I fix problem? The sound works most of ...
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Virtual Microphone and skype

I need to have at least one microphone on Windows to make Skype calls, but i have a VPS with Windows 2003 server with no audio device. I googled a lot and finally i found something called "Virtual ...
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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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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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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 and every time I try to run the installer I get the "Windows Can't verify the publisher of ...
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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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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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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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Ctrl, shift and alt keys stopped working

The Ctrl, Shift and Alt keys on my laptop—an Acer Aspire 7736ZG laptop running Windows 7— have stopped working; both the left and right sets of keys. I have searched for solutions to this problem but ...
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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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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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DVD ROM not working only in windows?

I have an Asus N53SV laptop, and my DVD ROM doesn't read any type of DVD in Windows. I just installed Windows 7 from a bootable DVD, I think this problem occurred after I tried to change my ...
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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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Windows 7 Getting Stuck at “Starting Windows” Screen

After doing much research and spending countless hours working on my laptop, I finally decided to post a specific question about my problems. There are a lot of specifics and a lot of things I have ...
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Windows 7 doesn't “see” my graphics card

Alright, this is all very peculiar but I'll try to include everything. But first, my machine configuration. I'm running on an HP G62-B75EV Notebook with a switchable graphics configuration and the ...
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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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Update for Mobile Intel 4 series chipset family won't work for my VAIO CS (can't get OpenGL 2.0 to work)

I've installed a program that requires me to run OpenGL 2.0. I've bough my laptop in 2009 and OpenGL 2.0 was released in 2004 so I figure there has to be a way to get OpenGL 2.0 to work. (Current ...
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Install Windows 8.1 on a tablet with only a touchscreen, no keyboard or mouse

Trying to re-install Windows 8.1 on Acer Iconia W4-820 Tablet. When I boot from a USB and get to the setup screen I notice that I can't use the touchscreen. I'm guessing it's probably because ...
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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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USB 3.0 ports on newly built PC don’t recognize USB 3.0 devices

I have recently bought and built a new PC: Windows 8 Enterprise x64, and Gigabyte GA-Z87-HD3 motherboard. Now that everything is put together and installed I am facing only one problem. I own an ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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No network configuration after clean install of Windows 7 Professional 32 bit on Dell Inspiron 6410

An interesting problem. I just installed a new hard drive and used the Dell provided Win7 media to clean install Windows 7 professional 32 bit on my Dell 6410 Inspiron. When it installed there is no ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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External sound card not working with Windows 10

I appreciate Windows 10 is a preview edition of the software, so I can have no quarrels if some of it doesn't work. However, my UA-25 external audio interface will not function with the January build ...
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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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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 ...
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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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Where can I get Windows XP drivers for MacBook Pro hardware without using Boot Camp?

I have an Intel-based MacBook Pro whose hard disk was formatted before I received it. It had no OS installed, and I have no Mac OS X installation disks. I’m trying to get the machine to run some ...
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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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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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NVidia Graphics Card Error 43?

I am using the NVidia GeForce GT745M card, and I am receiving the following error code in Device Manager: Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43) Looking at the ...
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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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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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AMD Radeon GPU driver installation cause black screen

My laptop worked just fine until 2 days ago. After exiting some program windows crashed and I had to restart my laptop. After restart (windows booted) I got black screen with cursor. I googled it and ...
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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 ...