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

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Adding custom paper size to printer driver

I am attempting to print on an OKI Microline 5520 dot matrix printer. I am trying to print on a custom sized form, however I cannot select any custom paper sizes in the printing preferences. I have ...
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How to Delete pre-installed Realtek WLAN drivers

I bought a new tp-link 300Mbps USB adapter. It have the realtek Chipset and every-time i plugin the Adapter My windows 8 Automatically installing the drivers. For some reason i want to install windows ...
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What are the fields that are mandatory for the structure “usb_driver” while registering the usb device driver?

I just want to register my USB device driver with the usb core and do not want to perform any functions like probe and disconnect for now. So, what fields from the structure "usb_driver" do I require ...
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How to disable “tap to click” on ELAN Touchpad/Trackpad

I'm running Windows 8.1 on a Toshiba S50-B-15N Laptop. It uses an Elan Smart Pad, and its driver is called ELAN Touchpad 11.8.29.5_X64_WHQL. I really need to be able to disable its "tap to click" ...
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AMD FirePro 2270 detected as “Standard VGA Graphics Adapter” — how to get it to detect properly?

Box: Dell XPS i7, Win 7 Ultimate. Main video: AMD Radeon HD 7500 driving 1600x2560 display. Works great. Current v15.2 AMD driver. For secondary displays: Brand new AMD FirePro 2270. I have ...
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Nvidia + Integratid Intel + Nouveau + Ubuntu: Nvidia is not being used

I've a fresh installation of Ubuntu 14.04 over a MSI laptop, which includes two graphics cards: an integratel Intel and a Nvidia GeForce 840M. My intention is to install the Nvidia propietary drivers ...
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Difference between Intel MEI and Intel ME

I have a 8th series Intel CPU and I want to Install the drivers for it but there are some programs similar to each other. one of them is Intel ME 1.5 MB and 5 MB and MEI. I searched for them and it ...
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“This operation requires an interactive window station” error when installing device drivers

When updating the drivers for the device "Synaptics SMBus TouchPad" in device manager, I keep on getting the error that this update requires an "interactive windows station." I am using the windows 10 ...
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Disable Asus N56VJ internal keyboard

Is there a way to disable the internal keyboard for a laptop. It's broken currently and I have an external keyboard. I have already tried disabling it in device manager ( no effect ) and tried ...
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USB device driver module getting killed while executing insmod?

While running make, it is showing no warnings or errors, but when I am inserting the basic USB device driver module inside the running kernel, then I am getting a "killed" message. Here is my code: ...
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Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260: This device cannot start (code 10)

My wireless driver seems to be down, and as a result my WiFi no longer works. I've tried disabling/enabling it from the device manager as well as shutting down and booting the system back up to no ...
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Understanding Dell Nautilus Driver

On an old Dell PC (Precision T7400), a 4TB drive is only recognized as a 2TB drive. I found this driver on the Dell Support website: ...
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How to install AMD Radeon HD7450M Graphics Driver correctly on windows 8.1?

I have recently installed windows 8.1. And i have installed all drivers successfully except AMD Radeon HD7450M Graphics Driver. I have downloaded the latest driver using catalyst auto-detect. At the ...
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steam wont launch after driver update

recently acquired wolfenstein:the old blood in the steam sale and upon startup it recommended I update my graphics card driver. I opened the device manager, updated my card, came back to steam and ...
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Computer keeps freezing after driver update

Since a few days my LapTop keeps freezing when I open f.e Skype, Visual Studio or a DirectX based game. When I open one of those programs the screen freezes, but I can still move my mouse. When I try ...
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Laptop trackpad stops responding to taps / scrolling

Laptop: Acer Aspire One AO756 running Win 7 Home Device name: Synaptics Clickpad 8.1 on PS/2 Port Have both Synaptics and Elan ETDWare PS/2-X64 10.6.12.4_WHQL driver installed. If I don't have both, ...
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How do MTP, PTP, and USB Mass Storage work? [closed]

This is a very general question, so I hope it's suitable for this site! I was trying to learn about some of the different ways that devices can present themselves to a host device over USB, and how ...
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How do I add a Bluetooth COM port in the Win8 Device Manager?

I am trying to set up terminal communication across two Windows 8.1 bluetooth devices - my workstation and an HP Stream 7 Tablet. The devices see each other, pair, and can transmit files, however the ...
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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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Drivers for VT6421A Controller Card

The hard disk controller on my motherboard went out, so I'm trying to install this VT6421A PCI controller card. Unfortunately, I've looked at a couple of posts on SuperUser and other forums, but I ...
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How to get bluetooth headphones working in Windows 7 PC?

I spent several days on this but still no luck. Basically I have Plantronics BackBeat Pro and I also have CSR8510 A10 bluetooth dongle. When I put the dongle into a USB port, Windows installed some ...
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What rpm packages for Edimax EW-7811Un on Fedora

I'm trying to get the Edimax EW-7811Un drivers to install on my Fedora 22 Linux box. I have no connection to the internet (and cannot connect it to the network via Ethernet cable) although I can ...
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{Fixed in 10162} Windows 10 “media driver missing” on installation

[Update: Fixed in 10162 build] [cross-post from MS Answers community as I doubt they will be able to help me there] [Update: I just tested the Windows8.1 Iso: It works. This seems to be a bug with ...
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USB 3.0 ports function as USB 2.0 ports on Windows 7 — trying to fix via DeviceMgr & downloads from Intel website [duplicate]

My question is actually a follow-up to the question-and-answer poisted by a fellow at this superuser URL, USB 3.0 ports function as USB 2.0 ports on Windows 7 with an Intel USB 3.0 xHCI Controller ...
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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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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 ...