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

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How do I install drivers on Kali Linux?

I am trying to setup a driver for Kali Linux. It is a Panda Wireless usb wifi dongle. But the problem is that I getting thrown errors when trying to compile the package. Here is the ...
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Fresh Windows 7 installation and the Intel driver says min. requirements not met

I did a fresh install recently and I was okay until I installed Mint Linux. Then after I couldn't get sound through HDMI to the TV, I tried Zorin. Swapped Zorin over to Nvidia in the driver list, then ...
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Serious amount of bluescreens when using Ableton Live 9.2.1 on Windows 10/8.1

Today I wanted to have another studio session using Ableton Live, but my PC kept me from it. I had be working for around half an hour when I got the first bluescreen, SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION it said. ...
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Install a Windows on Dell laptop

I've bought a Dell laptop with some branded crap preinstalled in its Windows 10 OEM. It's Inspiron 7559 and I wanted to get a real Windows 10 Pro system, since Arch (the system I hoped to use on daily ...
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Generic USB Hub propagates Vendor/Product ID of 0000 to Win XP?

I am trying to use a Apacer portable USB HDD, which is USB 3.0, with Windows XP, and have some trouble on this machine. First, when I connect the USB HDD directly to XP, it gets recognized as a ...
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libcudart on system without a GPU

I have code which, based on the availability of GPUs, either runs a GPU kernel or the same code on the CPU. It does this at runtime and the program is always linked to CUDA. However, I may want to ...
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IGFX display driver stops responding Win10, Nvidia

Have a user with an HP Envy Laptop running Win10. Seemingly randomly, he is getting errors that the igfx display driver "has stopped responding and has recovered" after Windows restarts the driver ...
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Cambridge Silicon Radio, Ltd Bluetooth Dongle driver for Linux

I plugged the dongle into a Linux computer, it does not recognize it. I used lsusb command, the second line has the dongle's name: Cambridge Silicon Radio, Ltd Bluetooth Dongle. Now it seems like I am ...
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How to download drivers manually for Windows Server 2008 r2 Standard edition?

What I m trying to do ? I installed Windows Server 2008 on my laptop , an Acer Aspire 5741G series . I want this pc to emulate a server environment in a local network . Everything seems to work fine ...
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how to get all required driver for my pc [duplicate]

I brought the PC SAMSUNG NP-RV515L on Feb 2012 and in 2015 I lost my all important driver and still I am not able to fix it. So how would I know that which driver pack should I download to fix it?
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Any Tips To Remove Touchpad Delay? (Synaptics, HP Probook 455 G2)

I have an HP Probook 455 G2 laptop which I use occasionally. When using an external pointing device (i.e. MX Master via Bluetooth) I notice very little latency between moving the mouse and seeing ...
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how do I replace a kernel module in linux?

I need to change a kernel module, so I need to delete old module and replace with one which I have built. Eg: I need to remove this /modules/fpga-module.ko and I need to add my improved version of ...
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Synaptics Touchpad Driver crashes occasionally when using multitouch

I'm using a Lenovo Thinkpad w520 running Windows 10 (upgrade from Windows 7, not full re-install, btw). Like other thinkpads, it has a touchpad from Synaptics. Occasionally, and only when performing ...
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Updating chipset drivers on Win10x64

So I want to update my chipset drivers. From what I see on this page, I can download an INF driver which should update my chipset. When I started the installer it told me to check if my chipset is ...
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GPU doesn't load when drivers installed

I get stuck when loading Windows 10 (tried Windows 7 too) everytime after installing GPU driver (doesn't matter if it's iGPU on my 4790K or Gigabyte GTX670 that I'm about to use). As far as I ...
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Frequent BSODs on Windows 7 Professional after replacing Graphics Card (worked fine for ~2 weeks prior)

My computer died around 3 weeks ago due to the Graphics Card failing (Asus Direct CU II 7950, an old 1TB Samsung HDD also failed to power up after this) and just 2 weeks ago we replaced it with a new ...
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Biometric device stopped working in windows 8.1 after update and also after windows 10 upgrade

The biometric device in my HP laptop stopped working after I updated Windows 8.1 . After I updated to Windows 10, the problem persisted. My biometric device is from Validity Sensors, Inc. Any ...
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SiS Mirage 3 Graphic - windows 7 driver

i just got my new laptop and installed windows 7 and I installed SiS Mirage 3 Graphics driver, I have 3GB of ram, but games are really laggy, i get 5 - 10 fps which is really bad, i tried to install ...
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dell e4300 webcam and fingerprint reader drivers and software

I have my Dell e4300 notebook which has webcam and fingerprint reader but I couldn't find proper drivers and software to use them. It has Windows 7 professional 64bit on it. Where can I find the ...
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How to install geforce drivers win 8 version on win 10?

I badly need to install a geforce driver windows 8 version on windows 10.So can anyone suggest ways to configure the nvidia installer in order to do so.I have a geforce 610M GPU. Thanks for any ...
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Smooth movements are jerky on my laptop's integrated screen. Any software to test it out?

I tested my new computer with multimedia and unfortunately smooth movement looks jumpy and jerky as in this video when being played in the internal monitor. This problem doesn't only affect local ...
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Display Driver Stops working randomly

Display Driver Stops working randomly, title says it all. I reinstalled it and doownloaded it from AMD site + DELL site as well, still no luck. I saw that a driver stopped working. When I opened ...
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Win 7 Pro 64 will not recognize Keyboard & Mouse - defaults to OSK

I am currently running Windows 7 Pro on my PC (new computer). I have found that in the last couple of months my keyboard has ceased being recognized by the OS. By this I mean, most of my special ...
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How do I remove AppleHFS+ Bootcamp driver?

So, I have an iMac 27" Late 2012, and I have just installed Windows 10 Home 64Bit through BootCamp. BootCamp comes along with several "support software", useful drivers made for Windows and Apple ...
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Unable to print to Canon IR 2870 from desktop

I am using a Canon IR 2870. Performance is outstanding, but whenever I try to print from my desktop, it is stored in machine memory and shows in the job list, but I am unable to print a copy. I used ...
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Intel offers me two different HD Graphics drivers: Which should I choose?

For clarity, the question following is the reverse of this one. I have installed in my machine (Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview (10.0.10240) the Intel HD Graphics 4000 Driver in version ...
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My external hard drive(StoreJet 25c)500gb is always telling to format

My hard drive is always asking me to format. i will always format,it will work for a very short period,then later i realize that when i send files to that hard drive it sends very slowly,then starts ...
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Realtek HD Audio latency leading to crackling sounds from the speakers

I have a problem with the Realtek HD Audio speakers driver. Everytime a sound is about to be play, the speakers of the laptop make a crackling sound, similar to the sound of static electricity. I am ...
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Printer sharing without driver

I have a problem with a Canon LBP-810 printer. It doesn't have Win8.1 driver, last I found is for WinXP. So I made a VMware Player guest machine, installed an XP on it, then istalled the printer's ...
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Connecting a smartlav+ microphone to a computer through a sound card adapter

I am trying to connect a smartlav+ microphone to a computer. When connecting the mic directly to the computer or to a mobile phone using the audio jack, the mic records perfectly. When trying to use ...
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Trouble hooking up a Logitech serial steering wheel to my PC

I recently got my hands on an old Logitech steering wheel, but I can't seem to get it to work properly. It connects to the PC with a serial port but my PC doesn't have one, so I bought a serial to USB ...
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Assign program to Onboard Intel GPU (Nvidia/AMD is not integrated)

Is there any known way to assign a program to use the repsectively run with the onboard Intel GPU without having a second graphic chip? A customer have to have installed the Dameware Development ...
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How to use Dlink 550t PCI network card in windows 10 x64

I have a PCI express network card, pretty old but works 10/100/1000 I need to use it in a computer running windows 10 x64. I already try with the original drivers (i got the installation cd), with ...
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Code 31 (Windows cannot load the drivers) For Some Portable Devices

I have 3 physical USB drives. A) Flash drive B) Physical external drive (self powered) C) Physical external drive (wall powered) All but one of the partitions on these drives exhibits the yellow ...
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Asus P8P67: How do I install bluetooth drivers on Windows 10?

I have recently reset my Windows 10 install. Now, when I try to install the Bluetooth drivers from the website so I can use my new Bluetooth headphone without requiring a cable, it fails with the ...
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DVD-RW doesn't read or write, SAMSUNG NP700Z5C-S03SA notebook

I upgraded my windows from Win 8 to Win 8.1 and I had never used DVD driver, Now when i insert CD or DVD it took some second and then it push it out, but if the DVD was free to write on it just keep ...
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Another DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE crash, first one in a while

Ok to start off, for some extra context perhaps, I will say that I have asked a previous question on this site about this BSOD here. Thankfully I believe I have not seen my laptop crash at all again ...
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Debian PC stuck at about 240Mbps on Gigabit Ethernet network

I have recently subscribed to FTTH and in order to take advantage of all the available bandwidth, I have upgraded my home network to Gigabit, which basically meant replacing my router since all the ...
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Linux driver compatability on old Dell xps?

After installing debian, I noticed my fans were all constantly blowing at 50-80% speeds just opening a browser, this was not a problem under Windows so this points to drivers. I searched on Dell's ...
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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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Intel HD 2000 windows 10 graphics drivers

According to this chart there is no driver support for a core i3-2100 on windows 10. I would really like to get the driver for this so I can properly use the 2 video outputs on my motherboard. ...
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How many instances of a driver run?

On my UNIX system (FreeBSD), a network interface card on a particular machine (or at least its 'adapter' in MS Windows parlance?), is specified by the driver it uses (eg. 're' for my Ethernet NIC) and ...
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Graphics Card problems on Ubuntu

I have got a strange problem, my video card is a Nvidia gtx 970 right now using Nouveau display driver, if I use proprietary driver by Nvidia everything works until the pc goes in the sleep state, ...
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Drivers installation history

How can I check a history of drivers installation on Windows 8? For example I know that in the last week someone installed new drivers. How can I check what drivers were installed and for what ...
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Installing nvidia driver freezes ubuntu

I wanted to install nvidia driver on ubuntu 14.04. First Approach : I tried to use the additional drivers tab in software & updates, this approach gives me two options 1) Using nvidia binary ...
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Windows 8.1 is not detecting a HP Laserjet Pro 200 M251MW Color printer

I got recently upgraded to Windows 8.1 - I know, my company is a little slow to change OS. and my color printer was not setup, so I downloaded the driver from HP and I keep getting this weird message: ...
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Applying wireless card configuration on Windows 10

I have previously asked a question about my computer freezing completely. I have narrowed it down to the wireless card which was not functioning on Ubunutu as well (the connection was dropping ...
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devcon isn't doing the same as Device Manager

In order to get my Asus touchscreen working after hibernate, I have to disable and re-enable the HID driver in Device Manager. Now I want to script this behavior but it doesn't work: devcon ...
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How to fix WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR (124)

I have problems with a blue screen while installing new software. I'm getting the blue screen at the same installation step over and over again. The software i'm trying to install is Android Studio. ...
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The keyboard, WiFi and sound card stopped working after installing Windows 7 updates. How to fix this?

I have a preinstalled licensed Windows 7 x64 on my Asus laptop. I used to update it via the internet all the time, until at one point this proved to be a bad habit. I've been offered by Windows ...