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

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Uninstalled Windows 10 Driver Cannot Get Internet

I need help. I've uninstalled all the network drivers on a Dell XPS 15 9550 Signature Edition. The internet was hardly working at all and one of the tutorials suggested reinstalling. Problem is: once ...
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Should I install drivers from my motherboard manufacturer or from the producers of the individual products (Intel, Nvidia, Realtek, etc…)? [closed]

Is there a risk in installing driver updates not provided by the manufacturer of the MOBO? Will it decrease system stability or the compatibility of certain components? The drivers ASUS has on their ...
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Physical memory - RAM - hardware reserved [duplicate]

My HP probook - RAM 8GB - has 5685 MB of this reserved for use by the BIOS and some drivers for other peripherals. This sounds abnormal. Is it not too much and probably the reason for my laptop's ...
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How to add capable display driver to Lenovo G50 Windows 8.1 laptop

I have a Lenovo G50-45 80E301GUUS with AMD A8-6410 APU with AMD Radeon R5 Graphics. It has a clean Windows 8.1-32 bit installed on it (NOT the factory image...the drive partitions got wiped and ...
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How to prevent installing drivers on Windows 10? [duplicate]

I'm using Windows 10 and trying to install latest Intel HD driver. But after every attempt Windows installs their own old driver. Device installation Settings is set to "No". What I've tried: ...
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Can't start Virtual WiFi after connection to another WLAN

On my laptop I configure my Virtual WiFi in an elevated cmd with netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=VWiFi key=xxx keyUsage=persistent netsh wlan start hostednetwork and can share my ...
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How to set the minimum margin in CUPS / foomatic driver?

I have a Dell 2130cn laser printer which has no PPD print driver for CUPS, so I used the generic foomatic PCL6 (/pxlcolor if that matters), and it's not correctly recognizing my printer's print ...
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Unattended Driver Install Windows Security

Unattended driver installs are nothing new, but I'm running into an issue that others don't seem to be having. At the end of the install, I have a Windows Security prompt which appears: Would you ...
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Can't connect my TV to duplicate my screen using HDMI

I bought a PC a month ago including B150M-PRO-VDH - MSI motherboard and GTX950 GV-N950OC-2GD - Gigabyte Graphics card. My screen is connected to my graphics card with DVI cable, and I'm trying to ...
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USB Hub Power Exceeded displaylink - works after restart

Problem I get "USB Hub Power Exceeded" whenever I have to reconnect my USB display adapter while the computer is on. What I currently do is to restart my computer and the display adapter is back ...
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Rear USB ports on my NUC pc are not working

I recently bought this Intel NUC PC to use as a media PC connected to my TV. I installed Windows 10 on it and it was working fine for a while. Then the rear USB ports stopped working. I was fooling ...
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dell inspiron 15z not shutting down due to intel rapid start technology driver

My Laptop consists of 500gb hDD , 32gbSSD and 6gb ram Few days back i have accidentally uninstalled Intel rapid start technology driver and after that my laptop started beeping at start-up, it was ...
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How do I get my Wireless USB Adapter to show up in Kali Linux

I just received my PAU05 usb wifi adapter today and after installing some drivers I got the device to work just fine in Kali Linux (Did some wireless pen testing with no problems.) However when I ...
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USB devices don't work on other ports

Is there a way that windows can use the driver of a USB device on any USB Port (just about) that is available on my computer. I'd need this because if the USB device is plugged into other ports and ...
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Creating a bootable CD to install all tablet drivers [duplicate]

I've got a strange question here. I'm currently installing a special version of Windows 7 on a tablet, and upon install, I obviously lose all tablet functionality such as the touch screen. I'm also ...
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Whether it is possible to add support of my TV tuner to a kernel 4.x?

I have a KWorld UB490-A tuner, its support in Linux isn't present and I didn't find in the Internet as to launch it, however my personal attempts could launch it according to the instruction from ...
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How to find drivers for Keil µVision5?

I'm using a C8051F340 in µVision5, but cannot find the drivers for it. I looked up on Keil and Silicon Labs website. I even tried the USBXpress Software Development Kit but still cannot find it in my ...
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How to get 32-bit drivers for 15-g201nx HP Notebook?

I'm trying to find 32-bit drivers for 15-g201nx HP Notebook. I'm finding only 64-bit installation files on the official Software and Driver Downloads page. Where could I download the official 32-bit ...
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How to handle a warranty service that refuses to admit anything is wrong

The ASUS laptop I have purchased had problems from day one (bsod (nvlddmkm.sys for win7, kernel_security_check_failure+DRIVER_CORRUPTED_EXPOOL for win10), random shutdows etc.) I have taken it to an ...
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Computer display crashing after about 3 minutes of being up on Windows 10

Running Windows 10 on a custom built PC (hardware below). It loads normally, reaches the Desktop and I can do anything... for about 3 minutes, then (computer still running) the screen disconnects - ...
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Which drivers should I install?

I have HP Compaq Elite 8200 Small Form Factor desktop PC with Windows 7 64-bit. I can download drivers for my PC on HP website but cannot decide which one is appropriate one. I know that there are ...
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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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“Unrecognized USB device” SATA-to-USB? Forceably assign driver to device?

Every time I plug this thing in, regardless of what harddrive I use, it says "unrecognized USB device" on this system; however, the device works on other win 7 systems. Why does this PC hate my ...
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cannot get updates / drivers on new windows 7 installation

I have just installed a new copy of Windows 7 Pro, but without any drivers. The first thing I tried to install was the ethernet controller driver, but I could not find out what driver to actually ...
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New mouse interferes with my keyboard display

I have the Logitec G510 Gaming Keyboard with this little display on the top. And I recently bought this mouse off amazon. But somehow, as soon, as I connect the mouse, the display of my keyboard ...
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Nexus 4 not recognized on Windows 10

I have Nexus 4 with Lollipop and enabled MTP in settings. My Windows 10 N PC won't recognize it. I tried to install Google USB driver, but when I choose path to driver folder ...\usb_driver -> check ...
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Synaptics driver clicks when using Styk on Windows 10

I am using a HP-EliteBook 8570w and I have some problems with my touchpad since I installed Windows 10 (64-bit). If I try to drag something with the "Styk": then I get a click on every move the ...
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“smbios data will not be available” Any Hope Left?

"smbios data will not be available" Any Hope Left? Any Hope left for my P5G41C-M LX? During Post I always get this message.. “Not enough space in Runtime area!!. SMBIOS data will not be available.” ...
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Cannot enable TP-LINK W822N on new Windows10 installation

I just reinstalled Windows 10 64 bit after formatting my hard disk, and I'm trying to connect my TP-Link W822N-V2 wireless adapter. The TP-Link utility tool won't work and does not enable any option ...
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DVB tuner is not initializing - Prof 7500

As per instructions, copied fw file into /lib//firmware (Using Ubuntu 14.04) ls -al /lib/firmware/dvb-usb-p7500* -rwxrwxrwx 1 box box 3812 Jan 5 00:54 /lib/firmware/dvb-usb-p7500.fw But the tuner ...
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Error while instaling Debian 8.2 from CD - rtl_nic/rtl8168e-3.fw don't found

I'm trying to install new Debian 8.2.0 Jessie from CD. I don't have ethernet port so i'm using only wireless usb card. I know that I'm getting this error because non-free packages are not included ...
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How to Save Current Drivers before Updating?

I’m been losing my internet connection about once a day and one suggestion was to delete the driver and reinstall the new driver from Intel. Okay I can do that, but what happens if the new driver is ...
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Rear audio ports always show as “Not plugged in”

I've been having this issue with Windows for about a week now which NONE of the back panel/front panel connectors (speakers, microphone) are being recognized by Realtek audio manager. The only audio ...
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Late 2011 Macbook with Windows 10 - adjustable brightness with main video card?

I recently installed Windows 10 on my late 2011 MBP. All is well, but screen brightness doesn't seem to work with the main video card driver (ATI 6600M) - changing the slider on the UI or with button ...
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How to install AMD Crimson on 64 bit Arch Linux?

I have been trying to install the latest AMD drivers on my Linux machine, but after getting it to compile I am greeted with this message: modprobe: ERROR: could not insert 'fglrx': Unknown symbol ...
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How can I know which drivers should I download?

I have an ASUS laptop which model is F555L (it can be seen on the back of the laptop). I want to download the drivers from the official page but there are three models and I do not know what I have to ...
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Keep driver for USB audio device loaded (Windows 10)

I have a NAD D 3020 DAC + Amplifier combo. It functions as a great USB audio adapter. There is one annoying issue: If the Amplifier is in standby-mode, the device is unloaded (gone from device ...
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Installing HP printer/scanner driver fails

Objective: Get scanning to work with a Hewlett Packard MFP M276nw, connected via USB to a Windows 7 x64 system. What I did, step by step: Uninstall printer driver from Device Manager. Uninstall HP ...
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Strange visual artifacts in DirectX application

I've had my computer for quite a while now (years), and I've never had a problem with it quite like this. First my PC: GTX 690 i7 3930k 32GB DDR3 ram I recently updated my drivers to WHQL 361.43, ...
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Gaming computer slow, mainly after login

I'm using an MSI GP60 2PE Leopard running Windows 7 Ultimate x64. It has gotten a bit slugging, but it is very slow and prone to freezing 1 or 2 minutes after logging in. The hard drive light is on ...
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Use different drivers for multiple USB devices with identical Vendor and Product IDs

I have two USB Bluetooth adapters that both identify themselves with the Vendor ID 0x0A12 (Cambridge Silicon Radio Ltd.), and the Product ID 0x0001. They have different 'REV' values listed under ...
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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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Upgrading Asus Q500A to Windows 10

I have an Asus Q500A with Windows 8.1. I'd like to upgrade it to Windows 10. Asus doesn't offer Windows 10 drivers, saying that this laptop is support-only. I have seen a couple of Q500A's on ...
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Windows 10 Disk Usage at 100% but no corresponding process shows in task manager

Over the past month (possibly more), I have noticed that my laptop (running Windows 10) frequently becomes almost unusably slow, especially after many days of not having turned it on. I notice that ...
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Why does Windows show 'speakers' even when headphones are connected?

^^When this screenshot was taken, headphones were connected and music was playing through them... :| Details:
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No printer drivers installed on OS x el capitan

I'm trying to install printers shared by an Ubuntu CUPS machine on an El Capitan Mac. According to Apple and HP's website, it should 'just work' - drivers should be provided through the OS. However ...
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Windows 7 only detects microphone on external webcam

So today I just bought a new webcam, Logitech C270, and I only bought it because I was having issues with my old webcam, Microsoft Life Cam (don't remember the full name of it but its a small cheap ...
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Bluetooth not working on lenovo u400 after upgrading to windows 8.1

Upgraded from windows 7. I have everything else working except for bluetooth even after trying many guides to fix it. From the task manager I can see that bluetooth support services are running. ...
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How do I make NVIDIA my main graphics card to use?

I have an NVIDIA GPU and latest drivers installed. However, when I run dxdiag and go to the Display tab, it says my device name is Intel HD Graphics 3000. I should be using the NVIDIA card though. ...
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Asus express cache using windows 8

I have this ASUS n551jw notebook. It came with windows 10 pre-installed. However, I had to install windows 8 on it becuase some of the work related programs doesn't support windows 10. While ...