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

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Installing Windows 7 x64, ASUS P5G41T-M LX Plus, Mass Storage Driver

I have a ASUS P5G41T-M LX PLUS motherboard. When installing (from either USB or DVD) Windows 7 Pro x64, my harddrive doesn't show to install onto. The Hard Drive is recognized in the BIOS. I try ...
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Windows 8.1 system compatibility with Dell Vostro 3750

I have a Dell Vostro 3750. The Windows 8.1 drivers for my laptop are not available on the Dell Website. So, is it ok to run Windows 8.1 on my laptop. I do face some problems in Windows 8.1 like ...
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Should I enabled or disable xHCI hand-off in BIOS setup, when running Windows 7?

I have a Jetway NF9E-Q77 motherboard which supports USB 3.0. An Intel driver is available to enabled USB 3.0 support in Windows 7. Assuming the driver is installed, should xHCI hand-off be enabled ...
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Drivers disappear completely on reboot

I have a problem with my Ubuntu 12.04. Some external drivers I installed few weeks ago are generally not loaded after rebooting. So I forced Ubuntu to load them through etc/modules, but, apparently, ...
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Get more information about uninstalled devices

How to find more information about uninstalled devices? I have a HP Envy 17 and HP only support windows 8 drivers, but I want to run windows 7 Have found almost all drivers.. But in some cases I ...
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Amd driver stopped responding and has recovered from an error

So this is 3 weeks since I got the GPU Sapphire R9 270 2GB. The other specs for my PC are: CPU: Amd FX 8320 PSU: Corsair RM 750W RAM: 4GB DDR3 1366 (for now) SSD: Samsung 840 Evo Motherboard: ...
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How to disable USB Mouse only

I was developing a device driver for a USB mouse which uses the USB HID driver. The problem is that I cannot test out my module as Linux takes over the mouse directly. So how do I find out which ...
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What HID/Module does Air mouse use in Linux?

I was thinking about developing a module for running a Air Mouse. I am not sure as what module s used to carry out the operation done by air mouse. Is it under HID? (I am talking about a wireless Air ...
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Windows Multipoint Server 2012 Audio Devices Disabled on Startup

I have a fresh install of Windows Multipoint Server 2012. When I first boot, and look at the device manager, the audio output devices are there, proper drivers and everything, just disabled. I can ...
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Need help finding drivers for HP laptop

I just downgraded my HP Pavilion 15-n284ca laptop from Windows 8 to Windows 7 (x64) and am now seeing the following two devices complain of not having the required drivers: Could someone point ...
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Broadcom Linux Drivers

I installed Linux on my computer, only to realize that I don't have the drivers for my WiFi card (Broadcom 802.11ac). Can anyone please point me to the drivers? I can't find them, and ndiswrapper is ...
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Offload dri to a render node in xorg

There is new feature in mesa DRI_PRIME emerged to keep up with modern hybrid graphics on laptops. I'd like to use it for desktop too. Powersaving is always good. So I make xorg to use only intel ...
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Why some devices does not require usb driver on Linux, but do on Windows?

I have seen several project by now, that use USB interface. They usually require special driver for Windows, but not for Linux based systems. Why is that? I mean, even Windows has some generic drivers ...
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Cause of this display issue?

Whenever I load one of a few games (Starcraft II, Command and Conquer: Generals, War Rock, etc), the monitor starts behaving like you can see in my link. It flashes through a few different colors, ...
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Unbind a driver from PCIe device on windows

To unbind a driver from the device on Linux, we can use echo 0000:00:dev > /sys/bus.../unbind. This just unbinds the driver from device and we don't need to uninstall the entire driver. I want to ...
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No signal to monitor after uninstallation of display driver

I was on the Sony website trying to get the latest display driver for my Sony VAIO laptop. Their instructions told me to uninstall my display driver through add/remove programs in the control panel ...
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BSOD Asus G750JM Win8.1

I have been getting random reboots and/or bsod's on my G750JM that I very recently bought. Everytime it does this the error is: DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE The bug check in my event logs shows this: ...
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Linux Kernel Driver for video capture

I have this EasyCap video capture thing with a USBTV007 chip and I really would like to get it working on my little linux mint 17 laptop so that I can capture video for my RC stuff. But I do not know ...
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Need Windows XP VGA driver for i3 Haswell

Background: I have recently upgraded my hardware because the previous Pentium system started failing to the point that it would not run long enough to boot. It was obviously a hardware fault, but I ...
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vgaSave “Legacy driver” preventing hibernation

My PC cannot enable sleep/hibernation mode because of VGA Save driver. I think understand that this is a backup driver to provide video, how do I circumvent it? I have (or at least had,) Nvidia ...
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Disable ATI card on Acer Timeline 5810TG

This laptop has a huge problem: The switchable graphic card system (INTEL / ATI) can be configured in BIOS to use the ATI or the INTEL+ATI, but not the INTEL (low power). I want to move on to Windows ...
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Windows Update broke Wirless driver - Can't get it working again

I naively installed a driver update incoming from Windows Updates yesterday. That caused my Wifi on my Notebook (HP ELitebook 2740p) to break. The network is working as I tried it with my other mobile ...
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Graphics card driver software [closed]

I have the following specs on my system76 laptop (Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit) Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics 5200 4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-4750HQProcessor ( 2.0 GHz 6MB L3 Cache - 4 Cores plus ...
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Windows 8.1 , issue with some drivers after hibernate

Hy guys, i updgraded my windows to 8.1 and since that i am having problems : when waking up my pc after hibernate some usb ports, the memory card port and the webcam (and maybe others, that's what i ...
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How to install usbnet driver on kernel 2.4.23-2.5-ts/

I searched in the directory "/usr/lib/modules/2.4.23-2.5-ts/kernel/drivers/net/usb/" for the usbnet but i didn't find it so how can i install the usbnet driver,i don't know where to start or how to ...
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Front USB 3.0 does not work with USB 3.0 devices

I've recently build a new PC with a Thermaltake Versa H23 case and a Gigabyte B85M-HD3 Motherboard. The rear USB ports seem to work well when connected to a USB 3.0 external hdd (about 120MB/s ...
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Setup Alfa AWUS036NHR V2 to Kali Linux

I downloaded driver for this from official site. Unzipped the archive, make install.sh executable and try execute. But error is occured - No rule to build the target modules. Stop. I executed commands ...
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Packet loss on native Windows 7, but not on Mac, Linux, WinXP or VM'd Win7. What?

I am managing a small handful of newish Dell laptops and desktops that use similar ethernet hardware -- Intel I217-LM for the desktops and Intel I218-LM for the laptops. These all are running the same ...
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ACHI drivers for W8.1 with amd

I hope you can help me... I just installed a SSD (Samsung EVO 840) and windows 8.1 pro in my pc with M5A99X EVO ( chipset AMD 990X/SB950 ) motherboard. The SSD is installed in sata3 socket using a ...
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windows cant “see” camera

So I bought a lil emerson camera and I am trying to get it to read the thing on windows 7. The instructions for the camer say when you first hook it up via usb AUTOPLAY will come up and your good to ...
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XP fresh install no display driver

I just did a fresh install of XP and have done all of my updates. I cannot get the driver to install. I have tried the disk. It just has a setup page that opens in a browser. There is now driver ...
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Blue Screen Of Death after Graphics Card Update

I recently installed the game watch dogs After installing it i upgraded the drivers on my graphics card AMD Radion R9 200 series via the catalyst software and since then windows has been crashing on ...
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Installing Intel Iris Drivers on Parallels 9

I'm running windows 8.1 on Parallels 9 on Mac OS X 10.9.3 Mavericks. Before that I used to have VMWare and I could manage to install Intel Iris drivers for OpenCL SDK. But Parallels installs tools for ...
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Windows Movie Maker 2012 No Sound issue with Windows 8.1

I've windows 8.1 pro Build 9600 x64 installed, I have recently installed Windows Movie Maker 2012 (Latest) via Windows Live Essential, Now when I run Movie Maker it disable Movie Maker sound as well ...
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How do I fix “A USB port reset request failed.” for all USB devices connected

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad S430 with an Intel 4000, 7 series chipset. This is running Windows 8.1 Pro 64bit. My USB ports began to have trouble recognising when I connected devices around a month or ...
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Is there a way to find out which drivers were recently modified without going through the device manager one at a time

I've recently tried updating drivers on my machine and they do not appear to have installed correctly. I would like to roll these drivers back to a previous version but I am unsure which drivers were ...
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downloading and installing ftdi(d2xx and vcp)drivers?

I tried downloading the d2xx and vcp drivers to start working on vmusic3. But the link provided by FTDI site does not have the '.exe' file even after I extract the folder.Where do I download the ...
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Black screen when booting Fedora — Contactable via ssh

I am using a Pacer R15ID7T-CHC3 touch screen unit. After installing Fedora (19 x86_64) the system boots to the grub bootloader. I am given the normal options, normal or recovery. After selecting ...
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TP-LINK wn727n wireless usb adapter is not working on Windows Server 2012

I have searched drivers form this site, but unable to find appropriate driver for the OS I was searching for. I also have installed drivers from that site and also tried the driver disk provided with ...
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ASUS 946gz7ma mainboard multimedia audio controller

Recently, I have installed Windows 7 ultimate, all drivers loaded up just fine, but I have issues with audio. Multimedia Audio Controller shows up with yellow triangle under Device Manager. Any ...
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How to add network printer remotely without knowing the IP?

Assume your friend from over 100km away asked you to add a network printer to his computer since you're so tech savvy. How would you add network printer remotely in this case? You would need: 0. ...
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Display backlight error ATI driver update

I have a problem with my ATI graphics card. I have an ASUS K52JU, with Windows 7 and a ATI HD 6370M. I recently updated my drivers from 8.x to 14.4 but while they were installing, suddenly the screen ...
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Drivers not installing on windows 7 ultimate x64

Im facing the ever-ending driver problem in windows. I have a feature phone with microSD card inserted. The phone has a microUSB port. When I connect to my "PC" notification pops up Installing device ...
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Creative X-Fi no sound in Windows 7x64 (Passthrough)

I am running a virtual Windows 7 x64 installation with qemu-system-x86_64 and a Creative emu20k2 Elite Pro (Titanium) soundcard passthroughed (with vfio) to the windows 7 machine. I passthroughed the ...
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Windows 8.1 and signed driver problems

I have a driver which is signed using the steps in this link: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd919238(v=ws.10).aspx When i try to install this driver on Windows 8.1 it fails. The driver ...
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Slow/restricted internet speed on Ubuntu 14 (driver/hardare issue?)?

I recently built my own desktop and I have noticed that it consistently gets ~ .8 mbps download speed when on the ethernet and slightly better when using wifi. I have run several tests that can ...
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Intel Rapid Storage Technology (pre-OS) driver installation

My desktop machine is built on Gigabyte GA-Z87-UD3H and Gigabyte provides the latest driver for Intel Rapid Storage Technology (IRST), which I installed after installing the OS. Same goes for my ...
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Continued troubles with Lexicon Omega USB/Audio/MIDI interface

I have a Lexicon Omega USB/Audio/MIDI interface. I use it with my desktop computer which is getting quite old. First everything was working fine. After a while the unit started to spontaneously ...
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Is the USB network adapter driver correctly installed? [duplicate]

I am pretty new in Linux system administration and I have the following doubt. I have installed an USB Wireless adapter driver on my RaspBerry (on the RaspBian distribution that is a Debian) and I ...
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Windows 8 - Driver conflict issue

Recently, all USB devices stopped working on my laptop. Devices are powered but not working. Mice, drives, keyboards, and all other devices. For example, when I plug a mouse in, it is identified ...