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

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Getting a BSOD “Hardware Malfunction” after installing drivers

Alright so ive been upgrading my computers hardware and i bought a new GPU. Now i put my new GPU in and booted and it works fine. The computer boots properly no problems with good VGA output. I used ...
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Print on continuous paper roll

I am trying to print a sequence of increment numbers on a continuous paper roll (length: ~50 meters) without margins or page breaks on EPSON LX-300+II printer. example: --------------- |Roll of ...
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Set up a home server with mini pc and linux

I want to have a linux (debian/ubuntu) home server, for my work/torrent/files access from my lan and wan. what I have now is a virtual pc (VBox) running on my desktop (windows), but I want a dedicate ...
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59Hz option gone from Intel driver settings [on hold]

With the new ui update to the Intel graphics control panel the 59Hz option for my second monitor is gone, 60Hz makes it report the wrong resolution which results in unwanted scaling and blurring the ...
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HP LaserJet 1010 driver for OS X 10.7

I've been looking for a website where I can find the software of HP LaserJet 1010 driver for OS X 10.7. I found a source in the official website of HP but I couldn't find the download button or link ...
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Install a CD-ROM driver on MS-DOS

I have an old MS-DOS computer that I am experimenting with. The computer has an AMD 80386 processor, 1664 KB of RAM, a 50 MB hard drive, and two floppy disk drives: one 3 1/2 inch, the other 5 1/4 ...
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downgraded from SLI, should I do anything special?

I used to have SLI GTX 670, due to some rethinking and not really needing that much power I sold off one of the cards. Everything has been working fine during games, but I get these random "Display ...
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Can't install graphics driver on Wheezy - Using Inspiron 3537

I've recently installed Debian Wheezy 7.5 and dual booted it with Ubuntu 14.04. I've installed all of the drivers except the graphics driver which I've been trying to install for a couple of days. ...
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Installing Graphics driver on Kali Linux

I am running Kali on a virtual machine and i want to change the screen resolution... I have download the graphics driver(HP ProBook 450) from the HP website and extracted the tar file. but now I am ...
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Broadcom Wifi card (PCI-ID:14e4:43a0) not recognized on dual boot OSX/Kali

I have a dual boot Mac with OSX and Kali Linux(1.0.7). Today I tried to get the Wifi working according to this guide: http://samiux.blogspot.de/2014/02/howto-kali-linux-106-on-macbook-air-mid.html ...
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Trying to start miner process from SSH but fails?

I've set up SSH to my Windows 7 box at home. I'm connected to my box and trying to run a batch file that will start my dogecoin miner. When it runs cudaminer, I get this output: *** CudaMiner ...
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Micro sd card adapter not read by the computer

I have a samsung micro sd adapter with a SanDisk micro sd (does the difference of brands matter?). I inserted my adapter into the port of my pc (a windows 7) named SD/MMC, but I can't see it in the ...
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Surface 2 Pro Win 8.1 and two external monitrs

Went through similar questions already asked, but nothign to help, so here I go: We have four Surface Pro 2 and one Surface Pro tablet. I have HP port replicator pr3005 (USB 3 version) to set all ...
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Looking for drivers to a “Taxi Card: TXBD0085TCM”

Being asked to repair an old industrial system (Windows 2000) and I seem to be missing the drivers for one of the cards. There is good odds this card was made by or for Bales Scientific, a company ...
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How can I disable a wireless card (in order to upgrade to Windows 8.1?)

Hoping someone can help me with this, as I've been pulling my hair out over this issue since last October. I'm unable to upgrade to Windows 8.1 from Windows 8. I've been trying since the update came ...
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Printer Detected As USB Composite Device - With Warning

My parents have started to have a problem printing from their PC, and naturally as the go-to IT expert, I have been drafted in to have a look! Before they went on holiday a month ago, it was ...
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How to share a printer from Linux without a server side driver?

I'm trying to share a Canon printer from Raspberry PI running Raspbian. Unfortunately, the precompiled drivers provided by Canon don't work with the RPi's armhf architecture, and compiling the source ...
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Need help updating or finding a more suitable video driver for Toshiba Satellite L775

I recently installed a new SSD in my Toshiba Satellite L775 laptop, just got Windows 7 (64 bit) up and running (clean install as my HDD died) and it seems to be functioning apart from the fact I can ...
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Laptop does not go to hibernate or sleep

I've got an Acer Aspire E1-572G laptop which has two graphic cores...Radeon HD 8750M & Intel HD 4400 So! What does that have to do with my problem you may ask! My laptop doesn't go to hibernate, ...
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Installing windows 7 on a new Samsung 840 EVO SSD

I was replacing a broken HDD with a Samsung 840 EVO SSD. The instructions were all images as if it was a piece of furniture, with no instructions for a blank install, so obviously something went ...
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Device driver software was not successfully installed - No driver found

I have an ACS ACR38 card reader. I downloaded and installed PC/SC Drivers , CT-API Library and MSI Installer for PC/SC Driver successfully form ...
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Why do PS3 controller bluetooth drivers override the OS's bluetooth stack?

I hope this question is on-topic for this site since it might be a bit too technical and may be too gaming related as well. The PS3 controller can be used on Windows via programs like MotionInJoy and ...
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Phone in always on usb not shown in my computer

When I plug my phone (Galaxy S2, I9100) in an ordinary usb port on a HP Folio laptop it appears in windows explorer and I can browse phone content. But when I plug it in an always on usb the phone ...
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Force Haswell driver installation on Zenbook

Latest VGA driver on Asus support page for Zenbook UX302 is 10.18.10.3325, but on Intel, for HD 4400 is 10.18.10.3621 (battery life on this zenbook is really short, so I'm hoping to get more with ...
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Radeon HD 6700G Windows 2012 server

Hi I am unable to find the HD6900G driver for windows 2012 server. Does Someone have a link to the correct driver which adds hdmi support
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How to rollback to previous settings status on Centos 6.5

I'm beginner on linux and using centos 6.5 on my machine. I tried to install a Graphic driver of NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT on Centos 6.5 and rebooted. After rebooting, problem occurred. Gnome booting ...
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Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro touch screen not working anymore

I ran a bunch installers today trying to fix the Bluetooth, and now the screen touch gestures does not work anymore. Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro drivers are here: ...
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Nvidia driver crashes every time it is used

I just bought a new laptop (Asus N56JN-CN039H) with windows 8.1, once received I updated everything and played a game (borderlands 2). I don't remember exactly, but I think I updated the Nvidia ...
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Linux, Unable to get usb wifi drivers to work or compile

I've got a generic Ralink wireless usb dongle, and a fresh install of Linux Mint 17 (cinnamon). I'd like to be able to use the dongle to connect to my wifi, so that i can free up some cat5 cables i ...
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Windows 7 Pro dell 750 Computer parallel port FX-80 Driver

I have a special needs son. I want to install an Epson FX-80 printer on the parallel port and I can’t find a printer driver for windows 7. I am very knowledgeable about computers. Because it is so ...
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Intel USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller Installation Fails

The problem I have is getting my HP DV7T-7000 Windows 7 64-bit laptop's USB 3.0 ports to function at USB 3.0 speeds. I used to get 3.0 speeds but noticed I'm having a problem in the last few months. ...
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How should I set up a [DefaultInstall] for a vinyl cutter driver?

I'm trying to setup a default install for a vinyl cutter (printer) driver. It uses several files that I think need to be copied to use the driver. Normally when installing it the user would need to ...
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downgrading nvidia driver on centos

I currently have a machine running CentOS 6.5 with nvidia driver version 331.62 installed using yum. I am trying to downgrade the driver to an older version (319.37). I have tried uninstalling the ...
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Script/Macro to print 1st page of 1000 pdf to same printer

I have a folder with 100+ PDF documents each of varying number of pages. I need to print the first page of each document to a printer which adds a VAT code to the document (kind of like an ...
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HP HDX 16 Fails on WDS PXE BOOT

When I PXE boot my HP HDX 16 machine it will show the boot options. If I go Windows 7 x86 it will go to the screen to pick which Windows to install. However, if go with the Windows 8.1/Server 2012 R2 ...
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Loading drivers after OS boot takes a long time

My windows 7 x64 build boots fairly quickly (20s). It's a lab PC with very little installed. After seeing the desktop, launching applications that load a custom driver (several different ones) take ...
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Several Drivers unavailable after dual boot with Windows 7/Ubuntu 14.04

I just dual booted my system 76 laptop with Windows 7 x64 and Ubuntu 14.04. After a successful installation though, Windows 7 is not detecting several drivers including my WiFi and Ethernet. Can ...
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centos 6.5 cant recognize gigabyte's onboard graphics card

I have just changed my OS to centos 6.5 and plugged in two monitors, both of the monitors are working but showing the same view. when I try to get the Display settings (System->Preferences->Display) I ...
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Headphone Playback not Working

I am using an Acer S7-191 with Windows 8.1, I had the system reinstalled with the same Windows version after an windows update crashed the system. The problem is I cannot plug headphone to playback. ...
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pnputil.exe cannot enumerate any drivers - cant install necessary drivers either (driver store corruption?)

Executing pnputil.exe -e in an admin command prompt should list a bunch of drivers but it instead failed to enumerate any and says access is denied. I ran several windows update fixits (several ...
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virtual box installation aborted in window 7 guest

i tried to install a guest addition in window 7 guest but it can not be succeed with unknown errors, below is the log file of the installation. Stopped logging into separate file Output folder: ...
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Windows 7: How do I find missing drivers?

I installed windows 7 32 bit for a friend, his laptop is hp 2000-2d07ee. I installed all the drivers I could find here. I ran windows update, I searched in device manager for these drivers couldn't ...
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Internet connection is slow when in normal mode but works fine in safe mode

When I use Windows 7 in Safe Mode with Networking, my download speed is 16 MB/s. In normal mode it's about 4 MB/s. It is not a virus issue. I use Microsoft security essentials. I think I have ...
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Updating all of Windows Drivers

I recently had Linux Mint running as my sole OS, which I later decided to remove to reinstall Windows 8. Windows Update is current, however after the installation I found some missing functionality ...
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Updates needed to ensure successful dual-boot [closed]

I am wanting to get a list of different updates that a computer should have done in preparation for dual-booting to ensure that everything will go smoothly. The reason I'm asking this is because I ...
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Upgrading to 14.6 Mantle API beta release

So today I've been battling with AMD driver installation. I have an AMD 8970M mobile gpu and got 14.6 drivers which has mantle drivers. I've checked CCC, device manager, used speccy and can confirm ...
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Microsoft LifeChat LX-3000 - Driver Not Found

I have the latest driver (Version 1.4) downloaded from Microsoft's website. The driver installs fine, but the headset still has a yellow icon in device manager. Just to confirm that the headset ...
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How to check Intel iGPU frequency on Linux?

I own Intel Haswell G3420. At stock its iGPU has 1,15 GHz turbo frequency. In my UEFI I overclocked the iGPU to 1,5 GHz and added voltage. However the framerates in both benchmarks and games are the ...
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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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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 ...