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

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How can I stop Windows 8 from installing nVidia software?

Windows 8 is installing NVIDIA's bloated driver software packages on start-up. A number of negative responses to this question have shown misunderstands about the differences between the core drivers ...
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Windows 7 doesn't recognize DVD drive

I reinstalled Windows 7 (x64) because DVD drive stoped being recognized. At first it worked, I even got to burn a dvd. Some time later it misteriously dissapeared again. This question has been asked ...
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Windows 7 support for Mobile Intel 915GM/GMS, 910GML Express Chipset Family

Are there any drivers compatible with Windows 7 for the Mobile Intel915GM/GMS, 910GML Express Chipset Family VGA adapter? Intel's site says it is discontinued: ...
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Windows XP runs New Hardware Wizard for usb keyboard and mouse, can't find drivers

I have a PC that up until a couple days ago was working fine. I moved it from one site to another and now when I plug in the USB mouse or keyboard (the same ones that were working previously) XP ...
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Windows 7 x64 is not installing driver for Das Keyboard

This is the Professional Model S. No need for drivers as it's plug and play, according to company. Here is what I have done up to now: Windows 7 x64 tries to install drivers but fails. ...
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Bluestacks App Player graphics driver error on Intel desktop board D945GCLF

I am trying to install Bluestacks App Player on a machine running Windows 8 Pro 32bit. But whenever I do install the application it shows this error that Please install Graphics driver. Below are ...
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Ctrl, shift and alt keys stopped working

The Ctrl, Shift and Alt keys on my laptop—an Acer Aspire 7736ZG laptop running Windows 7— have stopped working; both the left and right sets of keys. I have searched for solutions to this problem but ...
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What does a network card driver do?

Can't the operating system directly write data to the PCI bus and the network card would simply send it through the cable? What does the driver do, and in what way does that differ for each network ...
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What might be causing my video card to do this?

A picture is worth a thousand words. This happened about 3 weeks ago and I have tried updating the BIOS, Drivers, ect.. 3DMark video playback was just as bad. Would a failing or under powered Power ...
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HP Elitebook 8540p video driver crashes when playing games

I have an Elitebook 8540p where I have installed Windows 7 x64. It has 4 GB RAM and the Nvidia NVS 5100M graphics card. When playing games like L4D2 or Monday Night Combat the screen flashes and ...
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Problems with Broadcom WLAN and Windows 8.1

I have read : Windows 8.1 update effectively disabled wireless networking It didn't help. I have just recently bought a Lenovo M5400 laptop and installed Windows 8.1 x64. According to the support ...
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Widescreen resolution on old VIA UniChrome IGP?

I hooked an old Compaq Presario running Windows XP to an Acer 20" monitor capable of 1680x1050 resolution, because I need Windows to get into work from home and I want the screen real estate. But ...
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how do i get the xp drivers for broadcom WiFi?

i have an acer aspire 5732z notebook and i am installing windows xp on it. i got all the drivers but i couldnt find the wireless driver. i used ...
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Windows 7 support for Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection

Is there compatible drivers for Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection adapter? Intel site says its discontinued : http://www.intel.com/support/wireless/wlan/sb/CS-030472.htm
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Broadcom 440x Ethernet NIC Drivers and Windows Home Server

I have installed Windows Home Server on an older Dell computer, and it uses a Broadcom 440x Ethernet NIC driver. I have tried all of the drivers listed on their drivers page to no luck. The error ...
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Blue screen of death - graphics card?

I recently acquired a new computer running Windows 7 with NVidia Quadro FX 3400/4400 graphics card. I noticed something was wrong when I tried playing a game and it went at about 0.1 fps. I went to ...
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Reinstalling Windows 8.1 PS/2 keyboard and mouse drivers

While troubleshooting PS/2 keyboard and mouse problems in Windows 8.1, in Device Manager I uninstalled the grayed out "Microsoft PS/2 Mouse" and "Standard PS/2 Keyboard" and rebooted. Those drivers ...
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No network configuration after clean install of Windows 7 Professional 32 bit on Dell Inspiron 6410

An interesting problem. I just installed a new hard drive and used the Dell provided Win7 media to clean install Windows 7 professional 32 bit on my Dell 6410 Inspiron. When it installed there is no ...
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HP G7 Bluetooth Not Detected at all

i have this HP G7-1260CA that doesn't detect the bluetooth adapter i put in it at all. I've purchased a WIFI card from HP, that is a combo wifi-bluetooth card, model BCM94313HMGB The Broadcom ...
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How to find the INF file in an installed printer driver

I had installed a printer driver on a Window 7 x64 machine using the selection Windows offer. I do not have the driver disk, nor can I download the driver one the web or the vendor website (I don't ...
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DVD ROM not working only in windows?

I have an Asus N53SV laptop, and my DVD ROM doesn't read any type of DVD in Windows. I just installed Windows 7 from a bootable DVD, I think this problem occurred after I tried to change my ...
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Dell Dimension audio driver for Windows 7

Recently I installed Windows 7 on my old Dell Dimension 4600 PC. I got video drivers but still cannot find an audio driver. Can anyone advise me where I can find a suitable driver?
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Can't find Intel Audio drivers

Vendor Name: Intel Corporation Chip Number: 82801H Chip Description: Intel audio controller embedded with the 82801H chipset ( ICH8 chipset )
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How do I install a new BIOS driver on Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

I just got off the phone with an ACER support technician and he says I should make sure I have the latest BIOS driver (the installation of which could solve my overheating problems...) He helped me ...
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Why does my screen turn black after installing ATI on Ubuntu 10.04?

I'm having a problem installing the drivers for my video card. I've just finished installing the driver, rebooted the OS, and the monitor starts up in energy saving mode and doesn't boot Ubuntu. What ...
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How to modify an XP driver to work with Windows 7

I have a simple controller adapter that allows me to use my PS2 controller in Windows XP. I upgraded to Windows 7 and it doesn't detect the adapter, even though Windows XP did. Is there a way to get ...
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Enter E-GPV gamepad not recognising all button presses

I am using Enter E-GPV gamepad on Windows 7. I opted to buy this as I did not have any previous experience of using gamepads and this had the highest available user rating and the cheapest best ...
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Can't install Windows 7 on my laptop due to drivers not being found

I have a laptop Dell Inspiron-14R and, previously, had Fedora installed. Now I am trying to install Windows 7 and it shows a message saying Driver not found