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

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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 ...
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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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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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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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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. ...