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

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Wireless adapter keeps losing connection in windows 7

I have a RNX-N150UBE wireless adapter that keeps losing connection on my Desktop machine whenever I boot into windows 7. The wireless adapter works fine when I boot into my Linux Ubuntu system. ...
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Dell Touchpad not working + cursor invisable

I just brought dell inspiron 15 3000 series laptop with Ubuntu and installed windows 8. For some reasons it does not show mouse cursor. during installation it doesn't show cursor and after ...
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Connecting to projector in win 8.1 64 bit

I have Asus X451MA notebook. When I had win 8 projection with my projector worked fine. When I updated to 8.1 (64 bit) I get the message "Your PC Cannot Project to Another screen" when I click win+P. ...
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NVIDIA Windows Kernel Mode Driver Stopped Responding and has Successfully Recovered

Driver 340.52, NVidia GeForce 8600M GS Windows 7 ultimate , 3GB RAM, Some times it gives me pop-up message (NVIDIA Windows Kernel Mode Driver Stopped Responding and has Successfully Recovered), and ...
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Where can I find the origin of specific modprobe conf option to erase it?

When I do modprobe -c |less The configuration files contains: options nouveau modeset=1 options bbswitch load_state=0 unload_state=1 options b43 nohwcrypt=1 qos=0 options rd md=0 options rd dm=0 ...
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Desktop size larger than display area winxp

I have an Acer Aspire SA85 with SIS661 on board VGA graphics with a Viewsonic VX2235wm monitor. The natural resolution of the monitor is 1680 by 1050. However, when set to this the monitor only ...
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Are drivers needed before installing new motherboard on linux?

I have Ubuntu 14.04, 32 bit and I want to install new Celeron G18xx on Intel H81 chipset. Do I need to check my kernel before replacing hardware? Will I be able to: boot auto mount partitions (UUID ...
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analyzing Windows 7 minidump

I need some help here with analyzing a windows 7 minidump file. with windbg I got this: Debugging Details: BUGCHECK_STR: 0x19_3 DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID: WIN7_DRIVER_FAULT PROCESS_NAME: svchost.exe ...
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How can I use a EVGA 750 TI SC (Nvidia Gforce 750) without using nomodeset kernel parameter?

The other day, I was trying to multiboot Windows 8, Xubuntu and just plain old Ubuntu, when I ran into a problem. I use an EVGA 750 TI SC, and I think Linux doesn't support Nvidia drivers out of the ...
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Make Chrome use nVidia card instead of integrated one for hardware accelerated elements

So I have an Asus laptop with an Intel integrated GC and an nVidia GC. Intel's drivers behave badly and like to crash on occasion which leads to problems (PC starts being really slow after the drivers ...
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Set up rtl8723bs SDIO card

I am trying to set up rtl8723bs SDIO wi-Fi card on 3.17.2 kernel. I've compile and install driver like here. grep -i cfg8 .config CONFIG_CFG80211=y # CONFIG_CFG80211_DEVELOPER_WARNINGS is ...
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On ASUS motherboard, some USB ports are not working

Of the 6 back USB ports (4 USB 3.0 in blue, and 2 USB 2.0 in black), 2 of the 3.0 ports are not functional. (The 2 other 3.0 ports are working after installing the ASMedia USB3.0 drivers) Plugging ...
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Sound muting automatically in Windows 8.1

I've got a Windows 8.1 machine running on Gigabyte B85M-D3H Motherboard with a Realtek chipset for Audio. For the last few weeks, the sound has been fading out across the whole OS on a regular basis. ...
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Steam and proprietary drivers

I installed fglrx-updates and used aticonfig --initial -f and aticonfig --px-dgpu. Ok, now it seems like drivers are installed. Video looks good. Bu when try to start Dota 2 in Steam I get this ...
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Windows does not recognise GPU and NVIDIA driver refuses to install

After reinstalling Windows (moving from 7 to 8) on a Dell Dimension E520, Windows does not recognise the GPU. It's a GeForce 7300 LE. The hardware IDs listed in the device manager are: ...
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Satellite Card Windows Driver: The drivers for this device are not installed. (Code 28)

I have formatted my computer using WINDOWS 7, I have installed all drivers however I keep getting this error: The drivers for this device are not installed. (Code 28). I tried with many drivers ...
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How to Install Richoh MPC 5000 TWAIN Driver

I am running Windows 7; am connected by TCP/IP port to a Ricoh MPC 5000; and can print. I've downloaded the TWAIN driver for the MPC 5000. Neither a setup.exe nor a .msi file exist in the download ...
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How to ensure that I will Not lose my wifi connection after installing Oracle Virtual Box?

I just installed Windows 7. I had installed genymotion for android development. It came with Oracle Virtual Box. I had installed it and after a few minutes of use, I lost wifi connection on the ...
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Dell inspiron 3541 graphic driver issue

Recently I bought Dell Inspiron 3541. It had Ubuntu as OS and I installed windows 8. I have had a hard time finding drivers since dell site doesn't have drivers for this model laptop of windows 8 ...
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Can I disable the Thinkpad Ultranav driver for Windows 8.1? (use PS2 Mouse Driver instead)

I had the older driver working exactly the way that I want it to on my Lenovo Twist. Unfortunately, it's been driving me nuts ever since I upgraded to 8.1. I want it to work like a mouse. I was able ...
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New AMD Catalyst driver update screwed things up. Where can I find and older version?

Today I decided that I was going to update my AMD Catalyst divers, this end up being a bad idea. The installation failed and I seem to not be able to run the latest vision of Catalyst Software Suite ...
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Is it possible to install Windows on unsupported filesystem?

Suppose that I want to write Windows driver for other filesystem (maybe my own?). Is it possible to install Windows on that? Eventual problems could come from just Windows installer or it could be ...
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Finding windows update which contains a driver version

How do you find which windows update contains a particular driver version? I'm specifically looking for usbhub.sys 6.1.7601.22526, i.e. the latest one on windows 7. Googling shows KB2862330 might ...
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Cannot install AMD Proprietary Driver (Cannot find Kernel Headers)

I installed Linux Mint on a relatively old computer setup that I have to use as a media centre on my TV. Since I am using a dedicated ATI graphics chip I need the drivers because the desktop extends ...
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Blue screen after booting up PC

I have been getting a blue screen of dead on my win8.1 machine immediately after powering it up with error message WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR. and I am not sure what is causing it. After some googling ...
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Problematic bluetooth installation

When I try to install Qualcomm Atheros Bluetooth (sp60480) I recive error message that: The device may not be present or have been ejected/unplugged from system. Insert or reinsert now. There seems ...
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What Can Cause a Tablets Wifi To Interfere With Other Devices Wifi Internet

I have a very weird problem occurring. I just bought a Windows 8.1 Tablet from Phoenix Technologies. When the new tablet connects to the internet it kills all other devices internet and brings their ...
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Update Driver Software from command prompt

I'm looking for a way to automatically install missing drivers on newly installed machines. All the machines are the same brand and model, so I created a shared folder that hass all the drivers in it. ...
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Looking for whether or not this asus mobo will support a linux 14.04 kernel

This is a link to the newegg site: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813132136 Manufacturer site: http://www.asus.com/us/Motherboards/MAXIMUS_VII_GENE/ The "official" driver ...
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Local printer stopped working. Can't install drivers

Computer is running Windows 7 64-bit Home Premium. Recently the printer just stopped working. Installing and printing to the printer would yield 0x0000000c1, 0x000000002 and kernel-mode driver ...
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install USB2LAN Adapter drive which do not have exe file

I want to install the usb2lan adapter driver to windows 7. facing two prblms: 1. my system is unable to recognize the hardware 2. there is no exe file in the zip. it only consists of Ax88772.inf ...
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How to drive this smartkey?

Feel free to migrate this question if it does not suit SuperUser SE aim. It might be a topic for StackOverflow or Unix & Linux SE. Anyway, here I am... I would like to interface a smartkey, lets ...
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How to install my USB to VGA adapter on linux? I'm on Ubuntu 12.04

I bought a USB 3.0 to VGA adapter (also comatible with 2.0) and the driver that comes with is "FLUSBVGA-1.1.258.0 (1).exe" for Windows. I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 and I can't find support for this adapter. ...
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Is there anyway to get driver commands from a windows driver .sys

Is there anyway to Sniff out driver commands for a (.sys)system file driver?
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Linux xsetwacom setting equivalent to Windows wacom driver mapping

In the Windows drivers for Wacom tablets, you have the option of mapping (a) the hole monitor to a specific area of the tablet, something like the picture in this link: ...
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Asus Tablet Model K01A Device Driver Not Found

I am trying to connect my Asus K01A tablet device to eclipse for Android development - Device's not visible for eclipse. In my computer's devices manager I see the driver is missing for the device ...
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Driver ma-config : “your hardware is not supported on this windows version”

I'm not sure if it's the right place place to ask for this but well, I don't find the answer anywhere so I try here. To be simple I'll describe my situation : My PC was running under Win 8.1 x64 and ...
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'Active Directory Domain Service unavailable'

i installed a usb printer driver in a laptop running Windows vista Home Premium, 32bit. installation completed successfully but the printer doesn't respond to any print order giving error messages ...
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Graphic issue with Windows 8 (Acer V5)

I have an Acer V5-571G, recently my HDD crashed and I bought A new one. So I installed Windows 8 (with the same CD Key). Now this is what I see: I can have a clear view with Teamviewer from my ...
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RT3070STA Monitor Mode Instability

I am running Debian on an embedded system, the Technologic Systems TS-7800 board. I use various USB Wi-Fi adapters with the RT3070 chipset and am using the rt3070sta driver. My system invokes Wi-Fi ...
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How to debug Dualshock 4 Pairing

I'm not sure when this happened but all of a sudden I'm unable to pair my PS4 controller with my mac. I'm running 10.10, but I don't think it's a 10.10 problem since I was able to pair it instantly ...
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Intel Graphics Driver broken?

I’m facing screen flickering and black screen problems in some circumstances which IMHO is related to the Intel graphics driver or the Intel GPU of my notebook. The notebook is running Win8.1-64 and ...
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Installing Nvidia drivers on Red Hat [duplicate]

I am trying to install Nvidia drivers on Red Hat Why am I getting the following error: rpm -i NVIDIA_kernel-1.0-2880.rh62.i386.rpm error: Failed dependencies: kernel = 2.2.14-5.0 is needed by ...
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Installing Nvidia drivers on Red Hat

I wanted to install Nvidia drivers. Can you tell me why the following is not working : [root@INEICP-EPM-W134 Downloads]# rpm -Uvh XFree86-4.3.0-35.EL.src.rpm warning: XFree86-4.3.0-35.EL.src.rpm: ...
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USB drivers for an ASUS M5 A78L USB3 motherboard

My three year old 64 bit Windows 7 PC has an ASUS M5 A78L USB3 motherboard with two USB 2.0 ports and two USB 3.0 ports. I used the Driver Booster app to bring my drivers up to date. The result was ...
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Canon MG4250 all in one doesn't find my linux pc

I am a beginner in Linux and I start to like it a lot. I know I have to try and document before asking questions. So here is the problem and what I already did. Hardware: Hp laptop with Mint ...
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Windows on iMac getting Drivers (especially ethernet) to work on an iMac fitted with rEFit

I hope some kind soul out there can help. I have a fairly recent iMac (around mid 2013) and have managed to tri-boot it with iOS, Windows7 and Ubuntu 14.04. Ubuntu is great, but windows cannot connect ...
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Printing to Sharp MFP from OS 10.9 in color

I have Macbooks running Mac OS 10.9. I have a Sharp MX-3100N on the network. I can successfully add the printer by IP. When using the Generic PCL, Generic Post Script drivers from OS X 10.9 then ...
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Cannot install Nexus 5 drivers on Windows Vista 32-bit

I Cannot install Nexus 5 drivers on Windows Vista 32-bit. Developer options are set on my Nexus 5. Followed steps here http://developer.android.com/tools/extras/oem-usb.html#WinVista Could not detect ...
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Installing Windows 7 Drivers

So I am installing Windows 7 (ultimate) on a Lenovo Thinpad SL410 via a bootable CD, and the windows installation was kind enough to let me know I need to install a driver. However, it fails to ...