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

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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 ...
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Unable to install drivers of any kind of device on windows 8.1

Windows 8.1 is unable to install drivers. First, I wanted to install Android ADB drivers for my Chinese Android Phone. I downloaded the relevant drivers from the manufacturers site and enabled USB ...
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Which video drivers should I install. X.Org X Server or Nvidia Binary Drivers

So i just installed ubuntu and now I'm updating my video drivers. I am present with the following choices. Which one should i pick. And if possible, why? Are there some advantages over the other?
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Can a driver be called/make calls if its device is disabled?

I have a question that I've been wondering the answer to for some time. For example, let's say a user has a Bluetooth driver present on their system with the name 12345.sys for example purposes, and ...
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Sensitivity problems with a cheap DigiPro tablet

I've recently started using a Mac and I'd like to use my cheap DigiPro tablet I use for drawing on it. This tablet works fine on Windows, although I regularly run into problems with pressure ...
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video and graphic option missing in amd catalyst control center

I was struggling with an issue of catalyst control center could not be started there are currently no setting that can be configured using AMD CCC. So I contacted Dell CC and he sent me a link to ...
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Repair or rebuild driver store

I have a Windows 8.1 PC that I had to install Rutoken Drivers utility on. Apparently older version uninstall has done some damage to Windows driver store and now I receive a 1603 Windows Installer ...
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Windows 7 64Bit USB 2 Drivers/Devices install Fails

Every USB2 device on Windows 7 64Bit system can't install drivers. My keyboard, Mouse, Soundcard(External) are all under Unknown Devices in the Device Manger. (Code 28). USB3 is working fine except ...
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USB driver problems (Windows 8.1)

Every time I turn on my laptop the USB ports don't work and the drivers have an error. In order to fix this I'm forced to start the Device Manager, uninstall all the USB drivers, open the Control ...
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Issues installing linux drivers from makefile

Since this was more of a software/driver issue I posted the question on SuperUser rather than EE Exchange. I searched around on the net a bit and found a very useful USART to USB converter bridge. ...
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Play from both headphones/line-out and speakers

I have two displays, each one has a stereo speaker. I have connected my main display to the speaker jack, and the other display to the headphone jack on the front. But I discovered only the default ...
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Why, in Ubuntu, I cant access to an SD card using the laptop SD card reader?

I have ab Ubuntu 12.04 installation on a Virtual Machine and I am finding some problems try to read an SD card inserted into the SD card reader of my laptop. The problem is that if I try to insert ...
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MSI U180 Notebook Screen Resolution

I have just used my recovery disk on my MSI U180 notebook and now it is not showing the resolution 1024x600 which the screen was designed for. It just shows 800x600 which is too big, and 1024x768 ...
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Drivers not supporting OS version?

I currently run a 2 screen setup as I am a livestreamer over at Twitch. Both my screens are running off my one GTX 770 card. However, I have recently been getting ridiculous numbers of BlueScreens, ...
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Installing video,audio drivers in kali linux

I have installed Kali Linux 1.0.6 64-bit on my Acer Aspire 5755g laptop. I have tried hard, but have not been able to install proper audio and video drivers. Laptop Config: 00:02.0 VGA compatible ...
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Virtual Display Device for all platforms

I am looking for a video hook driver for all(tm) platforms (namely windows 7/8, Linux, OSX). The operating system should think that there is a VGA/HDMI/... device that can be used as a second ...
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Why doesn't Android allow installation of drivers like Windows and Linux does? [closed]

We are all aware of Android's weakest point: Devices get updated to the latest version of Android months after it is released to AOSP, and in most cases they don't get updated at all. The main source ...
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Motherboard storage drivers confusion

I'm always confused when I need to install the MOBO drivers for storage. Eg: for my mobo, there are 5 different drivers for storage. It is not clear what they do and which one I need to install!! Can ...
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PowerShell - working with multiple decimal points (i.e driver versions)

I'm trying to make a script to update machines that are using old drivers. I can get the devices I want to target like this:Get-WmiObject win32_pnpsigneddriver |where {$_.DeviceID -match ...
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I can't install headset drivers

I bought new headset (Razer kraken 7.1) and I have some issues with them. When I plug the headset into my PC, it tries to install 2 same drivers (kraken 7.1 drivers) but both fail. When I plug the ...
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Ubuntu sound issues

I have installed ubuntu on my pc two days ago, today I was trying to solve the sound problems, but without success. In the beginning ubuntu didn't recognize any sound card. That's why I installed the ...
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Minecraft EXCEPTION ACCESS VIOLATION

When I run any version of Minecraft, I receive an error EXCEPTION ACCESS VIOLATION. It occurs usually on the mojang screen but it also happens in game if I get past this point. Interestingly, I can ...
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Can drivers installed on a OS be used by UEFI?

I'm a little perplexed what happened here. I just finished building a PC. Powered it up and went into the UEFI options. During this time the resolution was set for 800x600, and I was getting small ...
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Hearing disturbing murmer when headphones are plugged in

This question has been here for a few times already, still no reasonable answer has been given yet. I have bought a brand new notebook and installed audio drivers and codecs, everything works just ...
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Mouse audio button crashes Raspbian drivers

For my Raspberry Pi I bought a cheap Air Mouse from dx.com (so I have only myself to blame), but maybe somebody can help me: The mouse has an audio output and a button that activates it. It -- sort ...
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Editing the Synaptics touchpad driver registry settings

Running the latest version of the Synaptics touchpad driver (17.0.19) I'm also running mDesktop, which gives virtual desktop functionality. At the moment I have it set up so that "Ctrl + Left_arrow" ...
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BSoD DRIVER_VERIFIER_DETECTED_VIOLATION

I'm having a lot of BSoD's lately, so I ran Driver Verifier (verifier in command line). It generated DRIVER_VERIFIER_DETECTED_VIOLATIONBSoD. Analyzing the dump with WinDbg: !analyze -v ...
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How to install windows 7 on HP Pavilion h8-1234 PC with missing Hp DVD A DH16ACSH SCSI CdRom driver?

I am currently attempting to re-install windows 7 on my HP Pavilion h8-1234 computer and I need help in identifying what drivers am I missing for the windows re-installation process. I downloaded ...
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Windows 7 hangs when trying to read USB drive

I'm having a strange problem with a Sandisk USB drive. When I plug it into the computer, it takes a bit of time for it to even show up as on of the drives under "Computer". When I right click or ...
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Artifacting ever since I updated to catalyst 14.4

I recently updated to the Catalyst 14.4 drivers and it was fine for about a day then while I was playing a game, my entire screen was artifacting. I alt-tabbed thinking it was just the game but I was ...
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Removed my usb drivers, can't use mouse or keyboard

My usb drive wasn't loading properly, so I uninstalled the usb drivers. Now my keyboard and mouse don't work once the computer boots into windows. What can I do? UPDATE: managed to do a system ...
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HP Pavilion DV7: Keypad not working on Linux

I've recently got a HP DV7 laptop for free from a friend: As you can see in the picture, the laptop features a (modified) full size keyboard, including numeric key pad. The keyboard works as ...
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No hard drive detected during Debian installation

I'm having problem in installing debian 7.5.0 on Supermicro server running on raid 1 whereby the hard drive is not detected. This server is running 2x 600GB hdd and i'm using DVD images of ...
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Resetting Windows drivers

Is there a way to "start over" with all the drivers on Windows 7? I've been having trouble for days now trying to install drivers for my Android devices. I keep getting "Access is denied" error, ...
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Changing tablet area for a really old tablet

I found (and are trying to use) a Medion MD 41217 in my house, but it's 4:3 and is HUGE! Every time I installed the driver it came with I blue screened so I googled around and found: ...
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How do I update a Dell U2913WM driver?

I have an Acer Aspire E1 15.6" Laptop Laptop with Graphics Chipset: Intel HD Graphics 4400. I am using a VGA cable to extend the screen to my Dell U2913WM (set as primary screen). The native ...
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Installing a Windows Embedded Standard 7 image on a compact flash (CF) card

Using the Image Configuration Editor tool which comes with Windows Embedded Standard 7, I'm creating an answer file to install on a Mini-ATX board whose main storage drive is a CF card. While I'm ...
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Asus N56JR keeps dropping the Wireless from time to time on Windows 8.1

I have an Asus N56JR which is a nice device except for the Wireless. Since the beginning it loses the connection to my router from time to time. Since I have another mobile device with Wireless ...
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Unable to install audio drivers on Windows 7

I am not able to install audio drivers on Windows 7. While installing VIA HD Audio Codec Driver I get following message: Dxdiag results:
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Notebook boot freezes into “white” screen after graphics driver update

Today I have updated my graphics card driver. Now my notebook always freezes and stucks in a black screen that becomes white after a while (white lines, artifacts, etc.). My OS is Kubuntu 13.04 and my ...
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Hp-PSC1200 Printer Drivers Windows 7

I have a Hp-g62 laptop with windows 7 home premium x64 and a HP psc-1200 series all-in-one printer. Windows cant find the drivers for the printer, and the HP support website says the drivers are ...
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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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DVDRW drives on PC not working

Both DVDRW drives on my PC are designated as DVDRW drives yet within device manager under properties it says they are standard CD roms. I've tried uninstalls of device and drivers with no luck.windows ...
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Using pci-stub to reserve one of the two identical GPUs

So I'm trying to set up Xen for my system, which has 2 HD 5670 GPUs. I want to allocate one of the cards to the virtual machine, but I also want to keep using the open source radeon driver, which ...
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How to fix error 0x00000057 when installing a printer driver, no permission to write to DriverStore?

We have a customer with a PC where installing a particular local printer fails with error 87, "invalid parameter". Usually I'd blame the installation routine, but when looking at Process Monitor it ...