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

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Edit the printer driver to report a different margin

Can I change, on Windows, the page margin width that the printer driver is reporting to the software? The reported margin is not the actual margin of my printer, so it gives me problems with smart ...
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Windows freezes at startup & cannot start sptd

Recently right after I enter the Windows password, the computer froze at welcome screen, I then entered Safe Mode to restore system and then everything works fine But today I started computer again ...
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Installing a kernel-mode driver manually in Windows 8

I have a .sys driver without the related .inf setup information. Is there any way that I can install it manually? This is from a broken MSI - it checks for an ASUS laptop and gets the check wrong - ...
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How to recognize which model of fax modem I have

I have an old fax modem that I should install it's driver on Windows xp. How can I find it's model for installing it's driver? When I removed it from PCI slot I only found GIGABYTE brand on the ...
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how to change driver parameter into Fedora 17 boot?

For some time I use Fedora 17. Usualy with KDE but sometimes with GNOME too... With a lot of help from Google and Fedora forum I managed to make my tvtuner work. However it is very annoying that every ...
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Video card overheating during installation of OS

I have an ATI Radeon HD 5770 (made by Sapphire). I'm currently trying to install Windows, however, my video card is overheating during installation and turning itself off. I just switched mobos, but ...
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Ethernet connection does not work

I have a problem with local area connection on Windows 7 64bit. I have laptop dell n5110 and Realtek PCIe FE family Controller installed as driver for my Ethernet controller on it. But I am getting ...
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Installing proprietary nvidia drivers while installing Ubuntu?

I've got a GeForce 6150 that unfortunately suffers bad corruption problems under the open source nVidia drivers in Linux. So bad sometimes I cannot see anything on screen. Is there any way to install ...
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Detach a filter driver from certain drivers?

The driver for my laptop's keyboard has a kernel-mode filter driver from Synaptics (SynTP.sys) attached. Is it possible to detach the SynTP.sys filter driver from my keyboard's driver, without ...
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Sony VAIO laptop Realtek High Definition Audio driver making buzzing sound

When I Skype or voice chat with anyone, using any voice chat program, they say they can a hear a ring or buzzing coming from my microphone. I sometimes can fix the ring by changing the settings in my ...
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Several devices in Device Manager have Code 3 error 'bis win7 64'

I'm having the same problems as in question "Several devices in Device Manager have Code 3 error" but with Win 7 64 bits Family Premium and would appreciate if somebody could tell me if the given ...
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Issues with webcam after installing Windows 8

After recently installing Windows 8 on my machine (Asus Laptop), I noticed my webcam was showing the image upside-down (in the camera app and in Skype). I figured it would need a driver re-install, so ...
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Webcam and microphone not working on HP Pavilion DV7

I get no webcam and microphone on my HP-Pavilion DV7-3085dx laptop, running Windows 7 Home Premium. I tested many camera drivers from HP support, but still have the same problem. What can I do?
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ASIO Driver in VMware / Routing Audio From Guest To Host

I'm attempting to use ASIO in Cubase 6 with a VMware Virtual Machine running Windows 7 64bit. After installing ASIO4ALL in the virtual machine, I loaded up Cubase and tried selecting ASIO4ALL as my ...
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Thousands of Drivers Do Not Load

I rarely shut down my desktop, but I noticed it started agonizingly slow, so I enabled boot logging. Imagine my surprise when I found that it's trying and failing to load 8336 drivers (plus 899 ...
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Wacom consumer tablet driver service may crash while opening Bamboo Preferences, often after resuming computer from sleep

One of the ExpressKeys on my Wacom Bamboo Capture graphics tablet is mapped to Bamboo Preferences, so that I can quickly access the tablet settings and view the battery level (I have the Wireless ...
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PCI Simple Communications Controller missing

I have Vista Home Prem. on a Presario SR5605F. I received a message that my PCI Simple Communications Controller needed to be replaced. I use a Comcast digital modem. How do I find out what driver ...
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SATA Blu-Ray drive not detected via USB adapter

I'm using an SATA blu-ray drive (Lite-On IHOS104), connected via a USB adapter to my Windows 7 (32-bit) notebook. The first time I plugged the adapter in, it worked perfectly. The drive appeared in ...
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How to change the language of driver interface for Canon Pixma printers?

Is there a way to change the language of the driver interface for Canon Pixma printers? Which language is used seems to be determined by the language of the OS or the Windows localization settings. I ...
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Can I have the internal subwoofer remain playing while using the audio out jack on an ASUS N45SF notebook?

I have an ASUS N45SF notebook. It comes with a dedicated subwoofer in addition to the built-in speakers. When I connect any audio device to the audio out jack, the internal speakers remain silent, ...
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Driver for infrared remote TSGH-IR01

I have a TSHG-IR01 infrared remote control from an old computer. I'd like to use it with a new system running Windows 7 64 bit. Where do I get drivers for the device for Windows 7? What else would I ...
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I disasembled my laptop and I now know I have a software issue. Devices not working anymore

USB\VID_8087&PID_0020&REV_0000 <- Windows 7 x64 keeps nagging me that it can't install thedriver for this, nor can Driver Genius Professional, wasted money. Since a few days i cannot use ...
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How to use a backup copy of xorg.conf

I recently installed a new graphics card in my Ubuntu 10.04 PC due that my onboard video died. It was an Nvidia chipset GEForce 6100. The new graphics card is also an Nvidia chipset, ASUS 210 ...
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Samsung 633-NW monitor flashing after upgrade to Windows 7

I have a computer with a Samsung SyncMaster 633 NW and Windows XP. Now I updated my OS to Windows 7 32-bit. My driver CD was not compatible with it. When I selected the screen resolution, my ...
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How do I install/uninstall drivers from CMD in windows7?

Recently I had to change the motherboard(different manufacturer and chipset) on one of my computers and now windows 7 wont start. I would like to avoid reinstalling windows from scratch since it would ...
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nVidia Driver Crash

I was running a 64-bit version of Windows 7 Professional and sometime last week I decided to give Windows 8 Release Preview a go, and so I downloaded and installed it with no problems. I did find ...
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Cant find drivers for ASUS p5rd2-vm/v2 on windows 7

It seems like there are no drivers for windows 7 on ASUS asus p5rd2-vm/v2 motherboard. What can I do?
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computer takes hours to shutdown after video card upgrade

My computer had a nVidia GeForce 8500GT based graphics card, the fan on that card stopped working during the weekend (so I couldn't just replace the fan) I pulled an nVidia 9500GT from a less ...
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Device driver software was not successfully installed

I have a USB stick that was formatted with FAT32. It worked fine but all of a sudden I receive only the error "Device driver software was not successfully installed" whenever I plug it in a USB port. ...
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How can I get dual output audio from and HDMI stereo jack?

In linux there are drivers that can output audio from both HDMI and mini stereo. Is there something similar for windows?
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Getting Android drivers to work on Windows 8 Community Preview

I made a post about this on android.stackexchange.com, and they referred me to here. I have an HTC Flyer and a Motorola Droid X, and for both, I've been unable to connect to USB debugging to do ...
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Acceptable USB chips for Mac OS X

With Apple's push to the App Store for Mac OS X applications, and the fact that you are not allowed to install drivers in the OS to be in the Store we are left with a hardware quandary. Investigating ...
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HP Proliant N40L windows 7 (64bit) driver?

I just installed windows 7 ultimate 64 bit into a new HP Proliant N40L. At the first glance, everything seems fine because device manager does not show any question mark on any device. However, there ...
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How can I force an Nvidia video driver reload on Windows 7?

There is some bug between my graphics card and my monitor that results in the latter not being detected sometimes when Windows is booting up. I could really use a way to force reload the display ...
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nVidia Quadro 600 on Debian (stable) Twinview

I want to run Debian stable on a 64-Bit (amd64) system and enable twinview on the graphics boaard nVidia Quadro 600. The default installed driver works for one screen. After installing the nvidia* ...
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Motorola Photon - Easy Tether - Linux connecting them all

I recently got Ubuntu on my computer (more specifically Xubuntu and Kubuntu) and have been loving it except that it will not recognize my phone meaning when I plug it in, nothing happens. There are ...
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Need Solaris network driver 64bit

I'm newbie in Solaris and I need network driver 64bit for: - pci bus 0x0004 cardnum 0x00 function 0x00: vendor 0x1186 device 0x4b01 D-Link System Inc DGE-530T Gigabit Ethernet Adapter (rev 11) ...
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Create bluetooth device

Can I use my bluetooth enabled laptop to create bluetooth keyboards or other devices? ps: I would like to use my laptop keyboard on my PS3
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Vista professional 64 bit after complete the update there is no network connection

I have Vista Professional x64. I have installed it on a PC and a lot of updates have been applied and till yesterday morning everything were working fine. So I tried to install Internet explorer 9. I ...
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Install Nvidia development driver on optimus on Windows 7

I wanted to use OpenCL under Windows 7. I've got everything set up (Cuda Toolkit 4), the nvidia card is compatible (GeForce 310M). I've got a Acer Travelmate 8372 with optimus, and I've got a bios ...
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How do I remove broken miniport drivers on Windows XP?

I have a Windows XP machine with two network cards and the drivers for a third, disconnected network card installed. In addition to the virtual network stuff from VMWare Player, I was using some VPN ...
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Genius Navigator mouse cursor is jumping

I am on Windows 7 32 bit, and I have problems with a Genius Navigator 535 mouse. It is a gaming mouse, thus requiring a USB polling frequency > 125Hz. I thought that installing a mouse driver for ...
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Webcam not found after re-installing Windows 7 (LiteOn Sonix SN9C230)

On my Vostro 1310 laptop, I re-installed Windows 7, now I have trouble with my webcam. I had a driver CD that came with my laptop, which I installed, but during setup it shows me error: error ...
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7-Zip error while installing printer driver: “The system cannot find the file specified.”

I cannot install the HP Deskjet F2480 driver due to this error. The driver was downloaded from HP's website and is for Windows XP 32-bit. How do I fix this? I did some research and I found that ...
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SLI inactive after GeForce driver update

I updated the driver of my 2 GeForce GTX 460 SE and now, the SLI is inactive, and the nVidia control panel doesn't let me activate it. The message (it's in french, so I translate roughly) says "For ...
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Alfa AWUSO36H 1W dysfunctional driver

I recently purchased an Alfa AWUSO36H 1W wireless USB adapter for my notebook, in order to improve signal strength and quality. I'm currently using Linux Mint 11, and the it uses the RTL8187 driver ...
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When does plug and play detection occur in the sysprep process?

I am working on a Windows 7 image for my organization. We use a Token based activation package which requires installation during audit mode. Here is my process On my Master computer: Using our ...
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ATI driver on my Fedora notebook working, but with weird abstract color bugs

I'm running Fedora 15 64-bit on a HP Pavilion dv7. I've installed this driver (AMD Catalyst™ 11.8 Proprietary Linux x86 Display Driver), and here's a screenshot of the info window in CCC: My uname: ...
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PC Charging Drivers for Motorola w270

I tried installing the PC Charging Drivers on Windows 7 x64 for my w270 phone with instructions from this site). I got these errors: The drivers for this device are not installed. (Code 28)
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Cannot change Touchpad settings in openSUSE on HP Pavilion dm4-2015dx

I'm running openSUSE 11.4 on a HP pavilion dm4, with the kernel updated to 3.0.1. I've had many hardware/drivers issues, but I managed to solve them all except for the Touchpad drivers. The Touchpad ...