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

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Mirror Drivers not working on Windows 7 64 bit computer

I am having an issue getting any mirror driver to work properly on my computer. I always seem to get the same issue no matter which driver I user. I have tried the Mirror Driver in UltraVNC and Also ...
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Experiencing graphic drivers crash, PC unusable

I have been experiencing a weird problem for the last week and I can't find any other poster who has the same thing. My drivers crash, normal black screen, then recover and then immediately recrash ...
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Windows 7 automatically resets multi-monitor configuration

I have a new Dell Precision 7510 which seems to have an Intel HD Graphics P530 and nvidia Quadro M2000M with two external monitors connected via docking station and DP. Multi Monitor setup works but ...
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Attempting to install the Intel USB 3.0 drivers results in BSOD

I have everything installed from the motherboard disk except for the Intel USB 3.0 drivers. When I tried to install those drivers, I would get the BSOD. To clarify, the BSOD would appear right after ...
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Intel USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller Installation Fails

The problem I have is getting my HP DV7T-7000 Windows 7 64-bit laptop's USB 3.0 ports to function at USB 3.0 speeds. I used to get 3.0 speeds but noticed I'm having a problem in the last few months. ...
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Android device is not showing in PC

From yesterday onwards, my Samsung S4 is not showing anymore in my PC. Infact, all android devices are not showing. Below is what I get when I connect my S4. I installed Samsung drivers also ...
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Persistent BSOD

I'm having this BSOD error for the past year. It's exactly the same every time I analyzed it using WinDBG. I can't seem to find the root cause... I turned on driver verifier but they all checked out. ...
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Use an unsigned driver in Windows 7 x64

I'm trying to use the RBC9 SpaceNavigator TEST x64 build drivers for my SpaceNavigator 3d joystick so that it can work as a normal joystick in games like Quake. Unfortunately, I get the error "This ...
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How to replace the driver of realtek 8111/8169 NIC to 8111/8168

I have a Scientific Linux 6.2 with a kernel version 2.6.32-220.4.1 installed and I got a problem with a realtek r8111/8168 NIC. I found that this card does not work properly with the driver r8169, so ...
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Setting up an ad hoc network between multiple Rasberry Pis with RTL8188CUS 802.11n WLAN Adapters

I have spent a number of hours trying to set up an ad hoc network between 2 rasberry pis (Debian 7.8 wheezy, kernel version 4.1.6-v7+). I would eventually like to have 11 pis on a single ad-hoc ...
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Windows Crashes on nvlddmkm

I recently in installed Windows on my computer after having Linux for over 1 year. Now whenever I start any game I get a bluescreen from nvlddmkm. I understand this is form nVidia, which makes sence ...
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Will lsusb and lspci list devices for which the system has no drivers?

I have been administering Linux systems for years now, but usually they are commodity boxes and as a result I rarely have driver problems, short of needing to install some "restricted" or "proprietary"...
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Video driver (I think) causes computer to freeze up, then continue

Laptop: Dell Studio XPS1340; Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 @2.4GHz; 8GB RAM; Intel 120GB SSD SC2BW120A4 GPU: (stock) NVIDIA GeForce 9400M G, Driver Version 340.52 (up-to-date) [more info avail if needed] ...
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Windows 7 pro (64 bit) installation does not recognize Samsung EVO 850 SSD on an H81M-P33 board

So I got a new computer with the MSI H81M-P33 mainboard, plugged in my Samsung EVO 850 SSD (MZ-75E250B) into SATA and tried to boot from the Windows 7 CD. The installation fails to recognize the SSD ...
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Windows 10 Audio Headset Detection Issues

I'm not sure if the title fully explains the situation. Basically sound refused to play through my headset once I connected them I've re-installed most of the drivers on my (new) machine about what ...
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Make spitting 'make: *** [install] Error 1 & [debug] Error 2 ' when running make & make install

Trying to install drivers for my external wifi card on kali(debian) and getting this error when trying to make and make install root@kali:~/Netgear-A6210# make export DBGFLAGS *** Building driver ...
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Reinstall Windows 7 Embedded

I have a Lenovo Thin Client (ThinkCenter M32). Yesterday when I started the thin client I got following message. File:\Windows\System32\drivers\WRkrn.sys Status: Ox0000225 Info: Windows ...
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Class 'MongoDB\Driver\Manager' not found

I am creating REST APi with Lumen framework. I use Mongolab for my mongoDB and i want to host my app on google App Enginge. I am using Jessenger lib for communicating with my DB on MongoLab. Everhting ...
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After fresh installing Win7, what is the first thing to do? Install drivers (Sony) or just install Windows Updates?

I am about to replace my old dead HDD in my Sony Vaio (VPCSA35GG) laptop. After installing Windows 7 pro 64 using a retail disk, what is the first thing I should do? Install EACH OF THE drivers (in ...
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How can I tell if my graphics card is dying or if my drivers are incorrect?

I have a Sapphire Radeon 6870HD GPU. When I was doing some non-intensive stuff on my PC earlier today it crashed, and whenever it boots it: Goes through the windows spash screen Displays the '...
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Looking for USB 3.0 motherboard drivers for a Compaq 15-s108na laptop

Looking for USB 3.0 motherboard drivers for a Compaq 15-s108na laptop so that I can put them in a bootable Windows 7 USB ISO and install. Apparently Compaq is a subsidiary of, was acquired by, or is ...
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Windows 7 driver installation on new hard drive not going well

I had to do a reinstall of windows 7 on a new hard drive. Device Manager told me I needed to download Standard VGA Graphics adapter, Ethernet Controller, Network Controller, PCI Simple Communications ...
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Installing iMac drivers on Windows

I have installed Windows ony m iMac, and do not have OS X installed on it. Is it possible to get drivers for Mac to be installed on Windows, without going into OS X?
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Alcatel One Touch driver for Windows 8

I am looking for a driver that would make my Alcatel One Touch x500 modem work on Windows 8.1. I got it to work on every OS but Win 8.1. On Windows it uses the MyConnection app to connect, but it ...
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Video playback is very slow over HDMI after windows 10 upgrade

I have upgraded my laptop to windows 10 from win 8.1 It's a Dell M3800 Pecision 64 bit. Prior to the upgrade I could plug a hdmi cable into it and attach it to my TV to watch Netflix, Iplayer etc ...
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My z x c v and n m , . / keys in and external USB mechanical keyboard randomly stops working

My z,x,c,v and n, m, ,, . and / keys randomly stop working and they also randomly start working for an indefinite period of time. The external USB keyboard in question is TVS bharat gold keyboard and ...
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Ridiculous DISM errors trying to install drivers

I'm trying to install some USB 3.0 drivers which I think are right for my motherboard (the computer is a Compaq laptop with "15-s108na" on the label on the back and I got the driver at https://...
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Driver fails on every restart. (Code 37)

I have encountered the following problem: Every time I restart the machine built-in smartcard reader becomes inaccessible with the following error: Windows cannot initialize the device driver for ...
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No Drivers were found, make sure your installation media has the correct drivers

I have previously installed windows7 from a bootable USB stick I have created, but I recently bought a new machine with a Z170N-GAMING 5 motherboard, so I needed to reinstall the operating system. ...
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USB driver missing in Win 10

I accidentally uninstalled the USB driver " Intel(R) 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller - 1C26 " Now on post I can use keyboard , but as soon as Windows logo appear I ...
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How can I determine which Wireless LAN adapter model do I have on my Netbook?

I have an Acer ONE 533 Netbook which was working fine but recently something happened to the Wireless LAN adapter. After taking a look at the Device Manager, I realized that there are no drivers ...
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Problems with eMMC and Windows 8.1

So, I bought Asus EeeBook E402MA (Intel N2840, 2GB RAM) which comes with Windows 8.1 x64 pre-installed on 32GB eMMC. First I tried upgrade it to Windows 10, but upgrade tool said that I need more ...
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Stupid CD/DVD driver error trying to install windows 7

I'm trying to install Windows 7 Ultimate Edition (Win7_Ult_SP1_English_x32.iso) on a newly wiped laptop using a bootable USB key I made with Rufus. However it's going straight from "Setup is starting.....
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Dell XPS 9550 installing wifi adapter driver

I installed CentOS 7 On Dell XPS 15 9550 but WiFi adapter doesn't work. How can I install the drivers? I read that the solution is upgrade kernel to 4.2. How can I upgrade it without Internet ...
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Driver for ZEON2 94V-0 PCI card?

I need to use a PCI card with a parallel port on it with my PC but I am not able to find a driver for it, so, how can I use this card? The only information I can read from the card is ZEON2 94V-0 on ...
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Asus P8H67-V AHCI Driver issues when installing Windows [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Windows as a dual-boot on an Asus P8H67-V (Socket 1155) PC running Elementary OS (Debian).  Here's my configuration: Intel Core I5-2500K Samsung 840 Pro SSD This previously ...
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ASUS UX31A - A required CD/DVD drive device driver is missing [duplicate]

I have a little issue with my ASUS UX31A. I just tried to do a clean install of Windows 7 64bit using a USB-Stick created using Rufus. The laptop booted from the USB stick and opened the Windows ...
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Install two sets of different graphic card drivers

So this is temporary but I need to use both on-board and dedicated GPU but the latest AMD Omega Drivers don't work with my on-board GPU since it's older. It is possible to install two different sets ...
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Ubuntu running on a computer with NVIDIA GPU

I have been looking for a new computer for a while now. One of the options I have considered is Lenovo Thinkpad T460p with a NVIDIA GeForce 960MX graphics card. Some years ago I came across someone ...
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I'm confused about what a driver exactly is

Alright, so from what I know so far a disk drive is a common type of secondary storage memory. In my book, it says a disk drive stores data by magnetically encoding it onto a circular disk. There are ...
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Wifi drops periodically on Linux 4.1

For some reason, wifi connection drops every now and then ( ~ 20 min ), and this happens to all distros I've used on my device (I'm currently running OpenSUSE) so it's not distro-specific. The model ...
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PC stutter / freeze when downloading at over 200mpbs, safe mode works fine @ 700mpbs+

I have been looking for a solution on both the internet, official support sites and whatnot and can't find a solution for my problem. Maybe someone here can help me troubleshoot further. So, the ...
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How to find out wifi adapter model?

I had my wifi adapter changed a few months ago and I guess technician put other wifi adapter than original because original drivers do not work. How can I find out my wifi adapter model on windows 7 ? ...
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How can I disable my laptop's built-in keyboard in Windows 7?

I have a HP Compaq Presario C700 laptop with Windows 7 installed on it. My laptop's keyboard is not working properly; some keys never work and some keys will keep on pressing. I've formatted the OS ...
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Previously paired DS4 bluetooth not being detected in Windows 10

So I've been having major headaches with simply pairing my DS4 controller with my desktop's bluetooth dongle (ASUS BT-400). Currently, in the horrible windows 10 bluetooth settings window all ...
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lenovo b50-50 win. 8.1 drivers

I wanna install win 8.1 64 bit for lenovo b50-50(i5 core) with 920m nvidia graphic card. There's no drivers for this model and win 8.1(both 32 and 64 bits) at lenovo web-site, only for win. 10 and win ...
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intel drivers - Tearing all over the place on Windows 7

getting horrible video tearing on WIN7 64 bit using Intel Iris Graphics 6100. Tearing occues in Youtube, VLC, Smplayer) I have the Intel Graphics Control Panel application and have tried adjusting: ...
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Mother Board does not detect Ethernet Driver

I have an Intel motherboard model DH61WW and Intel i3 processor. When I tried to install Windows Server 2008 64 bit Enterprise Edition, I successfully installed it without any errors. After installing ...
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How could one increase the USB keyboard refresh rate from default 125Hz to, say, 1000Hz?

I have asked this question before and here what I came up with: How could one increase the USB keyboard refresh rate? I need it for my keyboard to stop swapping quickly pressed keys. I'm running ...
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Re-installing Intel(R) Rapid Storage Technology Driver

I just updated my bios on my MSI motherboard to the latest version without really thinking about the repercussions. I had the BIOS version of Intel(R) Rapid Storage Technology Driver installed on my ...