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

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How to configure swipe gestures on Win 8.1 for a Dell Venue 8 Pro

I would like to change the touch swipe gestures for a Dell Venue 8 Pro. Similar to this quesiton: Modify or disable Windows 8 swipe gestures on touchpad / laptop however the hardware does not support ...
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How to Stop Dell Latitude E5540 Automatic Brightness adjustment

I have a new Dell Latitude Laptop which seems to be randomly dimming the display depending on the apps I open... It brightens when excel is opened and dims when it closes, as if to be adjusting or ...
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Bluetooth is not working

Bluetooth is not at all working on my dell inspiron 15 3000 series 3542 after i installed win 8. I downloaded several Bluetooth drivers from dell, but nothing seems to work. I Have a Bluetooth icon on ...
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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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pc crashing none-stop involving dxgkrnl.sys /

having my pc crashing on daily-basis 3 times a day for a week this what came out from whoCrashed software : On Sun 12/14/2014 8:35:02 PM GMT your computer crashed crash dump file: ...
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Why am I regularly disconnected from my WiFi every few hours?

Like many others, I'm experiencing network issues after the Windows 10 update, although, the issue I'm experiencing is a little odd. Every 1.5-2.5 hours the following events happen, in this specific ...
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DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL Log diagnosis Win10

Observed BSOD and DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL error message. As I understand it, drivers are causing the problem: if this is true then the next question is which driver(s)? Is there a log or ...
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How to clean up drivers loading at startup

I have 2 Acronis drivers loading at startup that should not be. I uninstalled Acronis from my system and rebooted, but 2 Acronis drivers are still loading, any advice on how to get these cleaned up ...
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Windows 8.1 Enterprise - Driver Issues

We have Wifi internet connection used by multiple devices(Laptop, Smartphones) with multiple OS(Windows XP, Windows 7, Android). Till here all fine. I got new laptop with Windows 8.1 Enterprise using ...
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Windows Update broke Wireless 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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Asus SATA drivers for Win XP repair

I need to run a repair install on Windows XP on a Seagate SATA drive. It's plugged into an ASUS motherboard. The repair doesn't recognize the partition (unknown) and from what I understand, that's ...
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Is it possible to install TAP-Windows virtual OpenVPN network driver in a completely unattended manner?

The TAP-Windows is a network driver used by OpenVPN to establish remote connections. It is included on its main GUI installer, but it prompts to the user to accept unsigned driver. OpenVPN ...
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Known USB 2.0 devices don't install driver, but must be manually forced

When a known USB 2.0 device is plugged in and detected, it doesn't install the driver correctly but shows a Code 28 error and lists the device under "Other Devices" in Device Manager. When view ...
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New NVIDIA GTX 960 Strix 2 GB – No video output after Windows logo [duplicate]

I have recently put together a new PC with the inclusion of a GTX 960. After doing a fresh install of Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit and installing all drivers (including NVIDIA driver v.359) everything ...
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Downgrade my current NVidia driver to a specific version

Recently my NVidia driver was updated from 270.41.06-0ubuntu1 to 270.41.06-0ubuntu1.1, but I have troubles with it. Is there an easy way to rollback with aptitude to the version before?
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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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Installing Nvidia developer driver over SSH; Ubuntu 11.10

I'm having trouble stopping X over SSH, on an Ubuntu 11.10 system. I'm nowhere near the computer so the usual Control-Alt-F1 is out, although I'm not sure if this actually stops X in 11.10. I'm ...
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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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Possible Memory Leak in rdbss.sys (Native Component)

OS: Windows 10 Pro (10.0.10586) Proc: i5-4590 RAM: 16 GB I've noticed that my memory usage is climbing out of control in comparison to what I have open and what Process Explorer is showing for ...
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How to uninstall screen (monitor / display) drivers?

While testing out some different computer screens (also called displays or monitors) on a Windows 7 SP1 system, I installed the .INF files for each screen. I also installed the .ICM (color matching ...
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Installing Drivers for Disconnected Hardware in Windows Server 2012 R2

I just rented a Kimsufi dedicated server (OVH company), and because they do not officially offer Windows Server as an option, nor do they even offer IP-based KVM anymore (I mean keyboard/video/mouse, ...
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GTX 280 purple snow on bootup, card works without drivers

i have owned a ASUS GTX280 for 3 years now. The card has been great all along but i started having problems 10 days ago. I was playing Diablo 3 for 1 week on max settings no problems, then suddenly my ...
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Nvidia 8600 GT drivers Will not run setup

I am attempting to upgrade my video card drivers with my nvidia 8600 gt. I downloaded the drivers from NVIDIA and when I run the setup, nothing happens. It does appear in the Processes, but never does ...
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NVidia 7600GT periodically hangs

I have an issue with NVIDIA 7600GT video card on Windows7. Periodically it behaves strangely. In 3d games in has some strange artifacts and extremely low FPS (0-2) instead of 15-25. If I disable and ...
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Regarding OpenGL driver

I have some problems with installing the OpenGL driver. I have the NVIDIA Geforce GT 630M graphics card, but when I run my programs, i get the following error: Unable to create OpenGL 3.3 context ...
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Multiple desktop panels (xservers?) opening with each reboot

I recently installed a dual boot of Linux Mint and Windows 7. One of the first things I did was install nVidia drivers via "additional drivers". I then proceeded to configure settings, and saved to ...
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GPU testing tool?

I'm looking for a tool that perform different operations on a graphic card in order to check for any problem or glitch. I had a nasty freeze / crash problem with some games recently. At best I have a ...
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Is it risky to install an updated driver of my GPU?

I have an old VAIO VPCCW1NFX/B Notebook which comes with a NVIDIA GeForce GT 230M GPU. Today when I wanted to use the Parallel Computing Toolbox 6.6 of MATLAB R2015a, I found that it's better to have ...
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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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Free media player with VDPAU (nVidia acceleared codecs) for Windows XP

On Linux, with the latest official binary video driver from nVidia, I can use mplayer -vo vdpau (and some other flags) to offload the video decoding to the nVidia GPU. Is there a free media player for ...
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Nvidia drivers crashing on boot

Recently I reinstalled Windows 7 and installed the newest Nvidia drivers. When I restarted computer, it'd restart itself again during Windows' boot sequence (Windows logo flying in) with no error ...
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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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Bluetooth stopped working & disappeared in Windows 10

Today suddenly any Bluetooth capabilities seem to have disappeared from my laptop (ASUS Zenbook UX305UA-FC024T, Windows 10 pre-installed). One second everything was fine, the other both my mouse and ...
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Best Linux Graphics Card drivers for a Dell M1210 / Nvidia GeForce Go 7400?

I've tried both Nouveau and the NVIDIA Binary Blob, and both are terrible in terms of performance, lag and graphics corruption. The binary also doesn't support the native resolution in console mode ...
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Code 31 (Windows cannot load the drivers) For Some Portable Devices

I have 3 physical USB drives. A) Flash drive B) Physical external drive (self powered) C) Physical external drive (wall powered) All but one of the partitions on these drives exhibits the yellow ...
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Intel Management Engine or Collaborative Processor Performance Control throttling

This is a laptop. Before I installed Intel's Collaborative Processor Performance Control Driver and Management Engine, for very demanding jobs my cpu would go up to 95C and the fan would go up to ...
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Low resolution after installing CUDA drivers

I'm trying to setup a working CUDA SDK on my Linux Mint. I'm new to Linux and everything connected with it. So, I tried following some steps on how to install CUDA. Firstly, I downloaded a Linux ...
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nVidia Driver keep crashing on Windows 8 [closed]

I have a little problem for about 2-3 weeks now. My nVidia driver crash. The screen comes blank, then one monitor works, the other one no. They flicker, my computer run a lot, like if it was writing ...
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How do I configure nVidia drivers on a Portable Ubuntu setup?

I've been pulling my hair out over this one for a couple of days now, google is no help. I've created a wonderful (until this issue) portable copy of Ubuntu linux that will boot on mostly anything by ...
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Corrupt graphics during Windows 8 installation

So, I've prepared flash drive with Windows 8 Pro x64, booted from it (HDD was completely clean) and seeing something like this: Proceeding with installation this way, after first reboot display ...
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New graphics card reported as “standard VGA display adapter”

After installing a new hard drive on my Sony vpccw16fs laptop, I installed Windows 7. I installed drivers from a Driver Pack Solution saved from my old hard drive. My system now only reports a ...
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HP Pavillion dv6-6135dx refurbished motherboard switchable graphics not recognized

I replaced the motherboard with a factory refurbished one I found online. I used the old cpu because it didn't come with one, but the graphic chip is built in. I checked the serial numbers and they ...
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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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Trouble with nvidia drivers and Xorg on a Macbook Air 3,1

I am literally at the limit of what I can think of to solve this problem so I am hoping to find some help here. I have a Macbook air 3,1 and I installed the latest Debian stable (squeeze) 2 days ago. ...
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Can graphics driver cause low level crash on a pc? (frozen screen output) [closed]

I recently installed a beta nvidia graphics card driver and my pc crashes with frozen screen output.
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Nvidia restricted driver = invisible menus when using VNC

I'm installing 9.04 on an HTPC, so I will often VNC in to work on it from my laptop. After the initial install, I updated everything, and it all went fine. I was able to VNC using Ubuntu's built-in ...
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How to install drivers from 01.org on openSUSE

i need to install the drivers 2016Q1 Intel Graphics Stack Release in an openSUSE 13.1 https://01.org/zh/linuxgraphics/downloads/2016q1-intel-graphics-stack-release?langredirect=1 i dont have ...
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Bootcamp Drivers on Windows 10 Cause BSOD

I've tried several times over the last few days to get Windows 10 Professional up and running properly on my 2014 MacBook Pro. After each install I've tried I've hit issues immediately after ...
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Most stable nvidia mobile driver

I have an older Dell laptop (vostro 1500) which has a "nvidia 8600M GT" card. I've updated the graphic card drivers constantly, but from about 7-8 months Windows crashes like once every 3-4 days and ...
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X (on Mint Debian, GeForce2 Integrated) is unstable after installing legacy nVidia drivers

This is a long story so I'll try to trim it down, please ask for any information. This machine is running Linux Mint Debian, it's an ASUS A7N266-VM with GeForce2 Integrated Graphics [NVCrush11] that ...