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

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Windows 10 - DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE BSOD

I recently upgraded my ASUS ROG G551JW to Windows 10 and I have been getting random blue screens of death. Games have also not been running as fast as they should be and it seems that I have less ...
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Installing a Windows 98/95 Keyboard Driver on Windows 10 [duplicate]

I have a keyboard that I really like, but the driver (http://www.driverguide.com/driver/detail.php?driverid=20378) is only for Windows 95/98. I am running Windows 10. I followed the tutorial here ...
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WiFi Driver for old Toshiba

I recently reinstalled the windows 7 operating system for my old Toshiba laptop. I cant find the driver for WiFi Adapter. I don't know exactly the made details. My laptop model is Toshiba Satellite ...
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Is there any way to block a specific software from detecting or using a specific hardware? Windows 7

I want to use Xpadder to play a game that atomatically detects my Xbox 360 controller even if I conect it after launch or reconect it during gameplay. The controller can't be disabled in-game so I was ...
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Computer restarts after waking up from sleep + occasional graphic driver issue on boot

Setup Windows 7 64b MSI Z97 U3 PLUS Intel Core i7 4770 ASUS GTX760-DC2T-2GD5-SSU latest drivers no overclocking Problem 1) Computer has problems to wake up from sleep correctly. In 2 out of 3 ...
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How to chose the best audio device [closed]

I recently built an Intel 6th Gen PC with the Asus z170 Pro Gaming as the mother board! Well the PC is running fine and I am using an original copy of windows 10. I have an Asus Xonar DGX 5.1 Audio ...
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How to Disable Driver Verifier on Windows 10?

I am trying to disable the Windows 10 driver signature verifier. This is causing constant BSOD errors - all showing "Driver Verifier IOManger Violation" I am trying to install an old video driver. ...
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Mouse not listed in pointing device list in the device manager

I'm trying to debug the laptop of one of my friend. It's running Windows 8.1. The model is an ASUS X751DL The external (usb plugged) mouse is not working anymore. It is a wireless (usb dungle) Trust ...
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Microsoft Virtual WiFi Adapter Missing from Device Manager/Network Connections

I have Windows 8.1 with Realtek RTL8187SE and I wanted to start a WiFi access point from my laptop but I checked on the Device Manager and "Microsoft Virtual WiFi Adapter" was missing. I clicked "Show ...
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Linux on new Surface pro 4

I'm interested in buying the new surface pro 4. But 'm also a linux user therefore I would like to run linux (dual boot) on the sp4. There lots of tutorials about the surface pro 3 but until now I ...
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“netsh wlan start hostednetwork” - The hosted network couldn't be started

I have Realtek RTL8187SE version 6.9071.822.2008 on Windows 8.1 and I'm trying to start a network but when I try to start the network it gives me "The hosted network could not be started". I set the ...
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NDIS.SYS driver very high latency in Windows 10

I have upgraded my computer from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10. The installation went well, no problem occurred. My motherboard is a Gigabyte GA-B75M-D3H. After the install, I updated the Realtek drivers ...
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Windows 10 Pro 64 bit have reccuring DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE

I have been getting the BSOD crash ever since i first bought it. it has been a month now. It happens everytime im playing a video game and i drop it to go to google or something, then i try to open ...
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Motherboard won't boot up after windows 10 network driver installation

So after installing windows 10, the computer was working fine and I was able to use it and all but when we went to install the network driver for windows 10, it froze and then turned off. I've got ...
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Power On and Shutdown and Blank Screen issues fix + further discussion

I'd first like to start by telling the history of the problem fixed. Machine: Dell Vostro 5470 The computer came with Windows 8.1 Single Language version and had trouble with the Fast Startup ...
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How do I switch between graphic cards in Windows 10?

I have a Dell Inspiron 5559 that comes with two graphic cards, an onboard Intel one and a Radeon: How do I switch to using the Radeon card instead of the Intel one? I have installed a fresh ...
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Where to download driver for Sierra MC8305 for Windows 10?

Where to download driver for Sierra Wireless MC8305 (3G WWAN) for Windows 10? The FTS_SierraWirelessMC8305WWANDriver_Build3948_1105401.zip downloaded from Fujitsu Support for Windows 8.1 won't ...
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Microsoft Band disabled after installing HP Printer - where are plug-and-play devices identified

I installed Microsoft Band desktop software on my 64 bit Windows 7 machine and it worked fine. Then I installed a HP M252dw printer and the Band device is no longer recognized. Deleted every ...
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Is there an Apple USB Ethernet driver for Windows?

I recently needed an Ethernet adapter for my laptop, which has USB and WiFi (of course) but no Ethernet. Somebody offered me an Apple USB-to-Ethernet adapter. I figured Windows would offer the driver ...
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Connecting my phone to my computer?

This is my first question on superuser, and I would really appreciate your help on this issue: The problem: My device isn't getting detected in android studio The solution: Install the correct usb ...
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Why does Driver Version in Control Panel never match the driver version installed?

It seems like whenever I want to see if I have the latest version of a driver installed, the version number I see in Device Manager seems unrelated to the version number of the driver I installed. ...
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All of my PC's software CDs are lost. Should I be concerned?

I paid some PC expert to build a new PC for me two years ago. I had the software CDs for of this PC’s LAN, audio drive, motherboard, Monitors, but now the CDs are lost. I kept all the software CDs in ...
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Unable to get ext2fsd to start automatically

I dual-boot between Ubuntu and Windows 8.1, and I am currently using ext2fsd to access files on my Linux drive and my shared file drive when I am booted up on Windows. However, I cannot get ext2fsd ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Uninstall manually installed NVIDIA driver

first of all: Im new to linux:) I would like to reinstall my nvidia driver. Therefore, I'd like to uninstall my currently installed driver first (version: 346). I already purged all nvidia files with ...
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Can I use GPU for programming without drivers installed?

I have [AMD/ATI] RS880M [Mobility Radeon HD 4225/4250] and using Ubuntu 14.04. I am unable to install the driver and its killing my time. Can I use the GPU for programming.
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Vanishing device is unspecified

I was trying to get an old firewire CCD camera that comes with XP drivers to connect to a windows 7 pc. I was able to find some updated drivers online, but in the process of manually installing them, ...
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0x119 BSOD solution?

This has only happened twice in the last 2-3 months, both times were when I opened Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta, it BSODs on the menu after the Mojang logo when it should be connecting to Live ...
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Trouble Changing Brightness (Advantech MIO-5721)

I have a small embedded system (Advantech MIO-5721) that I am working on that needs to be able to reduce its brightness for power saving reasons. The LCD (Mitsubishi Electric AA084XE01) is connected ...
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Crucial BX200 SSD Windows 7 Drivers

Swapped one of my users to a Crucial BX200-480G SSD from the original 750 GB mostly empty 5400 RPM drive in laptop (HP Pavilion dv7-6130us, Win7 Pro (x64)). It seems to be working spiffy and fast - ...
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Usb modem cannot be recognized

I have a huawui 173 usb modem , I tried un-installing the software that run the modem ,when it took too long i restarted my pc because i thought it was frozen,i continued re installing the software ...
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How do I enable OpenGL 3.3 on Fedora 23 with AMD graphics card?

I am using the open-source Mesa drivers (Gallium3D/radeonsi), which should support OpenGL 3.3, but don't seem to on my system. According to this news article and this page recent Mesa versions should ...
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Clean up Windows driver packages

We have a folder with a lot of drivers that is necessary for different computers in our network (Some HP driver, some Dell etc.). Each computer in the domain is configured to scan a shared folder on ...
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Using USB to RS232 adapter makes mouse go wild

I use a USB to RS232 adapter to connect to routers and switches at work. Sometimes after little use the mouse goes wild and clicks uncontrollably, moustly mouse1 but mouse2 aswell. When at worst it ...
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Broken laptop external monitor not working after uninstalling graphics driver

Okay, my laptop screen had broke and I had been using an external monitor for a while. One day I foolishly uninstalled the graphics drivers because one of my games wasn't working properly. When I went ...
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W10 after 1115 update did not work 2560x1440 resolution

I have laptop MSI GE602OC with i7, Intel Graphic 4600 and GeForce 750M and monitor: DELL U2713HM. After 1115 update system does not support 2560x1440 resolution. I tried to install new drivers for ...
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Prevent device from being ejected (Windows 10 Pro)

I have a fixed device (5.25 device), a smartcard reader, that is ejectable and appears in "safe removal". The problem is that if I misclick this smartcard reader while is about to eject a USB memory, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Steam - OpenGL GLX extension not supported by display

I have a problem with Valve's Steam on Ubuntu 14.04. Whenever I try to start steam I get an error "OpenGL GLX extension not supported by display". OpenGL GLX extension not supported by displayAssert( ...
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IDT 92HD93 driver for Windows 10

I have a 2-year old Dell Latitude E6330 with an IDT 92HD93 sound card. Unfortunately there don't seem to be any Windows 10 drivers for that card (I've looked almost everywhere), and the Windows 8.1 ...
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Certain applications' graphics are painfully slow in lubuntu 15

I have an oldish GeForce 6200 EVGA PCI card 512Mb DDR2, with the (updated) Nvidia driver 304.128 installed on Lubuntu 15.1. CSS and LXDE transitions are painfully slow, making me think they're not ...
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Screen has red blinking pixels

After have upgraded to ubuntu 14.04 (from 12.04), I found that on my screen it has some red blinking pixels, before upgrade, it works well. Here is my current configuration: Graphic card: 00:02.0 ...
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Surface Pro (1) Mini Display Port VGA - Windows 10

Anyone have luck getting the Microsoft Mini Display Port VGA Adapter working on the original Surface Pro and Windows 10? It did work on Windows 8 on another Surface Pro but I upgraded one to Windows ...
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Issue installing BootCamp drivers for Windows 10

I installed Windows 10 on my 15" Retina Macbook Pro. Once installed, I attempted to install the BootCamp drivers but it keeps getting hung up on the Realtek audio driver. I even left it overnight ...
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Windows OS takes exclusive control of audio

So when I start up I hear the two sounds when loading and then after that I get no sounds, I do get the logoff sound if I power off or reboot (hence be thinking it is system sounds hijacking the ...
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Samsung CUPS network printer not working from some computers

I have a network printer set up with CUPS. Exactly, it's a Samsung M2022. It's working perfectly from one computer, running Windows 10, on which it is setup with the driver for that printer. On ...
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I need to press the clickpad of my Dell XPS 13 very strongly for a click

since a few weeks, my touchpad has gotten unusable. First I thought an update messed up the Synaptics driver config. But then I realized that the config works. It's just that I have to press the ...
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Windows 7 compatible old graphics tablet. Can I get it to work on Win10?

My graphics tablet is a really old one: Trust TB-4200. It had drivers for Windows 7 and I could use it with no problems then, but like a fool I rushed to upgrade to Windows 10. The device still ...
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Getting the Bluetooth on an AC 7260 to work

Im using a HP Elitebook 8470p and recently bought a new WiFi card, the Intel AC 7260. The card also has Bluetooth included, which I figured to be nice, it could succede the laptop's original Bluetooth ...
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How to uninstall WFP callout driver?

I'm experimenting with WFP using this sample: https://github.com/Microsoft/Windows-driver-samples/tree/master/network/trans/stmedit I built the driver and installed it by right-clicking the inf -> ...
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How to check the battery level of devices connected via Bluetooth in OS X

I have a set of Bluetooth headphones that I use with my iPhone and Macbook (OS X Yosemite). On my iPhone, a little battery meter pops up next to the Bluetooth logo each time I'm connect the ...
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Fix Negative LOD Bias Intel HD GPU

When I turn on LOD on The Elder scrolls Oblivion, I get this weird blurriness on the ground textures. I've been told clamping my GPU driver will fix it, bit I can't find a way to do that. I'm running ...