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

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What “.sys” SCSI driver VirtualBox uses ? (Error “Stop 0x0000007B”)

I'm trying to make my Windows 7 boot-to-VHD's vhd to boot in VirtualBox. I've suceeded many times through enabling drivers on boot by modifying the registry inside this folder: ...
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running “make install” for android driver install

I want to be able to install a driver on a rooted android specifically this driver. I compiled it with make on my computer, but I need to run make install, the android doesn't have the make command. ...
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Just format Dell Inspiron 3521, no network driver works for wireless

I just format my computer (Dell Inspiron 3521) and for some reason, after entering my service tag into the dell support website to download drivers, none of the ones shown to me work for the wireless ...
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SynTPEnh.exe constantly restarting/respawning in Windows 10

I just upgraded to Windows 10 and I noticed that the SynTPEnh.exe process is constantly restarting/respawning To be more precise, there are two SynTPEnh.exe processes. One of them (with pid 2972 in ...
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Windows unable to find HDD [closed]

I need to install Windows on an HP laptop but when I boot with Windows 7 install disc, it keeps reverting to "Select the driver to be installed". I don't understand, why does this happen? I have ...
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Can't enable nVidia proprietary driver with bumblebee on debian 8

I am running the Debian 8.0 64bit (Jessie, the stable release) on my HP laptop. I am having hard time in installing the proprietary nVidia driver of my graphic card 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller ...
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GPU stopped working after reinstalling windows

I recently reinstalled windows 10 and my amd radeon hd 7400M stopped working. After reinstalling windows there was a notification telling me to change the video settings from amd catalyst control ...
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How to change the atheros wireless driver on windows 7?

The driver installed by windows automatically just caused a blue screen by me. I read that I need to install the driver from the manufacturer. I downloaded it from here: ...
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Do pause frames get passed to the host?

I have recently seen a Debian forum that mentioned pause frames should be discarded by the MAC layer and if not the driver should discard them. Is this true? How does a host actually throttle back ...
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Is there a Stand-alone Touchpad with included tap-to-click functionality? or a way to get Windows Server 2012 to detect a Logitech Touchpad?

I'm currently using a Logitech Wireless Touchpad T650. Out of the box, the touchpad has press-to-click functionality, but not tap-to-click. To give it tap-to-click, it needs software called SetPoint, ...
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How to enable bluetooth adapter in Windows 7?

I wanted to disable and enable the bluetooth adapter. So in the system tray I clicked on the Bluetooth icon and in the menu choose for "Turn Adapter Off". I am not sure what happened next but the ...
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Updating video drivers causing problems in Hyper-V

I'm running Mint KDE on a hyper-v virtual machine. My video drivers (AMD 7970) updated today, and after that happened I started running into problems. I believe the driver update is causing Plasma to ...
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No audio on applications using openGL and openAL or DirectX

I have this problem since one week ago: I was playing a game (CS:GO), I switched to another one aaaaand... no audio. So I closed the game and re-opened it. Nothing changes. I tried to reboot the PC, ...
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Can't find ATK Package Driver after roll back

I am having problems with my ASUS Smart Gesture in Windows 10 like many other ASUS Laptop owners. I rolled back the ATK Package drivers before trying a reinstall of first ATK then Smart Gesture and ...
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VIDEO_TDR_FAILURE upon startup and opening Google Chrome/Facebook

Ever since I've had to reinstall Windows about two months ago, I once in a while get a BSOD, namely VIDEO_TDR_FAILURE. Upon looking it up, I have found out that things like bad cooling, a power ...
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Acer Aspire 5742Z - Windows 10 driver

I tried to install Windows 10 on my Acer Aspire 5742Z which run perferctly under Windows 8.1. Problem is that the resolution is stuck at 1024x768, it has an Intel HD Graphics 300 chip and an Intel ...
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BSOD - Win8_driver_fault on Windows 10

So, i have been having a lot of BSODs since I bought my new Laptop. HP 15-ab034tx I clean installed Windows 10 on it, and it reduced the frequency of BSODs. After that, installing an older version of ...
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Windows 10 - Display Driver Stopped Responding and Has Recovered. How can I fix it?

I have ati radeon 5700 and after I upgraded to windows 10 I have problems with it. Sometimes it says: "Display Driver Stopped Responding and Has Recovered". And in other cases my movies have some ...
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Windows- can not connect to paired bluetooth devices

I have a strange problem with Bluetooth adapter on Windows 10. When I pair a device it works perfectly, however when I reboot I am unable to reconnect again. I get no other error messages but "Can't ...
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Just installed device not working: hardware or software

A digitizer (touchscreen) device I just replaced on my Asus T100TA refuses to work. Although I can't find drivers specifically for this device on a vendors support page, Windows reports that the ...
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How long should I keep driver verifier running and should I do anything on my pc?

I have another post up at winten forums where people are helping me with BSODs on my gaming pc whenever I play games and they suggested I run driver verifier and send them two more bsod minidump ...
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How does NIC driver handle flow control?

Using ethtool to query my driver for statistics with ethtool -S , I can confirm flow control is being used. I am receiving pause frames. When using wireshark to sniff packets and then utilizing it's ...
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How can I find SATA driver for LG 15U560-KA51K laptop?

I've got a LG laptop 15U560-KA51K which was made in December 2015. Originally Windows 10 was installed, but I'm trying to install Windows 7. I can't find a SATA driver on korean LG website, so I ...
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Screen rotation on Windows 7 – when do mouse directions rotate as well?

I own two laptops, an old HP Compaq nx8220 and a relatively more recent Lenovo ThinkPad T420s. The HP has an ATI Mobility Radeon X600 GPU, while the Lenovo contains an NVIDIA NVS-4200M, but both are ...
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Headphones not working in windows 10 in HP ProBook 4530s

Recently my headphones stopped working. My pc is an HP ProBook 4530s, with Windows 10 Pro 64bit installed. I'ts not a hardware problem since I have it dual boot with ubuntu, and in ubuntu everything ...
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Windows 10 update won't install printer driver - Error 0x80240017

Recently I got a driver update for my HP printer delivered through the Windows 10 updater. It seems that the driver was successfully downloaded but cannot be properly installed, every time I try I'll ...
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AMD Radeon R9 M265X Not allowing drivers to install - whole pc freezes

The title describes it pretty fairly, though i'd like to add a bit more info A week ago my pc BSOD'd with the error message THREAD_STUCK_IN_DEVICE_DRIVER, followed by never being able to boot to ...
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Unattended Windows 7 installation stalls for 1 hour

We have created an unattended network installation setup for Windows 7 based on the WinPE present in WAIK. We boot a customized WinPE with the necessary network drivers injected and a CMD script ...
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AssaultCube causes sound to stop working?

When I opened AssaultCube for the first time on my win7 machine, there was a loud clicking sound. After that, my sound stopped working. From that day forward, my sound has only worked in every other ...
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Uninstalled Windows 10 Driver Cannot Get Internet

I need help. I've uninstalled all the network drivers on a Dell XPS 15 9550 Signature Edition. The internet was hardly working at all and one of the tutorials suggested reinstalling. Problem is: once ...
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Should I install drivers from my motherboard manufacturer or from the producers of the individual products (Intel, Nvidia, Realtek, etc…)? [closed]

Is there a risk in installing driver updates not provided by the manufacturer of the MOBO? Will it decrease system stability or the compatibility of certain components? The drivers ASUS has on their ...
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How to add capable display driver to Lenovo G50 Windows 8.1 laptop

I have a Lenovo G50-45 80E301GUUS with AMD A8-6410 APU with AMD Radeon R5 Graphics. It has a clean Windows 8.1-32 bit installed on it (NOT the factory image...the drive partitions got wiped and ...
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How to prevent installing drivers on Windows 10? [duplicate]

I'm using Windows 10 and trying to install latest Intel HD driver. But after every attempt Windows installs their own old driver. Device installation Settings is set to "No". What I've tried: ...
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Can't start Virtual WiFi after connection to another WLAN

On my laptop I configure my Virtual WiFi in an elevated cmd with netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=VWiFi key=xxx keyUsage=persistent netsh wlan start hostednetwork and can share my ...
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How to set the minimum margin in CUPS / foomatic driver?

I have a Dell 2130cn laser printer which has no PPD print driver for CUPS, so I used the generic foomatic PCL6 (/pxlcolor if that matters), and it's not correctly recognizing my printer's print ...
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Can't connect my TV to duplicate my screen using HDMI

I bought a PC a month ago including B150M-PRO-VDH - MSI motherboard and GTX950 GV-N950OC-2GD - Gigabyte Graphics card. My screen is connected to my graphics card with DVI cable, and I'm trying to ...
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USB Hub Power Exceeded displaylink - works after restart

Problem I get "USB Hub Power Exceeded" whenever I have to reconnect my USB display adapter while the computer is on. What I currently do is to restart my computer and the display adapter is back ...
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Rear USB ports on my NUC pc are not working

I recently bought this Intel NUC PC to use as a media PC connected to my TV. I installed Windows 10 on it and it was working fine for a while. Then the rear USB ports stopped working. I was fooling ...
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Dell Inspiron 15z not shutting down due to Intel Rapid Start Technology driver

My Laptop consists of 500GB HDD , 32GB SSD and 6GB RAM A few days back, I accidentally uninstalled the Intel Rapid Start Technology driver. After that, my laptop started beeping 5 times at start-up. ...
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How do I get my Wireless USB Adapter to show up in Kali Linux

I just received my PAU05 usb wifi adapter today and after installing some drivers I got the device to work just fine in Kali Linux (Did some wireless pen testing with no problems.) However when I ...
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USB devices don't work on other ports

Is there a way that windows can use the driver of a USB device on any USB Port (just about) that is available on my computer. I'd need this because if the USB device is plugged into other ports and ...
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Creating a bootable CD to install all tablet drivers [duplicate]

I've got a strange question here. I'm currently installing a special version of Windows 7 on a tablet, and upon install, I obviously lose all tablet functionality such as the touch screen. I'm also ...
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Whether it is possible to add support of my TV tuner to a kernel 4.x?

I have a KWorld UB490-A tuner, its support in Linux isn't present and I didn't find in the Internet as to launch it, however my personal attempts could launch it according to the instruction from ...
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How to find drivers for Keil µVision5?

I'm using a C8051F340 in µVision5, but cannot find the drivers for it. I looked up on Keil and Silicon Labs website. I even tried the USBXpress Software Development Kit but still cannot find it in my ...
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How to get 32-bit drivers for 15-g201nx HP Notebook?

I'm trying to find 32-bit drivers for 15-g201nx HP Notebook. I'm finding only 64-bit installation files on the official Software and Driver Downloads page. Where could I download the official 32-bit ...
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How to handle a warranty service that refuses to admit anything is wrong

The ASUS laptop I have purchased had problems from day one (bsod (nvlddmkm.sys for win7, kernel_security_check_failure+DRIVER_CORRUPTED_EXPOOL for win10), random shutdows etc.) I have taken it to an ...
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Computer display crashing after about 3 minutes of being up on Windows 10

Running Windows 10 on a custom built PC (hardware below). It loads normally, reaches the Desktop and I can do anything... for about 3 minutes, then (computer still running) the screen disconnects - ...
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Which drivers should I install?

I have HP Compaq Elite 8200 Small Form Factor desktop PC with Windows 7 64-bit. I can download drivers for my PC on HP website but cannot decide which one is appropriate one. I know that there are ...
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aircrack-ng not working on macbook air early 2015 using live kali linux usb with presistence

airmon-ng start wlan0 Found 5 processes that could cause trouble. If airodump-ng, aireplay-ng or airtun-ng stops working after a short period of time, you may want to kill (some of) them! PID Name ...
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“Unrecognized USB device” SATA-to-USB? Forceably assign driver to device?

Every time I plug this thing in, regardless of what harddrive I use, it says "unrecognized USB device" on this system; however, the device works on other win 7 systems. Why does this PC hate my ...