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

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Windows 7 64-bit Web Cam drivers for a Sony Vaio VGN-AR41S?

Anyone know where I can get a Windows 7 64-bit driver for my Web Cam (Sony Vaio VGN-AR41S) ?
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Something (driver?) takes a long time to load during Windows XP session opening

I recently noticed that my PC has become very long to boot or, more precisely, to open my session... I probably installed some software that has a problem, but I don't know which one because I don't ...
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Prevent Automatic driver update on Windows XP

I have a Lenovo Z61m machine running Windows XP. On this machine i have a Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet netcard. For the last 2-3 months, windows have been automatically updating my drivers to ...
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Install Additional Printer Drivers (x86) on Vista (x64) - Can't find suitable (x86) ntprint.inf

I have a printer connected to my computer that I'd like to share on my home network - shouldn't be a problem. The computer the printer is connected to is running Vista Ultimate x64. The computers I'm ...
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Windows 7 drivers for Lenovo Thinkpad T400

I've been playing with versions of Windows 7 since PDC last year and finally installed the RTM version 2 weeks ago. However, even given a year head-notice, it seems like Lenovo has not updated all ...
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64 Bit Windows drivers for Inspiron 1720

Dell doesn't seem to offer 64 bit drivers specifically for the Inspiron 1720 (laptop). I'm going to be upgrading from Vista 32-bit to Windows 7 64bit and I want to pull down the necessary stuff before ...
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Installing a Printer Driver in Snow Leopard

I have a new mac which is now running Snow Leopard, I live on campus at BYU in the dorms, I wanted to print to an on-campus printer but I was unable to download the printer driver from BYU.edu. I need ...
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Vista PS2 Mouse Does not work

I am trying to use a PS2 mouse with my Vista Home Ultimate (32-bit) machine. Vista installs the driver but says cannot load driver error code 10 in device manager. Driver is Microsoft 6.0.6001.18000 ...
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How to print documents to pictures (gif, bmp etc.) on windows

What is the easiest way to capture the printout of a document in a picture (i.e. GIF, BMP etc.)? Making a screenshot does not help, since the printout is different and larger than the screen. Is there ...
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Why does my caret position change mysteriously while I type?

I just plowed my Dell Precision M6400 laptop and installed 64-bit Windows 7. Everything seems pretty good, except that occasionally while I am typing, my caret ends up somewhere else within the text. ...
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Driver issue with Wireless on Lenovo T61P [closed]

Im trying to reinstall the wireless driver on a User's laptop. I have the right Intel driver from the Lenovo sight. But everytime I select the driver for it to download I get an error message at the ...
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Lenovo T61p Windows 7 LCD Change Brightness Does Not Work

Just installed Windows 7 on my T61p laptop. Besides the fact that i only missed 2 drivers (turbo memory, wusb) there are plenty of things not working on windows drivers alone. Main issue at the ...
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Lenovo T400S microphone mute button doesn't work in Windows 7 RTM

The microphone mute button is not working on my T400s running Windows 7 RTM. The speaker mute button works (when I press it the light comes on and sounds goes off). When I click on the microphone ...
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Is it possible to automate a driver change on Windows for a plug&play peripheral?

Is it possible to automate a change of driver for a same peripheral, under Windows ? Typically to switch between two ones. (I'm talking about the kind of driver which doesn't require the computer to ...
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Using the Xbox 360 wireless adapter on vista

I am in a position where i will no longer have wired access for my desktop PC and so i will need to go wireless, Is it possible to use the Xbox 360 wireless adapter on my computer instead of spending ...
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Nt4.0 Printer Driver not compatible with Vista?

I've got a Brother Fax-8360P printer that has a standard printer port so it can be connected to my WindowsXP machine. I've found some drivers on the net that work and it is a pretty decent laser ...
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Trying to install debian - but my ethernet card isn't supported

I have a motherboard with a Intel® 82574L PCI-Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller. Supposedly the e1000e driver will support this as of 2.6.26-18 From debian bug 509199 Support for this network ...
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Surround in Windows 7 with Soundmax

I have a asus m2n motherboard with a Soundmax 1988 chip on it. I want to have surround sound in windows 7, but i cant get it to work. I tried a lot of different drivers, including the latest beta ...
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Install .INF on Windows 7?

I have a bunch of Vista-compatible drivers from Sony for my laptop. All the ones that come with installers work just fine. However a large number of them only came with an .INF file. I could ...
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Play audio over network with Windows 7?

I have seen software for Linux systems that allows me to send the audio from one system to another over the network, is there such a software (a driver likely) for Windows, specificly XP but Vista and ...
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Why does Ubuntu feel so sluggish on my asus 1000HE netbook

I recently purchased a nice asus 1000HE, and installed Ubuntu NBR. However, I'm pretty disappointed with how sluggish it feels. I'm wondering if I maybe need to install a closed-source graphics driver ...
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How do I go about backing up/saving installed device drivers in Windows 2000/XP?

I want to reinstall Windows 2000 on a machine which has some very obscure drivers. I don't much fancy having to hunt round for them (that's if I'm able to locate them at all). Is it possible to save ...
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Substitute drivers for a 32 bit printer on a 64 bit OS

I'm trying to use an old GCC Elite 12N B&W laser printer for printing schoolwork and other miscellany on 64 bit Windows 7. The only drivers available are 32 bit. As far as I know, it's not ...
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Force Vista to “forget” a USB device

I have a device (HTC Dream / G1 Android phone) that I want to set up with a specific driver. Unfortunately I have already previously installed the device with the default driver. Even after ...
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Disable bad device driver during WindowsXP bootup

My son tried to install an old Windows98 program and it seems to have attempted to install an older device driver. We can no longer boot into the machine. Safe mode doesn't work and unfortunately ...
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How to diagnose Blue Screens in Windows 7 (64bit)

Using programs like WhoCrashed and BlueScreenView you can see the BSOD and the errors but how do you tell exactly what's causing the BSOD? I'm not sure if it because of bad hardware, bad driver ...
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Mouse wheel not working in firefox but only on one display

I have multiple displays on a windows XP box by using two video cards. My scrollwheel does not work in firefox, but only for a specific display! This problem is specific to firefox, as outlook and ...
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ATI Radeon X1250 graphics driver 64 bit laptop

Hey everyone I have check that other topic before about ATI mobility in a laptop but don't see it for the x1250. Any help would be great Running windows 7, 64 bit
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OpenGL support for integrated intel 82865G on Vista

I am looking to run an app that requires OpenGL drivers (XBMC). I have a old Dell Dimension 4600 with the intel integrated graphics chip - 82865G and running Vista. The Microsoft drivers do not ...
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Computer will not recognize second display upon waking up

One of my user's desktops will not recognize its second display when it wakes up. This problem started this morning, following the installation of several Microsoft Office updates. I can list them if ...
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XP Driver for Macbook Built In Microphone

I recently converted an older Macbook that was running Tiger (OS X v10.4) to XP. All is working except the built in microphone around the webcam. I did the conversion without bootcamp, as it was my ...
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I need Madwifi drivers for Asus EeePC 701

I've been trying to setup the Asus EeePC for enterprise WLAN as per the guide here: http://wiki.eeeuser.com/wpa_default_xandros however the link to the madwifi drivers appears to be dead. The download ...
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Automatic driver search & update on Windows?

I have a Dell laptop issued by my employer, and I always find it a real pain to search for, download and maintain their drivers. It baffles me that there does not seem to be a nice way (product, ...
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Where do I obtain the Rocketfish RF-AFHD35 Card Reader driver?

I've got a RocketFish SATA enclosure, model number RF-AHD35. It has a card reader on it. Windows doesn't see the card reader. I figure it's a driver problem. But, I don't have the CD that came ...
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When installing additional printer 32-bit drivers fails on Windows 7 64-bit I get the error “Selected printer driver not found”, what should I do?

I've successfully installed Windows 7 (x64) and drivers for my Canon MP510, and have no problem printing with this setup. There is another PC in the network running XP SP3, and I want to share the ...
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Mio A501 Digiwalker drivers for Windows 7 64-bit (build 7100)?

Can anyone recommend how I could go about installing a Mio A501 Digiwalker GPS-capable Windows PocketPC phone on Windows 7 x64 build 7100 (public RC)? When I plug the device into a USB slot, Windows 7 ...
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Where do I find a working Windows 7 driver for the Intel 82865G graphics chipset?

I have an old Dell Inspiron 3000 which came with Windows XP. It's still quite decent, 3 GHz P4, 2 GB RAM. I've installed Windows 7 RTM (x86) and the best resolution it will do is 640x480 ...
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Dell D630 light sensor and backlight in Windows 7

Is there a way to make Windows 7 aware of the light sensor built in the laptop? Also, there doesn't seem to be any way to control the backlight of the LCD from the OS (only the Fn + Up/Down key work). ...
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How to install 8139 Realtek drivers in RHEL5.0?

How do I install the 8139 Realtek drivers in RHEL 5.0?
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AnyKey Keyboard Software? [closed]

I'm still using the old 124-key programmable AnyKey keyboard from Gateway 2000. Do you know some tools or drivers for it?
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Mustek 1200 CP driver SFC4.SYS bluescreens with BAD_POOL_HEADER

I have Windows XP SP2. Recently it started bluescreening right after starting up with BAD_POOL_HEADER, 0x00000019 error caused by SFC4.SYS driver. After googling for a while I've found out that this ...
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a 32-bit GDI printer driver on Win 7 x64

Is there any way to get a 32-bit GDI printer driver to run on Windows 7 x64 ... or any 64-bit Windows OS? The printer in question is a Canon LBP 5200. Here is the driver download page. Nope, ...
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How to use tilt wheel on Logitech mouse without installing bloated drivers

I recently bought a new mouse (a Logitech LX7), and the tilt wheel (left/right) doesn't work. I went to their website to install drivers, and halted when I saw the 60MB download... Is there any way ...
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Flatscreen refresh rate fault?

The screen of a user on my network is weird. Like a too low refresh rate, you can see "refresh lines" going accross the screen. Best thing I've done so far is narrow it down to being "not related" to ...
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Wacom Bamboo tablet and Linux: Anyone experience with it? On which level of abstraction is it supported?

Does anyone has experience with this device under Linux? On which level of abstraction is the Wacom Bamboo tablet supported? Is the device input just translated to mouse input, so that every ...
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Which driver for “ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650” in a laptop?

We have some HP laptops here that comes equipped with a video card that identifies itself as "ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650", like this one. However, which drivers do we choose? As far as we can tell, ...
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Intel Chipset Software Utility, should I install it? [duplicate]

I just installed windows 7. Intel recomends to install the Inf utility after you install the operating system and before you install everything else. There is no version for windows 7 yet. I ...
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Can Vista x64 or Windows 7 x64 drivers be used for Windows Server 2008 x64, including R2?

Background: I'm planning to install Windows Server 2008 x64 on a desktop class system that I'm building using a recent Intel mainboard. While it's not server-class hardware intended for production ...
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Computer with no information at all ?— where to start?

A friend of mine gave me his old computer ..(bougth 2002-2003) He gave me everything exept his HDD. So i installed a HDD in and installed Windows XP on the System : The Problem : The System is ...
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Resolution too small on Ubuntu to use ATI driver installation wizard

I just installed Ubuntu on a new virtual machine, and have my resolution restricted to 800x600. I have downloaded the ATI driver installer and can execute it, however, the windows that it displays ...