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

learn more… | top users | synonyms (2)

6
votes
2answers
79 views

What resources are available for building a cutting-edge Linux box?

One of the problems with loving both Linux and sweet new hardware is that you're never sure what's supported (i.e. driver availability). How can I easily determine if those shiny things in your ...
2
votes
6answers
12k views

Microsoft Fingerprint Reader on Windows 64-bit (Vista or Windows 7)

I think I know the answer to this question, but I have to ask anyway. I am running 64-bit Windows (Vista or Windows 7) and I cannot get 64-bit drivers for the Microsoft Fingerprint Reader. It is ...
0
votes
1answer
343 views

Java Apps in browser flash/tear when scrolling - why is that?

I have a Dell Dimension 4400 with an ATI Rage 128 Pro AGP on Windows XP Pro, latest updates. Previously this computer used Windows 2000, but I upgraded it to XP two weeks ago. One of the things I do ...
0
votes
2answers
778 views

Fingerprint recognition in Vista x64

I own a HP MobileWorkstation running Vista x64 Business, Serice Pack 1. The notebook has a personal identification device for fingerprints. Since I installed the 64-bit version of Vista, it is not ...
3
votes
3answers
6k views

How can I manually load/unload a driver in Windows Vista?

I think one of my drivers is causing some of my Windows Vista machines to boot extremely slow. Since the perf log is basically no help, I want to try manually unloading/loading drivers to see if ...
1
vote
3answers
166 views

Driver download without virus

I have a system with asustek p5gv-tmx motherboard. The previous sys admin lost the driver cd. Where can i find the Ethernet drivers for that board? The generic intel driver is not working.
4
votes
5answers
2k views

Is two-finger scrolling on a trackpad possible on a PC laptop?

Anyone with a MacBook or MacBook Pro can scroll by using two fingers on the trackpad. I haven't seen this implemented on a PC laptop under any version of Windows. Is it possible, and if not, how ...