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

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What webcams are just working with Ubuntu 9.10 - without requiring additional drivers?

I'm looking for webcams that can work on the new Ubuntu 9.10 without requiring any driver installation. Please remind that Ubuntu 9.10 dropped support for V4L1 and supports only V4L2. So if your ...
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How to install ZTE AC2726 on Karmic Koala

I just got a ZTE AC2726 wireless broadband device for my Karmic Koala but I am not able install it as the vendor has given drivers for Jaunty and not Karmic. How do I go about it?
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Why do I see nvidia-185-modaliases and nvidia-195-modaliases in Ubuntu software updates?

For some reason I see both the Ubuntu 185 and 195 drivers in the Ubuntu Update Manager. In the NVidia X server settings I see the driver as version 185.18.36. I think I managed to install two ...
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HP Deskjet D1430 “Access Denied” During Install

I put a clean copy of Windows XP Pro on a Dell computer. After updating everything, and download the latest driver install program from HP, I eagerly install the printer. Everything is fine and all, ...
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Need Windows 7 (x86) Drivers for ATI Radeon 7500, do they exist?

I just repaved my ThinkPad A31 (vintage 2003) to 32-bit Windows 7. This laptop has ATI Radeon 7500 video, and I've looked in the usual places. It appears there isn't a driver for this. Does anyone ...
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Ubuntu 9.10 Nvidia GTX 260 x64 installation

I think I tried everything I could but I still can't get my Nvidia GTX 260 to run on the newest ubuntu 9.10 x64. Update: I was able to stop the gdm with sudo service gdm stop However, after ...
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Windows 7 video capture - says camera is in use by another application

I've got an AverMedia DVD EZMaker USB Gold (C308) video capture device. I've installed the drivers for it and Windows (7 x64) seems to recognize is OK, but I cannot view any video in any capture ...
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ATI video cards - unable to use entire monitor (1080p)

I have a Dell s2409w, 24" 1080p monitor. With nVidia, I would plug-in the monitor and voila, it automatically knew it was 1080p (1920x1080). I have both a Windows laptop and Ubuntu laptop. Neither ...
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Older hardware support in Windows 7

I have a hardware that has to be connected via USB. This piece of hardware is very uncommon and not to be used by general users (it burns firmware into microcontroller [OKI Semiconductor], the device ...
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Installing graphics driver in Ubuntu

Specs: AMD Athlon XP 2400+ @ 1987 MHz / 2 x 512MB PC3200 DDR RAM / 128MB GeForce 6200 AGP / WD 160GB IDE HDD / FIC AM37 / DB: XP Pro SP3 & Ubuntu 9.10 Hi all, I just installed Ubuntu 9.10 ...
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OKI 10EX driver for Windows 7

I have an old OKIpage 10EX which worked perfect until I Installed Windows 7 Ultimate. Does anyone know where I can find a driver for my OKI 10EX printer?
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Graphic driver for ATI Radeon Xpress 200M on Ubuntu 9.10

I have trouble finding the right driver for my graphic card on Ubuntu 9.10. My graphic card is ATI Radeon Xpress 200M. With Ubuntu default driver, I have had problems when doing some OpenGL graphics ...
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USB joystick with Linux only works when I disconnected and reconnected its

HI! I have a problem that it can easy, but I didn't find a solution yet. When I turn on my computer using a Debian or Ubuntu and tried to use the joystick the commands of joystick doesn't pass to ...
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Display drivers for mercury mother board

I am having MERCURY KOBIAN PI845GLM-L mother board and I am looking for Display Drivers for this mother board, I have all the other drivers from Mercury site for this mother board but they have not ...
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HP c6180 driver refuses to install - “must reboot to continue delete files and continue install” loops

User called me last night, can't get HP drivers to install for printer. 500 meg download for latest c6180 driver. PC says "computer must be restarted to delete some files, then setup will continue." ...
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Is it possible to download minimal drivers on Windows, without the extra software packages?

The situation in all its glory: 30 megs for ATIs' "Display Driver Only". Almost 100 megs for NVidias' GeForce/Ion bloatware. 300 megs for an HP printer driver with immense amount of crap 30 megs ...
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Is there any multi-touch graphics tablet with Linux drivers?

After watching the absolutely amazing 10/GUI video, I have been dying to try to implement something like this. I can do the software side quite easily, but I don't have the hardware. The Wacom Bamboo ...
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Base system driver error - HP Pavilion Entertainment PC dv9323cl

I upgraded to Windows 7 and have a problem with my Nvidia GeForce Go 7600 not displaying properly. Also the Base System Drivers have yellow flags near them and it states that The drivers for this ...
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How do I install an HP home-use printer on Windows Home Server (Windows Server 2003)

I have an HP DeskJet F4210 printer that I would like to share on my network via Windows Home Server. Unfortunately, the driver installation checks for supported OS's, detects Home Server as Windows ...
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Where to find a propriety driver for ATI X1150 on Ubuntu 9.10

I have a Dell Vostro 1000 laptop, with Ubuntu 9.10 AMD64 installed. Everything was perfect except the hell ATI driver. Everytime I tried a standby or hibernate with default shipped X.org driver, ...
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Seemingly random network connectivity

This has been driving me nuts for a while. When I turn on the PC (which has a wired Ethernet connection), it cannot be accessed by other computers on the network. In other words, inbound connections ...
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Looking for HP driver package sp42635 for Pavilion laptop

I'm desperately looking for this NVidia driver package for HP Pavilion. I have tried numerous ways of downloading the driver from HP, to no avail, so I'm hoping someone somewhere has the file and can ...
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Microsoft keyboard media keys on OS X without Microsoft's Drivers

Is there any way I can enable at least the media keys (play/pause and volume) from my Microsoft keyboard on OS X Snow Leopard? They used to work perfectly on Leopard using Microsoft's IntelliType, ...
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DELL Monitor with in-built camera for Linux OS - Any driver related issues?

I am planning on buying a DELL Monitor for my desktop. Now, I would like to have one which has an in-built camera. Also, my operating system is going to be Linux. Will I have any driver related issues ...
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Looking for Driver Diagnostic and Repair Software

Greetings, I am currently plagued with BSODS on startup (both normal and safe mode) for my XP Pro. After much troubleshooting I have determined it is a driver problem. However, because I cannot ...
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Can keybounce be caused by an incorrect driver?

I recently re-installed the OS on an old laptop, and just noticed that it seems to have some pretty bad keybounce. Could that be that I need to find and install a driver for the keyboard, or is it ...
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Windows cannot verify the digital signature for the drivers required for this device

I run Windows 7 64-Bit and I have a USB Device with a 64-Bit Driver, but no signature. It has a device manager entry with a yellow exclamation mark and this warning: Windows cannot verify the ...
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ATI HDMI Audio disappears in Windows 7 when a TV is connected

So far I have unsuccessfully googled for HOURS with no luck fixing this very annoying problem. The settings is the following: I have PC running Windows 7 RC (64-bit) Video card is a ATI Radeon 4850 ...
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Where can I find USB 2.0 drivers for Asus P5GL MX (Windows 7)?

Is it possible to use USB 2.0 drivers with the ASUS P5GL MX motherboard? If yes then where can I get the USB 2 drivers from? I cant seem to find them on the Asus site.
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Where can I download NVIDIA drivers for mobile GPUs from?

I have an HP DM3T with NVIDIA GeForce G105m and I am trying to install Windows XP on the notebook. Since HP doesn't offer drivers for Windows XP I am forced to look for drivers on the manufacturer ...
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Installing video drivers fails and causes video to completely fail, only solution is to reformat and reinstall Windows

I've recently upgraded my PC and using my old pc as a secondary, but there's a problem. When I install Windows (XP Pro) and update it, everything is working fine. I even install chipset drivers, ...
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Simple app to identify video driver issues?

I am the developer of a Flash-based web game and some of our users, who are non-technical, report that the game is running slowly for them. While this could be for obvious reasons, such as running a ...
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Video drivers for VAIO on Windows 7

So, ive just installed Windows 7 on my Sony VAIO vgn-sz5xn. Problem is that I cant find drivers for my graphics card - NVIDIA GeForce Go 7400 GPU Tried latest driver found on ...
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How to fix: Western Digital My Book 500GB - fail to install drivers, is not accessible

The WD-My Book 500GB is recognized as a local disc in my system(Windows 7), but it's drivers fail to install successfully when connected via USB cable with computer. Then when I try to open ...
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How to set up ODBC provider for Mysql in Windows 7

I've just downloaded Mysql-obbc-connector driver, and how can I enable this driver to connect to Mysql from vbscript. How can I set up new odbc provider in Odbc source administrator window in Windows ...
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Where can I find Windows XP drivers for the HP dm3t notebook?

I tried Google and NotebookReview.com forums but wasn't able to find anything. So, can anyone give me any hints?
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How to see which program using specified driver?

How to see which program using specified driver? For example I wanna look which program using laptop camera. How can I see this? Thanks. Sorry for my English.
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Audio doesn't work on Windows XP guest (WS 7.0)

I can't get audio to work with on a Windows XP guest running on VMware Workstation 7.0 and Ubuntu 9.10 host. Windows fails to produce any audio output and the Windows device manager says the ...
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Which Boot Camp driver version am I running?

I installed Boot Camp on my Mac, then Windows 7 and the specific Windows drivers from the Mac OS X installation DVD. On the Windows side, how can I know which version of the Boot Camp driver I am ...
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Windows 7 ODBC Text Driver

Some software requires me to setup an ODBC Text Driver. In the Windows 7 Control Panel > ODBC Data Source Administrator, the only driver available is "SQL Server". How do I find/download/install a ...
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What to do when Win 7 x64 installer doesn't recognize HD

A friend of mine is having a huge problem with his new PC. He wants to install Windows 7 x64 but the installer doesn't find his Hard Discs. The discs are connected via SATA on a Asus P6T SE ...
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Front audio jack from a DG965SS Intel motherboard doesn't work on Windows 7

I have recently installed Windows 7 on my PC with a DG965SS Intel motherboard, and after updating the OS through to the end, none of the front audio panel connectors work (for headphones or ...
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Safemode Startup Issues on Vista 64 Bit

Before i ask the question, let me point out that this is not a hardware issue. I have a clean install of vista on another hd that runs on same hardware, i am pretty sure its a corruption of a drive or ...
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Atheros wifi configuration on ubuntu 9.10?

I can't get my hp laptop that come with vista on linux cause my wifi don't work ... I know for ndiswrapper but the opensource drivers are betters (madwifi,ath5k,ath9k). My card work with madwifi or ...
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Is there a HP DeskJet 5940 maintenance tool for Windows 7 x64?

According to HP, the printer is not yet supported on Windows 7, so this could well be the answer. The printer is supported by Microsoft's drivers, but as far as I can tell, this is just a basic driver ...
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Combine multiple physical drives as a single mount point in Windows 7

Is there any support in Windows 7 - or through third-party software - to easily combine multiple physical drives into a single, large virtual drive? I'm looking for something similar to how many ...
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Error: “The inf file you selected does not support this method of installation”

I'm asking this here because a Google search for this error string turns up poor results, so hopefully some people will post better answers here and Google will index it! While trying to install this ...
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What are the things i need to do before installing windows 7?

I have a windows XP2 32-bit and i want to install windows 7 but i do not know what are things i should do before installing it. its my fist time to install an OS if ever. I mean, specifically on the ...
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Making a Live Thumb drive boot with Persistent files, settings AND *drivers* that load on boot?

I have seen https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LiveUsbPendrivePersistent but it's a mess. What methods support persistent drivers as well as files and settings and don't screw up lifespan of the flash drive? ...
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ATI Radeon Display Driver

I have a dell laptop running vista. i recently tried to upgrade the display driver downloaded from dell and installed via ATI catalyst. After the installation and reboot I receive the message: ...