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

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Generic touchpad driver w/ scrolling

Does anyone know of a generic driver for touchpads that supports scrolling. I specifically need this for a Windows 7 machine but could use it on others as well.
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Help with Linksys WUSB54AG adapter 64-bit drivers

So it seems that Linksys doesn't provide 64-bit drivers for their adapters. Is there anyway to get it working without having to install a 32 bit OS?
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How can I fix my nvidia display problem in Ubuntu 9.10?

I had Ubuntu 9.04 working with nvidia display drivers, then I upgraded Ubuntu to 9.10. It boots to the desktop, the desktop looks great for a moment and then I get a screenful of pink and blue noise. ...
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Are there any Windows 7 drivers available for the HP Tx2000 tablet PC?

Has anyone tried the new tablet features of Windows 7 on the HP TX2001au tablet? HP has Vista drivers, but no Windows 7 drivers are available yet. The main issue I've encountered after installing ...
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Where can I get the Audio Driver for a HP Pavillion dv5224ea with Windows 7 installed?

This question once again extends my other two questions (1, 2). I have installed Windows 7 and everything is working except the audio device (High Definition Audio). When I open "Manage Audio ...
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WinXP Pro keeps restarting after showing WinXP loading screen

Sometimes it boots up successfully, but sometimes it doesn't. I suspect it may be a display driver (the screen is lagging as it scrolls), and I've already upgraded it to the most recent driver ...
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Install wireless card on Ubuntu

Disclaimer: I am a complete Ubuntu noob, so there is probably something simple I am overlooking, but I can't figure it out. I have a brand new install of Ubuntu 9.10. Where I live the ONLY internet ...
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Windows 7 Via Hyperion 4-1 drivers

I have a clean install of Win 7 on some relatively old hardware. Everything works pretty well however my cpu is pegged at 100% most of the time. Task Manager shows srvchost as being a main culprit ...
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GUI tools for Linux Box administration

What GUI tools do you advise to improve the usability of Linux for those accustomed to doing system administration the windows-way? Users new to Linux often get confused when they need to configure ...
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nVidia Driver - Laptop is forced as one of my monitors

I am trying to get my nVidia Driver to correctly configure my multi-monitor setup. I have my laptop in a docking station and two monitors hooked up to it. I had an old driver that this worked ...
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How can I find remotely the NVIDIA graphics drivers version on Windows XP clients?

How can I find remotely the NVIDIA graphics drivers version installed on a set of Windows XP clients?
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Disable “Tap to Click” on Dell Inspiron 1525 running Windows 7

After my install of Windows 7, Dell Quickset will not download. I used quickset to disable tap to click in Vista. The download from the official dell site starts as a DellDriverDownload application, ...
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video card debugging tool

Are there any good tools for debugging video cards to determine if its a hardware or driver issue? My system recently started to hang during some games (not all games), causing me to do a hard reboot ...
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How do I get the Windows driver for an Atheros AR5001+?

I can only find drivers as far back as 5002 on the Atheros website. Google pointed me to this site, but it's not in English and I find figure out how to download from it. Any ideas? Edit: I'm looking ...
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How to add drivers to Windows 7 installation DVD?

How I can bundle newer or missing drivers to Windows 7 DVD?
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Kinetic scrolling in Linux and Synaptics

Is there a way to enable kinetic scrolling in Synaptic drivers on Linux? I don't mind compiling "weird" drivers or kernel modules.
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Notebook drivers for NVIDIA card

I was looking for NVIDIA drivers that would enable me to do some CUDA programming. Ordinary drivers don't seem to work for me - right now I'm on Windows 7 with NVIDIA netbook drivers 185.85. I was ...
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Shared printer hosted by Windows 7 to XP peers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Add Network Printer drivers in Windows 7/Server 2008 R2? A Canon Pixma ip4600 installed all by itself when connected to a Windows 7-64 bit machine. I then updated it ...
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Nvidia Geforce 6150 Multiple Monitors Dualview Issue on HP Pavilion tx2001au

I have a Nvidia Geforce 6150 card on my Laptop - HP Pavilion tx2001au Entertainment Notebook PC . I attached a LCD monitor to my Laptop..I am not getting display on second monitor in dualview mode ...
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Video Drivers for Ubuntu 9.04 - Acer Laptop

I have Ubuntu 9.04 on an Acer TravelMate 4200 laptop. I recently installed the video game World of Goo and it ran horridly choppy and unplayable. I suspect I need to install the proper video card ...
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Windows7 access to printer shared with XP?

I have an eeebox running with XP 24/7 with an attached printer (Canon IP5300) installed as shared. We have a few other laptops and PC, all with vista, that can access and print on the shared printer ...
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After upgrade to Snow Leopard my MacBook didn't recognize my camera (iSight)

Yesterday I upgraded my MacBook from Leopard to Snow Leopard every thing seems fine but now it doesn't recognize the macbook pro (13")'s camera (iSight) How can I find the driver or I must do some ...
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How to find offending driver on Vista?

After unsuccessfull installation/uninstallation of the VPN software on Vista x64, I now have some broken drivers that prevent me from booting up with disabled digital signature check for drivers - ...
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I have many drivers (USB audio card, bluetooth) that have been specially configured and hacked

If I upgrade to Windows 7, will these drivers be "over-written"? Can I use Windows 7 while keeping all my current settings for everything?
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Where can I find an updated driver for my display (NVIDIA Geforce 7150M)

Where can I find an updated driver for my display that is a NVIDIA Geforce 7150M for Windows Vista 32-bit?
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How do I solve an unidentified network issue? It can't connect to the Internet

I basically have a problem with Windows 7 connecting to my home network. It keeps identifying my home network as unidentified, and it continually does "identifying" until it simply say cannot connect ...
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How can I print without color with a HP Deskjet 6122 and Windows 7

I'm Using Windows 7 and have a HP Deskjet 6122. HP doesn't offer a native driver for Windows 7, but tells me to use the driver for a printer called 990c instead. I did that and the printer works with ...
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How to use ipw3945 on Ubuntu 9.04

Note: uname -a 2.6.28-16-generic cat /etc/issue Ubuntu 9.04 \n \l I have disabled iwl3945: cat /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf | tail -3 blacklist iwl3945 blacklist mac8021 ...
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Add Network Printer drivers in Windows 7/Server 2008 R2?

I'm running a 64 bit Windows 7 / Windows 2008 R2 workstation that I just installed. I need to add a printer that is shared on the network from a 32bit Windows 2000 print server. This is an HP ...
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What is an USB filter driver?

On HP's website, I see a driver which is named "AMD USB Filter Driver". What is a USB filter driver? What does it do? What happens if I don't install it?
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Snow Leopard Compatible Drivers for Moschip MCS7720 USB-to-Serial Controller

We are using Cables Unlimited USB-2925 USB-to-Dual-DB9 serial cables, which use the Moschip MCS7720 controller. We have downloaded the newest driver from http://www.moschip.com/mcs7720.php, but that ...
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Which driver package should I download and install?

I have an ATI Mobility Radeon x1300 display card in my XP computer. I have researched some error messages I'm getting and one possible solution points to updating the driver for this card. When I go ...
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Suspicious Windows Update

I have a computer running Windows Server 2003 x86 which is offering a suspicious Windows Update. The title of the update is Microsoft Corporation - Other Hardware - Microsoft UAA Bus Driver for High ...
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Virtual sound card driver for Windows

I have no sound card on my machine, but I want to (automatically) record screen with audio on it. So I thing it's some kind of virtual sound card driver needed to loop back sound send to play to ...
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NICs not visible for DA0S20MB6F2

I have a motherboard that says DA0S20MB6F2 on it. It was in an iron port box. I can't get Windows to see the NICs on it. Why not? What do I have to do to make the NICs visible?
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Xerox DocuColor 242 printer and Linux

I have a Xerox DocuColor 242 printer, and I'm trying to make it work properly from Linux (Debian and CUPS). When I point my browser to the printer's built-in webserver, it says "EFI Fiery". I think ...
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Can Windows 2000 drivers be used in XP?

I have Windows 2000 USB drivers for my PSION WaveFinder DAB radio receiver but cannot find any for XP. Are Windows 2000 drivers suitable for XP? If so, how do I go about using them? EDIT: Are there ...
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How to install audio drivers for Acer Revo nettop?

I have a Acer Revo nettop. I wiped the XP Home install that came on the machine and put XP Pro on. Acer's support website would lead you to believe that this product does not exist. I know it has a ...
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Looking for Windows 7 64-bit external tv tuner drivers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: WinTV PVR not working in Windows 7 (WinTV-PVR USB) I have a Hauppauge WinTV-PVR-USB2 (old but great hardware external tv tuner). I need a driver for it for Windows 7 x64. ...
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Fingerprint reader in Windows 7

Had RC2 installed and all was good. Installed the final release and no love. Driver is installed and device shows as working, but I don't have "Biometric Devices" in control panel as described here: ...
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Java graphics problem with Intel Q965/Q963 Express chipset

The setup is this: A Dell Optiplex 745 with an onboard Q965/Q963 Express chip and dual monitors. Using this driver: c:\windows\system32\drivers\igxpmp32.sys (6.14.10.4642, 1.05 MB (1,095,968 Bytes), ...
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3D in Windows 7 on Thinkpad R51

I installed Windows 7 on my laptop, and now the 3D doesn't work. According to dxdiag DirectX 11 is installed, but when I open up World of Warcraft, this error comes up. World of Warcraft World of ...
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HP F4240 Drivers for Windows 7

First and foremost: I am using a released version of Windows 7, not the RC, not the Beta, the "Signature Edition" from Hosting a Windows 7 Launch Party. According to HP's website, the HP F4200 series ...
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Brother MFC + Windows 7

I'm using Windows 7 64bit (RTM version). I bought myself a new Brother MFC6490CW but I'm having troubles with installing the drivers. When I set compatibility to Windows Vista Service Pack 2 I can ...
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CUDA driver installation on a laptop with nVidia NVS140M card

I'm trying to first figure out if my computer contains a CUDA-enabled card. It has an nVidia NVS 140M card, but I can't seem to figure out if it is the 128 MB version or 256 MB version. On the laptop ...
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Unloading a driver

Is it possible to unload a driver which was loaded at boot time. If yes, how can this be done? System is windows xp. I tried net stop but I got "The requested control is not valid for this service ...
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How can I figure out if a video driver is loaded in linux?

I've got a Xubuntu installation on a Dell Latitude C800 and I'm pretty sure I've read that one should set the display depth to only 16bit in order to use the ATI Mobility M4 graphics card. Is there a ...
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Video output vanishes and it isn't the video card… suggestions?

I have a high-end dual processor Dell workstation that operated for several years without problem. Recently, the video output has gone flaky, in the sense that after 2-3 days, it loses synch with the ...
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Mount an ext3 partition in Windows, inside a Dynamic Disk?

I have a disk which has two partitions, one NTFS and one ext3. I've converted it to a dynamic disk inside Windows. It still can be read fine when booted under Linux (thanks to LDM support in the Linux ...
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Preferred print drivers

As long as I can remember, the preferred print driver has been PCL5 or PCL6. It seems that PCL5 is going the way of the dodo, and PCL6 has more problems than I care to list here (pcl xl errors). It ...