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

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How to make HP Laserjet 1000 drivers work on Windows 7 64-bit?

I know that HP has no intention of providing driver support for older model printers (their web site solution is telling me to buy a new printer). However, is there a work-around that will allow me ...
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Old Visioneer 5800 on Windows 7 64-bit?

Does anyone know of a way to get an old Visioneer 5800 scanner that's supposed to work with nothing past Windows XP SP1 to work on Windows 7 64-bit? I don't care about all the bells and whistles, ...
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Display drivers problem in Windows 7

I have windows 7 installed on my machine but display drivers are not being installed properly. intel D865 GX270 Dell machine with built-in Display adapter.
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Xerox Workcentre 3119 and Linux

I'm trying to get Xerox Workcentre 3119 printer to work on Linux. It's a multifunction device (printer and scanner). I run the CUPS web interface at: http://localhost:631/ and it recognizes it on ...
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Virtual Microphone and skype

I need to have at least one microphone on Windows to make Skype calls, but i have a VPS with Windows 2003 server with no audio device. I googled a lot and finally i found something called "Virtual ...
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85 Hz on old/new driver looks the same like 75 Hz on previous one?

I have old philips 107T5 CRT and Nvidia graphics card. I used old Nvidia driver (but it wasn't 'legacy' one when I installed it) for few years but recently I decided to install other Linux ...
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Where do I obtain Windows 7 64-bit drivers for the Apple Wireless Keyboard?

How can I install Apple Wireless Keyboard on Windows 7 x64 running on a non-Apple hardware? The operating system does see the keyboard but it doesn't want to pair with it at all.
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Win Vista to Win 7 Upgrade problem - Drivers

Have just upgraded from Vista Home Premium 32 bit to Win 7 Home Premium 32 bit which appeared to go well but i now have 2 annoying driver problems. Whenever i now boot my computer a message pops up ...
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ATI driver in Fedora Linux 11

I recently built a PC with an ATI Radeon HD 5750. I have installed Fedora 11 and installed the device driver for the Radeon 5700 series proprietary drivers. I wanted to see if there is graphics ...
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how to install nvidia driver on incognito livecd

I tried incognito and it's great, but i have one issue... it's killing my eyes. When this happens on other livecds i usually just install nvidia driver and everything's fine. But on incognito: When ...
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Is it possible to use a 32-bit driver on 64-bit Windows 7?

I know it's not possible to install a 32-bit driver in the traditional way, but I really cannot find a 64-bit driver for my memory card reader. Is there anyway I can somehow use this device with a ...
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Windows 7: Base System Device drivers missing

I re-installed Windows 7 and I currently have 2 Base System Devices with a yellow exclamation which means it's unrecognized and the drivers for it are missing. Windows update has been unable to find ...
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Is there any way to get around not having 64-bit drivers for a USB device?

I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate x64, and I have a USB mixer that doesn't yet have 64-bit drivers. Is there some way to make it work? Would running a 32 bit virtual machine work?
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How do I fix a computer with no functioning IO devices?

I have an old 2003 IBM Thinkpad my father in law wants to use as a netbook. However, he got it in some sort of "wiped" condition with only a basic install of XP. The DVD drive seems to have a ...
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Windows 7 Driver Update Override

When I try to update a driver via the device manager, windows 7 tells me that windows has determined the driver software for your device is up to date even though I know that mine is newer (due ...
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Dell 4600 Driver for Audio Card Windows 7

I just installed windows 7 on dell 4600 desktop. the Audio card is a Creative Labs Sound Blaster Audigy 2. I've look all over, and I can't find a driver for windows 7. I've also looked at Vista ...
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Logitech QuickCam Pro 9000 & Windows 7 64-bit failing miserably

I am trying to install a Logitech QuickCam Pro 9000 webcam to Windows 7 64-bit. If I do it without using the Logitech drivers but instead the Windows Update ones, the camera works with low frame rate ...
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Generic Windows 7 Drivers for ATI FireMV 2250?

I have contacted ATI but have gotten no response. I recently upgraded to WIndows 7 and now my multiple monitors are not working because there is no driver available for my secondary video card. I see ...
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Should I install Realtek Audio driver on laptop?

I'm only going to be using laptop speakers and headphones, so is there a point to install the Realtek High Definition Audio Drivers? The sound already works fine and if I install the driver I'm going ...
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Lenovo T61 mute button and On Screen Display mute indicator doesn't work in Windows 7

This quesion is a follow-up to a two-part question I previously had. It's in regards to my On Screen Display settings on my Lenovo T61. I recently reformatted my Lenovo T61 and put Windows 7 ...
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Mysterious cpu usage

A few times a day my CPU will jump to 99% usage, and it will stay there until I force a shutdown (via unplugging it). Below is a snap of the task manager during this time. I am certain a virus is not ...
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HD web cam that has good Linux support

I'm looking for a HD (720p or up) webcam, that has good Linux support. Good linux support for me is, in the order of preference: Mainline kernel support in 2.6.31 kernel or older. Debian packaged ...
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How to setup an ascii text-only printer in OS X

Is it possible to setup a printer equivalent to the Windows 'generic ascii text-only printer' in Mac OS X. I cannot find anything about it within the current cups drivers docs. But I think there has ...
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After enabling raid0, blue screen of death

Im trying to get a raid0 setup going. I have a 750 gb hdd with the OS on it and two 80gb HDD. For right now, I just want to raid0 on the two 80Gb hdd. When I enable raid in my Bios, Win7 has a BSOD ...
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Ubuntu Wireless Driver reinstall

My Wireless driver is deactivated and I had it before. I know that it's there, it just won't show. Ubuntu in it's full-gloried-smartness wants to download the wireless driver. (FYI, my LAN port is ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad T61 drivers for Vista to Windows 7 migration

I recently installed a full version of Windows 7 on my T61. The laptop came with Vista Ultimate and I kept the special partition that keeps the original OS. While backing up my files too, I backed up ...
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Linux ODBC database driver for MS SQL Server?

Where can I get an ODBC database driver for MS SQL Server? I need to publish data from a perl script in Linux to an MS SQL Server.
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Lenovo Windows XP Reinstall Driver help

I'm reinstalling Windows on an IBM Thinkpad T43. (Not T43p) I reinstalled the OS and now there a number of drivers that I need to reinstall. Any help would be appreciated. I've been to Lenovo's ...
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Thinkpad Bluetooth turns itself on upon restart/hibernate

I have a T400 with Windows 7 64bit. About 3 weeks ago, the Lenovo update pushed a Bluetooth update that added a 2.1 driver and device experience. Since then, my bluetooth turns itself on whenever the ...
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How to modify an XP driver to work with Windows 7

I have a simple controller adapter that allows me to use my PS2 controller in Windows XP. I upgraded to Windows 7 and it doesn't detect the adapter, even though Windows XP did. Is there a way to get ...
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Apple Magic Mouse scrolling in Ubuntu 9.10

Just received new Apple Magic Mouse and tried to install it on my computer with Ubuntu 9.10. Mouse was found as Bluetooth mouse, I entered PIN as 0000 (could not find it in user manual, so just ...
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Installing unsigned drivers in Windows Vista automatically

I'm trying to install some unsigned drivers to a lot of computers while deploying them with Windows Vista Home Premium. I use devcon.exe to force Vista to use the correct drivers and that works, the ...
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Does Windows 7 Professional 64bit “XP Mode” support 32-bit drivers? If so, how well?

I have several old devices that aren't working on 64-bit Windows 7 Home Premium. If I upgrade to Windows 7 Professional, will its XP Mode allow me to use those drivers?
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Compatibility of ATI Radeon HD 2400 XT & VisionTek Radeon x1550

I recently added another video card to my workstation - VisionTek Radeon x1550 in addition to ATI Radeon HD 2400 XT that I already had. I was wondering if there is any definitive way to know if there ...
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Installing ethernet device under LynxOS

I changed my hard drive which was running LynxOS to another computer with diferent processor/mother board but same periphericals configuration. Everything is working except the network ethernet card. ...
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Is there a way to tell if a program like KeyScrambler is first in the list of keyboard driver filters?

I recently found a program called KeyScrambler which appears to be a keyboard driver filter that intercepts keystrokes and jumbles them up for you so keyloggers aren't able to get your keystrokes ...
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System Maintenance Tool?

Is there a tool you guys would recommend I install on a new 64-bit win7 system that would allow me to keep my registry clean, keep my drivers up-to-date etc?
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Best wireless ExpressCard 802.11n card for linux

As I have too much trouble with my internal wireless chipset under linux and I want maximum speed for my 802.11n access point I would like to have an ExpressCard-based wireless card that is fully ...
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Can Kaspersky Rescue My Netbook?

My cute little pink netbook has apparently contracted something terrible from one of those foreign hooker websites. I would like to use the Kaspersky Rescue CD to attempt to save it instead of wiping ...
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Color correcting software for Windows (system-wide, software-based color calibration?)

Are there any system-wide, manual color correcting/calibrating programs for Windows? Software that allows you to adjust colors with more control and precision than you get with most ATI/NVIDIA ...
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Is there a 64-bit Windows 7 driver for a Logitech Wingman Formula Force wheel? [duplicate]

I've used my Logitech Wingman Formula Force wheel for more years than I can remember (I definitely had it back when I was playing Viper Racing, though). Sadly, Logitech does not appear to support the ...
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ATI Driver for HP Pavilion dv2 notebook?

I'm looking for a Windows XP Professional (32-bit) ATI video driver for an HP Pavilion dv2 (model 1118nr). I've downloaded and run several drivers packages, but none have worked so far. The notebook ...
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Where do I find driver installation info from a previous install

I just tried to reinstall Windows XP on a new hard drive. It installs and boots just fine, but now I can't get a lot of the built-in hardware working because I seem to have misplaced my motherboard ...
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Ati X1600 driver problem on Mac

I currently own a 2006 Macbook Pro 1.1, and since some months I have recurrent problems of displays bug or artifacts. I searched quickly around to see that a lot of other users on Mac (iMac or Macbook ...
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Unibody MacBook WiFi Drivers for Windows 7 x64

I have a Unibody MacBook Pro running Windows 7 x64 on Boot camp (with the Snow Leopard boot camp update applied) It's been having trouble connecting to certain WiFi networks, and I'd like to update ...
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Windows 7 doesn't have any sound

I have Windows 7 newly installed on my PC (not pirated) but there is no sound. I don't even know where to check whether it has been muted. Please advise. The there is no triangle There are ...
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How can I get my old Sony digital camcorder to upload onto my new Windows 7 laptop?

I have recently bought a new laptop with Windows 7, and I want to upload digital movie footage from my old Sony Handycam DCR-TRV140E PAL. When I plugged it in to the USB port, Windows couldn't find ...
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How to fix Windows 7 jumpy display?

I have a PC that I built myself, based on a Gigabyte GA-MA78GPM-DS2H motherboard with integrated ATI 3200 graphics. It worked perfectly with the Beta version of Windows 7. I've finally gotten around ...
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Installed Windows XP as a dual-boot partition with Windows 7. No drivers will install?

I had Windows 7 and have just created a Windows XP partition. My computer is an HP Pavillion dv6000. Now, none of the drivers provided on the hp site will install. The only driver of particular ...
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“Data is invalid” error when trying to install any hardware in Windows

The primary problem is that the USB ports do not work on our Windows Home SP3 laptop (Acer). Upon restarting, whatever devices try to install automatically with the wizard, I get a "Data is invalid" ...