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

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Star TSP100 - From Windows sent print Job will not Cups forward to Printer

I have compiled the Star TSP100 Drivers v3.5.0 for Cups 1.7.2 and installed it without any Errors. The Printer is connected by USB to my Ubuntu 14.04 Server and can print Test Pages over Cups without ...
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Windows(wdk) device driver debugging using Visual studio 2015.(Target system W7 in Vbox)

I am trying to test ioctl drivers for Windows 7 and I am using Windows 8.1 as host and in that in VirtualBox running the target Windows 7. I have done all the settings in Visual Studio 2015 which I ...
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Windows 10 - apple touchpad driver incomplete or damaged

A few days ago my macbookpro touchpad stopped working with windows 10. My attempts to fix the issue: a) Looking at the device manager, I can see that the touchpad drivers (there are 2 of them for ...
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Windows 10: dedicated graphic card driver stopped working

since some days the Nvidia GTX 760M of my Asus N56JR it's starting to reporting a problem and I can't use it anymore for games. I can't open the control panel and if I go in device manager I found ...
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USB host-to-host cable driver for Windows 7

I have recently acquired a USB host-to-host cable in order to share my internet connection via USB with my Linux computer (a Raspberry Pi). I am having trouble, however, finding a Windows 7 64-bit ...
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Why is my sleep mode directly tied into my video card drivers?

I have windows 7 professional installed. I've been using sleep mode for years to turn my computer 'off' and only reboot or actually power down when absolutely necessary. In fact, I even had the 'Shut ...
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Previously paired DS4 bluetooth not being detected in Windows 10

So I've been having major headaches with simply pairing my DS4 controller with my desktop's bluetooth dongle (ASUS BT-400). Currently, in the horrible windows 10 bluetooth settings window all ...
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rt2870.o/rt2870.ko USB wireless adapter installation

I am using the latest version of Parrot Linux. i want to install/use a nano adapter (802.11n) USB. ModelName: =========== RT2870 Wireless Lan Linux Driver Driver lName: =========== ...
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Installing touchpad drivers

I want to install a different driver for my touchpad (synaptics driver) so that I would be able to use three fingers tap to middle click. I have no idea what kind of driver I have (my computer is an ...
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Driver Issues During Install

I've been trying to switch To Windows 8.1 From Ubuntu. But that's not the problem. When I try to install Windows, the following appears: A media driver your computer needs is missing. This could be ...
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Frequent “display driver(windows8)” errors on windows 10

I also very frequently get the BSOD "video_scheduler_internal_error". I have a ASUS ROG G-series laptop, with an nvidia 860m. I upgraded to windows 10 from windows 8 using the built-in upgrade ...
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Poor performance with AMD R7 M265 after driver upgrade/system restore

I have a very strange problem. It happened two weeks ago, when Radeon Crimson was released. I ran DDU and wiped my old Catalyst install (it was working fine). After that, I installed the latest ...
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Identifying hardware vs driver issue

I bought a new Asus PCE-N10 card to connect to my WiFi, and fresh installed Windows 10. A friend of mine told me to install Windows 8.1 as he heard people are having general driver issues with W10. ...
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Ethernet (driver) failure. Windows blames BIOS but device works fine in Linux

I have a problem with an HP 655 Notebook that originally came with Windows 7 preinstalled, I made a backup to a local FTP server using a linux live USB, formatted it, and then installed Windows 8 ...
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How do I know if the software on a computer is compatible with Windows 10?

Several computers at home currently run on Windows 7 or Windows 8. How do I know if the software on those computers is compatible with Windows 10 ? When I say software, I mean: Drivers for the ...
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Intel 8259 PIC - Acknowledge interrupt

Assume we have a system with CPU which is fully compatible with Intel 8259 Programmable Interrupt Controller. So, this CPU use vectored interrupts, of course. When one of eight interrupts occurs, PIC ...
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Monitor limited to 1280x1024

I have a Philips 202p4 CRT monitor, maximum resolution is 2048x1536, uses a VGA cable. My desktop running Windows 7 supports the maximum resolution. The monitor driver is Generic PnP When I plug the ...
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“This operation requires an interactive window station” - Update/Driver install error

I have recently been getting errors when windows update tries to install/update drivers. Windows update simply says that there was an error while installing updates and asks to try again, to no avail. ...
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GPU don't load correctly

I accidentally removed my GPU drivers from the computer, and then the GPU got some bugs: first he showed up some green stripes, then it went 640x480 resolution, and now it's loading the BIOS with a ...
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sony vaio laptop windows 7 drivers got corrupt

I have tried upgrade my sony vaio laptop from windows 7 to windows 10. The upgrade failed and all my windows drivers gone corrupt. Please let me know how to get at least the USB driver running. Where ...
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Windows 10 improved my GPU

From what I saw number of drivers provided by Windows Update vastly improved. My question is why? More interesting fact is that my 6 years old Ati Radeon HD 4770 has new drivers provided by Windows ...
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Disable driver signature enforcement for single driver installation only?

I just finished troubleshooting How can I enable two finger scrolling on Synaptic TouchPad in Windows 10? and sites: ...
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How can I enable two finger scrolling on Synaptic TouchPad in Windows 10?

I have Dell XPS 17 702X notebook with on board Synaptic TouchPad. I recently updated Dell licensed Windows 7 to Windows 10 with only issue to get work WiFi driver to be able to receive other via ...
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How do I prevent my Intel graphics driver from pushing windows inside the screen boundaries after sleep?

I recently got a new Lenovo Yoga 900 which came with Windows 10 insider preview out of the factory. After installing hours of Windows Updates, updating drivers, and registry edits, I am finally able ...
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Nvidia GTX 960 Strix 2GB No video output after Window logo

I have recently put together a new PC with the inclusion of a GTX 960. After doing a fresh install of Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit and installing all drivers (including NVIDIA driver v.359) everything ...
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New NVIDIA GTX 960 Strix 2 GB – No video output after Windows logo [duplicate]

I have recently put together a new PC with the inclusion of a GTX 960. After doing a fresh install of Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit and installing all drivers (including NVIDIA driver v.359) everything ...
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Sound Hardware Only Detected After Sleep

I have a Packard Bell iMedia from a few years back, which i now let my (young) daughters use. It originally had Vista so a few years back I put XP on it, and most recently Win7 x64. Specs Windows ...
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Where are the Mimo Vue HD Drivers

I'm attempting to get a Mimo Vue HD working. So far the only drivers I've found that work are the Displaylink 7.9 drivers but this doesn't seem to work for the touchscreen part of the device. They ...
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No internet after installing Windows 10

I know this question has been asked several times, but the solution has been different and none of those solutions have worked for me. After upgrading to windows 10 from Windows 7 I had no internet. ...
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Weird keyboard ghosting issue

I'm currently experiencing a weird malfunction with my keyboard. My left ctrl and d keys only both work if the d is pressed before left ctrl. In Counter Strike, if I move to the right (d) and then ...
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trouble getting wifi adapter to work in kali linux 2.0

I am trying to get a WIFI adapter to work in Kali Linux 2.0. The WIFI adapter is a Alfa awus051nh v2. The chipset is rt3572. I was able to get the driver off the disc and move it to /lib/firmware then ...
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HP Pavilion Beats Special Edition 15-p030nr audio volume leveling

I recently purchased an HP Pavilion Beats Special Edition 15-p030nr, and have been completely satisfied with it except for the fact that the Beats volume leveling is absolutely driving me crazy. While ...
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Intel HD driver version 10.18.10.4276 vs 15.33.38.64.4252?

I am having Intel HD driver version 10.18.10.4276 (for Intel® HD Graphics 2500): The Intel Driver Update Utility suggests a new driver 15.33.38.64.4252: but when I install it, it says that this ...
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Screen black when using display driver - Windows 7

Just today I ran across rather unpleasant and strange issue with my machine. I'm running Dell Studio 1749 with Intel i5 M430/8GB/SSD240GB and Ati Mobility Radeon HD5650, running OEM Windows 7 Home ...
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Explorer doesn't recognize HDD

Windows explorer doesn't see my USB external HDD, and I can't see it in disk management. The software of the manufacturer can see it, and says it's completely working. I tried to uninstall the ...
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Trouble connecting to wireless on Ubuntu 15.10 with Acer V15 laptop

I have a new laptop (Acer Aspire V 15) and ubuntu is not connecting to the wireless. At first it wasn't recognizing the wireless, so I installed the driver. Now it detects the wireless networks ...
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All pc audio out of sync with video

All the audio coming out of my PC seems to be out of sync with video. The delay is a fraction of a second but it is very noticeable when watching lip synced videos. I am using a MSI Z97 motherboard ...
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AMD/ATI graphics cards won't work together

I recently took on the task of fixing a stockbroker's computer that is connected to multiple monitors after Windows got bricked on it. My problem is that after I reinstalled Windows I tried to install ...
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Notebook Vaio Keyoard Works on BIOS but not on windows

I can't get my built in keyboard to work on my VAIO notebook (MODEL svt14115cbs). It doesn't work on Windows after boot. It has suddenly stopped working. It has no driver problem listed in Device ...
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Should I use nouveau driver or akmod-nvidia on my Fedora 23 system with GT630 graphics card?

would akmod-nvidia driver work on my set up or Am I stuck using the default nouveau? if nouveau is good. would it work on playing dota 2 or csgo? thanks. This games was working fine when I was from ...
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The driver may be corrupted or missing. (Code 39)

Windows 7 PC is not detecting USB drives. Each USB drive in Device Manager indicates the following error: Windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware. The driver may be corrupted or ...
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Issues with Broadcom 802.11n adapter Driver

Ok guys, I specifically signed up to this website due to a major (I hope not though) problem, seeing answers come close but not yet manage to solve my problem.I have a relatively new Hewlett Packard ...
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WIFI, Lan & Audio not working after update of windows 10

My issue is that my WiFi and Ethernet adapters and audio device are not working. My laptop is LENOVO Z580, I have windows 10 after upgrading from Windows 8.1. Windows have new update and i updated ...
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Looking for HUAWEI H30-U10 driver

Where can I get HUAWEI device driver for Windows 7? Currently I doing an Android project and need to run it using real device. My phone model is H30-U10. Can someone provide the link for me? ...
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How to forcibly remove a driver from Windows 7?

I'm trying to connect an older phone to my PC, but it keeps assuming it should use drivers for a different model of that phone. I need to forcibly remove the phone's driver from Windows 7 as my device ...
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What WLAN drivers should I install for Lenovo B5070

I have bought a new Lenovo B5070 59-430824 i5-4210U. It came with DOS installed. I installed Win7 however it doesn't have the WLAN drivers installed and therefore its WiFi doesn't work. I'm trying to ...
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DRIVER POWER STATE FAILURE with a new Toshiba Satellite Laptop?

I just got my new Windows 10 Laptop from Toshiba. It is 15 inches, has an i76700HQ processor quad core, 4k screen, 16 GB Ram, 512 GB SSD and a 4GB NVidia 950 GTX Card. Literally since I got it 5 days ...
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'Manage wireless networks' not opening in Windows 7

In Windows 7, when I click on 'Manage wireless connections', nothing happens. No window containing wireless connections gets opened. I have tried to: Restore my system to a previous point. ...
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Driver issue on Acer Aspire E1-571

So i'm having quite the problem with my old notebook, it's a Acer Aspire E1-571, i used to run windows 10 on him since they released the new version but it started giving me some problems so i just ...
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Unable to Install Drivers or GTX Experience

Computer Type: Desktop - ASUS M52BC_M32BC GPU: SKU: 574228 2 GB GDDR5 Overclocked Not in SLI CPU: AMD FX-4300 Quad Core, not overclocked Motherboard: Provide the model number. RAM: Model# ...