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

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Print on continuous paper roll

I am trying to print a sequence of increment numbers on a continuous paper roll (length: ~50 meters) without margins or page breaks on EPSON LX-300+II printer. example: --------------- |Roll of ...
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Mic boost on Realtek AC'97

I have a problem with my microphone boost. I've watched some videos about that on YouTube, but I don't have same Audio Manager as they, even if I installed many drivers (some AC'97 and some HD). ...
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How to disable the laptop touchpad driver?

I want to disable the driver for my touchpad. It is called "PS/2 Compatible Mouse". If I go to properties the disable button is grayed out. There is also no option to disable in the context menu if I ...
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Acer Aspire E1-572G doesn't wake up

I recently got a new Acer Aspire E1-572G and every time I sleep it closing the lid it is impossible to wake it up. I applied the solutions to this question but the problem persists. I already had ...
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HP Spectre XT TouchSmart Ultrabook 15-4013cl Touchscreen driver for Debian

I have a HP Spectre XT TouchSmart Ultrabook 15-4013cl which I recently installed Debian Wheezy and KDE. I would really like to use the touchscreen that is on the display of the laptop but I cannot ...
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How to install Broadcom Wi-Fi on Arch Linux in command line mode?

How do I install Broadcom Wi-Fi on Arch Linux in command line mode on an Acer eMachines EM350? I assume that Broadcom STA should be the driver used and my USB key the way to install it with the help ...
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Windows 8.1 Black Screen

I have a brand new desktop with a new SSD. So I installed my copy of Windows 8.1 on it and got it all done fine. When I first went to the desktop I thought to install a graphics card driver first. So ...
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Windows 8 can't seem to use or install any virtual devices

I have a new Windows 8 Pro x64 installation that I can't seemingly use any virtual devices. Any time it attempt to us the built in ISO mounting of Windows 8 it gives me a generic "can't mount" type ...
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Getting a BSOD “Hardware Malfunction” after installing drivers

Alright so ive been upgrading my computers hardware and i bought a new GPU. Now i put my new GPU in and booted and it works fine. The computer boots properly no problems with good VGA output. I used ...
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Set up a home server with mini pc and linux

I want to have a linux (debian/ubuntu) home server, for my work/torrent/files access from my lan and wan. what I have now is a virtual pc (VBox) running on my desktop (windows), but I want a dedicate ...
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59Hz option gone from Intel driver settings

With the new ui update to the Intel graphics control panel the 59Hz option for my second monitor is gone, 60Hz makes it report the wrong resolution which results in unwanted scaling and blurring the ...
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Enter E-GPV gamepad not recognising all button presses

I am using Enter E-GPV gamepad on Windows 7. I opted to buy this as I did not have any previous experience of using gamepads and this had the highest available user rating and the cheapest best ...
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How to repair Windows 8.1 generic network drivers? [on hold]

It's very strange problem: after loading from Arch Linux LiveCD, when returned back to Win8.1, I tried to connect via VPN PPTP to Internet, as I always do, but it hanged for a while, and no connection ...
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HP LaserJet 1010 driver for OS X 10.7

I've been looking for a website where I can find the software of HP LaserJet 1010 driver for OS X 10.7. I found a source in the official website of HP but I couldn't find the download button or link ...
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Is the raw output of a webcam not always RGB or YUV?

[Actual question is in the last paragraph, I've posted my assumptions and thought process just in case it makes things cleared] This all started when I wanted to see what happened when too many ...
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Can't install graphics driver on Wheezy - Using Inspiron 3537

I've recently installed Debian Wheezy 7.5 and dual booted it with Ubuntu 14.04. I've installed all of the drivers except the graphics driver which I've been trying to install for a couple of days. ...
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Display Driver stopped responding and recovered successfully- Blue Screen - HP Elite Book

I have HP ELiteBook , this problem has become a routine headache for me (after every 20, 25 minutes_ - While using, suddenly everything hangs and black out goes around and then a message pop at the ...
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Install a CD-ROM driver on MS-DOS

I have an old MS-DOS computer that I am experimenting with. The computer has an AMD 80386 processor, 1664 KB of RAM, a 50 MB hard drive, and two floppy disk drives: one 3 1/2 inch, the other 5 1/4 ...
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downgraded from SLI, should I do anything special?

I used to have SLI GTX 670, due to some rethinking and not really needing that much power I sold off one of the cards. Everything has been working fine during games, but I get these random "Display ...
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Linux Kernel Driver for video capture

I have this EasyCap video capture thing with a USBTV007 chip and I really would like to get it working on my little linux mint 17 laptop so that I can capture video for my RC stuff. But I do not know ...
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Broadcom Wifi card (PCI-ID:14e4:43a0) not recognized on dual boot OSX/Kali

I have a dual boot Mac with OSX and Kali Linux(1.0.7). Today I tried to get the Wifi working according to this guide: http://samiux.blogspot.de/2014/02/howto-kali-linux-106-on-macbook-air-mid.html ...
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Widescreen resolution on old VIA UniChrome IGP?

I hooked an old Compaq Presario running Windows XP to an Acer 20" monitor capable of 1680x1050 resolution, because I need Windows to get into work from home and I want the screen real estate. But ...
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Computer keeps disconnecting/connecting [closed]

What can be the issue? internet access keeps disconnecting and reconnecting every few seconds? I updated the Intel gigabyte network adapter.
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Bluestacks App Player graphics driver error on Intel desktop board D945GCLF

I am trying to install Bluestacks App Player on a machine running Windows 8 Pro 32bit. But whenever I do install the application it shows this error that Please install Graphics driver. Below are ...
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Installing Graphics driver on Kali Linux

I am running Kali on a virtual machine and i want to change the screen resolution... I have download the graphics driver(HP ProBook 450) from the HP website and extracted the tar file. but now I am ...
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Micro sd card adapter not read by the computer

I have a samsung micro sd adapter with a SanDisk micro sd (does the difference of brands matter?). I inserted my adapter into the port of my pc (a windows 7) named SD/MMC, but I can't see it in the ...
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Trying to start miner process from SSH but fails?

I've set up SSH to my Windows 7 box at home. I'm connected to my box and trying to run a batch file that will start my dogecoin miner. When it runs cudaminer, I get this output: *** CudaMiner ...
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Need help updating or finding a more suitable video driver for Toshiba Satellite L775

I recently installed a new SSD in my Toshiba Satellite L775 laptop, just got Windows 7 (64 bit) up and running (clean install as my HDD died) and it seems to be functioning apart from the fact I can ...
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If Windows goes Unidentified Network after reboot, it could be a cable's fault [closed]

If Windows goes Unidentified Network after reboot, it could be a cable problem. ([Self-answer post.) I just assembled a new PC, but I can't connect to the internet nor my router after startup or ...
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Surface 2 Pro Win 8.1 and two external monitrs

Went through similar questions already asked, but nothign to help, so here I go: We have four Surface Pro 2 and one Surface Pro tablet. I have HP port replicator pr3005 (USB 3 version) to set all ...
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Can I prevent a driver from being installed with windows 8.1?

I have a Mid 2011 27" Imac with Windows 8. It works mostly fine with the latest bootcamp drivers, I don't have sound in the integrated sound card since I upgraded from Windows 7, but I use bluetooth ...
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How to tell if my sound card is listed in Device Manager?

The sound on my computer suddenly stopped working. When I check Sounds and Audio Devices in the Control Panel, I get "No Audio Device" with everything grayed out. When I check the Device Manager under ...
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Disable Keystrokes from Specific USB Device

I am using a USB thermometer to log temperatures on some of my clients computers. The device I am using can act as a keyboard and send keystrokes (if you hold down the caps lock key, its starts to ...
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How to share a printer from Linux without a server side driver?

I'm trying to share a Canon printer from Raspberry PI running Raspbian. Unfortunately, the precompiled drivers provided by Canon don't work with the RPi's armhf architecture, and compiling the source ...
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Looking for drivers to a “Taxi Card: TXBD0085TCM”

Being asked to repair an old industrial system (Windows 2000) and I seem to be missing the drivers for one of the cards. There is good odds this card was made by or for Bales Scientific, a company ...
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How can I disable a wireless card (in order to upgrade to Windows 8.1?)

Hoping someone can help me with this, as I've been pulling my hair out over this issue since last October. I'm unable to upgrade to Windows 8.1 from Windows 8. I've been trying since the update came ...
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R9 280X crashing

So, I'm running a mining Rig with 3 Gigabyte R9 280X's. I'll start by listing the hardware/software: Hardware CPU: AMD Athlon X3 Motherboard: ASUS Crosshair V Formula-Z Video Card: 3 Gigabyte R9 ...
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Windows 8 won't output stereo sound

I have two sets of stereo speakers. Speakers on my desk and a pair of headphones. The speakers are connected to a port on the back and the headphones are connected to a USB port on the front. ...
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Install Samsung function key drivers in Windows 8

After recently upgrading to Windows 8, I realised my function keys were not working. (In function mode.) I assume I need some drivers for them. I tried searching the Samsung website (I'm using a ...
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Printer Detected As USB Composite Device - With Warning

My parents have started to have a problem printing from their PC, and naturally as the go-to IT expert, I have been drafted in to have a look! Before they went on holiday a month ago, it was ...
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Linux driver for Linksys AE1200 USB wifi dongle

Recently purchased a Linksys AE1200 USB wifi dongle to use with my debian box for setting up a wifi AP. Unfortunately it doesnt seem to work out of the box and I cant seem to find any Linux drivers ...
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Installing Nvidia drivers on Linux Mint 15

I'm a Linux newbie and any help and links are appreciated. My problem is that I cannot find any stable way to install proprietary nVidia drivers on my system (Linux Mint 15). Is there some tutorial ...
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How to Convert additional Keyboard as PC Joystick / gamepad

I am playing EA sports Cricket game. 2 Player is identified/enabled in game only if I plug in the Joystick in to my laptop. Now my joystick is not working , I want to plug in my additional keyboard ...
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How to uninstall AMD Display Driver from other install of Windows

So my Windows 7 had a BSOD from an Ati driver file then restarting only gives me some wierd coloured lines at the top of the screen. Starting in safe mode causes the boot up to freeze at AtiPcie.sys ...
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Asus F5N laptop built-in card reader driver problem

I have an Asus F5N X50N-AP011C. I have manually installed Windows 7 x64 on it, replacing the original Windows Vista. It also automatically installed a card reader driver, but it can no longer read xD ...
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Installing windows 7 on a new Samsung 840 EVO SSD

I was replacing a broken HDD with a Samsung 840 EVO SSD. The instructions were all images as if it was a piece of furniture, with no instructions for a blank install, so obviously something went ...
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Laptop does not go to hibernate or sleep

I've got an Acer Aspire E1-572G laptop which has two graphic cores...Radeon HD 8750M & Intel HD 4400 So! What does that have to do with my problem you may ask! My laptop doesn't go to hibernate, ...
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Can I uninstall a device driver through an INF section?

At MSDN it is stated that there are two techniques to install INF files on Windows XP or later: Programmatically through SetupCopyOEMInf function. Add an entry called CopyInf on an INF section. ...
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Device driver software was not successfully installed - No driver found

I have an ACS ACR38 card reader. I downloaded and installed PC/SC Drivers , CT-API Library and MSI Installer for PC/SC Driver successfully form ...
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How to find the INF file in an installed printer driver

I had installed a printer driver on a Window 7 x64 machine using the selection Windows offer. I do not have the driver disk, nor can I download the driver one the web or the vendor website (I don't ...