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

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Nvidia driver issues on OpenSUSE 13.2

I'm having a hard time with my graphical drivers. I ran an update of the drivers, but it turned wrong and I'm longer able to log in. All I see is a "Oh Snap" message when I try to. I've had a few ...
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windows 10 nvidia uninstall

I'm one of victims of the infamous Windows 10 NVidia drivers issue. I used to use a pretty basic NVidia graphics card (9800gx) to run photoshop smoothly. However after upgrading to Windows 10, it ...
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Make Windows 10 stop installing driver software automatically

I've upgraded my PC from Windows 7 Ultimate to Windows 10 Pro, overall it seems to be working fine, with small bugs here and there. One thing that I find really annoying is that Windows seems to think ...
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Ubuntu and Belkin N150 f6d4050 Wireless USB adapter v2

I'm new to Ubuntu, and I'm trying to get my Belkin USB adapter to work. There are plenty of discussions out there already about this, but none really helped me out. Here's what I've done - ...
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Remove unused drivers

Sometimes when changing devices, or when remove from system damaged devices and replace with new devices, old, unused drivers remain on system. Is there any way to remove unused drivers?
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Can't find ATK Package Driver after roll back

I am having problems with my ASUS Smart Gesture in Windows 10 like many other ASUS Laptop owners. I rolled back the ATK Package drivers before trying a reinstall of first ATK then Smart Gesture and ...
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Windows 7 installation: No hard drives found (Dell Vostro)

My Dell Vostro 3500 (anno 2010) laptop lost it's hard drive which I easily replaced. Problem: The laptop was not shipped with a Windows installation media, so the recovery options was located on the ...
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Different Volumes for Headphone and internal speakers

I have hp envy laptop with beats audio. It has got 4 speakers, 2 on the front and 2 on the button of the laptop. Without IDT audio driver, front speaks don't work. But with IDT audio driver windows ...
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gpu install fail - kernel configuration is invalid

I have been struggling to get an nvidia gpu installed remotely on an ubuntu 14.04 system. I blv. I have deactivated the nouveau login correctly and now hit 'kernel configuration is invalid'. I have ...
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Sudden sound(Realtek audio hd) issue

I got a 2-3 years old Toshiba laptop that when I bought it had Windows 7 on it,I did the free upgrade to Windows 10 about 2-3 weeks ago.I noticed few minors problems that happened since upgrade to ...
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Should I upgrade the Microsoft UAA Bus Driver?

I have Windows XP SP3 with the Microsoft UAA Bus Driver version 5.10.0.5010 dated March 5, 2004. There is an updated driver dated September 26th, 2007 version 5.10.0.5013 which is a much larger file ...
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Docker driver SSH via username and pass

I am a docker newbie and trying to write a docker driver. The driver needs to create a remote host and deploy docker. The problem is that my host does not support SSH keys so I need to login using ...
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Looking for firmware for those “Digital Photo Keychains.” [on hold]

I have one of these Digital Photo Keychains that I bricked by mistake. I was uploading pictures to it and the photoviewer software crashed, corrupting the firmware on the keychain. I have a tool to ...
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How to deal with Windows 7 when it reports “audio device is disabled,” but is not?

I have an interesting situation wherein I updated the audio driver for an Asus X54C and now the audio will no longer work on Windows 7. I have uninstalled and reinstalled various drivers several ...
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Why am I regularly disconnected from my WiFi every few hours?

Like many others, I'm experiencing network issues after the Windows 10 update, although, the issue I'm experiencing is a little odd. Every 1.5-2.5 hours the following events happen, in this specific ...
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No AMD graphics driver installed or not functioning properly

Trying to get my AMD Radeon R5 240 card working this morning but couldn't. I installed the necessary (and latest) drives via AMD Auto Detect Utility from their official website. Now whenever I try to ...
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wireless driver crashes windows 8.1 randomly

I have a toshiba satellite laptop which came with windows 7, I installed windows 8.1 onto it successfully. Then one day I get a pop up from some inbuilt toshiba software saying that it wants to update ...
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Does FreeBSD support the AR9380 chipset?

I'm building a file server (home use) and would like to put in a wireless card based on the Atheros AR9380 chipset. However I can't find whether this one is supported or not. I know there is the ahk9k ...
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Cannot install windows, missing device driver

I am having Sony vaio VPCM126AG, which was running windows 10 pro. I tried to install chromium os hdd will had wiped full hdd, then chromium os was running well, but now I wanted to go back to ...
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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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How to write a new Linux kernel driver? [on hold]

I found this tutorial: http://www.x.org/wiki/Development/Documentation/XorgInputHOWTO/ It says: Note that if you think about writing a new input driver for a “common” device (e.g. touchscreen, ...
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BCM4331 Installation issues on FreeBSD 10.2

I have been unable to find the 'right' 64-bit XP drivers to use ndisgen to create a working module -- I can get it to recognize the card but it has exit errors there are always IRQ and memory leak ...
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Windows 10 update keeps breaking my graphics drivers whenever I reboot

Every time I reboot my computer, Windows 10 corrupts my graphics drivers. I get the following popup and the display adapter drivers show errors in the Device Manager: This has been happening for a ...
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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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Windows XP runs New Hardware Wizard for usb keyboard and mouse, can't find drivers

I have a PC that up until a couple days ago was working fine. I moved it from one site to another and now when I plug in the USB mouse or keyboard (the same ones that were working previously) XP ...
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Intel HD Graphics 4000 driver error code 43 on Windows 10

The Intel HD Graphics 4000 driver on my HP Pavilion g6-2197sa laptop was broken, reducing its functionality, when I upgraded to Windows 10, reporting the following error: Windows has stopped this ...
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Cannot find wireless driver for HP laptop

I have an HP laptop (model: dv7-1267cl, Windows 7 64-bit Home Premium) and I cannot find the wireless driver for the laptop. I am need of a different version because my wireless connection under ...
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Sudden “Found New Hardware” RRNetCap Miniport

I have an old Windows XP system which suddenly, upon bootup, is starting the "Found New Hardware" Wizard, for a device called "RRNetCap Miniport". Round about the same time this started happening, ...
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atk9k cannot setup virtual device on ap + client with wpa_supplicant

I'm trying to use a beagle bone black running ubuntu 14.04 act as an access point and a wireless client at the same time the goal is to use the access point to allow a client to connect, open a page ...
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NetBSD and TP-Link TL-WN727N (Atheros AR9271 or Ralink RT5370)

Where can I find and install AR9271 driver for latest NetBSD? The target machine does not have internet access and I need to setup the wifi-dongle first. Found only this ...
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Problem with wireless networking

I have atheros wifi hardware, intell chipset, gigabyte laptop and CentOS 5 installed. Now I try to use wireless network and get problems. First of all I want to say that I have 2 OS on my laptop, and ...
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Windows 10 sudden blank screen

Lately i re-installed Windows 10 to get a fresh OS. After i have installed and updated everything including drivers, it worked fine until few hours later, screen went blank with no cursor or anything ...
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How do I stop windows 10 from updating one of my drivers? [duplicate]

Ok. So I bought this cheap "open box" laptop --> Lenovo G50, which came with Windows 10. I use it for two weeks and the hdd fails (my fault for going cheap, right?) Anyway, I struggled for a whole ...
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Has anyone successfully used the new usbstor MaximumTransferLength parameter?

Some time ago, Microsoft added support for specifying the maximum transfer size to the usbstor driver (see KB2581464 at https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2581464). I have been unable to actually ...
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How to create a Dell drivers backup CD for windows 7

I have a Dell N5050 laptop with Windows 7 on it. I want to create driver CD for it as at the time of purchase the dealer/shop didn't give me one. So I want to create one just in case of format as a ...
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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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AMD Radeon HD 7640G inverting colours

I have not been able to find anyone else on the internet that has had this issue, so I am hoping someone will be able to help me out. When you plug in or remove any external device, VGA/HDMI/USB the ...
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Can I use graphic drivers inside my VirtualBox?

I’m currently using CAD programs like Inventor, or AutoCAD and it doesnt certify my generic VirtualBox graphic card. Can I install normal drivers for it in my VirtualBox so my Windows can benefit from ...
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How to check which files cause a driver to be digitally unsigned?

I've got a nVidia driver that's digitally unsigned. How can I know which file is that exactly? I would like to digitally sign it to be able to install the driver without having to disable driver ...
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Just format Dell Inspiron 3521, no network driver works for wireless

I just format my computer (Dell Inspiron 3521) and for some reason, after entering my service tag into the dell support website to download drivers, none of the ones shown to me work for the wireless ...
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Iwlwifi drivers not found while Kali Linux Installation

I am trying to make dual boot of Windows 8.1(already installed) and Linux Kali. I found file missing iwlwifi.ucode. Insert a removable media to install. I skipped the step. After installation while ...
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Connecting a Kinect to Windows 8 computer with Kinect for Windows SDK 2.0

Eventually, I want to set up the Kinect sensor with Processing using Simple OpenNI I'm following these instructions at Microsoft Developer Network. I installed the KinectSDK V2.0-1409. The Kinect ...
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USB 3.0 ports on newly built PC don’t recognize USB 3.0 devices

I have recently bought and built a new PC: Windows 8 Enterprise x64, and Gigabyte GA-Z87-HD3 motherboard. Now that everything is put together and installed I am facing only one problem. I own an ...
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Synaptics Touchpad hangs when system disk activity is high

I have a Dell Inspiron 3543 laptop, with Windows 10 and newest drivers from Dell website. When system disk activity is around 100%, then the touchpad stops responding (i.e. the cursor does not move ...
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I need Network Drivers for my PXE Windows 7 64bit WinPE

The deal is, our Instructors wants to have a PXE Server. We were already successfully booting Linux Distros over the Network, but we still need to be able to boot a Windows 7 Installation ISO. So we ...
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Linux on new Surface pro 4

I'm interested in buying the new surface pro 4. But 'm also a linux user therefore I would like to run linux (dual boot) on the sp4. There lots of tutorials about the surface pro 3 but until now I ...
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Headphones not working in windows 10 in HP ProBook 4530s

Recently my headphones stopped working. My pc is an HP ProBook 4530s, with Windows 10 Pro 64bit installed. I'ts not a hardware problem since I have it dual boot with ubuntu, and in ubuntu everything ...
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Wireless keyboard/mouse not recognized in Linux Mint

I'm trying a friend's keyboard/mouse combo that's recognized by lsusb thusly: Bus 001 Device 008: ID 0461:4d7a Primax Electronics, Ltd It works straightaway, no drivers needed, in Windows 7 and, ...
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“This operation requires an interactive window station” error when installing device drivers

When updating the drivers for the device "Synaptics SMBus TouchPad" in device manager, I keep on getting the error that this update requires an "interactive windows station." I am using the windows 10 ...
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Windows 7 USB drivers corrupted, can't use mouse or keyboard

I recently rearranged the connections of the USB hubs on my motherboard and when I next booted Windows 7 it seemed to corrupt my USB driver store. When the computer starts the keyboard and mouse are ...