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

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NVIDIA card not shown as device by `lspci | grep -i vga`

I had installed NVIDIA drivers along with nvidia prime on Ubuntu 12.04, to run CUDA-based applications in a first time. Then, I created a mess on the system because I installed Bumblebee as well, but ...
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HP G62 A10SE WiFi Driver

I an trying to figure out what is hardware enclosed in my notebook for wifi access. I can see there is no wifi detected even I have wifi modem. My laptop lacks wifi driver but I am not sure which ...
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Windows Update broke Wireless driver - Can't get it working again

I naively installed a driver update incoming from Windows Updates yesterday. That caused my Wifi on my Notebook (HP ELitebook 2740p) to break. The network is working as I tried it with my other mobile ...
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Rear audio ports always show as “Not plugged in”

I've been having this issue with Windows for about a week now which NONE of the back panel/front panel connectors (speakers, microphone) are being recognized by Realtek audio manager. The only audio ...
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Should you install GPU drivers on HDD or SSD?

I have always been wondering the following questions: Where should the GPU drivers be installed? HDD or SSD? How often are they read? Does it need to be fast? Is there any performance gain when they ...
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How to get Tenda W322U V2.0 Wireless adapter running on Windows 7?

My Tenda W322U V2.0 Wireless USB Adapter used to work with Ralink drivers and I can't make it work on the new Windows 7. Every time the network adapter is booted, it keeps looking for a driver ...
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Black screen and losing video signal when running demanding games

I have recently upgraded my system with an Asus GeForce GTX 970 4GB STRIX Video Card My build (+ 16GB memory, 1 SSD, 1 HDD) Now whenever I run something more demanding the monitor loses the signal ...
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HP Probook 450 G3 Screen Flashing on Low Brightness

I just bought a new HP Probook 450 G3 few days back. After using it for a couple of days, I started noticing screen flashing/flickering when lowering the brightness. This happened both on Windows 7 ...
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computer has successfully isolated itself

ok so i was helping my friend install a new os on their computer and so i installed ubuntu and windows. i made the mistake of doing that in the wrong order so windows took over the boot sector and ...
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How could one increase the USB keyboard refresh rate from default 125Hz to, say, 1000Hz?

I have asked this question before and here what I came up with: How could one increase the USB keyboard refresh rate? I need it for my keyboard to stop swapping quickly pressed keys. I'm running ...
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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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PC crashes due to GPU or GPU drivers (Nvidia)

I have a notebook (Acer Aspire E1-772G) with the following Hardware (all stock items, no modifications): CPU: Intel i5-4200M 2.5GHz GPU: Intel HD Graphics 4600 + Nvidia GeForce 820M The only ...
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Intel USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller Installation Fails

The problem I have is getting my HP DV7T-7000 Windows 7 64-bit laptop's USB 3.0 ports to function at USB 3.0 speeds. I used to get 3.0 speeds but noticed I'm having a problem in the last few months. ...
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Can't connect bluetooth mouse windows 7

Recently I bought a bluetooth mouse and now I have troubles with connecting it to my Windows 7 32bit. I have tried Control Panel -> Devices and Printers -> Add Device but no device was found. I ...
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How to connect Windows 7 64-bit to shared HP LaserJet 1000 printer installed on Windows XP?

I've got HP LaserJet 1000 printer installed on Windows XP. I successfully connected to the printer on Windows 7 x86. I tried the same with Windows 7 x64 but failed. I did steps from HP forums and ...
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Dell V105 printer and OS X 10.6

I am trying to get a Dell V105 printer to work with my iMac. It is running 10.6 and I have installed all the drivers on the Snow Leopard disk. I believe there is no official Dell driver but I have ...
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Why can't I send files via my laptop's bluetooth?

Every time I try to send a file via my laptop's Bluetooth I get this error: So I headed over to my device manager and tried to update the drivers but it says that the device drivers could not be ...
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Windows 10 Professional goes blank while installing update (Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) HD Graphics.)

When windows 10 tries to update itself with Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) HD Graphics goes blank with black screen for hours and hours. Need to forcefully restart every time when it ...
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Brother MFC Network Scanner Driver Installation

I am not sure on which site to ask this question, so I would be glad if you were to point me in the right direction, in case this is the entirely wrong place. I am trying to install a Brother ...
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Windows 7 support for Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection

Is there compatible drivers for Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection adapter? Intel site says its discontinued : http://www.intel.com/support/wireless/wlan/sb/CS-030472.htm
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Wifi driver crashes every 1 minute Windows 10

My mothers laptop is experiencing issues when connecting to the Internet provided by Mediacom. After exactly 1 minute (according to her) of being connected, the wifi driver (Intel® Dual Band ...
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Updated AMD drivers and monitors hooked up to on-board card no longer display

I was having issues in some newer games like Fallout 4 and Everspace where seemingly randomly I'd get a "Graphics driver has recovered" message and the game would crash. I was told the issue was ...
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Windows 10 not booting: AswVmm.sys digital signature check failed

After freshly installing Avast Premier on a brand new HP ProBook 470 G2 with Windows 10 Home, I keep on getting the following message that prevents Windows from booting normally: The operating ...
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I can't play movies on windows 10 after an upgrade from win7

Youtube is working and Streaming software like stremio or PopcornTime also works. But when I try to play video files it doesn't work. The computer freezes I get strange colorful squares on the screen. ...
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How can I use the Apple Bluetooth Keyboard on Windows 7?

I just bought the Apple Aluminium Bluetooth Keyboard, and obviously it doesn't work on my Windows machine. I'm guessing the drivers aren't installed. It says it has successfully paired with the ...
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How to see detailed log of nVidia driver crash on Windows?

While doing GPU-intensive parallel processing, nVidia driver apparently crashed. Only information in Windows Event log is the following: The description for Event ID 1 from source NVIDIA OpenGL ...
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Setting Windows drivers for CUPS printer a.k.a Point'n'Print

I have Samba 4.2.10 and CUPS 1.7.5 running on Debian 8. The server is domain member. In CUPS I have several printers, and I shared them with Samba. Printing test page from CUPS works fine, printing ...
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Uninstalled USB drivers on accident, now I can't access computer

So my case's USB 2.0 ports have not been working lately, while the 3.0's have been and are right next to the 2's, so I decided to try to uninstall and reinstall all my USB drivers in device manager. I ...
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Cannot install USB driver for my Samsung Galaxy S Plus

I cannot run my Android Application on my Samsung Galaxy S Plus. I followed the guidelines on the Android Developer site. The first time I tried this I was able to select Device Manager and in the ...
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What software is recommended for automatic driver install? [on hold]

When you format your computer, it is very laborious to download drivers individually (manually) from official website. I know there exists a lot software to detect, download and install ...
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Webcam not found, but device manager says 'working properly'

I've got a Dell Latitude 12 7275 with Windows 10. My webcam doesn't work, but I can't find out why. In Windows' Device Manager, a ISP Camera Device shows up. It says 'This device is working ...
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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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WiFi problems with tp link repeater [on hold]

I didn't connect my Android to the TP link repeater it automatically connects itself. The tp link repeater is not owned by me, how do I disconnect it? If my WiFi is not connecting to the TP link ...
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How can I find Windows 7 drivers for this laptop?

I recently bought a laptop, Asus ux303ub. https://www.asus.com/Notebooks/ASUS-ZenBook-UX303UB/ I installed Windows 7 on it, however almost nothing works, including usb ports, wifi chip etc.. ...
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How to use Windows 7 driver in Windows 10

I have upgraded to Windows 10 and it was awesome! Until I can't play Minecraft. I tried upgrading my drivers but there is no plans to support the G43/G45 graphics driver. How can I get the Windows 7 ...
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How to enable “Stereo mix” on windows 7

My current setup allowed me to have a "stereo mix" recording device back when i used windows XP, so I know its not a hardware issue. But it doesn't show up in the list of recording devices anymore. ...
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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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Windows 8.1 Installer goes to black screen after logo

Well, as anyone that can see my previous questions knows, I am currently in the quest of putting windows 8.1 or 10 TP on my chromebook C710-2856. I finally managed to create a bootable windows 8.1 ...
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USB Ports Not Working

None of the USB ports work anymore on my HP EliteBook 2540p laptop which is running Windows 7 Pro SP1. By "not working," I mean if I try plugging in a thumbdrive or external HDD it does nothing ...
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Windows 8 isn't detecting PS3 eye

I have the PS3 Eye web cam installed with drivers from Code Laboratories, which comes with a test program. When I open the test program it shows a clear picture from the webcam. Every other program ...
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Reloading configuration from ROCCAT device

Having changed computers, I would like to edit my ROCCAT ISKU keyboard and KONE mouse's keybindings and macros. However, loading up the driver software I only see the default configuration. Is it ...
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How can I tell which Bluetooth stack my Windows computer is using?

I am a developer and need to support a broad a range of Bluetooth stacks as possible for an application. I need to support Microsoft Broadcom Toshiba Any others I don't know about however finding ...
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Windows 7 Install SATA AHCI controller driver “could not be installed”

I'm attempting to install Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit from a USB flash drive on my new PC, but my SSD is not being recognized and the AHCI driver is failing. Whenever I boot into the Windows 7 ...
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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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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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Driver Scanner detect driver needed

I'm currently fixing the laptop of my friend. Her laptop is kinda old and it's not a well know brand (Redfox Navigator), so that means there is no online support. Is there any software that will ...
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“HDA audio bus driver is required and not found” on Dell Optiplex

I have Dell Optiplex 745 with Windows 7 installed on it. I'm trying to use the Windows XP audio driver as Windows 7 drivers aren't available for Optiplex 745 and Windows Vista driver is displaying ...
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Asus ATK driver for Windows 10

I'm trying to search the ATK Package driver for Asus Notebooks suitable for Windows 10 but I can find only versions for previous Windows version (8, 8.1, 7). Have Asus already released their ATK ...
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Not able to install additional x32bit drivers in Win 10

I was sharing Canon LBP 2900b printer from Windows 10(x64 bit) to Windows XP(x32 bit). Now I have formatted the Win 10 machine. Now I am not able to install the compatible x32 bit printer drivers in ...
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How to Convert additional Keyboard into PC Joystick / gamepad

I am playing an EA sports Cricket game. 2 Player is identified/enabled in game only if I plug in a Joystick into my laptop. Now my joystick is not working, I want to use my additional keyboard as a ...