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windows 7 suddenly not recognizing USB display adapter - display settings messed up

I have been using two USB display adapters (USB video cards) to connect windows 7 laptop to multiple monitors. All worked well, then after I tried to connect it to different monitor, windows 7 no ...
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Windows 7 driver updates [on hold]

Cut the story short, I was wondering if there's any possible and effective way of updating Active Directory clients(mostly windows 7 machines) through setting a GPO?
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Is there any way to get the name of a printer that used to be connected to a Windows computer?

I have Windows 8, and I used to have a printer connected to it. I loved it, but it broke, so now I'm trying to buy a new one, but I forgot to take down the model of it before it was thrown away. I ...
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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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39 views

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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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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Why do PS3 controller bluetooth drivers override the OS's bluetooth stack?

I hope this question is on-topic for this site since it might be a bit too technical and may be too gaming related as well. The PS3 controller can be used on Windows via programs like MotionInJoy and ...
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Windows 7 Pro dell 750 Computer parallel port FX-80 Driver

I have a special needs son. I want to install an Epson FX-80 printer on the parallel port and I can’t find a printer driver for windows 7. I am very knowledgeable about computers. Because it is so ...
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How should I set up a [DefaultInstall] for a vinyl cutter driver?

I'm trying to setup a default install for a vinyl cutter (printer) driver. It uses several files that I think need to be copied to use the driver. Normally when installing it the user would need to ...
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1answer
30 views

HP HDX 16 Fails on WDS PXE BOOT

When I PXE boot my HP HDX 16 machine it will show the boot options. If I go Windows 7 x86 it will go to the screen to pick which Windows to install. However, if go with the Windows 8.1/Server 2012 R2 ...
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1answer
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Several Drivers unavailable after dual boot with Windows 7/Ubuntu 14.04

I just dual booted my system 76 laptop with Windows 7 x64 and Ubuntu 14.04. After a successful installation though, Windows 7 is not detecting several drivers including my WiFi and Ethernet. Can ...
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Get more information about uninstalled devices

How to find more information about uninstalled devices? I have a HP Envy 17 and HP only support windows 8 drivers, but I want to run windows 7 Have found almost all drivers.. But in some cases I ...
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Why some devices does not require usb driver on Linux, but do on Windows?

I have seen several project by now, that use USB interface. They usually require special driver for Windows, but not for Linux based systems. Why is that? I mean, even Windows has some generic drivers ...
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1answer
21 views

Unbind a driver from PCIe device on windows

To unbind a driver from the device on Linux, we can use echo 0000:00:dev > /sys/bus.../unbind. This just unbinds the driver from device and we don't need to uninstall the entire driver. I want to ...
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120 views

BSOD Asus G750JM Win8.1

I have been getting random reboots and/or bsod's on my G750JM that I very recently bought. Everytime it does this the error is: DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE The bug check in my event logs shows this: ...
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1answer
39 views

ASUS 946gz7ma mainboard multimedia audio controller

Recently, I have installed Windows 7 ultimate, all drivers loaded up just fine, but I have issues with audio. Multimedia Audio Controller shows up with yellow triangle under Device Manager. Any ...
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312 views

Windows 7 64Bit USB 2 Drivers/Devices install Fails

Every USB2 device on Windows 7 64Bit system can't install drivers. My keyboard, Mouse, Soundcard(External) are all under Unknown Devices in the Device Manger. (Code 28). USB3 is working fine except ...
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34 views

MSI U180 Notebook Screen Resolution

I have just used my recovery disk on my MSI U180 notebook and now it is not showing the resolution 1024x600 which the screen was designed for. It just shows 800x600 which is too big, and 1024x768 ...
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1answer
46 views

Why doesn't Android allow installation of drivers like Windows and Linux does? [closed]

We are all aware of Android's weakest point: Devices get updated to the latest version of Android months after it is released to AOSP, and in most cases they don't get updated at all. The main source ...
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BSoD DRIVER_VERIFIER_DETECTED_VIOLATION

I'm having a lot of BSoD's lately, so I ran Driver Verifier (verifier in command line). It generated DRIVER_VERIFIER_DETECTED_VIOLATIONBSoD. Analyzing the dump with WinDbg: !analyze -v ...
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1answer
126 views

How to install windows 7 on HP Pavilion h8-1234 PC with missing Hp DVD A DH16ACSH SCSI CdRom driver?

I am currently attempting to re-install windows 7 on my HP Pavilion h8-1234 computer and I need help in identifying what drivers am I missing for the windows re-installation process. I downloaded ...
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1answer
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Windows 7 hangs when trying to read USB drive

I'm having a strange problem with a Sandisk USB drive. When I plug it into the computer, it takes a bit of time for it to even show up as on of the drives under "Computer". When I right click or ...
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Installing a Windows Embedded Standard 7 image on a compact flash (CF) card

Using the Image Configuration Editor tool which comes with Windows Embedded Standard 7, I'm creating an answer file to install on a Mini-ATX board whose main storage drive is a CF card. While I'm ...
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Reinstalling Windows 8.1 PS/2 keyboard and mouse drivers

While troubleshooting PS/2 keyboard and mouse problems in Windows 8.1, in Device Manager I uninstalled the grayed out "Microsoft PS/2 Mouse" and "Standard PS/2 Keyboard" and rebooted. Those drivers ...
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509 views

How to fix error 0x00000057 when installing a printer driver, no permission to write to DriverStore?

We have a customer with a PC where installing a particular local printer fails with error 87, "invalid parameter". Usually I'd blame the installation routine, but when looking at Process Monitor it ...
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125 views

How mouse button re-mappings work?

I installed my new mouse (Anker 2000 DPI Wireless) and then the driver which installs a program named '5-button mouse' that allows me to remap what each button does, standard stuff and everything ...
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1answer
32 views

Why do drivers for windows change for each release?

from my experience it seems that comparability between windows versions is reasonably good, especially for the average home user, businesses not included. why do the hardware manufacturers have to ...
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2answers
126 views

Driver “Policies” Tab not showing in Windows

I have a Marvell driver that in earlier versions of Windows showed a "Policies" tab in the Properties of it in the Device Manager, but not anymore in Windows 8/8.1. It is something like this: ...
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Installation order: Drivers before updates or the other way around? [closed]

I have a question concerning the order of operations done after a clean install. Basically my question is this: Which of the following things should I install first: drivers (FYI I will be installing ...
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25 views

Not properly functioning virtual 7.1

I recently bought a F.R.E.Q. 7 headset by Mad Catz, and I have quite a problem with its virtual 7.1. I found out about it after I installed the drivers and tried to use the 7.1. It worked, however it ...
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61 views

Custom PC driver installation [closed]

So I'm getting into selling custom computers running Windows 8.1. I want to have necessary drivers installed before the user boots into Windows for first setup (so after everything is installed and ...
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Make USB virtual COM device persistent through reboots

EDIT: Having rethought the issue, perhaps my question can be summarized like this: Is there an existing COM terminal type program that will automatically detect when a COM port becomes unavailable and ...
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1answer
36 views

OKI MB441 driver is not installing

After some perturbations with this driver, I am unable to install it anymore. Now, after driver install, it is not appear in Device Manager. Also, neither application can see scanner and acquire data ...
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1answer
110 views

unknown device Dell e6530

I would like to find driver for a device, identified by the following hardware ID: ven_8086&dev_1e3a&subsys_05351028&REV_04 In an Internet discussion I found that is PCI communication ...
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1answer
126 views

Window 8.1 - Cant select “Disable driver signature enforcement” on Startup Settings screen

I've a Toshiba notebook with Windows 8.1 and I need to install a driver for a hardware but the driver has no signature. I restarted windows as described in so many articles and got the screen below. ...
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Monitor no source with USB3 to VGA Device

I have a Toshiba Toshiba Satellite R945-P440 with Windows 8.1. I'm trying to connect a SIIG USB 3.0 to VGA Multi Monitor Video Adapter (JU-VG0211-S). It used to work but now when I plug the monitor ...
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21 views

Windows updates and manufacturer's drivers

I wonder, what does Windows Update do if a driver is already found to be installed in the PC (by another source like manufacturers page)? Does it skip them automatically? Or does it reinstall them? ...
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1answer
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Stop print driver from opening windows

A program I've written is being used to send shipping labels to a label printer - or, more precisely, to five printers, each on a separate driver I've set up. The throughput is one every three seconds ...
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Can I point Windows Device Manager to a folder on a flash drive containing a Driver Pack?

I was thinking I could just download the big 4.4GB Driver Pack (from their website), and keep it on a flash drive, and whenever I need to update drivers, I'll just point the Device Manager to the ...
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How to find out wifi adapter model?

I had my wifi adapter changed a few months ago and I guess technician put other wifi adapter than original because original drivers do not work. How can I find out my wifi adapter model on windows 7 ? ...
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1answer
106 views

USB Keyboard stopped working, but only in Windows - drivers?

When I plug in my USB Keyboard (Microsoft Comfort Curve 2000), an "Unknown device" shows up in Device Manager: click to see the screenshot Occassionaly the keyboard is showed correctly as "Comfort ...
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0answers
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Malfunctioning of Biometric Device, Blue Screen Of Death(BSOD)

I have a Dell Vostro 3460, which comes with a in-built fingerprint scanner. I have Windows 7 installed on it. I have my driver installed for the finger print scanner and every thing works fine. But ...
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668 views

Acer Aspire E1-522-3884 / Windows 8 Drivers / HDMI issues after swapping OS

I don't usually ask questions on forums like this but I am at a loss, so here goes. I've been trying to help my friend with an issue regarding his new Acer E1. I guess when he bought it, he ...
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DVD drive: disks are not visible to Windows

I have an issue with my DVD drive. Every time I insert a CD, either Windows thinks there's no CD while there is, or it shows no files as if the CD is empty. Other programs, such as IsoBuster, show ...
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3answers
122 views

intel graphics accelerator drivers for windows 8 on windows 7?

Said "Display Driver has stopped responding and has recovered". My main issue with this is that it's a warning about a Windows 8 driver malfunctioning on my Windows 7 computer. Why would Windows do ...
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43 views

Windows server 2003 x86 drivers issues

I cannot install the ahci driver(32bit, sata) in win2k3 x86; says that the driver isn't 32 bit (but actually it is). Also I cannot install the drivers for usb (usb mouse though works !?). The system ...
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Drivers for SIMLINK R/C Flight Simulator Controller - Windows 8.1

I've been using a SIMLINK R/C Flight Simulator Controller to run against the HELI-X simulation software n a Windows 7 PC. The controller is a USB only direct connection. I inherited the controller - ...
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Copy Windows XP network drivers without installation

I want to load network drivers on a Windows XP system but I can't install them the normal way, only copy to the drive when the system is off-line and then start back. I understand that dropping the ...
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Graphics driver problems - wrong OS?

When attempting to play the game Stanley Parable on my Toshiba Satellite L300-1FQ laptop, the game drives the graphics driver mad. After starting the game, the intro video plays out of sync with the ...
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Power off discrete GPU on Windows without driver

I have a Lenovo Y560 with Core i3-380M (Intel HD 3000 integrated) and HD 5730. Now little story (you can skip this part). It first worked on Windows 7 with original Lenovo drivers. Then I switched to ...