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Need Windows XP VGA driver for i3 Haswell

Background: I have recently upgraded my hardware because the previous Pentium system started failing to the point that it would not run long enough to boot. It was obviously a hardware fault, but I ...
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1answer
18 views

XP fresh install no display driver

I just did a fresh install of XP and have done all of my updates. I cannot get the driver to install. I have tried the disk. It just has a setup page that opens in a browser. There is now driver ...
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1answer
61 views

Where to find corresponding drivers? [duplicate]

I've re-installed win xp sp3 and now have a lot of problems finding the corresponding drivers. There are many yellow quest marks in device manager. There is no sound, graphic driver is missing, the ...
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74 views

How to hide a HDD from device manager?

I somehow managed to "hide" one of my SATA HDDs from XP's device manager. No yellow signs, nothing and it does not work. But BIOS can still see it. On Linux, its partitions still work as expected, ...
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1answer
117 views

Install a driver in Windows (XP) from command line? [duplicate]

How can I install and uninstall a driver from the command line during a console session? I have the driver.sys and the driver.inf file, and I want to: install the driver use the device managed by ...
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2answers
124 views

Install PCI-E SATA driver on unbootable Windows XP

My SATA controller on motherboard died. I've pluged a SATA controller on PCI-E. BIOS recognizes it just fine, boots from it, but Windows XP, I assume, lacks drivers for such a controller and reboots. ...
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171 views

Crash on startup between agpcpq.sys and acpi.sys — Win XP

My Dell Latitude D505 laptop is not booting. In normal mode, the Windows XP startup screen displays, and then goes blank and hangs indefinitely. In safe mode, it lists drivers up to agpCPQ.sys, and ...
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20 views

What to do for installing driver files?

I've downloaded an ethernet driver from here. It is packed into a zip archive that contains three files, with extensions .sys, .inf, and .cat. Now, where I am supposed to put those files to install ...
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2answers
186 views

Change motherboard and CPU drivers of Windows XP without booting

I have a very old pc running Windows XP that died. I took the hard drive and connected it to a new system which has new CPU and motherboard (ASUS P5K-VM). When I switch on, Windows XP boot menu ...
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1answer
54 views

Installing drivers for old computer with windows xp

I found my old laptop and I wanted to bring it back to life. After installing windows xp I started a search for drivers. I managed to find some of them but since it is really really old version of ...
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0answers
20 views

PI945GZD audio not working

I have an old Mercury MOBO PI945GZD. The problem is that windows XP does not detect the built-in audio device though linux detects it well and has no problems. Any help would be appreciated.
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0answers
55 views

How do I install the Infinity Headset drivers in Windows XP?

I've recently purchased an Infinity Headset (bluetooth), but my PC doesn't recognise it. Does it need some specific drivers?
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0answers
94 views

New Laptop Win XP Audio driver and alternatives

I'm looking for an alternative on how to make audio work on a laptop with XP that probably has no audio driver available: I installed Win XP on a new Packard Bell Easy Note TE11BZ laptop for a ...
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1answer
227 views

Can't install drivers for Windows XP. Program too big to fit in memory

SOLUTION: Download the driver on other computer. Rename it from .EXE to .zip extension. Copy over the driver via USB to the Dell. Run the setup.exe inside the archive. Installed fresh Windows XP on ...
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1answer
74 views

The driver crisis

I have an old laptop on which I tried to install Windows XP. It asked me for a serial so I entered one posted online, then it told me I needed to activate that copy of windows, so I said maybe ...
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2answers
278 views

How do I know what drivers I'm missing?

I've installed Windows XP recently and I want to install all the drivers like the wireless and graphics card drivers
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1answer
2k views

Where do I get Windows XP drivers for Macbook Pro hardware without using Boot Camp?

I have an Intel-based Macbook Pro whose hard disk was formatted before I received it. It had no OS installed, and I have no OS X installation disks. I'm trying to get the machine to run some ...
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0answers
132 views

After Win XP re-install, LAN/WLAN and audio drivers are not installed [duplicate]

recently all of a sudden, our Dell laptop stopped working properly: - USB ports stopped working - LAN and WLAN stopped working - the system got really slow for a while (meaning during a few sessions ...
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1answer
127 views

SATA drivers for Lenovo 3000 Y500

I tried to install WindowsXP via USB drive as DVD ROM isn't working on my notebook anymore, but the setup stuck at copying files after partitioning the disk. I googled and found out that I must ...
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1answer
3k views

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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0answers
31 views

WIN XP SP3 When I shut down windows loose all setings how to stop it

After bad installation that BSOD my laptop I recovered but I'm unable to load USB 2 drivers machine locks up. I can only keep it going for more than 30 seconds if I disable PNP service. With PNP ...
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1answer
37 views

How to attach a wireless remote without hardware

A long time ago I had bought an hp all in one system and it came with a remote an receiver to control windows media. The other thing is it had windows vista. I wanted to move this remote and receiver ...
0
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1answer
4k views

Force a custom resolution

I have a no-name graphic card that Windows can't recognize, so it just shows standard VGA in the device manager list. Now it just shows 800x600 and 1024x768, but I want to force that to other ...
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2answers
729 views

Intel VGA drivers not compatible?

I have just done a format to a PC, and I have installed Windows XP. However I have some problems with the screen (probably the refresh rate). When I move a window, it shows the window to move really ...
3
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3answers
149 views

Should I backup my drivers when upgrading OS to 8?

I am upgrading from XP to 8 and I was wondering if there was a tool that I can use that will create a backup of my drivers if I need them again and if this is even necessary and I can just use a ...
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2answers
4k views

Why am I unable to access my files on my Nexus 4 from XP?

My Nexus 4 is recognised as a Nexus 4 in Device Manager with a yellow exclamation mark on its icon. When I installed the USB drivers for it, the yellow mark went away, and Device Manager said that ...
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1answer
1k views

Getting Wireless Card To Work Old Fujitsu Siemens Laptop

I'm working on a project bringing computers to a settlement in South Africa, and have a bunch of old donated laptops that I am trying to get into working order. This one is a Fujitsu Siemens Amilo, ...
3
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2answers
157 views

VMware - Not printing in order

I am using vmware workstation 7. Guest is Windows XP. The host OS is Windows 7. When I queue the printer with multiple documents, the printer doesn't print in order. It seems to print the smaller size ...
3
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4answers
4k views

Can I install 32 bit driver in XP mode on my Windows 7 64-bit?

I need to install 32 bit driver on my Windows 7 64-bit operating system. I have got a reply from the vendor saying it's not supported on 64-bit OS. Is it possible to run the driver inside virtual ...
2
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1answer
186 views

How do I remove (Dell printer) drivers from the cache so I can re-intall from the CD

I have a Dell All-in-One 810 printer from years ago and only recently installed it (a few months ago). Later I had reason to uninstall and re-install the printer but whenever I connect the printer ...
0
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1answer
211 views

Cannot find ECS 945GCT drivers [duplicate]

I reinstalled windows xp sp3 In device manager I have two yellow marks: - PCI Simple Communication Controller - SM Bus Controller CPU-Z says my MB is ECS 945GCT-M2 chipset i945G. I visited so many ...
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1answer
64 views

Is it possible to install Windows XP driver files from a GNU/Linux live system?

I have a Windows XP machine with a non-admin account, and I would like to connect a scanner to it. Definitely, Windows XP has no built-in, generic driver for it. Due to non-admin account it's not ...
2
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1answer
232 views

Prevent, or speed up, USB Flash Drive installation for computers?

Bit of a conundrum here -- We have over 400 touch-screen point-of-sale terminals that we use. We also have over 1500 USB flash drives that we use. At one of our events, each customer gets a flash ...
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1answer
59 views

Win XP Network drivers for an HP dx7200

I recently reinstalled Windows XP SP3 from scratch on an (old) HP dx7200. So far so good. However, I'm unable to get the integrated networking to work. I've searched the HP drivers page for this ...
2
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2answers
426 views

What effect does not uninstalling an old video card have on installing a new one?

Windows XP SP3 32-bit, AMD 3800+ 2x core 64bit CPU at 2GHz, PCIe graphics slot, SB Live!, 4GB RAM (with the usual 3GB cap thing going on; too busy/lazy to change it) Last night my XFX Radeon HD 4770 ...
0
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1answer
429 views

fddi network controller required driver

On a Windows XP machine and at the control panel > system > device manager i have come across a device "FDDI Network interface" that keeps asking for drivers...What's more is that NIC's (onboard and a ...
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0answers
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Why does Windows XP ask for installation of new USB device every time?

Acer Veriton T661 Windows XP Service Pack 3 32bit 2GB RAM 320GB HDD Problem: Each time you plug in a new USB device, it will ask you to install it with the Windows driver installer Wizard. Once ...
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2answers
794 views

How to force Windows XP to use a particular driver?

I understand in theory how to enable AHCI after having installed windows in IDE mode. I am running into this problem however: the driver provided by Asus for Windows XP Pro x64, AMD AHCI Driver ...
0
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1answer
3k views

Corrupted/Missing NVIDIA nForce 10/100 Mbps Ethernet Network Adaptor

Yesterday, when I went into Network Connections in Control Panel and enabled the Ethernet feature (to use an Ethernet-based router), it disappeared from the Network Connection window. When I now look ...
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1answer
408 views

AHCI driver installed but XP32 SP3 won't recognize it - only IDE

I want to get my existing XP32 installation to switch from accessing the primary active SATA drive via AHCI instead of IDE. XP32 was originally installed via IDE. I downloaded the appropriate ...
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1answer
1k views

Late 2012 iMac — Windows XP via Boot Camp?

My father is looking to purchase his first iMac, but wants to be able to dual-boot into Windows XP to allow him to gradually get used to the new OS. I know that Windows XP is not "officially" ...
1
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1answer
81 views

Can't Find Driver for HP Deskjet 712c Windows XP

The instructions on HP's website indicate that this driver comes with Windows XP and does not need to be downloaded. I have the original CD that came with the printer, but that fails saying it is not ...
2
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0answers
138 views

Is there a list/log of Windows XP setup drivers loaded during installation?

I need to know what drivers Windows XP setup loads during installation (for another question), but some of the drivers' names flicker by too fast for me to read. Is there another way of see the list ...
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0answers
355 views

audio and video playback is glitchy and choppy

I have an inspiron 1420 which I had reverted from vista back to good old xp pro. I have literally been searching for an answer to this problem for the past (at least) 2 weeks. I can't play any audio ...
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1answer
460 views

Windows XP Service Pack 3 installs unknown devices

The other day I decided to rebuild the software on my PC. starting with Windows XP, I did a fresh install, and proceeded to install all of the drivers until there were no "Unknown Devices" in the ...
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0answers
230 views

bluetooth device driver prevents machine from entering standby

I frequently see the warning dialog: System Standby Failed The device driver for the 'Dell Wireless 365 Bluetooth Module' device is preventing the machine from entering standby. Please close all ...
0
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1answer
486 views

Why can't I select the “stereo mix” as my recording source? (Windows XP SP3)

I'm on Windows XP SP3 and have a SigmaTel audio driver installed. For some reason, there is no option to select "stereo mix" as a recording source - the source doesn't have a channel, fader, or mute ...
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1answer
5k views

How to install a driver which does not have a installer, just object files

I am using a USB2.0 to Ethernet driver from Plugable on my Windows XP 2002 professional. When I plugged it in, Windows XP though detected this hardware, it was not able to install driver for it. So i ...
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2answers
5k views

A service installation section in this inf is invalid

When I connect a Samsung phone to my Windows XP SP3, it gives the error A service installation section in this inf is invalid I browsed lot of blogs, every post says to try the ...
0
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1answer
126 views

Windows XP - Windows Update Blocked by company firewall - Can't install driver

My company has blocked Windows update site at the company firewall. However, that also means Windows XP is unable to search on the Microsoft update site for drivers. Therefore, none of the USB devices ...