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Given that ReactOS supports ext2 I don't see why Windows couldn't be run on some other filesystems if drivers were added, but Windows does require the filesystem to have certain features so not all filesystems will be fair game. Unlike Linux systems Windows doesn't rely on the filesystem for permissions so it's more likely to work on unsupported filesystems ...


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This is what you need, sudo kextunload /System/Library/Extensions/AppleHDA.kext sudo kextload /System/Library/Extensions/AppleHDA.kext But if you want to kill your coreaudio as well, ps aux | grep 'coreaudio[d]' | awk '{print $2}' | xargs sudo kill use with caution. The grep target is written this way specifically to exclude grepping the grep ...


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Here is a trick on how to install Synaptics Touchpad Driver v17.0.19 > WIN + I > Change PC Settings > Update and Recovery > Recovery > Under 'Advanced startup' click 'Restart Now'. Make sure to save your work first. > Select 'Troubleshoot' > Advanced Options > Startup Settings and click Restart > When it boots up, press 7 to ...


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This problem is trivially easy to solve: Option 1 Use wired networking temporarily. Windows includes many generic wired network drivers, meaning the wired NIC in the machine may already be usable. Option 2 Use a USB wireless adapter temporarily. If Windows doesn't automatically recognize it, install the drivers from the disc that came with the stick. ...


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Solution Install the latest available version of the following drivers/utilities: ATKACPI driver and hotkey-related utilities (V1.0.0030) ATK ACPI is ASUS tool key of Advanced Configuration and Power Interface. It's the driver to make BIOS and OS communicate with each other to manage the power configuration. Source: What's the function of ...


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Why dont you download drivers from alienware's site. http://ftp.dell.com/Pages/Drivers/alienware-m14x-r2.html


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In Windows 8(.1) you can use DISM to repair corrupted files by running this command from an elevated CMD prompt: DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth If it detects corrupted files that it can't repair, Windows downloads the files from Windows Update. So there is NO need to repair files yourself like in Vista/Windows 7.


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I experienced the same issue, and thought I'd try reinstalling old drivers to see if that helped. Solution Another fellow troubleshooter already had the issue, and found an older version of the suite, v17.0.6.13, which you can download from here. Simply installing this version, after making sure I had uninstalled previous versions, did the trick. Note: ...


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Clearing Up Misconceptions linux doesn't support Nvidia drivers out of the box because of legal issues While this is technically true for completely separate reasons, Ubuntu (which is not just Linux; it is Linux plus a great many other (separate) things clobbered together) does ship the proprietary Nvidia and AMD graphics drivers as a default part of ...


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When you install a driver through the device manager, you can only select .inf files. They are the core of a driver. Some hardware (usually printer drivers) require additional software to be installed. Installing the additional software is much easier (and userfriendly through a normal software install than an .inf installation. The problem with .inf is ...


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Also you'll find that on Linux, standard distributions (and sometimes kernel builds) tend to include a ton of interesting and specific hardware drivers already, mostly due to contributions by users over time. Windows doesn't really have a way for arbitrary developers to create drivers for common hardware then include it in all new distributions of Windows. ...


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First of all, getting drivers directly from the chip vendor's web site is absolutely the best way to go. The drivers that computer manufacturers post on their web site are almost always either old, or sometimes flat-out wrong. However, continually updating your drivers will not really make your computer perform faster. The only exception to this rule is ...


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In the old days (40's-70's) you bought a computer from a company which manufacturered or insourced its own hardware, wrote all its OS software, and most of its application software. The OS would only work on the sellers platform, using exactly the hardware they sold with the initial purchase. Applications were written in assembler, and would only work on ...


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You could do a cat /lib/modules/$(uname -r)/modules.builtin From the Kernel Documentaton modules.builtin This file lists all modules that are built into the kernel. This is used by modprobe to not fail when trying to load something builtin.


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The official website for drivers is at http://us.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/drivers. The www.offical-drivers.com website you linked to that you said you download the driver tool from has no affiliation with Acer and it is very possible that it could be a malicious site trying to install adware or worse on your computer. The official website has very clear ...


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I got the same problem( Error code: 10) with guest OS win7 and host ubuntu 14.04. The problem was usb2.0 was not enabled in virtualbox. And to enable that I needed to download virtualbox extension pack and install it in virtualbox main prefe. (Mine was version 4.3.10). And after that in my virtual machine settings (it should be switched off) > USB > clicked ...


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The solution was: After performing a CC Clean of the drivers (back to Windows default, all folders removed etc), I used the Catalyst Control Center driver update tool to check for the best driver and download it. Problem persisted. CC Clean again. For fun, I then used Windows Driver Update (Control Panel->Devices->Display ...


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Nice research, and good troubleshooting on the first try! Great question. You didn't include your Ubuntu version and kernel version, though. ;) It seems this is a widespread kernel issue; a regression from 2.6.36. From the comments in the bugzilla thread (which have very many links to other useful resources; please read them!) you can find a link to this ...


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Open Device Manager (Start -> type Device Manager) Right click the hardware you want to update and select properties In the driver tab, click Update Driver, select the folder you've saved the files in, follow the wizard.


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Firmware and Middleware are simple industry terms to describe a certain set of 'some code'. Firmware (as wiki states) 'usually' represents software 'usually' written in assembly or C that 'usually' runs on/the hardware. The 'on/the' is to indicate that this software resides on a permanent storage medium (like some sort of small flash) that is directly ...


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0x1000007e = "SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED". If updating/replacing the drivers/OS didn't help, then to me it seems you most likely have a busted graphics adapter and/or video RAM. Ensure graphics adapter's cooling apparatus is clean form dust, and working as it should. If the graphics adapter is integrated into the motherboard and uses system ...


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Open the specific device you are looking for driver in 'Device Manager'. Click the details tab, then scroll down to Hardware IDs. Should have VEN_XXXX (Vendor#) and DEV_XXXX (Device#). Punch those numbers into PCIDatabase.com and it should give you a link to either the manufacturers website or an OEM website that hosts compatible drivers, OR will tell you ...


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You are apparently using a Windows version where system drivers were physically modified and some system services had their startup mode changed. Hopefully, all system drivers were returned to the vanilla state. Just in case, run sfc /scannow to ensure system correctness. As regarding USB devices not being recognized, that is probably because the system ...


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According to this post you can use the same drivers as GT630, I would try installing those. My experience is that the driver installer checks if the installed hardware is supported before installing.


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No. The architecture and kernel of pre-NT windows was very different than NT. Drivers are not compatible. What you might try is finding a print to file option, then set up an automated script to then send the file across a network connection to a computer that is capable of printing the file. You should do this over an internal only connection, as a ...


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There is a small utility application, written by EreTIk called DefSound (Translated Page) that lets you create a shortcut to activate a windows sound render device. To get this up and running, first you need to do a couple of things: Download the DefSound Binary or the Source Code from EreTIks website Extract and, if using the source code, build the ...


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Drivers represent the nexus between your kernel and your device. As such, the driver must be written to work with the kernel, and a new kernel requires a new driver. There is some overlap for minor revisions; for instance most win2k (NT5) drivers worked on XP (NT5.1), and most vista (NT6) drivers work on win7(NT6.1), but xp drivers DO NOT work on Vista, nor ...


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Does that model come with the "Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG"? Just download the drivers of that Wireless-card from Intel itself. (Specs of Acer TravelMate 4001WLMi). Edit: If the installation of the Intel-driver doesn't work we need to know the hardware id of your Wireless card. Look in the Device Manager and in the Properties of the unidentified Wireless ...


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Look in c:\windows\inf (ensure you can see hidden and system files) and see if you can find the two files named usbstor.inf and usbstor.pnf. If they are missing, you need to restore/replace them. Copies of these files may be found in C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository inside a folder named usbstor.inf_xxxxxxxx. If more than one such folder ...


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On several of our older Dell desktop machines, we have had this same problem. My solution was to go into DEVICE MANAGER and delete all the usb controllers and hubs. Reboot to allow Windows to re-discover the hardware and reload the drivers. This problem occurs maybe twice a year and this procedure fixes it each time.



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