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HDMI and DisplayPort are capable of transmitting audio as well as video. So, to Windows, it looks like an additional soundcard appears on your system, for which a driver is needed. So if you connect a monitor on the other end of your HDMI or DisplayPort and it can play sound, you can send sound to that monitor by selecting "Intel Display Audio" or ...


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I've looked at xperf traces of several users and here the function ntoskrnl.exe!SmKmStoreHelperWorker of the Kernel starts to allocate memory. I discovered this on sysinternals. I've asked Microsoft about it and the answer is that this is by design. It is related to System Memory compression. In the announcement of Windows 10 Build 10525, Microsoft ...


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Looks like there was no easy way. In Windows 10 preview they force automatic updates on you, and since build 10049 there's no way to restore the "old" Windows Update applet in Control Panel. But I managed to do with with a set of PowerShell tools called Windows Update PowerShell Module. After you install the PowerShell tools, list all the available updates ...


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This is normal. What you are looking for (a nice, packaged driver set with all the drivers for your laptop) does not really exist. This is generally something you only see with business-class laptops from the tier-1 vendors like HP, Dell, and Lenovo. Unfortunately, you're going to have to download the drivers one-by-one. The best course of action here ...


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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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It's for sending audio through the video adapter, for use with video interfaces that support it (like HDMI and DisplayPort).


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Why does system32 have so many different folder names called Drivers? So names of these I saw were: drivers Drivers DRIVERS It doesn't make any difference whether the win32 system tries to open a file (directory) named "drivers", "Drivers" or "DRIVERS". The driver programmers (vendors) presumably chose to use different variants of the ...


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Not true, here is one mounted in my W10 build 10162


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After a lot of frustrating time wasted on Google, I thought about using Sysinternal's Process Monitor. It is a handy tool for spying on various things a process does under the hood, and one of these things is which registry keys it tries to access. Using this tool, I discovered that the IRST installer was accessing the following key: ...


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Some display interfaces, like HDMI and DisplayPort, can carry audio along with video. This audio stream might get played back by your monitor's internal speakers or you might send it to a dedicated "audio receiver", that strips off the audio signal, sends it out via e. g. S/PDIF, analog RCA or even digital (AES/EBU) or analog XLR. In fact, both HDMI and ...


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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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Try here: http://www.realtek.com.tw/downloads/downloadsView.aspx?Langid=1&PNid=13&PFid=5&Level=5&Conn=4&DownTypeID=3&GetDown=false Otherwise, I would suggest you look up your motherboard model on the Gigabyte support website and download the ethernet driver from there. Hope this helps..


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They use I/O machine code instructions. You can search for I/O ports, I/O devices, you'll find lots of things, for example: The basic concept is that, the same way you can read or write to/from memory, fom registers, you can do that with devices also. Of course, you have to have documentation from the device manufacturer (or BE the manufacturer ...


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It depends on the hardware.  Some systems/devices use port-mapped I/O (PMIO), as described by pgr; others use memory-mapped I/O (MMIO).  In memory-mapped I/O, special instructions like “IN” and “OUT” are not used.  Instead, the driver uses ordinary instructions like “MOV” and other instructions that are commonly used for accessing memory. Every device is ...


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At this level, how do the machine instructions of the driver actually control the hardware device? Can vary wildly depending on the CPU, supporting hardware of the CPU, and the hardware device. On x86 CPUs used on a PC platform, the driver's machine instructions can: read/write to specific memory locations - the same ones used to read/write RAM. ...


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I found that switching off Bluetooth helped. It is on the same chip, but using a Bluetooth mouse and wlan makes the wlan crash every minute. Without Bluetooth it worked for a while longer. Still I get a few "deauthenticated" and "rekeying" messages and sometimes it recovers, sometimes I have to turn the wifi off/on in the system settings. Strange ...


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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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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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Try changing usb mode: link description here Enable Mass Storage 1. Connect the device to a computer using the supplied USB cable. 2. From a home screen, swipe the status bar down to reveal Notifications. 3. From the Notifications section, tap Connected as a Camera. 4. From CONNECT AS section, tap Media device (MTP) to enable. Enabled when a check ...


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I would let Windows install drivers through Windows Update, then install missing/misbehaving ones. This assumes that you already have Ethernet or Wi-Fi working, otherwise Windows Update would be unable to download anything (obviously). You can determine which drivers are missing by using Device Manager. Fastest way to access it in Windows 10 is to ...


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Assuming you are using Windows 7: Open Task Manager and verify that CPU and RAM are not terribly maxed out for some reason. Click on the Performance Tab and click Resource Monitor. Navigate to the Disk tab and expand Storage. Post Active Time and Disk Queue. It is well known that the Samsung 850 EVO has firmware issues so I'd strongly recommend making sure ...


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As with every new component in a system, something new might introduce incompatibillities. Microsoft is trying hard to fix bugs in other peoples software; windows 10 not named Windows 9 because some software might test version-string starting with 'windows 9' to determine if it actually runs on Windows 9x is just the tip of the iceberg and most dedicated ...


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In most cases you can extract all .inf files from .exe with some file archiver utility. I use 7-Zip for this. Just right click the exe-file and choose 7-Zip > Extract Here.


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By going into services.msc (via Win+R) and disabling Superfetch completely solves this. I am not sure if Superfetch is just broken as of now or it's "by design". In addition, apparently getting rid of the paging file will have the same effect but the above solution is a safer bet.


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A virtual machine does not have access to physical device in your computer & hence you cannot install native drivers in the guest machine. All the devices are emulated by the virtual machine (Hypervisor if we are to say it more accurately) You should start with adding virtual guest additions & refer to learn how to emulate 2D/3D acceleration in ...


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Have a look if your onboard audio interface is disabled in the BIOS. If so, you could enable it and use in in the meantime until there are drivers for you card on win 10. Have you tried to install the drivers for Win 8.1 for your card? I think so, just for sake of completion. Another way could be to remove your xfi and then see if Win10 detects the onboard ...


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Got to Toshiba Support and put in the serial number for your laptop, which should be on the underside of the laptop. Or you could put in the model number. After hitting enter to submit the information, click on the "Downloads and Updates" tab then select "LAN" Download and install the latest version of the Atheros LAN Driver for the Ethernet adapter in the ...


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If it's complaining about services, then your best option is to look at the windows services. Try opening your start menu, typing services.msc and hitting enter. This brings up the service management window. From here you can look for any audio related services that are disabled and enable them. After that restart your PC and see if it works. If it doesn't, ...


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Although this is not a software solution, if you use a USB 2 extension cable then it will prevent the 5 USB 3 pins in the plug from physically connecting the wires which carry the USB 3 handshake between the host and device. A USB 2 device or cable only has 4 pins. A USB 3 port will default to USB 2 signaling communication when only 4 pins are connected. A ...


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Source What can I do if my wireless devices don't roam between my wireless router and TP-LINK's AP and Range Extender products? How roaming works Roaming is purely a client decision. The wireless client is responsible for deciding it needs to roam, and then detecting, evaluating, and roaming to an alternative AP. WLAN standards bodies (such as ...



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