Questions tagged [drivers]

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

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how to install raid driver when installing win server?

Hello i have hp server i am trying to install win server 2008 r2 on it i have added hard disk to smart array and i made raid 0 (i have one hard disk) but when i want to install win server it looks ...
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Laptop plugged in not charging, Windows 7

At least once every week, laptop shows this problem of plugged in and not charging. It starts working again only after reinstalling drivers (Microsoft acpi control battery driver) and removing battery ...
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Install a certifcate as trusted to work around the VirtualBox hardening rejecting nVidia driver?

I have quite old nVidia cards in several computers. I am running Ubuntu with VirtualBox on a Windows 10 hosts on all of them and I would like to get basic 3D acceleration of simple OpenGL applications....
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My speakers and audio jacks suddenly stopped working // Error: Failed to play test tone

I basically don't know what caused the issue! My laptop was on hibernate, I turned it back on, connected my headphones and I had no audio. I removed the headphones and still had no audio. Restarted ...
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configuring xserver for hybrid graphics and HDMI on Ubuntu 20.04 for Razer Stealth 2020 Laptop

I've been struggling to configure my system correctly to get my Hybrid Graphics working. My Laptop has HDMI over usb-c(thunderbolt) and doesn't detect external monitors. Also I'm unable to boot the ...
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Google Chrome UI lags and freezes a lot when using NVIDIA

This issue only happens when I am on NVIDIA mode, using Optimus-manager. Almost the whole Google Chrome window lags and freezes, during tabs switching, scrolling through a page, or almost anything I ...
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How to install Generic / Text Only printer on Raspberry pi 4 with Windows 10

On windows 10 for Raspberry pi (ARM64), all basic printer drivers are present (microsoft, samsung), but "Generic" section isn't present! I need to install a thermal receipt printer (exactly ...
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How to change ASUS Backlight manually, without function keys?

ASUS has a driver collection called, ATK Package. The package creates Hotkeys for stuff like "Function key combos, with the actual FN key". These are present on ASUS Laptops. The package can ...
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Where to look for drivers in the Windows Performance Analyzer?

I have an issue with some older drivers (they are the latest but not going to be updated) causing Windows 10 2004 (fully updated) to start very slow and even often being not able to wake up from ...
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Fresh Windows 10 install won't recognize old tablet (digma idj7n), but Linux (pop_os) does it seamlessly

I have the tablet Digma idj7n, which I use for USB-tethering Wi-Fi to my Linux pc. The problem is: I have to switch back to windows 10, but windows 10: Recognizes the tablet as the unknown device and ...
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My laptop microphone is stuttering a lot (Asus ROG, Realtek drivers)

My laptop microphone had no issues at first but for the last couple of months, I noticed that other people cannot hear me properly on Zoom meetings and other platforms. For testing, I recorded my ...
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Computer freezes when connecting external monitor

My laptop always freezes when I connect an external monitor to the docking station. On the weekend I had connected a beamer to the port of the docking station, where I had to set a completely ...
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New Build - Annoying Bluetooth Keyboard Issue

So I've got this really annoying Bluetooth issue that I'm just not sure how to solve now. I've just built this PC and it has the Gigabyte B550 Vision D motherboard which has built in Bluetooth. The ...
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How to get rid of these many camera devices?

I have installed many camera devices, and I can’t seem to remove them nor uninstall the driver. What can I do? I searched through Device Manager, but I cannot find the camera device name. Here's the ...
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ABWDAVL9 IDE Controller - How to solve unrecognised controller?

Dell INSPIRON 1545 (Windows 7 Ultimate SSD + HDD in CD-ROM Rack): I have encountered with the issue when some unknown driver was installed with error (exclamation mark on the icon). It was working for ...
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Windows 10 Intel AC 7260 WLAN device keeps failing

I have had this problem for the last year, it happened after a windows update. Here are the specifics: Wireless network connected and working fine. After some random time, wireless network stops ...
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Getting really slow Data Transfer Speeds with Bluetooth 4.2

The Bluetooth4.2 INTEL Adapter(Firmware HCI 8.4352 / LMP 8.4352 ) on my Ryzen B550 Gigabyte Auros Pro Ac motherboard here is giving really slow data transfer speed on Windows10-64bit. Drivers for ...
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Realtek codec driver won't install - keeps “uninstalling”

So I downloaded the latest Realtek codec driver (Win10, 64-Bit) and after running the installer, it says that the current one must first be uninstalled for the new one to be installed. Ok. Let the ...
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Motherboard Drivers: Which ones do I install?

I just built a new pc, and I usually just use the disc to install all of my drivers, but this time I didn't include an optical drive in the build. So I'm not sure whether or not I download either the ...
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Logitec G105 Driver installed, constantly pressing del key

I just got the driver for my keyboard and was programming a macro for ctrl alt del, and now it is constantly pressing del. help? I tried unpluggong it and plugging it back in.
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Windows 10 stuck on welcome screen during AUTO logon

I have messed around with my computer trying to update drivers since I got a consistent blue screen with error "System Service Exception". Well the update did not work so I decided to enable ...
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How to configure linux usb xhci support full-speed?

I connected my ethernet over usb device to my arm board which run Linux. And from "lsusb -t": root@dra7xx-evm:~# ./lsusb -t /: Bus 02.Port 1: Dev 1, Class=root_hub, Driver=xhci-hcd/1p, ...
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Brother DCP-J315W - scanner not working on Windows when using WIA drivers

I was using NAPS2 to scan documents on my Brother DCP-J315W all-in-one (over wi-fi). It was configured in such way that WIA driver was used. My OS is Windows 10 PRO x64 (v.2004). Suddenly scanning ...
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How to clear driver cache for USB-mouse on Mac

My Mac crashes somewhere between once per day and once per week, when I have too many applications open. When I start it again, then I'm unable to scroll up, on my external Logitech Mouse. Scrolling ...
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Update OpenGL on Intel Integrated Graphics? [duplicate]

I'm a little confused on how to update opengl for Intel integrated graphics. I have an old laptop with an i3 M330 processor in it and I'm attempting to run a program that requires at least openGL 3.2. ...
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Why isn't windows loading the WINUSB Driver? [migrated]

I'm developing a USB Device containing a couple of USB Functions (CDC-ACM and DFU as of now), using windows provided drivers. The device descriptor indicates the device uses IAD (Interface Association ...
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OPS PC Touchscreen not working after changing from Win 7 to Win 10 This device cannot start (code 10) unknown item was found in the report descriptor

I have 2 touchscreen OPS PCs. One is running W7 with no problems. The other near identical PC was running Win 7 but I decided to install Win 10 on it. After installing Win10, the touchscreen stopped ...
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Automatically updating all Device Drivers with powershell - Exception HRESULT: 0x80240044 [closed]

I started testing around if i could create a powershell script, which would update all device drivers automatically. After searching for a while, i stumbled across this thread: How to Automatically ...
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How can I clear core0 of any interrupts?

So by default windows is using core 0 for most driver work, for some reason it prefers that core over the others. With interrupt affinty policy tool, I can move some of the devices using core0 for ...
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AMD Vega M stopped being detected by Windows 10

I am using my HP Spectre-X360 15T laptop for a little over a year now and it was running fine until a couple days ago I discovered it stopped detecting my built-in RADEON RX VEGA M Graphics card. It ...
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AUKEY PC-LM1 USB Camera issues after hardware upgrades

What might cause this issue? https://imgur.com/gallery/rgTbi1L I have recently upgraded my MB, CPU, and RAM shown here: https://imgur.com/a/4hRIOOF I have tried reinstalling drivers (default MS) I ...
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Applications with graphics aren't shown in Windows 10 - shows transparent instead

I have a PC with Windows 10 Pro 64-bit and when I open programs with contains some king of graphics like: Blender (2.76b) Foldit The program mentioned here opens, but, the screen is transparent - it'...
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Windows 10 Memory Leak (“Proc”) and (“Job”)

Intro: I noticed that I've got a problem as when i kept the PC running for a set period of time, the RAM usage got extremely high for no reason. I found out it was a memory leak. The task manager wasn'...
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USB 3.0 Port can't detect Logitech Brio Webcam

I'm having an issue with my Logitech Brio. All USB Ports are functional and while the webcam can be used through the 2.0 ports with 1080p30fps or 720p60fps, the 3.0 port doesn't even detect it. It ...
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GN Netcom 4800 on Windows 10

I have an old GN 4800 Headset that I have used on Windows XP (up to 2005) and on Linux out of the box; No driver installation was necessary. But now I have to use Win 10 and it would not work. ...
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Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) on Fedora 32

Running VirtualBox 6.1.12 r139181 on Fedora 32 and it is working fine. But after update to kernel 5.8.4-200.fc32.x86_64 on Fedora, I get the following error when trying to load a VM. The VirtualBox ...
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Webcam Blocks Windows 10 from Sleeping

I have a USB webcam which I'm pretty sure blocks Windows 10 (64 bit; latest patches and updates) from sleeping. At least, when I disconnect the webcam the system goes to sleep as per usual and when it'...
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Intel 82579V Gigabit Ethernet Driver and VLAN

I have Windows 10 PC with Intel 82579V Gigabit Ethernet. I am trying to install"Intel Advanced Network Services (Intel ANS) for VLANs with Virtual Adapters " I downloaded 25.2 drivers from ...
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Resolution locked after fans went crazy

Before I start: The issue I'm describing has already been resolved. However, I don't know what caused it, and would like to get some insight. I know that this is not exactly the scope of this site, so ...
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Why is my USB have STRANGE behavior now and is broken all was working before

When I boot it takes forever so I disabled systemd-udev-settle but now the system load as fast as before but my keyboard and mouse are unavailable for up to 3 minutes after the boot I am not sure ...
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How to install com ports in windows 7?

I'm having a big problem on how to install programs since the ports are not functioning after I just downgraded my laptop's OS to windows 7. I check my device manager, and I can't find Universal ...
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Stylus writing on its own, very likely software related

I have an HP Laptop (Spectre X360 to be exact, from late 2015) with Windows 10 64-bit installed and a resistive stylus that is specifically made for that series of laptops. Normally, if the tip of the ...
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Why does insmod of a driver generate a ttyF device?

I've recently had the case of compilating a driver for a PCIe to Serial Adapter. (more specifically, the AX99100 chipset on that card) For a quick test, I didn't really install the driver, but just ...
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Audio Equalizers (incl. Equalizer APO) not working on Windows 10

Auidio Equalizers are not working for me on windows 10, I have tried several equalizers, such as, Equalizer APO, Viper. What may be the problem and what can I do to solve it? Also, audio extensions in ...
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USB MIDI keyboard losing events on Windows 10

SO I have this new USB MIDI keyboard. And I have a Windows 10 PC, where I use GrandOrgue withthis keyboard and another MIDI source. And I find that just on this new keyboard, not the other MIDI source,...
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Endless cycle of BSODs, WLAN-related, not fixed by driver updates

For a few good months, my Lenovo T580 Windows 10 laptop has been affected by the problem of reocurring BSODs, with the error codes either CRITICAL_PROCESS_DIED (~80% of the cases) or ...
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Recording System Audio using WASAPI and Port Audio doesn't record Skype but records others

I am not sure if this is a Windows OS question, or a programming issue, so figured I'd ask the OS experts first, before going down the programming route. I have developed a program that records my ...
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Keyboard random keys not working anymore (T, Y, F3, F7, Backspace)

Switch Hitter result: As you can see some keys are not working anymore. What I did: Deleted keyboard drivers and restarted Unplugged / plugged keyboard Tried on another PC (exactly same issue on ...
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I am encountering a weird Catch-22 trying to use an ASUS Screen with and Intel NUC with Ubuntu 20.04

I am trying to make a portable Workflow that involves a portable, modular set up. It involves a protable ASUS screen (MB16AC) and a Intel NUC (nuc8v5pnk1) with Ubuntu 20.04 installed. The setup should ...
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Dummy sound on Linux Mint Mate 19.3 (32-bit) on hardware Asus Eee PC 1001PXD

I'm getting no sound (dummy sound) from speakers on my freshly installed Mint Mate. I looked up and applied most popular solutions found online, but could not get it to work. Drivers are up-to-date, ...

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