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Questions tagged [drivers]

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

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Install Radeon RX 570 4G Card Driver

I try to install the card drivers, however none of them seems to work. I have used the ones that come in the purchase with the CDs, and some others from the internet. Although everyone says they ...
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Proper way to remove an old driver from %systemroot%\system32\drivers

Recently I was trying to find why out Windows 10 updates were failing on my computer. The Driver Verifier utility indicated a problem with dcrypt.sys, a file that had been left in %systemroot%\...
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My TV as a monitor has two types of 1920x1080, dependent on AMD display driver version. How can I get the one I want with newer drivers?

I am using my TV as a desktop monitor and I have an AMD video card, they are connected via HDMI cable. My TV has two different interpretations of 1920x1080 (its native resolution). One is just "...
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One more driver returned by sc than by driverquery [on hold]

When running sc query type= driver state= all I get one more driver returned than when running driverquery. The extra driver returned by sc is WdmCompanionFilter. Why is this?
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driverquery.exe returns more drivers when running as administrator [on hold]

One more driver is returned when running driverquery.exe on my Windows 10 machine as administrator than it does when running without elevation. The extra driver returned is MsLldp. Why the difference?...
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Cleanup drivers of devices that are no longer present?

I did an upgrade on my computer running Windows 10 (1809), removed a lot of devices and add a lot of new device. I have finished installing drivers for the new devices and would like to remove the ...
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Vertical lines periodically showing up on monitor and requires Windows 10 Pro restart to fix

Problem description When I haven't used the computer like overnight or longer, maybe 1 in 6 times when the screen come back out of sleep mode either one or both monitors have vertical lines through ...
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How to install the standalone Nvidia driver on linux mint?

I'm trying to install Nvidia drivers on Linux Mint 17 using the .run file that is downloaded from Nvidia website. I receive this error: ERROR: You appear to be running an X server; please exit X ...
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Pendrive chipsbank cbm2099EA 3.8Gb | no USB Descriptor, no driver, no disc letter [duplicate]

I have windows 10 x64 proffesional editon. So pendrive had one bad sector and when I was repairing him (all sectors) my pc crashed, I saw pendrive is working so I formated him then i chcecked the bad ...
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Disable Precision touchpad blocking quick movements during keypress

When a key is pressed on a Precision touchpad on my Dell XPS 13, it blocks quick touchpad movements - and slower touchpad movements are blocked during the first fraction of a second. This makes ...
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Disable mouse button area of Precision touchpads

When a thumb is resting on the bottom part of a precision touchpad, the touchpad may frequently detect it as if it were a normal finger during gestures. I've found lots of threads regarding other ...
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How to statically identify sys files on which an application depends?

To help with the migration of applications off of legacy operating systems (e.g. XP) I need to identify driver (sys) files on which an application relies in order to run. This needs to be done by ...
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Windows 10 Bluetooth causing random reboot of devices

I am using Windows 10, and I'm not sure what changed other than my laptop recently received some updates. Despite those updates, it is still running version 1803 (build 17134), and I am experiencing ...
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How to get a list of drivers deployed with Windows operating systems

I need to create a tool that identifies drivers installed apart from the original installation and updates of a Windows operating system. There are various tools that can be used to interrogate an ...
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new file on desktop makes wallpaper vanish

I have a bit of a weird issue with my work PC, its a dell machine with an i7-7700 CPU so intel 630 graphics, I'm using the latest drivers from the dell website for the graphics which is 23.20.16.4973, ...
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QEMU crashed while trying to boot up i.MX6q device kernel

When tried to boot up Kernel uImage of an i.MX6q based embedded device, it seems that QEMU crashes with "Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at virtual address 00000044". Before crashing ...
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Repairing Corrupted Windows 7 USB/Internet Drivers from Linux Boot

I have a Windows 7 Pro computer for which all drivers (internet, USB, COM) are corrupted or missing. I was able to use a PS2 keyboard to go into to the computer and confirm this. I then tried the ...
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SMBus driver issue

I've been having an issue with one of the drivers on my Lenovo G475 laptop (Windows 7). I tried installing a windows driver update for the "AMD SMBus" but the installation failed with the error code ...
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Installing driver for AMD RX 590 with AMD Ryzen 2400G results in Error 1603

I have the following system: AMD Ryzen 2400G Gigabyte Mainboard (support for AMD Ryzen 2400G) 8 GB RAM Later: AMD RX 590 I installed all the driver for the integrated GPU of my AMD Ryzen 2400G and ...
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Is the Microtek 5950 scanner supported on Linux?

Is the Microtek 5950 scanner supported on Linux? That is, Is there a vendor-released/supported driver for it? Is there a FOSS driver for it? Or a driver which it works with? Is there any specific ...
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HP Windows 10 Wifi signal strength low even in close proximity to router [Brand new laptop]

I have come here as a final resort before buying something external for a laptop, I hope someone can offer some help! My friend has just bought a brand new HP laptop, and upon starting up and ...
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Need to allow standard users to run sc stop/sc start commands for e1iexpress

A persistent problem we have is that on our computers, our internet drivers crash when laptops move from place to place. In theory, we could solve this by giving the users a script to restart the ...
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Ethernet working at 10% capacity on Debian

I have recently installed Debian on an amd64 desktop. The Internet through Ethernet is very, very slow and I have not been able to fix it. It is not my network because I am getting high speeds on ...
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Window 10 Memory leak with Minifilter drivers

I've been seeing, for around 4 months, a constant memory leak when using anti-viruses that install a File System minifilter driver. Three months ago, I noticed this with AVAST, but as they had a ...
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NVIDIA Quadro FX 1800 not updating to latest drivers

When I go into GeForce Experience it starts to install the driver but then fails with no error code Video: https://youtu.be/LNGYKhPMEBo
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Virtual Com Port Driver Wouldn't Install on Windows 10

My software requires a user to supply Admin's credentials when asked by windows operating system. This scenario used to be working well with Windows-7 where user would double click on the executable ...
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Windows 10 BSOD due to HID

Log Name: System Source: Microsoft-Windows-DriverFrameworks-UserMode Date: 28/11/2018 16:34:44 Event ID: 10111 Task Category: User-mode Driver problems. Level: ...
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How to identify a specific printer driver you are using in Windows 10

I have to add a printer to a laptop. Other windows 10 units have the printer installed already (for a long time). Hp no longer supports this old printer (laserjet 5) and so it has recently been ...
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Why don't PS/2 ports need drivers?

I recently came across the following answer on SU, which states: If your motherboard USB ports don't work during install, you will have to use PS2 keyboard and Tab key during install of windows. ...
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No sound in Windows 2000 Datacenter Server VirtualBox VM

I've got a VirtualBox VM with Windows 2000 Datacenter Server SP1 installed in it, and it's mostly running fine, but I've been completely unable to get sound working; when I go into the "Sounds and ...
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RX 580 GPU No Signal / Not Detected in Device Manager [duplicate]

Msi RX 580 video card is not detected on device manager or outputting signal to the monitor. Everything is connected properly. When connected to the GPU I don't even get the bios screen. Everytime I ...
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Why isn't my monitor's native resolution not recognised under Linux?

I own a ViewSonic VA1931wa-LED monitor which has a native resolution of 1366x768 pixels with a refresh rate of 60Hz. The problem is that no matter what I do, it works just fine on Windows but on any ...
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Can't install drivers for HP Laserjet Pro M12a on Windows 10 machines

This actual problem of mine, with this HP Printer, announced to be compatible with Windows 10, has been quite annoying already for some 6wks, and I haven't so far got any real corrective solution for ...
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Debian freezes at boot after clean install

Tl;dr A missing non-free driver is likely making Debian hang at boot right after a fresh install. How can I install it? I am trying to install Debian 9, but my PC has an Atheros wireless component ...
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Speakers Not Recognized on Dual Boot (No Audio)

I use windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04 as dual boot. If I turn on my laptop and enter windows, the speakers are not even found and there is no audio. If I turn the laptop off, back on and disable audio in ...
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Windows driver installation outside a logon session

In Windows 10/XP I have noticed that drivers do not always install/devices are not always recognised when I am either logged off or my workstation is locked. This usually is not a problem however ...
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Unable to install AMD Radeon HD 8490 driver on Ubuntu Server 18.10

I recently setup an Ubuntu Server 18.10 on a machine with an AMD Radeon HD 8490 gpu. I would like to use this GPU to use tools like hashcat but from what I've found is that the drivers page for this ...
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Intel GMA 4500 driver for Windows 10

I have a Thinkpad X200 with Intel GMA 4500MHD onboard graphics. As of 2018, it seems that Intel is no longer supporting this card and there is no official driver available for Windows 10 on the Intel ...
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IAStorDataMgrSvc.exe taking up a lot of memory

IAStorDataMgrSvc.exe process is taking up 2GB of memory. I know it's Intel Rapid Storage Technology but I don't think it's normal for it to take that much RAM. What can I do? I know I can stop the ...
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Loud buzzing noise through microphone

Whenever I have my microphone plugged in, it makes this noise: https://vocaroo.com/i/s0w66Ay95zpG While it is possible to hear my voice if I talk, it's almost impossible due to the noise. It's not my ...
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Kionix Accelerometers not recognizing Hinge Angle

I have a notebook that has two accelerometers in it, a third device called "HingeAngle Device" and a service called "HingeAngle Service" which is somehow coupled with that device. It uses all that to ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.1 driver for AMD Radeon HD 6670

I am pretty new to Linux ans ran into struggles with my graphics card after the installation of Ubuntu. My system is Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS, my graphics card is AMD Radeon HD 6670. I tried to install the ...
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How to understand lspci tree format?

I use a Dell G3 3579 to run the lspci -tvv command. Here is the output: -[0000:00]-+-00.0 Intel Corporation 8th Gen Core Processor Host Bridge/DRAM Registers +-01.0-[01]----00.0 ...
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GLSL version doesn't match OpenGL version

I'm porting an application with OSG Earth from windows to Linux. The OS and softwares are basically the same (Qt 5.9, Linux kernel 3.18.24, Mesa 18.2.3). However, after override export ...
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How can I package the libusbK driver on Windows 10 for redistribution?

I'm working with a GPS sports logger for which Windows 10 default installs the usbser.sys driver. This standard driver does not support the WebUSB API. For that reason, on my local Windows 10 machine, ...
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System interrupts causing high CPU usage

I purchased a Lenovo ThinkPad Helix 2 2-in-1 laptop/tablet second-hand around a month ago, it came with Windows 10 Pro and was working OK for a few weeks but recently I have had a problem with ...
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Missing TUN/TAP driver on embedded Linux

I came a long way to encounter this problem, so several dead end steps will be omitted. I was trying to create a TAP interface. The first step taken was to check if I have the needed tool (which I ...
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Front USB Port of BitFenix Neos intermittantly fails in Windows 10, always works in UEFI [closed]

I installed my new system with these components: AsRock AB350M-HDV motherboard, Ryzen 5 2400G CPU, Samsung 860 Evo SSD, Bitfenix Neos Chassis. I installed Win10 x64 from a bootable USB 2.0 stick ...
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Asus VivoBook S14 S410UF touchpad buttons do not work

Asus VivoBook S14 S410UF touchpad buttons do not work. What can I do about the problem? I tried to uninstall the current driver and installing the driver from the official site: https://www.asus.com/...
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Is there a way to view the device tree in Windows?

I recently started looking into the way that Windows manages its drivers and found out about the device tree and stacks. I was curious if there was a way to get this information about my system. I'm ...