Questions tagged [drivers]

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

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No mouse/keyboard input on Linux

I was trying to install current drivers for my NVIDIA so software can use the power of GPU. sudo apt install nvidia-driver nvidia-cuda-toolkit I've ended up with 520.* drivers and CUDA 11.8 so I was ...
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How to overcome ImDisk setup failure?

I tried to reinstall ImDisk VDD on my legacy Windows 8.1 system. Althought it was working properly for many years, now it failed (couldn't find the applet for configuring size of RAM disk). I have ...
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Computer stuck while booting: 0x91 connecting drivers

Stuck while at this: System Boot Status 0x4F : DXE IPL Start 0x60 : DXECore Started. 0x63 : CPU DXE Initialization. 0x68 : PCI HB Initialization. 0x69 : NB DXE Initialization. 0x6A : NB DXE SMM ...
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VirtualBox E_FAIL (0x80004005) error when adding host-only network

When I tried to add a host-only network to VirtualBox, it gave me this error: Assertion failed: [!aInterfaceName.isEmpty()] at 'F:\tinderbox\win-6.1\src\VBox\Main\src-server\HostNetworkInterfaceImpl....
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Integrated webcam displays small black dots on dark areas

I just bought a new (used) laptop, and I'm having issues with the image produced by the integrated webcam. The laptop model is a Dell XPS 15 7590 As you can see in the image below, the dark areas of ...
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How do I permanently delete a .sys driver file (and stop it from coming back) on Windows 11 [duplicate]

I'm having an issue with something (also linked to this question) involving drivers on Windows 11. Basically, to cut a long story short, a .sys driver file is causing a BSOD on boot but every time I ...
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Color Printer (Photo capable) (with Linux support) recommendations 2022? [closed]

A few years ago, I bought an Epson ET-4550 EcoTank color inkjet printer for use in my home environment (Windows desktop, Mac desktop, Linux server, and several iOS devices). I am on my second set of ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad drivers for WIndows 11 (should I use update to Windows 10 drivers?)

When I bought my Lenovo Thinkpad x380 Yoga a few years ago I installed Windows 10 on it. A few months ago Windows recommended me to update to Windows 11 (it is ready for an update), but I didn't ...
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options for using old sound drivers on windows 10

i just found this old copy of elder scrolls redgaurd on archive.com (from 1998) https://archive.org/details/REDGUARDDemo Do i have any options other than virtual machines for getting the sound drivers ...
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External microphone not working

There are several posts about an external microphone not working, but none of them is an exact match. I am trying to connect an external microphone (Bietrun UHF Wireless) to HP EliteBook 840 G8 with ...
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Using Windows device driver on x86_64 Linux

Is there some generalized way for Linux to use, for devices that do not have drivers, the binary of the corresponding driver for Windows? Probably something windows system emulation in any level. I am ...
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What are the differences between three ways of uninstalling a driver?

I am considering three ways of uninstalling an audio driver from Windows 10: Uninstall the driver by the standard Uninstall utility provided by the OS; Use the restore point that was created before ...
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Manually download a specific driver from Windows update servers and archive the installation files?

Say I could not find appropriate drivers from an OEM, but somehow Windows Update had them. For whatever reason, it is not publicly available. I want to archive this driver to be installed later. ...
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Bluetooth Device Stalls / Hangs on Windows 11

I am using the Surface Arc Mouse from Microsoft on Windows 11 Home. The mouse is made by Microsoft so I was hoping it would work well with Windows. However, periodically there is a lot of lag / delay ...
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Move cloned ssd windows 10 to new hardware acquire a new license and keep old for old hardware

i have an i5 windows 10 with 2 SSD and this is my old hardware I want to move to new hardware with i7 my plan is to pick the one SSD which is a clone with windows 10, and boot to a new hardware. My ...
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Can't swap between audio devices - Windows 11

So I accidentally clicked "Don't show this again" on the dialog box that lets me choose which audio device to use when I plug in my headphones. Now it just won't swap at all, unless I ...
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keyboard sometimes doesnt type, sometimes types twice

i'm having a weird problem on windows 10 where the keyboard has a bit of delay when typing, and sometimes doesnt work and sometimes it types twice in a row. This happens for all keys and on safe mode ...
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My laptop's screen is flickering

Last week i see a Windows Update. As soon as i click "restart now" for update, top side of my screen started flickering. I removed both Intel HD Graphics and Nvidia drivers, then installed ...
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taskbar doesnt show used apps, features, and more [duplicate]

So I was just about to study React Native. I downloaded Expo (which is a React library that helps with React Native) and I tried to open my project on my smartphone, but for some reason it did not ...
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Intel Core i3 10100 graphic driver in Windows Server 2016

The original driver is not compatible with Windows Server 2016. How to fix this?
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Logitech Joystick Driver and Windows 11 Memory Integrity

I was stupid and installed an old Logitech G Extreme 3D Pro Joystick for Windows on a Windows 10 computer that I upgraded to Windows 11. The Logitech drivers are preventing the memory integrity ...
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Unable to delete entries in host files

I added too many hosts file entries such that now my whole computer lags and freezes, my Chrome cannot load any websites, and my computer says that my Wi-Fi has no internet although other devices ...
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Why does the sound seem to get redirected when I plug a Boya mic into my Lenovo ThinkPad?

PC: Lenovo Thinkpad, 7th Gen, Windows 11. Driver: Conexant Smart Audio HD and it says it's updated. If I am on a Google Meet, meeting attendants can hear a Youtube video playing in a separate tab. The ...
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Laptop USB-C to display HDMI does not work

I use an HP Pavilion 15 Laptop with Windows 11 Home. My HDMI port has sadly been mechanically broken ever since my laptop fell down a few months ago. I want to use my Samsung C27F396FHU as a second ...
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Wifi Adapter not found on Debian

I'm running Debian 11 with kernel 5.10.0-17-amd64. My laptop is a Lenovo ThinkPad P14s Gen 2 (21A0004TFR). I haven't been able to make the wifi work so far (ethernet works fine). Here are some command ...
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Zkteco Bio metric device

I am trying to connect Bio metric Finger print attendance management device to a pc through an Ethernet cable, i have configured the Ethernet, and ip on both PC & device correctly and checked them ...
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How to require drivers during program installation?

I have a C++ project in QT Creator meant for the Windows environment. I will create an installer for it, which the users can use to install my program on their own PC. However my program relies on the ...
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Arch Unable to get correct battery information

Edit: Everything works on Ubuntu, but on Arch, it does not update, either via restarting the daemon, acpi -V or using inxi. Also the AC Power adapter doesn't do anything (at least in arch) so no ...
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Unable to enable network adapter

The device doesn't show up in Device manager, despite restarting the PC, re-installing the drivers and trying Network reset and troubleshooting in settings. Still the device doesn't show up. This is a ...
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Popup provided by scanner driver does not offer a double-sided scan option

I am using a HP multifunction device to scan into a bespoke application for ongoing document storage. The application has generic TWAIN/WIA scanning interfaces - via TWAIN which appears to be the ...
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Bluetooth audio keeps stopping

I have a Lenovo Ideapad Flex 5 which as built-in Intel bluetooth. I have paired a keyboard, mouse, and Jabra Motion headset to this computer, and everything has been working fine for many months. ...
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How to integrate drivers from Windows 10 disc image to Windows 7 disc image

I watched this video, which shows that it's possible to run Windows Vista in modern PCs. The author used NTLite to integrate drivers from Windows 7 to Vista's /sources/boot.wim. I installed NTLite but ...
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Safe to disable processes of Intel drivers on startup?

The chipset and integrated graphics drivers for Intel hardware on Windows will add the following processes to be started on boot: persistence Module (igfxpers.exe) hkcmd Module (hkcmd.exe) igfxTray ...
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If possible how do you use a Tesla V100 on Windows Server 2016 for rendering in DX or OpenGL/gaming?

Our team has a Windows Server 2016 running multiple Tesla V100 (16GB). The GPUs are primarily used for machine learning tasks but now we need to do some "gaming" (it's actually a simulator ...
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Recovering a Windows XP system gives error 0x0000007b in the BSOD

So... I have a bit of a problem. An old computer from a client with a Windows XP broke down (PSU or Mother Board) and there is a newer machine where that system can work. However, I cannot access the ...
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Can't Remove Bluetooth Device despite no entry in registry

I have a machine running windows 10. I am trying to remove a bluetooth device and reconnect it. At the start, when I tried to remove the device through the windows' settings I got the message that &...
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Is it possible to scan for Bluetooth devices without the bluetoothd daemon running?

I am working on an embedded system and I need to scan for Bluetooth devices. I want to do this with my own program, which I can do using the hci_get_route() and supporting hci functions from the BlueZ ...
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Synaptics Touchpad settings missing/not showing

I want to disable the automatic touchpad delay when using both keyboard and touchpad (Synaptics PrecisionTouchpad) at the same time. This has been asked and answered multiple times, including a ...
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Screen resolution stuck on 1366x768 59.9hz after repair shop worked on it

I took my MSI Raider GE63 to a repair shop to fix a broken hinge and they gave it back to me with the resolution stuck on 1366x768. They don't know how to fix it and I haven't found a solution myself ...
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Realtek High Definition Audio on Asus laptop: white / static noise and light "pop" whenever a sound is played

Last week I bought a new Asus laptop (AMD Ryzen 9, Windows 11). Everything is working fine except a little but tedious problem about audio. Since the first boot up, I noticed every time a sound is ...
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Yocto Bluetooth HFP not available

Currently i'm trying to get audio over the HFP. Yet somehow the headset_audio_gateway is not available. The goal is to use the Linux machine as a handsfree module. Like a carkit. I connect my phone to ...
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wifi usb driver installation error in kali linux

I recently installed Kali Linux, and I bought a Realtek USB wifi adapter. The adapter came with a driver to install, and I went to install this driver make and show this error The error message is the ...
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I want to make 32bit INF driver file to 64bit INF

I am reviving MacBook Pro 2006 Late and installed Windows 7 64 bit on that. But the ATi Mobility Radeon X1600 driver only have 32 bit driver so Windows refuses installing driver. It says no required ...
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The image changes with any action with the video card drivers

A long time ago I encountered a rather strange problem when updating the drivers for the AMD Radeon RX470 video card. The bottom line is this: with any action with the drivers (update, rollback), the ...
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MSCTFIME UI shows with 100% CPU usage on waking laptop up

This problem never shows on a fresh reboot. But when I leave something running and then shut the lid and reopen it after a while, most times the CPU usage is at 100%. This gradually eats up everything ...
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Why does my touchpad sometimes not work unless I hold my finger on it for a few seconds?

My ThinkPad X1 Carbon (7th generation) sometimes has the same problem as this person on Microsoft Answers. Sometimes, after I've been using the computer for a while, the touchpad becomes unresponsive. ...
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Stop Windows 11 AMD drivers silent auto update [duplicate]

So, I have a Zephyrus G15 GA503 and I'm trying to use AMD Adrenalin to manage the iGPU. When I install it, it works fine for a day or two, but after that it does not run anymore and when I try to open ...
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Windows 10 laptop will not recognise USB mice or keyboards

I am looking at a Windows 10 laptop (a surface pro 3), that will not recognise USB mice or keyboards. The USB port is happy with storage devices (including microcontrollers), USB UART devices, USB ...
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Can't boot existing win10 install due to missing IRST driver

I had windows 10 installed on an ssd for a first gen i5 laptop, now I put that drive in my new laptop with 11th gen i5 and can't boot into that Windows because 11th gen requires an 'Intel Rapid ...
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CUDA Toolkit Minimum Required Driver Version For Development and Docker Deployment

I know binary compatibility only need R450 Driver for CUDA 11.x https://docs.nvidia.com/cuda/cuda-toolkit-release-notes/index.html The documentation says: "Running a CUDA application requires the ...

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