Questions tagged [drivers]

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

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PC doesn't turn off (SYSTEM shuts down but motherboard stays on)

My computer won't shutdown . when i click on shutdown the screen becomes black and the light of power button gets off.. but the keyboard led stays ON and also USB ports stays working, and i have to ...
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bsod 1-3times per day, usually within first ~15mins of PC boot

I started getting BSOD on my pretty new PC, it is just 1month old bought from electronics store. I usually get BSOD when PC is just booted, within like first 10-15mins, or when I am afk from PC. It ...
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Debian 10 gui not work on dell vostro 3400

everyone. I am currently trying debian 10 buster on my dell vostro 3400 laptop. I install it, all things seems fine until I found I can not enter regular desktop environment. I try to use startx while ...
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DX12 Games Crash, DDU in Safe Mode, OS reinstalled, BIOS updated Still no fix

PC Specs: Ryzen 5 5600x 16gb Trident Z Neo @ 3600mhz B550 Aorus Pro AC Wireless (Bios Version 13h) EVGA - SUPER XC ULTRA GAMING NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super 8GB GDDR6 700w EVGA PSU I've been trying ...
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How to find card reader driver for overpowered laptop [closed]

I am in a bit of a bind, laptop crashed and did a fresh windows install. The card reader no longer works and I believe its a driver issue. The Overpowered support site is no longer active. I shot some ...
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QuickCam Messenger Win10 compatibility 64bit driver

I have an old QuickCam Messenger, which gets detected from win10 but not fully recognized, thus the cam is not usable. Under the vendor sitehttps://support.logi.com/hc/de-at/articles/360024701614--...
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Disabling the built in keyboard and using an external USB keyboard

I spilled coffee on my built in laptop keyboard. As a result, some of the keyboard keys are no longer working. What's worse is that sometimes it gets crazy and some keys are clicking spontaneously. I ...
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Windows Update completely messed up audio

Im having really bad times and now Windows decided that I cannot even listen to music without my ears bleeding out of the horrible audio quality. Yesterday I got an update which took quite a long time ...
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Outdated: Lenovo default driver for Realtek 8822CE Wireless LAN 802.11ac PCI-E NIC

The default driver for IdeaPad S145-15IIL (https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/ideapad-s-series-netbooks/s145-15iil/downloads/driver-list/component?name=Networking%3A%...
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Safe Mode with Networking

In my Notebook Dell Vostro 3590, the mounted wireless card is Qualcomm QCA9377 802.11ac Wireless Adapter, O.S. Windows 10 PRO x64. Although the driver updated to the latest version is installed, 12.0....
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Display and NVIDIA driver not compatible

I have an HP ENVY Laptop 15-ep0142tx, it is currently running a dual boot (Ubuntu 20.04 and Windows 10). The laptop display is a 4K display. I currently use a kernel parameter nomodeset for correcting ...
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Windows 10 doesn't detect my GPU, but my motherboard does

Under Device Manager my NVIDIA RTX 2060 Super is only listed as Other devices > PCI Device. I have 2 events for this. Device PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_1ADB&SUBSYS_C7541462&REV_A1\4&2283f625&...
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I keep getting a BSOD with what failed being DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL and wdiwifi.sys [closed]

How can I fix this? I tried downloading the WdiWiFi.sys driver into the driver file and tried to replace the one already there, but it said: "Failed - Insufficient permissions". Please help.
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Jack retasking-remapping [closed]

I heard that I can perform jack retasking on some sound cards to change the behavior of the ports. I would like to convert a line in to a line out, and then convert two out of my three line outs to ...
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WD Elements USB3 device keeps moving to USB 2 hub driver

I have a USB3 WD Elements external drive. My PC has a set of USB2 ports at the front, and some USB3 ports at the back. I have the drive plugged into one of the USB3 ports. This is on a Windows 10 PC, ...
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If I remove my GPU drivers and don't have integrated graphics, what happens?

I currently use DDU (Display Driver Uninstaller) to remove my GPU driver before I update them. Basically, it goes like this: Download the new driver installer from NVIDIA. Boot into safe mode. Remove ...
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Windows 10 BSOD after last Windows Update - WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR

I am getting very frequent and annoying BSOD error, which stay at 0%. What is causing it seems to be the DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE. The question is how do i fix it? I tried reinstalling drivers/...
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iPhone driver in a “disabled” loop after enabling it

My iPhone has no problem being completely recognized on one computer even though the PC doesn't have iTunes, but when trying to connect it on a different computer with iTunes installed it doesn’t ...
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Thinkpad T14s Gen 1, Mint 20.1, Webcam doesn't work

I have a new Thinkpad T14sGen1 laptop (HW list). The audio and video drivers work, but the webcam does not. cheese runs, but there's just no video. It appears to have the uvcvideo drivers/module in ...
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How to get the default controller available for Bluetooth

HELP newbie here. Really struggling with getting bluetooth set on my arch. Tried wiki methods with no progress. No bluetooth on new Arch Linux install. Problem did not exist on previous install done ...
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CentOS 8 - RocketRAID 2720 non raid bios, driver installation issue

Im trying to install the highpoint driver for the RocketRAID 2720 HBA.I want to use the attached drives as individual block devices in linux. For that i have flashed via freedos the "non-raid&...
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Nvidia GPU only spins when booting linux, not for windows

For a long while I have used a GeForce GT 440 GPU with my desktop booting Ubuntu. I installed windows 10 on another HDD and usually boot in to windows now. I find that the fan will never spin on the ...
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My Acer Aspire 3 A315-56 laptop has no bluetooth and installing the drivers doesn't work

My Acer Aspire A315-56 laptop has no bluetooth and installing the drivers doesn't work. I mean the drivers listed on the Acer website. Reinstalling the I/O driver also doesn't work. Regarding what ...
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Shuttle SS51G no audio devices in device manager (Realtek AC'97)

I've got a Shuttle SS51G with onboard Realtek AC'97 audio. I downloaded the latest drivers from Shuttle's website, as well as the last official driver package I could find. Neither of them seem to be ...
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GPU's driver constantly crashing

Recently I bought used GTX 770. The problem with this card is the crashing driver. I wouldn't mind it but it happens every 5 minutes to 2 hours of gaming. It's very inconsistent and I couldn't find ...
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“Unknown” driver in Windows Assessment and Deployment Tool Kit

I have an issue with high ram usage. I have 16 GB RAM and its 7 GB is consuming. Normally this should be 3 GB. I detect this is a driver problem so I scan all drives with Windows Assessment and ...
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Win10 - Nvidia RTX 2080ti OpenGL Issues

I'm facing an issue that I cannot seem to find and answer on my own regarding my RTX 2080ti and the issues that I'm encountering. I've build a new rig CPU: AMD Ryzen 9 5950X MBO: ASUS Crosshair HERO ...
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Mouse optical sensor doesn't work but clicks are fine, only on one computer

I have been using a logitech g502 for 5 years now and it was working fine until last month. Since then the optical sensor has stopped responding but the clicks and the scrollwheel are working normally....
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Bypassing “Error Code 43” when installing an old version of a driver

I need to install a very particular driver version for my Intel GPU. Once installed, Windows 10 20H2 refuses to enable it showing "Error Code 43": Is there a way to bypass this lock and ...
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Getting Blue Screen code(“Driver Power State Failure”) when updating or installing windows 10 and High CPU usage

Edit: Fixed the issue The issue was of incompatible hdd caddy. Changed the caddy for a new one. The blue screen error and the System process using too much cpu both got fixed. Whenever I try to update ...
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Is my RX 580 defective or has been tampered with?

So some time ago I purchased a used RX 580 4GB to have as a temporary gaming GPU. All seemed fine on paper, but it ended up with me having to open up my gpu, change the thermal paste, and even flash ...
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Emulate touchscreen/pan hand scrolling with a HID mouse

The Synaptics driver for my X220 used to have 3 different middle mouse button modes: TrackPoint is always mouse, MMB is MMB Pressing MMB turns TrackPoint into a scroll wheel TrackPoint is always ...
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Create a virtual input device that loops back audio output, if Stereo Mix is unavailable?

I want to use Friture to analyze the audio from my speakers (while working on sound synthesis). I have seen tutorials mentioning Stereo Mix, but as I don't have the Realtek Audio Driver, this is ...
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Mouse (touchpad) periodically disappears/unresponsive after updating Windows 10 Pro (Dell Latitude 7400)

I have a Dell Latitude 7400 running Windows 10 Pro. Last week - after quite a bit of nagging from Windows - I updated to 20H02 (build 19042.868). Since then, I've had a periodical problem with the ...
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13.022698] nvidia-modeset: Version mismatch: nvidia.ko(430.64) nvidia-modeset.ko(460.32.03)

I have been trying to get cuda 10.2 installed on ubuntu 18.04. I am getting this mismatch error. There are similar posts on stackoverflow. I tried deleting dpkg lines, and repeat the install script, ...
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Issue with windows 10 audio driver

I am unable to find the cause/fix of the issue which is why I am asking here. Recently in Windows 10, there is a feature in audio control which allows us to control audio for different applications ...
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Pci device not showing up

Sorry if the question has been answered before but my google skills are at an end. I'm running Proxmox 6.3-6 on a Supermicro A1SAM-2550F Motherboard and want to connect an Atheros AR5BXB92 / AR9280 ...
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Trying to track down the cause of issues

I have a Windows 10 PC with an i7-3770 processor (8 cores running at 3.4Ghz); 32GB of RAM and an AMD RX 5700 XT. Over the last couple of days I've been dealing with multiple bsods with different ...
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Where can I find drivers for MS trackball optical mouse?

Does intellipoint 8.2 software still work on Trackball optical mouse? I need drivers for this mouse that will work in win. 10.
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installing ricoh SP 201N printer driver

I want to install ricoh SP 201 N driver on windows 10. I downloaded here http://support.ricoh.com/bb/html/dr_ut_e/re2/model/sp201n/sp201n.htm?lang=es the driver for windows 10 64 bits (i guess the one ...
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AWUS036NHA (AR9271L) is not recognized after restarting windows 10

AR9271L Wifi Problem Alfa AWUS036NHA is not recognized after restarting windows 10 or switching between Windows 10 and VMware, I tried most of the drivers but still the same issue when the adapter is ...
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Need to Reset Startup Drivers on Hard Drive

EDIT: Thanks for the feedback everyone. I think I addressed some of the questions posed and made this more understandable. Part of the issue is that I'm piecing together some of these terms for the ...
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My screen does not match my tv size in my Linux desktop

I've got a Dell Desktop connected to a TV. Borders doesn't work well in the desktop. Check the photos: TV: LG 55UM7100PB (https://www.lg.com/sg/tvs/lg-55UH615T-uhdtv) DESKTOP: DELL Precision T7400 (...
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Missing NVIDIA scripts and C files after kernel 5.8.0-45 update

I have just upgraded to Kernel version 5.8.0-45 in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. However, this seems to have broken the NVIDIA drivers. I have isolated the problem to the linux-image-nvidia-5.8.0-45-generic ...
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Did I accidentally brick my GPU and how do I downgrade my BIOS ver?

I think I may have made a mess of the actual problem and now have to deal with multiple ones! A long post since I have to type out all the things that I have done, thanks for your time !!! Firstly, I ...
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How can I permanently uninstall the fingerprint driver in Windows 10?

Whenever I uninstall it, it comes back when I reboot, and I'd like to make it gone forever. Googling for a while hasn't turned up anything -- I'm only finding threads about rolling back or temporarily ...
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Timer Set by Legacy Driver waking the laptop up repeatedly

Lately I've got a case that's driving me nuts. Whenever I turn up the laptop in the morning, the battery is dead. After much research, I found the problem with Event Viewer's help. Turns out the ...
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Odd driver update

I have this optional driver update in my settings that seems out of place, and I'm not sure whether I should download it or not.
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Permanently disable hardware on Windows 10

I'm trying to permanently disable my webcam and bluetooth adapters on my Windows 10 HP ProBook. I've disabled the devices, uninstalled the devices and even renamed the drivers that the devices use so ...
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How do I install on Windows a printer shared from cups on Linux?

I got an industrial printer that doesn't have drivers for Windows. Someone wrote a driver for Linux and it works great. I want to print from Windows. The Adobe PS Drivers are discontinued and all ...

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