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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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Do I need both copies of my printer (Brother DCP J715W) on Windows 10?

I'm moving to a new computer and I freshly installed a Brother package of drivers and utilities for my printer/mfp. Somehow there is already my printer and a copy of it, both functional, as I was ...
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Issue with opening the prolific usb to serial port

I'm trying to use window's defined IoGetDeviceObjectPointer function to access the port number for a (Prolific)USB to Serial Com port. Normally for other usb ports I don't have an issue but in this ...
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Auto update drivers [on hold]

I am looking to write a script that I can run on a shared drive that will auto update all of the different printer drivers I have locally stored. I have a lot of different drivers as I have a lot if ...
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Long boot after installing new graphic card

I recently had bought a zotac geforce gt 730 2gb ddr3 128bit nvidia graphic card I install the proper driver for it, it works, but the boot is very long. Everytime I boot my PC it show me a horizontal ...
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Driver not detecting hardware on Windows 10

I have the GTX 770M - Sager NP8265. Windows 10 64bit latest windows updates. I used to have the drivers working well then switched to Ubuntu for a while and it worked then as well. I recently ...
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Issues USB tethering with Verizon MiFi 7730L (Novatel)

Verizon recently updated the firmware on the MiFi 7730L which causes the device to present itself differently when connected to the USB port. I use these devices as USB modems on a handful of ...
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No Wireless Adapter showing

All of a sudden I cannot connect to Wireless networks with my laptop. There is no wireless adapter shown in device manager or Network and Sharing Center. In "Manage Wireless Networks" it says that ...
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Windows 10 Wifi keeps disconnecting from access point

I recently purchased a refurbished HP Laptop 17-bs1xx. It has an Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3168 network adapter, running Windows 10 Home, 64-bit. Periodically, sometimes every few minutes to every ...
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How to force remove software

I have installed software for my TP-LINK Archer T2U (A USB Wireless Dongle) for version 1.3.1 of the TP LINK wireless utility The software came with the CD, but the TP LINK website has drivers. ...
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Problems with Adobe XD CC installation

I downloaded and tried to install the free version of adobe xd cc and when I opened the installation wizard It read this message: Your machine's GPU is out of date. Drivers must support DirectX 3D ...
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Windows 7 Installation via USB on MSI GV62 8RD-200US: CD/DVD device driver is missing

No matter what I try, I can’t seem to get Windows 7 installed on my MSI GV62 8RD-200US laptop. It’s brand new and came preinstalled with windows 10. I want to dual boot it with Windows 7 because I ...
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What can cause a USB 3.0 port to revert back to USB 2.0?

Say I have a USB 3.0 device, connected with a USB 3.0 cable, to a USB 3.0 port with the correct drivers on a Windows 7 computer. Bandwidth and performances are as expected for USB 3.0. Now I replace ...
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Nvidia graphic cards not detected after reboot

I have an NVIDIA GeForce 1080 Ti working fine on Ubuntu 16.04. After a power outage a couple days ago, it stopped working: nvidia-smi not working and GPU not found in lspci/lsmod. After rebooting ...
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Fixing a MacBook's keyboard and trackpad driver in MacOS

I have a MacBook Pro from 2015. The keyboard and trackpad are not working under MacOS but when I boot from a bootable USB drive with Ubuntu 16.04 and select "try ubuntu", the keyboard and trackpad do ...
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Linx 12x64 Wireless adapter not working

I have a Linx 12x64 2 in 1 tablet, with a Broadcom 802.11n Wireless Card. It all works smoothly, however, every now and then the wireless stops working. Windows 10 displays the disconnected image ...

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