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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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Nvidia Quadro 1000M does not work properly

I have a Dell Precision M4600 laptop with Nvidia Quadro 1000M graphics. Most desktop apps which use GPU rendering do not work correctly for me, for example Slack, Steam or some apps which use modern ...
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How does writing CPU's I/O ports make CPU communicate with I/O devices like IDE drives?

From the programmer's point of view, communicating with I/O devices is really simple and straightforward with a consistent, backward compatible interface. Usually, the way communication happens with ...
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Differences between the three Xbox 360 Wireless Receiver drivers

There are three different versions of Xbox 360 Wireless Receiver drivers installed with Win10: Xbox 360 Wireless Receiver for Windows [15/02/2007] Xbox 360 Wireless Receiver for Windows Version: 10....
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My Dell computer microphone doesn't work in windows but works in Ubuntu

I am using DELL latitude E5530 non-Vpro computer, i installed both Ubuntu 19.04 and windows 10 19H1 in separate partitions. I have updated all the drivers including sound and microphone. but in Ubuntu ...
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NVIDIA-SMI has failed because it couldn't communicate with the NVIDIA driver

When I run nvidia-smi it fails and throws an error: "NVIDIA-SMI has failed because it couldn't communicate with the NVIDIA driver" And When I run dpkg -l | grep nvidia, it gives the below output....
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How to install Windows 7 on X1 Carbon 20FB (driver issue)?

I want to install Windows 7 on a Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon 20FB-002LUS. I created a bootable USB stick with woeusb and the Windows 7 installation medium. However, when I boot from it I get a driver ...
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Alternatives to uninstalling device from the Device Manager

Backstory: I have noticed that on my machine, whatever quality of the connection, the 9560AC WiFi is able to max out only at around 2-2.6 MB/s speeds (guessing its around 10mbps). However, by ...
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Hardware peripherals and device drivers windows/linux

We have a query on hardware peripherals, How a device drivers fetch the peripheral details when it is connected to the PC for the first time. We need to know if the peripheral properties like the ...
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OpenCL error using Python 3.6 on Windows 10 [migrated]

I am trying to use PyOpenCL for the first time on Windows 10 (64 bit) to accelerate some code using my GPU. When trying to import pyopencl I get the error: File "C:\Users\me\Anaconda3\lib\site-...
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intel gpu and nvidia swaping each other during game

Laptop dell g5 5587. Integrated gpu uhd 630 and discrete 1050 ti mobile. Have latest drivers and updates windows 10. Via Nvidia Control Panel I've set in which programs to use nvidia gpu. Even set "...
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Windows 10 BSOD (0x00000050)

So I was watching a video on Youtube and while I was watching that video I came across the blue screen of death which said the following: Stop code: PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA What failed: nvlddmkm....
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HP ML350p Gen8 & Tesla K40m

Last year I was given an HP ML350p Gen8 Server after it was retired from our company. I have been using it mainly for SETI@home crunching. It has always run M$ Windows Server as we have several old/...
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Windows Insider Realtek audio driver plays media at 100% volume although slider is fully adjustable

The title pretty accurately describes my issue, I just joined the insider programme and I noticed it was updating the Realtek audio driver, after the installation completed, I went to listen to music ...
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Windows 10 keeps installing Conexant audio drivers

My speakers do not work with Conexant Audio Drivers but Windows 10 automatically keep reinstalling it. How can I remove it?
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This device cannot work properly until you have restarted your computer. (Code 14)

I have a HP ZBook with Windows 10 (1809 build 17763.437) and the HP Thunderbolt dock. Periodically, the USB will fail completely and it will take several restarts to get things working again. This can ...

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