A device driver or software driver is a computer program allowing higher-level computer programs to interact with a hardware device.

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Printer Issues w/ Server 2k8 R2 and Windows 7

We have an HP LaserJet 4000 and an HP Color LaserJet 3600, both trying to manage from Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 (Print Management) and deploy to Windows 7 x86. For the HP LaserJet 4000: HP's site ...
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HP Printer Malfunction (Virus?)

i'm having serious problems with several HP Printers. The issue is the following: my printer (different models) prints random ASCII character on the first line of a paper ( image sample: ...
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Error when attempting to install network printer/driver using PrintUI command

I receive the following error when attempting to install a TCP/IP printer using PrintUI: "Operation could not be completed (error 0x00000705). Windows cannot locate a suitable printer driver. ...
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How to activate updated drivers in Hyper-V

I am working on getting a host setup using Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 but am running into some issues with drivers. I have been able to add the drivers via pnputil. When I check to which which drivers ...
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Hard drive space managed like virtual memory?

I'm wondering if this is possible and if there's an implementation of this concept: Imagine that I have a 1 GB RAM disk, a 1 TB internal hard drive and a 10 TB NAS on my LAN. Would it be possible to ...
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How to automate driver installation from .exe

I need to create an image which upon its first boot detects the graphics card type and installs the appropriate drivers before taking the next steps. This means I need to automate the installation ...
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bonding driver in centos 5.5,mode balance-rr not work

i've creat a bonding interface in centos 5.5,i chose mode balance-rr,using slave eth6 and eth7,and the link of eth6 and eth7 is ok,here is the configuration file: [root@50:B3:42:00:00:A3 ...
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rtl8139 driver in modern linux kernels - is it included?

I need to support the realtek rtl8139 network card - is this included in modern (> 3.0) linux kernels? do I have to load any modules or install anything?
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3ware 8506, Solaris (Nexenta Core) and the tw driver: driver (tw) successfully added to system but failed to attach

I've got a little Nexenta Core box at home that's doing NAS duties. Recently, I bought a second hand 3ware 8506 12-port SATA controller to go with the Supermicro AOC-SAT2-MV8 controller that I already ...
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install network drivers on a diskless windows 2008 R2

I have a dell r715 with a Broadcom NetXtreme II 1 Gigabit Server. I am booting my Windows Server 2008 R2 through iSCSI from a SAN. I want to install my network drivers. When I try to install my ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Drivers Missing Would Not Install? [closed]

I am building my dev machine with WS2008R2SP1. I consider Windows Server as the best development environment for C# since I tend to focus on server-centric (integration) applications. The desktop ...
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ixgbe driver: Limit the max number of cores [closed]

I have a Linux workstation with 48 cores and runs ixgbe driver for fiber interface. And I have to test a project name Netmap on it. NetMap is a high performance network framework for high speed ...
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How to use AD/GPO/Print Services to “push out” a new printer driver to replace a broken one? How did my server get a broken driver?

Context: We have an AD/GPO-managed corporate network with a little over a hundred PCs running Windows 7 x64, and a few managed printers. Our Server2008R2 primary domain controller is configured as a ...
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Limited user requires admin rights for plug and play printer?

I have a small fleet of laptops that aren't part of a domain running Windows XP Pro SP3 as limited users. They are used for printing different shipping documents. I have a script that runs when they ...
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Possible to use Azure xDrive (PageBlob) with on-premises Windows 2008R2

Azure's Windows 2008R2 based hosts currently use blob storage for something called XDrive. Since this is just a driver and a few other system components, has anyone figured out what files need to be ...
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Solaris 10 / NIC Marvell Yukon 88E8001 hungs with latest driver

I've installed latest yukon driver from marvell for Solaris 10 8/11. Got the driver, installed, updated /etc/driver_aliases and worked fine. After the system is running for a couple of days, it hungs ...
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Can't uninstall broken network adapters [closed]

I have 3 Fortidrv miniport adapters (IP, IPv6, Network Monitor) that show up in my Device Manager on Windows 7 Home Premium pc with the yellow "!" icons. These devices are hold-overs from a Fortinet ...
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Compaq DL360 PCI Memory controller

I have a Compaq DL360 with two P3/933 Mhz CPUs and 1152 MB RAM running Windows 2003. Device manager shows a yellow question mark over the PCI Memory Controller. I understand that device to be the ...
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Support by Microsoft on Unsigned Driver

What is the support of Microsoft about unsigned drivers? They support a System with them? I'm looking for a document with the Windows Policy support and what they said about not drivers.
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Advice on setting up a print server

I am in the process of creating a central control point to distribute printers among people inside of the domain. Right now there are a couple printers installed on miscellaneous servers that are ...
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HP ProLiant ML350 G6 driver problems

We have fresh installed SBS 2011 standard on ML 350 G6 and I ended up with two driver problems - IPMI interface - Base system device We cannot find drivers for them, and I don't know what are those ...
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Silently install/add a print queue to a Windows client

Does anyone know how I can silently install/add a print queue to a Windows client? The clients are 32-bit Windows XP connecting to a Windows 2008 R2 print server, and I tried using the following ...
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FreeBSD ixgbe driver not working

I recently got a brand new Dell PowerEdge R610 server, I installed VMWare ESXi 5.0 on it and attempted to install FreeBSD as guest OS for squid caching. The server has a PCI-E Intel X520-T2 10Gig ...
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Fedora 15 liveCD for most common wireless and wired network interfaces [closed]

I've created a Fedora 15 liveCD that is customized for my application. On the first laptop I tried, it didn't have the driver for the Broadcom BCM43224 wireless network interface. This software will ...
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USB soundcard driver requirements

I realized that I will need a soundcard on the server to support sound using the remote desktop client. Should soundcards work which support Windows 7? Our server runs Windows 2011 Small Business ...
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Intel igb driver packet loss on Debian Linux 6.0

I am running Debian Linux 6.0 (2.6.32-5-amd64). My network NICS are Intel 82580 Gigabit running with the IGB network driver version 3.3.6 (firmware version 3.2-9). I tested the performance and I ...
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Matching MySQL Server version and driver version

I'm working on an installer that installs a program to a local machine which accesses a remote MySQL database. What I would like to know is, how closely do I need match the ODBC drivers (myodbc.dll) ...
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Erroneous IDE errors? (status=0x58 { DriveReady SeekComplete DataRequest })

I keep seeing these appearing on an embedded linux product I work on: hda: dma_intr: status=0x58 { DriveReady SeekComplete DataRequest } ide: failed opcode was: unknown hda: DMA disabled ide0: reset: ...
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debian package to ko file

I have downloaded hp-be2net_4.0.359.0-2_all.deb package which is used for NIC driver for linux. I installed the above package using below command dpkg --install hp-be2net_4.0.359.0-2_all.deb Then ...
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Compaq Presario a900 wireless driver for windows server 2008 [closed]

I am setting up a server for the first time and I am doing this in my old Compaq Presario a900 notebook. To do that, I installed Windows Server 2008 in order to install a team system foundation server ...
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Purge print driver cache on windows 7 with powershell script

[Background] We have been having trouble with our network clients suddenly being unable to print. They get an odd error with a hex code. We determined that something in the driver was messed up and ...
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windows server sharing printers, why does local machine need driver?

I bumped into this at work today, and I don't have a good answer. To elaborate, we have a windows print server sharing several printers. If you connect to this printer share with a windows client, it ...
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Network drivers on RIS

I have RIS (Remote Installation Service) on my server and I have XP image on RIS. Everything runs great, but I have one little problem. When I use the remote installation process, the computer asks ...
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Interupts and context switching

I have server with Linux ubuntu 3.0.0-12-server #20-Ubuntu x86_64x operation system. I run erlang/otp application on it. Under high load i see that i server has very high context switches and ...
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Dell PE 2850 NIC cycling - can't install latest drivers

I've just installed W2K8 R2 SP1 on a Dell poweredge 2850. The network card isn't working correctly - keeps cycling through these states: identifying, enabling, network, network cable unplugged. The ...
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Is there a quick way to see what filesystem filter drivers are loaded on Windows 2008?

The question says it all, I think. I vaguely remember there was an easy way to do this, but don't remember what it was.
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Need advice on which PCI SATA Controller Card to Purchase [closed]

I have a major issue with the build of a machine I am trying to get up and running. My goal is to create a file server that will service the needs of my software development, personal media storage ...
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How do I install the pdo_mysql driver on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1?

I have a RHEL box running PHP 5.3.3, which was installed using the binary packages provided by yum. I have installed the php-pdo package: # yum info php-pdo Loaded plugins: product-id, rhnplugin, ...
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Tricerat Screwdrivers alternative [closed]

Is there another solution I could use instead of http://www.tricerat.com/products/screwdrivers I have used them but the maintenance expired and now we have to move our servers from 2003 to 2008 ...
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Drivers doubts about Windows server 2003 R2 on HP ML350 G6 server

I have one HP server proliant ML350 G6 with OS windows 2008 standard edition installed. I would like downgrade the OS and Microsoft could let me a Kit for the operation with windows server 2003 R2 ...
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Is there a Windows 7 64-bit printer driver out there for the Tally T2024/24 dot matrix printer? [closed]

Is there a Windows 7 64-bit printer driver out there for the Tally T2024/24 dot matrix printer? I've looked all over the place for the right driver, but it's got me stumped! Thanks in advance! :)
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Install a windows driver without the unsigned warning appearing

I'm trying to create a batch install file and one of the tasks it does is install a 3rd party driver. This is unsigned and so pops up a warning and causes the rest of the script to fail on Windows XP ...
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Network driver updated - linux still loading the old driver version

I recently updated the bnx2 network driver of one server. If I display infomations about the module, it shows me correctly the new version, 2.0.23b. modinfo bnx2 filename: ...
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compile lastest bnx2 driver on debian squeeze

I want to upgrade the bnx2 network card driver in a Dell Power Edge R410. I downloaded the latest driver version from the broadcom website. If I want to compile the driver it fails with the following ...
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New print server on Windows Server 2008 R2 64bit

Just wondering if anyone can help me out with some best practice for setting up a new print server and all of the individual queues. I have some questions regarding setting up the print queues, for ...
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How do “driver scanner” applications work? [closed]

For example, how does "Driver Scanner" from uniblue work? I mean, I know it's some kind of scam, but they need to provide some kind of service, after people pay for this app. So how does the full ...
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How do I configure a USB ethernet adapter under CentOS 5.3?

I've got a server running CentOS 5.3 (Final; kernel version 2.6.18) which I need to add a 2nd NIC to, initially temporarily, but eventually permanently. I'm not familiar with installing drivers under ...
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How do I disable driver signing enforcement on Windows Server 2008 R2 x64?

I'm running Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 and I have a driver that isn't signed so the Device Manager displays the following message: "Windows cannot verify the digital signature for the drivers ...
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Will using Windows 7 drivers for Windows Server 2008 R2 result in bad software installs? [closed]

I have been tasked with installing some server software on a box that is using: Asus Rampage Extreme 2 Motherboard Windows Server 2008 R2 Drivers for Windows 7 (because as far as I know, Asus does ...
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Some windows 7 machines are showing driver update required for most printers?

We have deployed printers using server 2008 however some computers are able to print fine but other just say that they need to update the print driver. They are all in the same policy. Some request ...