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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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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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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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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DELL Power edge 2900 reinstallation [closed]

we are looking forward to upgrade our DELL power edge server to windows 2003 64bit operating system, however now it requires to start from scratch. unfortunately i do not have the driver or start up ...
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How do I remove a driver completely on a Windows XP client machine?

I have a client (XP SP3) machine where newer drivers have been installed. Unfortunately while these (audio) drivers fixed mic boost, they have introduced problems such as no input working and ...
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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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X11 performance problem after upgrading from Centos3 to Centos5 with an ATI Rage XL

After upgrading a computer from Centos3 to Centos5 an application that does a lot of scrolling took a very high performance hit. top tells me that X is using a lot of CPU and that was not happening ...
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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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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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Must I install every possible printer driver for RDP clients?

I have users connecting with remote desktop and some have things like Quicken which has a PDF driver installed on their machines at home. We want them to be able to redirect to print at home, but do ...
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Network card suddently doesn't answer anymore, but answers after pinging

We have a problem with the network card on a Dell Power Edge R410 with Debian 6 (squeeze). It seems that the network card went into "sleep" mode after some time. If we are connected via ssh to the ...
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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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Windows 7 clean install: vendor-specific disk or not? [closed]

When I upgrade from Vista to Windows 7 in the near future I would like to do a clean install (from my own experience and from reading, that seems preferable to an in-place upgrade). I am wondering, ...
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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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Dell OpenManage says my firmware is too old?

My Dell OpenManage Server Administrator application has an alert and is telling me my firmware (and driver?) versions are not high enough. Should I be concerned / what issue might this cause? I ...
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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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How to install network adapter in Linux (CentOS 5)

My company has a CentOS 5 Linux server. The network card died today and we replaced it with an Intel Pro 1000 GT network adapter. I'm not great with Linux. How can I get this new NIC working? Thanks ...
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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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Use Vmware VGA driver on Proxmox for KVM Windows Guests

I follow this tutorial (http://www.linux-kvm.com/content/using-vmware-vga-kvm-windows-guests) to use Vmware VGA with KVM Windows Guests. The vmware vga driver is installed on Windows, but I can't ...
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Problems with identical printers having non-identical settings

(Apologies if this is in the wrong place, seems a better fit here than rather on SuperUser) We have two HP CP2025 colour printers installed on a Server 2008 Printe Server, both on HP "Universal ...
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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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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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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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HP Universal Print Drivers Incredibly Slow

We recently migrated to a Windows 2003 R2 Enterprise x64 Server (SP2) as a print server. For the most part, we found that it wasn't too hard to get both a x64 and a x86 driver for the printers we ...
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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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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 ...
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Running indexhibit with a non-MySQL backend — can it be done?

The version of the Indexhibit PHP-based CMS that's available for public download has been 0.70 (or thereabouts) for around four years, and as far as I know, it's been a MySQL-only app for the entirety ...
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Do Red Hat drivers work on CentOS?

I'm thinking on buying a Dell PowerEdge T310. It's marked as certified hardware in Red Hat HCL, but I'd like to use CentOS. I know CentOS it's built from the RHEL sources, but do RHEL drivers work on ...
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What is the reason for choosing a different print processor?

Almost every time I've had to change the print processor for a printer, it's because it's set to something other than WINPRINT/RAW. Granted, fax software sometimes makes use of other print processors, ...
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Installing Proxmox VE with RAID on a MSI 890FXA-GD70 board

I'm trying to install Proxmox VE on my server with a MSI 890FXA-GD70 motherboard, the RAID array is a on-board SB850 array. My RAID setup is: 2x500gb Western Digital Caviar Blue Setup in RAID1 ...
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What port does OpenLink ODBC Driver use?

I use Avaya Reporting Services and OpenLink ODBC Drivers for db connection. I know that it uses port 5000 for handshaking but after that I believe it uses an random port for communication. I want to ...
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x64 print driver keeps asking for x64 windows disk

I'm trying to install x64 printer drivers on a Windows 2003 R2 Standard x86 print server. I downloaded the amd64 folder locally to the server. When I try to install the x64 bit print driver it asks ...
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how to configure modprobe to recognize newly installed driver for eth1 on bootup?

I have a server running Debian 6. My motherboard has two interfaces, eth0 and eth1. Debian does not have a driver for eth1 (e1000e), so I installed the driver provided by Intel (e1000e-1.4.4). ...
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Postscript 3 emulation

A college needs to print multitudes of documents in a Mac environment. They get quotes for similar devices from two network digital copier competitors - one boasts an Adobe PostScript 3 print driver, ...