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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Docking, undocking, losing devices…

Many of my co-workers and myself have a constant problem with docking and undocking our dell notebooks. Our company requires that we run a broad catalog software that starts at boot; but logically I ...
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Is there a non spammy, no registering, free site to download old drivers?

From time to time I need to reinstall some ancient system. Replace hardware with other abandoned hardware. Whenever I search for drivers Google returns sites requiring logins and/or payment. Where are ...
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Linksys wireless NIC won't reconnect after coming out of hibernate

I recently bought a Linksys WMP110 wireless PCI NIC for my XP machine. It works fine, except when I take it out of hibernate it sometimes won't reconnect or even see any wireless networks. I have to ...
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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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Unable to get MX Revolution work effectively in Mac

I installed Logitech control center. I set the settings as I want them in the Preferences. However, only the Search button works. Expose and Dashboard do not work in the side buttons, for example. I ...
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Vista x64 - looking for 64bit signed bluetooth drivers for Broadcom BCM2045 chipset

I'm looking for 64bit signed bluetooth drivers for Broadcom BCM2045 chipset. Drivers available for AirLive BT-201USB based on this chipset have 64bit version but aren't signed and therefore I can't ...
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Are PERC 5/i RAID controller drivers available and easily installed on Ubuntu 9.04?

We are looking to migrate a Dell PowerEdge 1950 with PERC 5/i RAID controller from an aging Windows 2000 Server installation to a modern Linux distro, probably Ubuntu 9.04. I have come across some ...
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Windows 2003 ODBC Issues - Error 10055

Using data integrator for ETL's pulling data from DB2 to SQL Server, after some time, will get these odbc errors: Communication link failure. comm rc=10055 - CWBCO1003 - Sockets error, ...
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“System cannot find the file specified” trying to reinstall network driver

After uninstalling Symantec Enpoint Protection (manually) one computer (Windows XP) has an inoperative NIC; it shows up in device manager as conflicted. I tried doing a windows repair from CD, which ...
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Running Windows Server OS on a regular desktop machine

I was thinking of running maybe Windows Server 2008 or Windows Home Server on my home computer. But before I did the formatting etc, I would like to know if this is even possible. And I am then ...
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How can I get a list of windows printer driver installed on a server

I can manually install a printer driver on a server and that shows up as a configured printer just like on a workstation. However there are applications where I can provide a UNC name to a printer ...
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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 ...