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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Windows 8.1 Industry - long Boot time resuming from Hibernate with USB devices connected

USB devices start working ~30 seconds after resuming from Hibernate. I'm looking for guidance, tools, what to search in logs, to find what's causing this long delay.
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Installing OpenVPN on Windows7

It seems I cannot install the current version of OpenVPN (2.1.2) because the TAP driver is not signed and therefore windows 7 x64 refuses to install it. It shows up in the device manager, but with a ...
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Installing TF-3200 to Centos 7

I have plugged in a separate network card named TF-3200 to the PCI port. I also have ensured that the card is detected by using lspci command and it gives, 01:02.0 Ethernet controller: Sundance ...
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Missing a Generic/Text Only printer driver?

I have a program that needs a printer with the Generic/Text Only driver to print shipping documents.Some users in China (who use Windows XP and Windows 7) don't have the option to select this driver ...
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Batch File to Automatically Install List of Drivers without User Interaction

At work, one of the tasks I am responsible for is resetting computers to their factory settings and installing the updated drivers. Lenovo makes this easy with their System Update tool, but Dell and ...
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Obtain device driver version and associated GUID using PowerShell?

Right now, I am getting two separate objects A Win32_NetworkAdapter WMI object A Win32_PnpSignedDriver WMI object In my previous scripts, I've made sure I was calling separate objects, and ...
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Push firmware files in ath10k to Debian firmware-atheros [migrated]

I would like to quote wireless.wiki.kernel.org: The ath10k firmware images are available from linux-firmware.git which all common Linux distributions should install by default. Latest firmware ...
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Alternative/mirror site for HP drivers

I'm not able to download any printer driver from the HP site. Is there an alternative or mirror site where drivers are just archived or cached?
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H and V don't work on windows server 2012 log on

I'd like to log in to windows server 2012. It worked yesterday but today I couldn't enter my current password because the H and V keys didn't work and my password include the h. I connected the ...
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Using SCCM WMI Global Condition to detect exsistence of hardware

I am attempting to use Global Conditions to allow SCCM 2012 Application objects to trigger the installation of a video driver package. I'm running into issues when I have both an onboard (CPU or ...
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Installing CentOS on HP Server, SSDs connected to a RAID controller

I am trying to install centOS 6.0 in this HP Server, I contacted with the support and they said me that it supports that OS. I have no problem installing it on a SSD that is connected directly to ...
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Installing PERC driver during CentOS install

I'm trying to install CentOS on a PowerEdge R720, and I'm running into some issues with installing drivers during setup. I've created a virtual disk consisting of a single SSD, but during install ...
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How to install drivers/recommended updates via windows update in windows 10?

My virus scanner (ESET Endpoint Security) tells me that Windows has recommended updates for me. But if I try to search for them via Windows Update, it tells me that everything is up to date. (...
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MDT Deployment Issue-Driver not loading (i217-LM on MDT)

I have been testing a replacement imaging system to replace our limited Ghost deployment system for a good portion of the last year. We bought a new batch of machines (HP Workstation Z230) which have ...
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Inject winusb drivers in WinPE 5.0 or WinPE 10 image

I'm trying to make a WinPE image (Windows10 and Windows8.1) with my own diagnostic tool, my own application (which is basically a Windows service) for a Dell product (Dell Latitude model). I'm using ...
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Deploy Printers To Non-Admin User Through GPO

Trying to deploy printers to Windows 7 x64 computers for NON-ADMIN users. Server is a 2008R2 running Print Management. 3 Printers are HP LaserJets installed on the print server. I have used Print ...
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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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Windows XP can't install network drivers even in VMware

I'm a sysadmin at a building controls company. We are trying to revive a Building Management Server with very expensive and important software on it. I cannot for the life of me, install a single ...
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Printing to Xerox with XSA accounting from Linux

My company has a lot of Ubuntu 12.04 desktops and a new Xerox ColorQube 8900S networked printer. Using the .ppd file from Xerox I can print to the printer fine, unless XSA accounting is turned on. At ...
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Weird “missing” CD/DVD driver during Windows Server 2008 installation

We have an old PowerEdge 860 that we're trying to install Windows Server 2008 R2 onto. At present the machine doesn't have any OS installed, so we're doing a clean install from a DVD. Pretty simple ...
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How to update all windows drivers?

Is there any way to force windows to recheck all devices against drivers in its database (HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\DevicePath) and update to the latest drivers ...
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Broken nvidia drivers on OpenSUSE 13.2

I'm having a hard time with my graphical drivers. I ran an update of the drivers, but it turned wrong and I'm longer able to log in. All I see is a "Oh Snap" message when I try to. I've had a few ...
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Unable to connect to Network Adapter (Cellular Data)

I have a number of Fujitsu Q702 Tablets that have been very problematic with regards to connecting to a mobile broadband connection (via SIM Card). These used to work fine up until a few weeks ago. ...
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Spooler Service Keeps Hanging and Causes Citrix served application to not launch

We have a Citrix XenApp 6.5 farm on Windows 2008 R2 that serves an application to our end users. Recently we have found that if the spooler service hangs, the application no longer launches for new ...
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Does WIndows 10 have drivers for an IBM rack server?

I want to buy an older IBM X3650 M2 rack server and put Windows 10 on it. Can Windows 10 be installed on a dual CPU rack server and will I run into missing driver issues (motherboard,ATI graphics ...
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What key parts of a Linux server are worth chasing drivers for?

I have a spare Dell Poweredge 2800 server that had a couple of drives crash and has been inactive. I decided to bring it to life as an Asterisk server - experimenting with Asterisk and Linux. We ...
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CentOS 7 Blank Screen On Boot

CentOS 7 boots, shows the grey 7 background with a spinner icon, then the screen goes blank, monitor goes to sleep. I can still log in via SSH. Everything seems to be in order except monitor issues. ...
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Extract list of installed drivers using a linux live disk

I have a quit old PC that was running Windows 2000 but the system crashed some days ago. Now I need to know which drivers have been installed on that specific pc but the system isn't booting anymore ...
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Regarding drivers for windows server 2008 r2

I have gygabyte motherboard and i am planing to install on it windows 2008 r2 server this mother board dont have drivers for windows 2008 r2 only for windows 7 and windows 8. Can i use drivers for ...
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Building Driver for Intel X710-da2 on FreeBSD [closed]

I am trying to build the network driver for Intel X710-da2, which can be downloaded here on FreeBSD 9.3. I followed the Intel README but nevertheless I retrieve the following compile error after ...
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Permission to enable\disable devices in device manager without admin rights?

Short question: Can you use group policy to allow users to disable\enable devices without giving them full administrative rights to a machine? More detailed: We have machines that crash on logoff\...
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Trying to install Intel Xeon Phi Driver on Centos 7

I tried to install and Intel Xeon Phi Driver. But it seems to have some problems. As the message just say "failed to load" and I dont know why, I hoped someone has experience with this and could tell ...
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DBD: Can't load driver file apr_dbd_mysql.so

I am using Apache 2 on a virtual machine running a LAMP stack (mysql version 5.6). When I try to restart the server I am getting this error; DBD: Can't load driver file apr_dbd_mysql.so I have made ...
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Find and update all windows drivers silently from a network share

I have a network share with extracted drivers (from Dell) (with .inf files). Is there a script or program which will find and update all computer drivers from a network share (no splashy UI's, no ...
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Libcontainer VS. LXC driver

What are main differences between these Docker drivers? Why is libcontainer better than LXC driver? Why should we use libcontainer, which are its benefits on practical way?
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Weird network interrupt issue

in ifconfig output i am seeing Interrupt 16 but when i check in /proc/irq/ i am not seeing number 16 there. following number i am seeing here. my driver is broadcom tg3 [root@centos7 ~]# ls /proc/...
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Various printer deployment issue with Server 2012 R2

I have just set up a new remote desktop infrastructure, with all servers being built on Server 2012 R2. I have 7 session hosts, and a central file/print server. On the print server, I have added ...
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Server 2012 R2 blue screen when mouse is plugged in

I have a server (Lenovo TD340) running 2012 R2 standard. I've been using the server without a mouse for a while as I didn't have one handy. Recently got a mouse (Logitech USB) and hooked it up. ...
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Can't load driver file apr_dbd_mysql.so when restarting Apache

I have an Apache 2.2 version running on a Centos 7.1 machine running a LAMP stack (MySql version 5.6). Apache has been configured to enable the DBD modules, and running a DUMP_MODULES using httpd ...
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Is it possible to extract disk/RAID drivers from a windows server?

Is it possible to extract drivers from a server? I have an operational HP server that I want to repave but I can't seem to find a version of smartstart that enabled windows server installer to ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 - Keyboard isn't recognized on login screen, but mouse does

Problem Backgroud: Our company has an IBM System X3200 M3 server running Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise with two WS Caviar Black 1TB HD in RAID 1. Recently we had a power failure that corrupted ...
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How to install VMware 5.5 and higher on HP BL460c G6

I have an HP ProLiant BL460c G6 with the HP NC532i Dual Port 10Gbe BL-c Adapter installed. VMware won't install on this machine stating the network device is not found. This happens with both the ...
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VIA south bridge puts CPU to sleep, disables timer and ethernet interrupts

I have two VIA NAB-7410 boards with 4x Intel 82541GI gigabit adapters. On both boards, Linux occasionally stops responding to Ethernet frames. The problem goes away when another interrupt is triggered,...
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Install RAID driver on HP DL380 G9

I'm trying to install RHEL 6.2 on HP DL380 G9, but the I cannot find the storage during the installation. I thought maybe RHEL 6.2 does not support HP P440AR contoller by default, then I go to HP ...
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Random 0x0000007B BSOD, Windows Server 2008 R2 on HP Server

The server at my company has been acting strange for as long as I know. Since it is a production server, we rarely do a complete shutdown/restart, but when we do, at random times we got a BSOD for ...
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IBM x3950M2 server, no drives detected during windows install

I have an IBM x3950M2 (72236MU) server that was running Server 2012. I decided to swap some drives around and reinstall from scratch with Server 2012r2. However I am unable to get the windows ...
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Move Win2k3 to new hardware: STOP 0x0000007B (How can I get PERC drivers installed?)

I have an ancient celeron-based Windows 2003 SBS server on an old Dell machine. It has a very basic IDE non-RAID setup. The server is so old, it takes about 30 minutes to boot up and log in. A new ...
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Adding drivers to a non bootable drive

I have a server 2008 installation with a faulty motherboard. I have changed the motherboard and Windows blue screens on boot up. It is caused by the SATA drivers. I'm trying to find a method of ...
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How to add accounting code to Sharp PPD driver on Ubuntu/CUPS

I have access to two Sharp printers (MX-C300P, MX-2614NR), but they require accounting codes ("user number") to be submitted with jobs. Has anyone managed to do this? (I managed it once with a Xerox, ...
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Are the i40e and ixgbe drivers really used by our Intel NICs?

We recently got two QCT 2U4Node high-density servers. Each node is equipped with a XL710 dual 40G NIC with two QSPF+ ports and two QCT mezz cards that sport Intel 82599 and dual 10G SPF+ ports for a ...