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Thu
21
Jan
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Printer not Compatible with Windows 7? No Driver

Infopackets Reader Pat M. writes: " Dear Dennis, I just upgraded from Windows XP to Windows 7 Home Premium. Where can I find find drivers for my printer? My original CD ROM disc for printer doesn't work with Windows 7. " My Response: Unfortunately, ... this is a common problem when upgrading to a newer Windows Operating System. Some hardware device drivers are not compatible with Windows 7, and the hardware vendors do not release updated drivers, which renders the hardware unusable. Making your Old Printer work with Windows 7 There are a few things you can do to work around the issue. First and ... (view more)

Fri
18
Sep
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'Parted Magic', and 'Driver Backup'

Parted Magic The Parted Magic is a Linux-based operating system that employs core programs of GParted and Parted to handle partitioning tasks with ease, while featuring other useful programs such as Partition Image, TestDisk, Truecrypt, Clonezilla, ... G4L, SuperGrubDisk, ddrescue, and more. http://partedmagic.com Driver Backup Driver Backup is a fast, free, and user-friendly tool for software driver backup, restoration and removal with command line options, automatic restoration from CD and path formatting. Driver Backup also includes an interactive command line builder. http://sourceforge.net ... (view more)

Tue
01
Sep
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'Double Driver', and 'Unison File Synchronization'

Double Driver Double Driver is a very simple and useful tool which not only allows you to view all the drivers installed on your system but also allows you to backup, restore, save and print all chosen drivers simply and reliably. Double Driver ... analyzes your system and lists the most important driver details such as version, date, provider, etc and offers you the chance to update to the latest version. All drivers that are found can easily be backed up the application and easily restored at a later point in one go http://www.boozet.org Unison Unison is a file-synchronization tool for Unix and ... (view more)

Tue
13
Jan
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New Technology Allows Ford Vehicles to Park Themselves

Hoping to turn their sagging fortunes around, Ford is set to debut a highly-anticipated technology allowing cars to parallel park themselves without driver assistance. Better yet, the entire self-parking experience is promised to be ... scratch-and-dent-free. The technology relies on ultrasonic sensors on the front and rear of the automobile, combined with electric power steering to angle and guide the vehicle into tight parking spaces. (Source: siliconvalley.com ) While the process sounds complicated, all a driver has to do is push one button and the system takes over from there. A visual or ... (view more)

Mon
03
Nov
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'Mucommander', and 'Driver Max'

Mucommander MuCommander is a lightweight, cross-platform file manager featuring a Norton Commander-style interface that can be executed on any operating system with Java support (Mac OS X, Windows, Linux, *BSD, Solaris). http://www.mucommander.com ... Driver Max Driver Max is a great website for downloading (you guessed it!) brand new drivers for Windows XP and Windows Vista. However, you can also find some other exciting tools at this site, including premium uninstaller programs and system optimizers. http://www.drivermax.com Today's fresh software picks were provided courtesy of Bob Helmer at ... (view more)

Tue
12
Aug
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'Driver View', and 'Installed Codec'

DriverView The DriverView utility displays a list of all device drivers currently loaded on your system. For each driver in the list, additional useful information is displayed: load address of the driver, description, version, product name, company ... that created the driver, and more. http://nirsoft.net InstalledCodec InstalledCodec is a small utility that displays the list of all codec drivers and DirectShow filters currently installed on your system. For each component the following information is displayed: display name, type, disabled status, installed/modified time, description, company ... (view more)

Tue
22
Jul
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'Deviceioview', and 'Driver View'

Today's fresh software picks were provided courtesy of Bob Helmer at Shell Extension City. Please note that the below software descriptions are provided solely from the developer and are absent from any guarantee or warranty. You are encouraged to ... review the Shell Extension Software Policy for more details. Deviceioview DeviceIOView allows you to watch the data transfer between a software or service and a device driver (DeviceIoControl calls). For each call to a device driver, the following information is displayed: Handle, Control Code, number of input bytes, number of output bytes, the name ... (view more)

Thu
21
Jun
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'Xp Detox Wizard', and 'Driver Max'

Xp Detox Wizard Detox Wizard deletes all the unnecessary media installed with MS Windows XP. You can configure it to do your bidding, or use an AUTO mode that requires no user-input. http://optionalreaction.com/ Driver Max DriverMax is a new program ... which allows you to easily reinstall all your Windows drivers. No more searching for rare drivers on discs or on the web or inserting one installation CD after the other. Simply export all your current drivers (or just the ones that work) to a folder or a compressed file. After reinstalling Windows you will have everything in one place. ... (view more)

Thu
20
Oct
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'Double Driver', and 'Zoned Out'

Double Driver View which drivers are installed in your system, plus backup them up, save and print the drivers list, and more. http://boozet.xepher.net/ Zoned Out Manage Internet Explorer's Zones. Add, Delete, Import, Export, Build a WhiteList and ... More: Now includes Restricted, Trusted and Intranet Zones. http://www.funkytoad.com/zonedout.htm (view more)

Tue
16
Aug
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Sound Card

A sound card is a computer expansion card that can input and output sound under program control. Most personal computers today have sound cards built onto the main board and do not require a secondary / separate sound card. Sound Cards: General ... Characteristics A typical sound card includes a sound chip usually featuring a digital-to-analog converter that converts recorded or generated digital waveforms of sound into an analog format. This signal is led to a (earphone-type) connector where a cable to an amplifier or similar sound destination can be plugged in. More advanced designs usually ... (view more)

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