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Koss BT540i pairs with windows, but no drivers install from Windows Up

Q: Koss BT540i pairs with windows, but no drivers install from Windows Up

Hey guys, I have wireless Bluetooth headphones from Koss, they are BT 540i model. They pair and everything but I cannot get sound out of them. I noticed on my other PC, the Windows Device installer in the task bar will download the drivers for the device. For some reason it is not doing this. Anyway to get them manually? I didn't find anything on Koss's site.

http://www.sevenforums.com/drivers/392705-koss-bt540i-pairs-windows-but-no-drivers-install-windows-up.html
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Moderator comment: Model added to subject for clarity.

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-P-and-W-Series-Mobile/P50-Windows-7-Bluetooth-speaker-pairs-but-won-t-connect/td-p/3317374
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A:Can Windows 10 Generate SSH Key-Pairs for SSH Access to Itself?

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http://www.tenforums.com/network-sharing/67788-can-windows-10-generate-ssh-key-pairs-ssh-access-itself.html
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A:How do I create file and folder pairs in Windows?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by fatedquest


Is there a way to group some folder and files together so that when I move one of them, they all get moved to a new location together?


Um sure. Put them in a folder and move the whole folder. I suspect there is more to this question. Are you trying to move a library or other special folder?

Need more info of course

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A:Trying to install widcomm drivers. Getting overrun by windows drivers

First. Do not connect the usb device.

Install the drivers for the device, and only connect the device when either prompted to do so, or after the installation is complete.

Regards Howard
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/trying-to-install-widcomm-drivers-getting-overrun-by-windows-drivers.33611/
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After tapping F8 is there a selection called Disable Autorestart on System Failure? Select it and the next time you boot the BSOD will stay on the screen.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/624621/hi-windows-xp-boot-up-problem-after-sp3-install-and-network-drivers-install/
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A:Windows can't install drivers on its own, won't let me manually install.

It sounds like you're not logged in as the administrator?

If you right click on one of the .exe files and select "run as administrator", does that work.

http://www.vistax64.com/drivers/294338-windows-cant-install-drivers-its-own-wont-let-me-manually-install.html
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Try updating all your MOBO drivers.

From here:

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A:Windows 7 Won't Install Drivers

  
Quote: Originally Posted by norcalnative925


Hey,
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Hi and welcome
The vista driver might work if installed in compatibility mode. Your best bet is to go to their website and see if they have a win 7 driver. let us know if you need help installing it
Ken J+

http://www.sevenforums.com/drivers/43581-windows-7-wont-install-drivers.html
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I wonder if its looking for the Motherboard drivers?Mentioned in thread below.If thats the case you will have to download and pass over by usb.sometimes you can run an install a few times and it will take,but sounds like youv done that.
 
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http://superuser.com/questions/401532/why-does-windows-7-ask-for-additional-drivers-when-installing-from-a-usb-3-0-dri

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I think it's a procedural issue to make this work.


uninstall the device driver(s) and the HUB too
power off (not restart)
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boot your system
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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/windows-xp-wont-install-new-usb-drivers.69401/
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http://www.eightforums.com/drivers-hardware/6447-drivers-install-windows-8-64-bit.html
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A:Help with drivers after re-install of windows..

Hi hype88
Click Start and right click on "My Computer"
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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/help-with-drivers-after-re-install-of-windows-178795.html
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A:Does Windows 7 have AHCI drivers at install

  
Quote: Originally Posted by nate42nd


I have found on 4 different boards if I install in AHCI mode, Windows 7 seems to "find" the drivers for running in AHCI/RAID mode at install. If I install in IDE mode, it does not and I have no option to switch to AHCI/RAID if needed. In the past you had to press F6 (or whatever) and install them from a floppy. I think this is no longer the case with Windows 7. Can anyone confirm this. I don't even have a floppy and never will. I will install in AHCI so I have the choice in the future. Is there any down side to doing this and am I right?

Also - I know there is a registry "hack" you can use to boot into AHCI after installing in IDE but why does everyone not install in AHCI so they have the choice? Am I way off here? Are you planning to install in AHCI to have this benefit?


What you are asking in found in the BIOS settings. Read the manual supplied as to how they (manufacture) wants things done.
my MOBO allows (F6) also (F11) and (F12) - (F2) is master access to Bios.






Quote:
I don't even have a floppy and never will.


then burn to a CD or DVD or USB. your choice. but some manufactures demand that you install there xxxxxx via floppy disc.

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Please type msinfo32 in Start, then press Enter.

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A:When to install drivers when re-installing Windows 10

Originally Posted by benpatten


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Welcome Ben to Ten Forums. You could make a backup of all your installed drivers 1st. Also makes a complete image backup of your Windows OS too before doing your re-install of Windows. If you choose the Repair Windows method Ben, then you will not lose any personal files or installed 3rd party programs. Only thing you might want to do is whatever 3rd party AV program you may be using is to remove it 1st before repairing your Windows 10. Here are some links Ben, and suggestions.

For making a backup for all your Windows Drivers:
Create a folder on your flash drive or any internal or external drive: Drivers
Open Admin command prompt and run: Dism /Online /Export-Driver /Destination:X:\Drivers
Replace X with the drive letter of your drive.
Or use the freeware: Driver 4.1 Backup Download
http://www.techspot.com/downloads/61...le-driver.html

Link for doing a Repair install for your Windows:
Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade

Here is the link for Macrium Reflect for making a complete image of your current Windows 10 OS
http://www.macrium.com/reflectfree.aspx

Hope this helps you Ben
Mike

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Check this link:

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Quote: Originally Posted by dozzie80


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The Windows 8 Recovery Environment is also available when booting your computer from a "repair disk" CD or DVD (you can type "recdisc" into the Search box available from the magnifying glass icon on the Windows 8 "Charms" bar, and then select the "recdisc.exe" icon to create such a disc). You can also create bootable USB from the "create a recovery drive" icon: type "Recovery" into the Search box, then select "Settings", then select the "create a recovery drive" icon.

The advantage to using System Restore is that most programs won't have to be reinstalled (and your personal files are kept safe, as well).
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RE: your present printer predicament
1) Unplug any connected printers. Power off wireless printers.
2) Remove any printers listed in the "Devices & Printers" applet in Control Panel.
3) If a Windows 8 driver is available from the printer's manufacturer's website, download the one that matches your version of Windows (64-bit or 32-bit).
4) Reboot.
5) You can power on any wireless printers previously powered off. Do NOT connect any USB printers yet. You can power your USB printer on, but don't connect it yet.
6) Run the installer file for the driver you downloaded from the manufacturer's website. If your printer is a USB printer, do NOT connect it until told to do so by the installation program provided from the manufacturer's site.
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Some printers do not have files available at the manufacturer's websites, but do have drivers built into Windows 8. If you find that installing the printer automatically - that is, letting Windows 8 detect it & automatically find and install a driver - fails again and again, repeat steps 1,2,& 4 from the above list [Power off / disconnect the printer(s) -- Remove printers from the Control Panel's 'Devices & Printers' applet -- Reboot].

After restarting your computer, and with your printer still off and disconnected, go to the Control Panel's Devices & Printers applet, and select Add a printer. If your make & model appears in the list, select it. Note that many printers come in printer model "families" (especially true of Hp printers), so that often the driver for a "Photosmart 8700 series" is the one you should choose if you have a Photosmart 8750, etc.. If your model series does not appear on the list, click on the item "The printer I want isn't listed". Next, choose either "local" for a printer connected by a USB cable, or choose "network" for a wired/wireless printer connected to your network by ethernet cable or wireless. For USB printers, you can then select the "use an existing port" option, and then select LPT1: At this point a Windows Update option should be available, let Windows Update download the latest drivers. When done, choose your manufacturer from the list, then your printer model, then you can connect the USB printer cable (and power the printer on, if it isn't already on). In the Windows 8 Taskbar, you should now briefly see an item "Installing Device Driver Software" - wait for it to finish & disappear. You can now click "Cancel" from the "Add Printer" window, and you should now see your printer in the list of printers in the main "Devices and Printers" window.
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If any of your printers happen to be Hp printers, they have a Windows 7 & 8 Printer Installation Wizard you can try --- HP Printer Install Wizard f... Read more

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f320/cant-install-any-printer-drivers-on-windows-8-after-refresh-686060.html
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I have installed Chipset and VGA drivers.
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LAN drivers are not installing.
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Please help
 

A:How to get/install drivers for my newly-installed Windows XP?

infinite_scale,
is your computer DELL, HP or self assembled?

Regards,
www.azandz.com
 

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hello
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But I read that, when you connect a USB printer, Win8 will install the drivers. When then I install the Fuji Xerox software, then there are 2 printer installations?

So how should I do this?
Is it generally better to use the Win8 drivers? If yes, then I only have printer drivers and not the scan function.
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A:Printer install: drivers from Windows or from manufacturer

Installing the vendor's drivers should override the windows installed drivers. The vendor's drivers are needed for full functionality as you have found out.

I did that with all of the drivers in my system. I installed Win 8 and it installed the generic HD Audio Codec for the windows drivers and several other generic drivers. After installing Win 8, I installed the drivers from my motherboard vendor and it replaced the windows installed drivers with the motherboard vendor drivers.

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Hi Exca,
Is the USB plugged into a port that is USB3, (blue inside).
If so it wont work as there are no USB3 drivers in the W7 install.

Roy

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Download the drivers from their website, the old ones may not work. They may have new ones that do.

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A:Cannot install Belkin USB Wifi drivers on Windows

  
Quote: Originally Posted by bobtastic


Hi i have recently purchased a Belkin Surf+ B300 F7D2101ed and i'm not able to install it on my Windows 7 (32bit) Pro system. I've only just installed Windows 7 so its a fresh installation.
I install the software included and i keep getting a pop up balloon saying that the driver has not installed properly.
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I have then tried to manually update the driver and specifying the CD drive to look for driver. It sees the driver, attempts to install it and then i get a screen saying that the driver did not install properly as it could not find the file specified.

I have also tried downloading the latest install program from the Belkin website, but still cannot get the device to work.

Does anyone know how i install this device?
Thanks



Is the driver win 7? Is the device win 7 compatible? If there is no win 7 driver you can use the vista driver if you install it in compatibility mode.

To do that right click the installer>properties>compatibility>choose OS.

Let us know if this doesnt help

Ken

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A:Fresh windows install no device drivers?

Go to system CMOS (BIOS Setup), press the F1 key at the Gateway logo
Change the Startup order to
1. CD
2 HDD

Turn PXE Off


Here's your Drivers:
http://assets.gateway.com/s/Mobile/2007/Oasis/1014554R/1014554Rul.shtml
 

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A:Windows 10 - Any need to install motherboard chipset drivers?

To further his question what about all drivers that come with the cd or let's be real who has a cd drive but download drivers from motherboard website. Everything on my computer is detected except for corsair cooler cpu block and the only extra driver I installed was gpu.

Just upgraded gpu still nvidia same driver should I reinstall it for the sake of new upgrade or a driver is a driver ?!

Thx and hope our questions help others
 

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A:Solved: M.2 Drivers (Windows 7) for HP 15-ay013nr or Install...

I've got it running now. I've installed Windows 7 using a DVD beacuse even after slipstreaming the drivers into the iso I couldn't get Windows to recognize the USB ports. To install I used a stock Windows 7 image to burn to the DVD. I didn't think about slipstreaming any drivers into this disc (USB/Wireless/Etc). So after I installed the OS I just downloaded the drivers to another system and burned the drivers to a blank disc. Thanks for all of your help everyone. I hope this post will be found useful in the future.

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A:Installing Drivers after Fresh Windows Install

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A:Drivers do not work properly after install of Windows 7

   Information
We always assume you have made your Recovery Disks using the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Media Creator app the first day you had your new PC.
& made the Startup Repair CD.
startup repair disc-create



Did you make the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disks?

Acer Empowering Technology > Acer eRecovery Management.
Acer Support - Answers, E-Mail, Chat - How can I restore my computer with the backup discs I created?

Manual how to use Acer eRecovery Management here:
ftp://ftp.support.acer-euro.com/notebook/empowering_technology/NB%20ET2%20user's%20guide/Acer%20eRecovery%20Management%20English.pdf

Have you tried pressing <Alt+F10> at boot up, to goto the Acer eRecovery Management.
Acer Support: Frequently Asked Questions list for How to use Acer eRecovery

You can Order Acer recovery disks from here:
https://secure.tx.acer.com/RCDB/Main.aspx?brand=acer




You can download up to date drivers from the Acer website.

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No, you can load them via a CD, USB device, floppy disk, etc

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A:Clean re-install of Windows 7 and motherboard drivers

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A:Windows update configured to never install drivers

Welcome
I think that if you set the updater to install everything automatically, your problem will be solved
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A:How to install DRIVERS of DELL OptiplexGX280 A08 in Windows 7 [HELP]

In ref to the video, you need the Graphics drivers for your specific hardware. Go to Intel | Data Center Solutions, IOT, and PC Innovation and install and run the auto updater. It will scan your PC and list any available Intel driver.

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A:Windows monitor drivers can't install correctly

This is normal. Just connecting a y-splitter cable to a single port isn't going to be enough. Each monitor needs a dedicated output port to have an independent display. In some cases a video card will have a specialized single port that can drive two independent displays with a specialized cable, but it doesn't sound like yours is one of those.

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A:installing drivers after clean install of windows 7

Hi,

To have Windows install important updates as they become available, turn on automatic updating. Click on the URL mentioned for reference: </SPAN>http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Turn-automatic-updating-on-or-off

I would suggest you to install the drivers from the driver disc or you can even go to the URL mentioned for driver’s installation: http://www.dell.com/support/drivers/us/en/19/DriversHome/NeedProductSelection

For windows 7 installation, you can refer to the URL which will guide you with the snapshots:
http://www.door2windows.com/how-to-install-windows-7/

Back up your files before you begin reinstalling Windows 7 if possible, even if you're reinstalling Windows 7 on a hard disk partition, and you have personal files on a separate partition. For example, if you have encrypted files, you might not be able to access them after reinstalling Windows. A custom installation replaces the current version of Windows 7and all personal files.

Hope this helps.

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