Why are drivers not installed?
The driver is a program thatensures the interaction of the computer with various devices. Without it, the work of the equipment connected to the computer (for example, a printer or video card) becomes impossible. In most cases, operating systems are equipped with basic drivers, but specific devices require special programs. Here, with their installation, there are often problems, over which many PC users are beating.
In this article we will explain why drivers are not installed.
Why the video card driver is not installed
The video card is by far the mosta powerful computer device that consumes almost 80 percent of the energy consumed by the PC. For the correct functioning of the video card, a great program potential is needed. However, very often there are problems with installing the driver on the video card, for example, it is not installed completely or after installation it functions with errors. To address this issue, one should consider the possible causes of such problems. The main ones are:
- Video adapter malfunction;
- overheating of the video adapter;
- incorrect driver;
- problems with the previous driver;
- problems with the operating system.
How can you solve the problem? If it is a video card malfunction, the card should be repaired or replaced with a new one. If the video adapter overheats, you should repair the cooling system. When everything is not too run, you can try to clean it of dust.
When the cause of the problem is in the wrong versiondriver, it is necessary to verify the data of the video card and to acquire the necessary program. Very often the reason that the driver is not installed on the graphics card is not completely or incorrectly removed the previous driver. Therefore, you must remove all old versions and reboot the PC. Then you need to download a new version from the manufacturer's website of the video processor.
If you have viruses, you need to delete them orDownload the utility to effectively eliminate malicious software (for example, the free utility Malicious Software Removal Tool). If the problem is related to operating system violations, it is advised to reinstall it on a laptop or computer.
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Why the printer driver is not installed
The installation of the printer usually does not require specialknowledge or skills, although it has its own characteristics depending on the particular model of the device. The driver can be downloaded from the official website of the printer manufacturer and installed on your PC. However, this may cause some problems, for which reason the driver will not be installed. The most common of these are:
- the presence of an old driver;
- the old version of the driver;
- Before the program is fully installed, you can not connect HP printers to a PC.
Often the cause of the problem is alsocable fault, after replacement of which the driver is quietly installed. If the cable is working, first try to check the various old versions of the drivers. It is very likely that the previous drivers were not downloaded from the official website of the manufacturer, or they do not correspond to the version of your OS. It is also important to know that in some cases the operating system itself determines the device model incorrectly. In these situations, you will also have to install the program again.
On the topic, read also our article How to install drivers on your computer.