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Lexmark E210 Printer install from .ppd file

I am excited at the prospect to enable Lexmark E210 printing from Catalina. The E210 "Seems to be a relabeled Samsung ML-4500." PPD file can be downloaded from this link. PPD instructions ...
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Canon MP140 Printer driver for Catalina

Is anyone able to install a generic printer driver for old Canon printers? I have an old MP140 for which Canon is no longer updating drivers. My Mac doesn't automatically find any drivers so I'm stuck ...
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5GHz capable drivers for BCM94360CS on Windows 7

Background I'm running Windows 7 via bootcamp on my early 2015 Macbook Pro (via a separate guide: https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/guide-install-windows-7-in-macbook-pro-early-2015-with-almost-...
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Bootcamp precision trackpad drivers, Windows thinks I have a precision touchpad, gesture programs don't, what's different?

Installing and setting up my bootcamp, running nice for an ancient macbook air, I installed these drivers from github https://github.com/imbushuo/mac-precision-touchpad, the guy did a good job the ...
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Is it possible to make a mbr legacy bootcamp win 10 from a gpt partitioned catalina hdd 10.15.7 with bootcamp 6?

I tried to install win10 to ssd via efi boot on my macbook air 2012, it ran pretty well as far as performance, but because it's pre-uefi it makes it the garbage windows version with no sound, no ...
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Using mouse on Virtual Machine on Mac, but got keyboard signal

The question is, when I press and move my mouse in the virtual machine(such as choose many files), the machine seems to receive a signal of keyboard "C-press" and ""C-release",...
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How does a generic bluetooth mouse / keyboard work with macos without installing any driver?

Some generic brand bluetooth keyboard / mouse work fine on macos. Does macos have a built-in common driver api (for mouse and keyboard) that all these device use or is it some specification in the ...
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How to make Mac OS incompatible mouse work on Mac OS and use ALL its buttons? Tell me your solution please

I have a wonderful Roccat Tyon mouse (this is not a promo, I honestly love this product after trying a bunch of other gaming mouses) which I use for work, not for gaming. And I use it on the Mac OS ...
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How to disable and reenable Thunderbolt 3 port in Mac OS Catalina?

So all of a sudden my MacBook went really slow, I contacted apple support tried everything they said, resetting nvram e.t.c, wiped out my entire disk and reinstalled the macOS, but the problem still ...
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Audio completely broke in Bootcamp win 10 on 2020 16 inch MBP

Bootcamp Windows 10 1909 (On external SSD) on a 16-inch MacBook Pro 2020. Completely no audio, speakers/mic could not be discovered by system therefore unusable. Headphone plugged in but not ...
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Disable Bootcamp updates in Windows 10

I made the mistake of updating Bootcamp as was recommended to me in Windows... and since then I couldn't boot in Windows anymore and have had to reinstall it again. From what I've read online, this ...
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Is there a way to use accelerated 3D graphics from NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M in Mac OS Big Sur?

Since Mac OS High Sierra, Macbook Pro Late 2013 owners complain about the inability of using their NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M dedicated graphics card to speed up 3D graphics or a second display. So after ...
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How can I copy the drivers provided by Apple when installing Bootcamp on an external drive?

I am the owner of a MacBook Pro 2018 and I want to install Bootcamp on an external drive. I've been following a guide I found on the internet here, and I managed to create a bootable drive, but couldn'...
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Macbook Pro 17" mid 2010 + NEC upd720202 Express Card USB 3.0

I have a MacBookPro6,1 running well and stable on MacOS 10.9.5, I use it for video image editing, so I have a lot of data on external drives. Recently found out that I can speed up all transferings ...
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macOS reports updated printer software after installing manufacturer software

Until today, my Mac Mini, running Catalina (10.15.4) was using the system provided driver to print to and scan from my HP OfficeJet Pro 8620. This also meant that I couldn't use all of the features ...
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FTDI USB to serial module doesn't work in Catalina [closed]

I can see FTDI module in system report But in arduino it doesn't show up I read that macOS comes with USBSerial.kext which can handle this but I don't see it working for me. I have tried installing ...
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Possible to use two HCI controllers concurrently?

I have a 2011 iMac with Bluetooth 2.1, and recently purchased a Bluetooth 4.0 USB dongle required for my new wireless mouse. The dongle works great - I paired my mouse and keyboard to it without ...
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Getting the ION Audio Video 2 PC MKII working on mac osx

I bought an ION Audio Video 2 PC MKII and want it to work on mac osx but I can't find any drivers and all the links are dead I had one a while ago and I had a driver but that driver I don't have any ...
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Is BootCampDrivers.com safe?

I've had tons of scaling and performance issues in scaling of 3D applications and games under Windows on my MacBook Pro 16" 2019 (MBP 16,1) due to the extremely outdated AMD drivers Apple ships with ...
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How can I enable Brother printer's two-side printing functionality?

My Brother DCP-7055 Printer’s two-side printing functionality does not work (the “Two-Sided” option is greyed out) on macOS Catalina 10.15.4. I have not tested it on any other versions of macOS but it ...
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MacOS fails to register physical Fn key on wireless Microsoft Wedge Mobile keyboard

I just connected a Microsoft Mobile Wedge keyboard to a Macbook, and when I check with Karabiner and other similar utility tools, it seems that the Mac is not registering any keypress at all when I ...
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Help with Mac OS 10.15 Catalina and CAC readers

I bought a new MacBook with OS 10.15 pre-installed I cannot seem too get my CAC reader and certificates to work. Is there a resource for installing certificates and CAC readers on the latest Mac OS? ...
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macOS Crashing After Wakeup from Sleep

I have Macbook Pro 13" 2017 with macOS Mojave. It's sometimes crashing after wakeup from sleep. Last diagnostic report is below and also there is a line that caught my attention about that Wacom ...
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Fix bluetooth windows 10 drivers in MBP

In my macbook pro's bootcamp bluetooth does not work and in an attemp to fix it following the steps: https://discussions.apple.com/thread/250233849 which are based on windows using its own bluetooth ...
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USB wifi adapters with native/trustworthy macOS drivers?

Microsoft has a large database of certified drivers for Windows. For many devices, once you plug them in the first time, Windows auto-finds the right driver. I wonder if Apple has anything like this. ...
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Drivers not working on Windows 10 installed (CLI process) on external SSD running on Macbook

I have a problem with the installation of Windows 10 (November 2019) on my MacBook Air 2018. I tried to use a virtual machine the first time, but some drivers did not work (trackpad, audio and ...
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Mojave + USB ethernet adapter. kext wrong headers? Lib declarations?

Following this question it should be possible to install a .kext for either of my USB adapters. However, after disabling SPI and fixing file permissions in the kext directory, kextload fails and ...
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Minimal driver installation for Wacom tablet?

I have a CTH-680 digitizer. Wacom all-in-one driver seems to install unnecessary stuff to the system. What can be removed? Or how to do a minimal installation? ├── Applications │ └── Wacom Tablet....
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Workaround for Dell's lack of drivers for macOS 10.15 Catalina?

I've got two Dell printers - a C1760nw color printer and a B1165nfw Mono MFP. Both of which are currently unusable after the upgrade to macOS 10.15 Catalina. Is anyone aware of a workaround or non-...
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Mac running Windows 7 unable to detect Mac hardware, Windows Support Software issue…how to fix (no USB)

At wits end here. Been following David Anderson's tutorial and never truly had success with it. First time, years ago, keyboard and cursor never functioned but external variants circumvented the need. ...
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Need printer driver for samsung ML-1210 compatible with Mac OS X 10.11.6

I use Mac OS X 10.11.6 (El Capitan) and I would like to find and install a printer driver for an old samsung ML-1210 printer. Can anyone help? If yes, please tell me in simple terms, because I am ...
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Connecting external monitor to MacBook turns both screens black

The screen of my 2019 16-inch MacBook Pro regularly (maybe 1 out of 5 times) turns black when connecting external monitors (which then remain black as well). There are occasional flickers where the ...
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MacBook Pro Catalina - Input Monitoring

I hope someone can help me. I was updating my driver for my XP-Pen drawing tablet. Part of the instructions included adding the app and the driver to Input Monitoring. However, the + and - sign at ...
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Non-official usb-c dock station detects 2 external monitors are a single one

I bought this dock station USB-C JF68 and everything works besides HDMI+Display port simultaneously. The site claims this thing supports MacBook (I'm using 16" Pro). And it also claims that it ...
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Cannot Add New Apps to Mac Catalina Input Monitoring on Security & Privacy

I'm trying to get my Wacom Cintiq Pro 13 working over a USB-C cable connection. The Wacom instructions tell me to drag and drop Wacom Tablet Driver and Wacom Touch Driver into my "Input Monitoring." ...
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How to update Bootcamp video card drivers on MacBook Pro 16" with Radeon Pro 5500M

I'm am unable to install the latest Radeon Pro 5500M drivers from the AMD site onto my MBP 16 in Bootcamp. The driver installer says it cannot find an AMD video card. From what I've read, it seems we ...
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Devices with FTDI not seen on macOS

I'm using an macOS machine. I was working with my devices without any problem (Arduinos, external MIDI devices, etc.) until I installed the FTDI 2.4.2 drivers. Suddenly, all my devices stop working. ...
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How to install and use multiple Dymo 450 printers on 10.14 Mojave

System : Mac Mini [late 2014] running Mojave 10.14.6 Objective : install two [or more] Dymo 450 label printers, each loaded with a different label size, and have them work individually i.e., I should ...
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error using tty.usbserial-xxxx: could not open, resource busy

Since one year I'm using a MacBook Pro 13 upgraded to Catalina in October. I use the Mac to program same embedded module via RS232 (different adapters with different chips, e.g. FTDI) and it is still ...
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How to uninstall USB to VGA Adapter's drivers?

About a year ago I bought a USB to VGA Adapter from Insignia (https://www.insigniaproducts.com/pdp/NS-PUV308/6138366). I no longer use this Adapter and would like to remove the drivers because ...
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Catalina - USB Serial Cables seem to be broken

TL;DR - How do I make a USB Serial cable work on Catalina? I work as an embedded software developer. I write software on small circuit boards like an Arduino or BeagleBone or RaspberryPi. You might ...
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2013 MacBookPro with Nvidia GPU and recent macOS

I own an early 2013 15'' MacBook Pro (MacBookPro10,1), and I've been running every macOS update till Mojave, included. The mac has two GPUs, which get selected automatically depending on the running ...
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Would formatting my iMac fix my failing drive?

I have been dealing with this problem for few months, I was using bootcamp on my iMac late 2013, and after a while its driver corrupted using too much disk space and slowing down. So I deleted it and ...
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How to configure 3G/4G dongle in macos 64bit version?

I have faced this problem of not able to connect to 3G/4G dongles, currently the Huawei E3372 one. Was using Mobile Partner app & since the 64bit upgrade it has failed.
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How to install a driver for the HP Deskjet 5550 on macOS 10.14?

I want to print in color from an old HP Deskjet 5550 printer (17 years old and works without an issue, I heard). macOS offers Generic PCL Laser Printer for this device. It works (although it is not ...
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What are the Apple-provided drivers for the AMD Pro Vega 16/20 for Windows 10?

For those who own a 2018/2019 MacBook Pro with AMD Pro Vega 16/20 video cards - what are the Apple-provided drivers that come with Boot Camp? Are those video cards supported under Windows 10?
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Compiling from Linux driver for a PCI (not PCI-E) video capture card to use in OSX [closed]

Is there a way to convert and compile a kernel driver from linux to use it on OSX? I still use a very old Philips SAA7134 chipset based analog video capture card in my machine. This computer though is ...
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FFMpeg access AVFoundation usb subdevice camera on OSX Mojave

I Have a dual USB camera for VR: two cameras, one usb connection. On linux, this appears in /dev/video0 and /dev/video1 and I can capture using ffmpeg -i /dev/video0 On Mojave, I can see both devices ...
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FTDI High speed serial on MacOS

I have a FTDI serial cable (C232HD-DDHSP-0) which also supports high speeds (I need 3500000). I want to use this on MacOS with eg picocom (and later on a library). Picocom is build with support for ...
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Cannot find serial device

I'm trying to connect to a development board using a serial-USB adapter, and can't find the serial port on my Mac. I tried ls /dev/tty.* and ls /dev/cu.*, and nothing relevant shows up on my Mac. I ...

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