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Software used to interface a particular hardware device with an operating system

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Problem uninstalling FTDIUSBSerialDriver driver

I am trying to uninstall the FTDIUSBSerialDriver from my Mac. When checking System Information, I find two installations that I would like to remove. I tried following this step-by-step guide here: ...
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How to print on Big Sur/Monterey if the printer doesn't have drivers for the latest macOS?

The printer I am about to purchase is HP Ink Tank 115 and its macOS driver only supports up to 10.15. It doesn't have AirPrint or wireless functionality. I have a 2020 Macbook Pro and an 2014 Air both ...
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Internal Ethernet adapter not detected on Macbook 4.1 running 10.7.5, it works fine on Linux Mint

I have a dual boot MacBook 4.1 running Mac OSX Lion and Linux Mint 20.3. In Mac OSX, the ethernet adapter doesn't work and I get a message "This computer does not appear to have any PCI Ethernet ...
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How to use an old HP Scanjet g4010 scanner with macOS Monterey 12.3.1?

I have an old HP scanner (HP Scanjet g4010) and I would like to use it with the macOS 12.3.1 Monterey. I tried to download the drivers but it still doesn't work. Because I have seen that there are ...
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Hardware and software to get SMART status from an external USB SSD?

Is there any combination of hardware (any SSD drive) and software (a driver) to be able to get SMART status from an external USB SSD? My development writes constantly to my WD SSD without SMART status ...
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Restart Wacom Driver

I found numerous references to shutting down and restarting Wacom driver. That path to the driver is listed as /Library/Application Support/Tablet/WacomTabletDriver/Contents/MacOS/WacomTabletDriver ...
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Use local driver instead of system (for smartcard reader)

I need to modify the smartcard reader driver under /usr/libexec/SmartCardServices/drivers/ifd-ccid.bundle , unfortunately, I tried to modify it disabling the SIP but remain in read-only mode. So I ...
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Boot Camp Audio Issue

I'm using Boot Camp on my Mac and the audio seems incredibly bad. According to what I can find in settings, it is 16-bit. Usually there are more options than this. I've heard online that this is Apple'...
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How to run an uninstaller from an outdated .dmg?

I figured recently that I don't get LAN from from Kensington SD1500 box. It turns out it needs its own driver on macOS. So I downloaded the corresponding zip file from Kensington. I went through the ...
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Big Sur Ethernet Issue

I am looking for an ethernet driver for macOS Big Sur (0x1a40 (TERMINUS TECHNOLOGY INC.), VendorId:0x0fe6). But the adapters I tried so far didn't work. One of them is this one. Is there anyone who ...
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Unable to install printer driver for HP1606DN printer on Big Sur

I have tried to configure the HP1606DN printer via IP address, direct driver download, EasySetup, and HP Smart: none have worked. For newer printers my preference for installation is to connect via ...
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Looking for Windows-10 drivers for MacBook Pro 5,5 (Mid 2009)? [duplicate]

I recently upgraded from Windows-7 to Windows-10 on my MacBook Pro 5,5 (Mid 2009) and none of the devices are working after the upgrade. The BootCamp drivers were working fine on Windows-7, but after ...
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Epson XP-2100 printer driver breaks Mac OS X El Capitan boot

I have a Macbook pro 2009 running both Mac OS X El Capitan and Ubuntu 21.04 and an Epson XP-2100 Wifi printer and scanner. Installing the Epson recommended printer driver produces an error that was ...
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Razer mouse not detected since update

After I installed the latest Mac update (Big Sur 11.5.2) my Razer Basilisk V2 mouse is no longer being detected. The light in the mouse turns white, but the mouse isn't working. I have reset SRAM and ...
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Absolutely no keyboard communication between Computer and board? [duplicate]

So I was given an Early 2009 iMac which was running Snow Leopard. I went and tried to install DOSDUDES Catalina Patcher OS on the computer and it failed and all of a sudden I've lost all communication ...
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Absolutely no keyboard communication between Computer and board?

So I was given an Early 2009 iMac which was running Snow Leopard. I went and tried to install DOSDUDES Catalina Patcher OS on the computer and it failed and all of a sudden I've lost all communication ...
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Macbook Pro hanging on Boot Screen After Driver Installation

After installing a USB 3.0 to VGA driver for an external monitor, my Macbook won't start up after rebooting. I download fl2000 1.4.2 off of frescologic's site: https://support.frescologic.com/portal/...
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Samsung Portable SSD T7 Not Recognized in Big Sur

The Samsung T7 Portable SSD has an encrypted volume that only becomes visible to or usable by macOS when the drive is unlocked using the Samsung Portable SSD software. For an unknown reason (possibly ...
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Install foo2zjs Driver on MacOS X?

[Reposted from https://macosx.com/threads/foo2zjs-driver-for-hp-laserjet-1018.327123/ and https://askubuntu.com/questions/1345298/install-foo2zjs-driver-on-macos-x.] I have a friend who uses MacOS X ...
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Error installing printer driver

I recently upgraded from Mojave to Big Sur (11.4). The connection to my network printer (Epson Artisan 810) was not functioning, so I removed it and attempted to reinstall the driver. It fails to so,...
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Can I trust the driver/software installer downloaded from https://support.apple.com/kb/DL1888?locale=en_GB?

I am trying to install the printer driver for the printer HP LaserJet M1005 MFP on MacOS Big Sur. I tried many ways and followed HP official website guide. But none of them works. (This may because ...
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How can I get iStat Menus or activity monitor to display download speed after switching to realtek driver?

I decided to buy a usb 3 to ethernet adapter for my macbook air for faster downloads, but was getting system slowdowns by a process called AppleUserECM, explained in this reddit thread: https://www....
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Mac doesn't display picture of UVC camera / microscope

I've got some UVC (USB video class) microscopes which work flawlessly under Windows and even under Raspberrian on a Raspberry Pi Zero W (on the Pi Zero W, the output of lsusb is: Bus 001 Device 003: ...
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AirPrint driver not visible for Printer Canon TR4550 connected over WiFi. MacOs 10.15

I have a printer Canon TR4550 connected over WiFi. MacOs 10.15. When I go to Add Printer dialog, it is listed, with Kind = Bonjour. But in Use:, there is supposed to be AirPrint driver, which it is ...
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Drive boots but isn't "located"

The APFS drive I'm writing this text from cannot be located by macOS High Sierra. Everything that needs it misses whatever link is necessary to get to it. I can boot, I can use it, I cannot "find&...
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Does macOS 11 Big Sur support FireWire?

I'm attempting to use legacy FireWire hardware peripherals in macOS 11 Big Sur. Apple has provided an OEM hardware dongle connectivity path that is confirmed working in macOS Catalina: Apple ...
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Managed Software Center - update not updating

I have a Brother printer (model: Brother MFC-J475DW) which works fine. However, I keep getting a pop-up from "Managed Software Center" (pictured below). I press "Update" and it ...
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How can I fix '"HPDM.framework" will damage your computer' on macOS Big Sur?

Since updating to macOS Big Sur, I can no longer print to my HP DeskJet 1010 printer. Each time that I start a print job, I get a dialog with error message that says '"HPDM.framework" will ...
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How do you disable the autofocus of a Razer Kiyo webcam on Mac?

The Razer Kiyo is not officially supported on Mac, but works anyway. Problem is: autofocus is not convenient, with the camera often jumping in and out of focus. Is there a way to disable it?
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How to use a USB-C adapter on an older mac with USB A

I have two Macbooks - one from work (with USB-C only) and my personal (2015 - thunderbolt and USB-A 3). I recently purchased a Satechi USB-C to Gigabit Ethernet adapter for the USB-C Macbook and would ...
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Install BootCamp drivers in Windows 10 to fix bluetooth and keyboard issues

I recently installed Windows 10 20H2 along with MacOs on my MacBook Pro, but upon booting Windows I can see the touchbar doesn't work in Windows(doesn't display anything), and Windows isn't detecting ...
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How to remove software/drivers related to Alfa Networks Wifi Adapter

Alfa Networks Wifi Adapter installed some software onto my Mac, and I don't know where to look to remove it. Specifically I am trying to get rid of this in my menu bar.
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Wireless headphone experiences audio interruptions when many devices are connected to Bluetooth. Can I use two HCI controllers on my iMac?

Computer: iMac (27-inch Late 2013). OS: macOS: 10.15.7 I need to connect 3 devices (magic keyboard, mouse and trackpad) to the internal Bluetooth module and 1 device (wireless headphones) to an ...
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Bluetooth Radio Driver reverts to windows driver when booting into windows from Macbook Pro

I just booted into Windows 10 on my 2019 MBP. I have had this partition for around one year, since I bought the computer. Upon booting into Windows 10, I noticed that my wireless mouse (logitech) will ...
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How to resolve an HP printer failure ("filter failed") after updating to latest drivers?

The printer (HP OfficeJet Pro 8600 (N911g)) stopped working after upgrading the printer driver as per 'HP Easy Start'. Every print job now times out and all there is to see in the Print Queue ...
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How to accept disabled software in System Information when button is not shown

I have recently upgraded my Macbook Pro to the M1 and during the time of me re-downloading and installing my applications that i use, i had ran into a problem. I had to install some audio drivers for ...
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Successor for 360Controller to support wired XBox One Controller?

I know, there's native support in Big Sur for bluetooth connected XBox One Controllers. However, two games published for MacOS by Feral Interactive (Thief and Deus Ex: Mankind Devided) required the ...
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How to completely remove/uninstall “Disabled Software” from MacOS System Report when a provided uninstall tools + CleanMyMac etc or do not work?

I am having this problem for 5 straight days and tried everything mentioned in various forums without any success (on Catalina 10.15.7). Some help please as I need to completely uninstall/remove this ...
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BigSur Kext's mysteriously disappears in recovery terminal but shows up from user terminal

i noticed a strange behavior after upgrading to Big Sur on my INTEL cpu gpu MacBook 2015. The below amd kext's show up in /System/Library/Extensions while logged in as a regular user, but, they ...
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Intuos 3 Drivers for Mac OSX Sierra (10.12)

I have an old Wacom Intuos 3 tablet (with pen and mouse) that I occasionally use with my Mac (OS 10.12.6 - Sierra). I noticed my Wacom Intuos 3 mouse was acting strange (clicks not always being ...
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Printing warning: “hpPostScriptPDE.plugin” will damage your computer

Network Printer: HP LaserJet Pro MFP M125ra After updating to latest Catalina MacOS / MacOS BigSur 11.0.1, when I try printing i received warning: “hpPostScriptPDE.plugin” will damage your computer.
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Trying to uninstall wifi hardware on MBP 2019 16". Previous MBP models method of .kext removal not working, or I can't find the right kext to remove

First post, after searching this site and others for answers. Hopefully someone here can help me and others reading this. Please don't judge, I bet it's not normal that someone asks how to BREAK their ...
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Does Canon PIXMA MP560 work on Catalina?

According to some posts in Canon's forum, the PIXMA MP560 printer/scanner isn't supported on Mac OS Catalina. But it hasn't been officially supported since 10.11, and it still works on 10.14.6. Anyone ...
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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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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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