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News and Events / Easter Special Giveaways
« Last post by Forum Administrator on April 14, 2017, 06:19:06 AM »

How to get the OSToto Easter Giveaways?

Hunt for the Easter eggs we hide in the webpage, smash them to win random Easter gifts.
What gifts are offered?

You may win the random Easter gifts as following:

1. 15 % off on Driver Talent.

2. 20 % off on Driver Talent.

3. Buy 1 and get 1 free - buy Driver Talent, get iOSToto (valued $34.95) for free.





How to use the promo code?

1. If you win the promo code, enter it in the the checkout page's coupon code box to activate it!

2. If you win the buy 1 and get 1 privilege,you will get a purchase link that contains 2 products with 1 product’s cost. Just follow the on-screen instructions to activate it.

Note: All the promo codes are valid before April 19th, 2017.

Know more from:http://www.drivethelife.com/
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Here are the ways to help you fix display driver stopeed responding and has recovered error:
1.Method 1. Update the Latest Driver for Your Graphics Hardware
2.Method 2. Close the Running Programs as Many as Possible
3.Method 3. Increase the GPU Processing Time

More detail is here!

http://www.drivethelife.com/windows-drivers/how-to-fix-display-driver-stopped-responding-and-has-recovered-on-windows-10-8-7-xp-vista.html
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Driver Talent / "Display Driver Stopped Responding and Has Recovered" Error
« Last post by upv on March 21, 2017, 08:01:49 AM »
"Display Driver Stopped Responding and Has Recovered" Error happened to my computer. Anyone can tell me how to fix it?
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If you use Windows 10, you can try to run Driver Talent as administrator. And check the USB port is normal firstly.
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Cumulative update KB4013429 and update KB4013418 now available via Windows Update for Windows 10.

Restart is required.

To manually download:

Download KB4013429 from Microsoft Update Catalog

Download KB4013418 from Microsoft Update Catalog








March 14, 2017—KB4013429 (OS Build 14393.953)

Improvements and fixes


This update includes quality improvements. No new operating system features are being introduced in this update. Key changes include:

Addressed known issue called out in KB3213986. Users may experience delays while running 3D rendering apps with multiple monitors.
Addressed issue in KB3213986 where the Cluster Service may not start automatically on the first reboot after applying the update.
Addressed issue where the Active Directory Administrative Center (ADAC) crashes when attempting to modify any attribute of any user account in Active Directory.
Addressed issue where the Japanese Input Method Editor is leaking graphics device interface resources, which causes windows to disappear or only partially render after typing approximately 100 sentences.
Addressed an issue which improves the reliability of Enable-ClusterS2D PowerShell cmdlet.
Addressed an issue where the Virtual Machine Management Service (Vmms.exe) may crash during a live migration of virtual machines.
Improved the bandwidth of SSD/NVMe drives available to application workloads during S2D rebuild operations.
Addressed issue where Work Folders clients get duplicate files (sync conflict files) when Work Folders is configured using Group Policy.
Addressed an issue where Remote Desktop Servers crash with a Stop 0x27 in RxSelectAndSwitchPagingFileObject when RDP clients connect and utilize redirected drives, printers, or removable USB drives.
Addressed issue where adjusting the Windows Server Update Services settings using the Group Policy feature causes downloads to fail.
Addressed issue to hard code Microsoft's first-party provider registry key values.
Addressed issue that causes the System Preparation (Sysprep) tool to fail.
Addressed issue that causes Office 2016 profile corruption when used with User Experience Virtualization (UE-V) roaming.
Addressed issue that causes the Local Security Authority Subsystem Service to become unresponsive after upgrading the OS.
Addressed issue that causes the Local Security Authority Subsystem Service to fail when a SAP® application uses Transport Layer Security authentication.
Addressed issue where sequencing large registries using the Application Virtualization 5.1 Sequencer results in missing registry keys in the final package.
Addressed issue that fails to retain the sort order of names in a contact list after a device restarts when using the Japanese language.
Addressed issue that causes transactions to fail because of a memory shortage.
Addressed issue that allows files that are forbidden by the security zone setting to be opened in Internet Explorer.
Addressed issue that causes Internet Explorer 11 to fail after installing KB3175443.
Addressed issue that causes applications that use the VBScript engine to fail after applying KB3185319.
Addressed issue that occurs in Internet Explorer when the CSS float style is set to "center" in a webpage.
Addressed issue that occurs whenever the multipath IO attempts to log I/O statistics with no paths present.
Addressed issue that causes a 32-bit static route added by a VPN solution to fail, which prevents users from establishing a connection through the VPN.
Addressed issue that may decrease performance by up to 50% when Ethernet adapters that support receive side scaling (RSS) fail to re-enable RSS after a fault or system upgrade.
Addressed issue to allow wildcards in the Allowed list field for the Point and Print Restrictions Group Policy.
Addressed issue with multipath I/O failure that can lead to data corruption or application failures.
Addressed issue that can lead to system failure when removing a multipath IO ID_ENTRY.
Addressed issue that occurs when a Network Driver Interface Specification function NdisMFreeSharedMemory() is not called at the correct Interrupt Request Level.
Addressed issue to utilize the proper service vault for Azure Backup integration.
Addressed issue where SQL server takes 30 minutes to shut down on machines with a lot of RAM (>2TB).
Addressed additional issues with updated time zone information, Internet Explorer, file server and clustering, wireless networking, Map apps, mobile upgrades for IoT, display rendering, USB 2.0 safe removal, multimedia, Direct3D, Microsoft Edge, enterprise security, Windows Server Update Services, storage networking, Remote Desktop, clustering, Windows Hyper-V, and Credential Guard.
Security updates to Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Graphics Component, Internet Information Services, Windows SMB Server, Microsoft Windows PDF Library, Windows kernel-mode drivers, Microsoft Uniscribe, the Windows kernel, DirectShow, the Windows OS, and Windows Hyper-V.


If you installed earlier updates, only the new fixes contained in this package will be downloaded and installed on your device.

Known issues in this update

Microsoft is not currently aware of any issues with this update.

How to get this update

This update will be downloaded and installed automatically from Windows Update. To get the stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

Update replacement information
This update replaces the previously released update KB4010672.
File information
For a list of the files that are provided in this update, download the file information for cumulative update KB4013429. If you're installing a Windows 10 update for the first time, the package size for the X86 version is 579 MB and the package size for the x64 version is 1,105 MB.
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Crackling or No Sound from Windows PC

Get crackling and popping sound or even no sound from your computer built-in speakers or headphones? The sound card can’t be recognized by Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP/Vista? In most cases, those sound problems are closely related to your sound drivers. Any outdated, missing or corrupted audio drivers may interfere in the normal communication between your computer and your sound card, which results in the error that sound card can’t be recognized by Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP and Windows Vista.

How to Fix Sound Card Problems for Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP/Vista

Adjusting Your Audio Device Settings

Before you searching for the audio drivers for your Windows computer to fix the sound card, you’d better make sure that the audio device settings are properly issued.
After ensuring all your audio cables are securely connected, for a loose cable could cause some sound problems. You can try the potential solutions to troubleshoot crackling sound or other sound problems as below.

•Right-click the speaker icon right in the notification area and select the “Playback Devices”
•Double-click “Speakers” (the default playback device) with a green checkmark.
•Turn to the “Advanced” tab and adjust the audio quality to “16 bit, 44100 Hz (CD Quality)” under the Default Format box. And then click “OK” to see whether the crackling or no audio problems persist. If not, try another audio format level till the problem solved.

Turn off Audio Enhancements

To improve the sound quality, some sound drivers’ manufacturers may set “Enhancements” enabled by default. While sometimes it could also trigger sound issues when they aren’t functioning properly.
To turn off sound enhancements, navigate to Playback devices -> Speakers -> Enhancements. And then check the “Disable All Enhancements” checkbox. Click “OK” to save changes.

Disable Exclusive Mode

Go to Playback devices -> Speakers -> Advanced. And then tick the “Allow applications to take exclusive control of this device” option box under “Exclusive Mode”. Click “OK” to save your changes.
If all the above solutions have been tried, but none of them helps to solve sound card errors, you should update your audio drivers.

How to Download and Update Sound/Audio Drivers for Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP/Vista

Sound driver missing, sound driver crashing, sound driver conflicting or sound driver disappeared can undoubtedly lead to sound card malfunction. To download a best-matched audio driver for your sound card within minimum time, you might as well seek for a professional driver updater. Driver Talent, a widely-used driver updater utility, aims at making your time more valuable, which could intelligently detects the incorrect sound driver and then download and install the most compatible audio driver on your system instead. It works well with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, and Windows Vista, either 64 bit or 32 bit. Below is how.

Click the button below to get Driver Talent instantly.

Download

Step 1. Launch Driver Talent, click "Scan" and it will detect all your Windows drivers. The sound driver will show to you after scanning if it is an impropriate one.

Step 2. Download and install the best-matched audio driver by one-click “Repair” or click “Update” to install the latest one.

Step 3. Reboot your computer after the installation to make the newly installed sound driver take effect.

Hope this post could be helpful for you to handle sound card drivers related issues. If have any confusion about the detail instructions, leave comments below and we will reply you as soon as possible.
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Why Should We Download and Update Network Drivers for Windows PC
Many of you Windows users may encounter the network driver not working, network drivers not found, network drivers installed but not working dilemmas. Those series LAN driver problems reveal that the current network driver installed on Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP or Windows Vista is incompatible with your system. To fix the faulty LAN driver and get your internet connection back, you’d better download a network driver which matches your Windows PC.

Where Can We Get the Matched Network Drivers for Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP/Vista

Downloading a LAN driver through visiting your computer manufacturer’s website, finding it in the download page according to the model of your PC seems to be a good choice. While downloading the best-matched Ethernet drivers have never been easy, for many of them may not available in official website. Of cause you can search on the Internet to chasing down LAN drivers and then manually installing them. But your computer may be attacked by viruses or malicious code once the faulty network card driver is downloaded.

If you prefer to download and install the WHQL network card driver in a quick and safe way, you can count on a professional Windows driver update utility tool, like Driver Talent, a popular driver updater utility that can detect network driver missing, broken, or corrupted status and then find the most suitable one to download and install within a few minutes. What’s more, it supports almost all major computer brands including Dell, HP, Lenovo, Asus, Acer, Toshiba, etc. and commonly used Windows operating systems such as Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP and Windows Vista, either 32-bit or 64-bit.

Notes: If the internet connection is not available, you can try Driver Talent for Network card, which is designed to fix the no Internet connection issue by downloading and installing the correct network driver offline. But you need another internet-available computer to download it and then transfer the .exe file onto your computer to install other drivers.

How to Download and Update the Network Driver with Driver Talent

Click the “Download” button below to get Driver Talent and then follow the step-by-step guide install Ethernet drivers.

Step 1. Scan PC to Identify Problematic Network Driver

Launch Driver Talent and click “Scan” to find out if your network driver is missing, broken or corrupted.



Step 2. Download and Install the LAN driver

All the improper drivers will be listed after scan, your LAN driver included. Click “Repair” and Driver Talent will begin to search for the best-matched drivers for your computer and then download and install them automatically. Click “Update” if you want the most updated LAN driver.


Step 3. Restart Your PC

Make a PC reboot to let the newly installed LAN driver take effect.
If you find this post hopefully solved your problems, you can share the all-in-one Windows driver updater and management tool, Driver Talent or Driver Talent for Network card with your friends.
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Why Should We Need Motherboard Drivers on Windows PC

Motherboard, as one of the most important parts of the computer, controls almost all the functions. Accordingly, motherboard drivers play the role of the instructor, controlling communication between all the hardware components and your Windows operating system. Missing or broken motherboard drivers could result in various problems, such as driver conflicts, BSoD (Blue Screen of Death), etc. Since motherboard controls the entire operating system, it is recommended you download and update your motherboard driver regularly, also known as BIOS or the chipset driver’s update in order to keep it functioning in the optimal status.

Where Can We Find the Best-matched Motherboard Driver for Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP/Vista

In order to download and install the correct motherboard drivers for your computer, you’d better figure out the manufacturer and model of your motherboard if you want to get them from their official download page.

The most common motherboard manufacturers include Asus, MSI, Asrock, Gigabyte, AMD, Intel, Dell, HP, etc. Those manufacturers release drivers’ updates from time to time to resolve crucial issues related to system crashes and sluggish PC performance. It is an alternative to get the most-compatible mainboard driver from the official website. While they are not always catch up with the most up-to-date motherboard driver versions.

For now, more and more users choice goes to a powerful driver installer and updater when comes to driver’s download and update. Because with the Windows drivers updater tool, say Driver Talent, a popular Windows drivers updater utility, you can save countless time and energy from hunting for the correct motherboard drivers to installing them manually.

How to Download and Update Motherboard Drivers with Driver Talent

Have a look at the following step-by-step instructions and update your motherboard drivers.
Driver Talent works perfectly with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, and Windows Vista. And it supports all Windows PC brands, like Dell, MSI, Acer, Asus, Asrock, ThinkPad, Gigabyte, IBM, AMD and more. Click the button below and you will get Driver Talent instantly.

Download

Step 1. Scan your PC

After the installation is completed, launch Driver Talent. Let it scan your PC to identify all the drivers installed on your Windows OS.

Step 2. Download and Update Your Motherboard Driver

All the missing, outdated, broken, corrupted or incompatible drivers will show to you after step 1, the motherboard driver included. Click “Repair” and Driver Talent will fix them automatically by downloading and installing the most compatible motherboard driver for your Windows OS.

You are also able to update those faulty drivers to the latest versions by clicking “Update”.

Step 3. Reboot Your PC

Remember to restart your computer in order to make the newly-downloaded or newly-updated motherboard drivers come into effect.

Now your motherboard driver should be the best-matched partner for your motherboard and your system will perform in tip-top condition.
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It is annoying to get the display driver stopped responding and has recovered error prompt. Not to mention display driver keeps crashing when playing games. Or display driver failed to start, display driver get stuck on startup circumstances etc. Generally speaking, all those series issues can be triggered by broken, incorrect, or outdated graphics drivers. To keep your computer from display driver stopped working or other video related problems on Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP and Windows Vista, you need to download and update display/graphics/video drivers from time to time.

How to Download and Update Display/Graphics/Video Drivers for Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP/Vista

The channels to download and update compatible AMD, NVIDIA, Intel or other brand display drivers are various, from Internet searching to official website downloading. But both of the two methods may be time and energy-consuming, for sometimes you may get the wrong graphics drivers or outdated ones that may lead to driver crashes after all the efforts. Thus here we introduce a professional and widely-used Windows drivers download and update utility, Driver Talent, which can download and updates the best-matched video drivers for Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP and Windows Vista, both 32-bit and 64-bit. Once Driver Talent is launched, you are able to click “Scan” to make a safe detection for your Windows drivers. Below is how.

Step 1. Install Driver Talent

Click the “Download” button below to install Driver Talent on your computer.

Step 2. Make a Safe Scan

After the installation, launch Driver Talent and then click "Scan". Driver Talent will automatically make a thorough scan for all drivers installed on your computer to find out if there is any problematic driver, such as outdated, missing, broken or faulty display drivers.

Step 3. Download and Update Your Graphics Drivers

All the error drivers will be listed in the scanning results. Click “Repair” and Driver Talent will begin to search for the most compatible graphics drivers in the background and then download and install them accordingly. Or you can choose install the latest display drivers on your computer by clicking “Update”.

Step 4. Reboot Your PC

After all the above three steps, all you need is to restart your computer to make the new display drivers come into effect.
Hope this post could successfully help you to get out of display driver stopped working or keeps crashing problems and download the proper display/graphics/video drivers. Should you meet any problems during the downloading or installing driver’s process, please don’t hesitate to contact us for help.
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Why You Need to Download Drivers for Your Windows Vista PC

Microsoft ended its Mainstream Support for Windows Vista on 2012, and it will stop the Extended Support on April 11, 2017. Though Windows Vista was not the best Windows ever, it did have some amazing features that users loved. If you still use Windows Vista, it is important for you to download driver updates for Windows Vista in case Windows Update makes no drivers changes and results in unexpected system issues.

Windows Vista drivers are programs that ensure computer to communicate with hardware or devices. Besides, the drivers also allows for smooth function of your Windows Vista. Outdated, missing, broken or incompatible drivers for Windows Vista can cause errors or conflicts like Driver_Power_State_Failure error, MSVCP110.dll missing error and more. So you need to download the best-match driver updates for your Windows Vista computer.

Ways to Download and Update Windows Vista Drivers for Laptop or Desktop

You can still get Windows Vista drivers in a lot of ways before Microsoft stop supporting the OS, such as downloading drivers for Windows Vista from the manufacturers’ or the PC brands’ websites, from a third-party websites, from Windows Update, etc. However, once the support is ended, the websites will not update the drivers any more. In addition, if you still run Windows Vista on some computer of obsolete model, it is never easy to find proper Windows Vista drivers for it. Meanwhile, you need to be careful when download drivers without signatures from other websites. Non-official or non-WHQL drivers may contain virus and help you say good-bye to your beloved Windows Vista.

To avoid such awkward drivers download, you can use Windows Vista driver download utilities like Driver Talent. It is able to help solve problems arising due to the use of outdated, corrupt or incompatible drivers, and download and install the best-match drivers for your Windows Vista computer.

How to Quickly Download and Install Drivers for Windows Vista

You can download Driver Talent via the button below and follow the 3 easy steps to download and install proper Windows Vista drivers.

DOWNLOAD

Step 1. Launch Driver Talent. Click “Scan” to detect all the faulty drivers on Windows Vista PC, such as missing drivers, incorrectly configured drivers, outdated drivers and more.


Step 2. Click “Update” to download and install the best-match drivers. You can also choose driver versions by your own. If there are any driver problems, click “Repair” to fix them instantly.



Step 3. Once Driver Talent finishes the installation, it will notice you to restart the computer. This will make all the driver changes take effect properly.

Now you can enjoy your Windows Vista in optimal performance.
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