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Experss Card Detection

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by paul_carron, Oct 9, 2008.

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  1. paul_carron

    paul_carron Thread Starter

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    Hey,

    How can I tell if my laptop has detected a FireWire express card. I dont think it has but im not sure what im looking for.

    Cheers
    Paul
     
  2. Rich-M

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    Easiest way is plug something into it and see if it works. You could look in Device Manager and see if it is recognized also:
    "Run, devmgmt.msc" and hit enter.
     
  3. paul_carron

    paul_carron Thread Starter

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    The device manager has an 'OHCI Complient IEEE1394 Host Controller'. Could this be it?
    When I plug my card in should anything appear in the tray in the same way as it would for USB?
     
  4. Rich-M

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    Yes that's it. IT is quicker to recognize than usb so you won't see the long protracted hunt for driver but you should see a popup on screen with choices of how to view what's in the drive.
     
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