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URGENT: Locating Video Card and Sound Card Names

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by ikong, Aug 25, 2004.

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  1. ikong

    ikong Thread Starter

    Apr 21, 2004
    How do I find out the names of my video and sound cards? This is very urgent.
  2. F14Tomcat


    Aug 25, 2004
    Start->Settings->Control Panel->System->Hardware->Device Manager
    Look under Display Adapter and Sound Controller
  3. Triple6

    Triple6 Moderator

    Dec 26, 2002
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    The above solution only works if there are drivers installed and they are the correct ones.

    If you don't have the drivers installed you can use Everest to identify the devices. In Everest look under Devices and then Physical Devices.

    Everest: http://www.lavalys.com/products/download.php?pid=1&lang=en&pageid=3

    There's also one method that seems to be overlooked too often that is quite easy. And that is taking the side of the computer and looking and teh device you wish identify - most will have a sticker or label or an identifying chip.
  4. Cabbage42II

    Cabbage42II Account Closed

    Aug 5, 2003

    Seriously! Why doesn't anybody ever think to do that? Lol.
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