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Windows 7: Identifying hardware in my new laptop?!

24 Jan 2011   #1
hydrocannibal

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Identifying hardware in my new laptop?!

I recently purchased a new Dell Inspiron n5010. In trying to identify what motherboard it was that my laptop has, it occurred to me that I don't know what sound / video hardware my new computer has in it either. I looked at the documentation that came with my machine and it's not very clear on whats what. I tried the dell support site to find out my exact system specifications and that wasn't very clear either. I know its all "onboard" stuff because its in a laptop, but I'd really like to know what name I can be referring to them as to answer questions that have to do with wether or not my computer has nvidia hardware in it, etc.....?


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24 Jan 2011   #2
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Type system into Start/search and hit Enter. Under Components, you will find most of that info. More detailed information you find in Device Manager under Properties > Details tab of the device. Takes a bit of searching because there is a lot of detail.
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24 Jan 2011   #3
hydrocannibal

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Cool, thx a lot this is exactly what i was looking for, I didn't even know about this capability. Much appreciated.
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24 Jan 2011   #4
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

You are welcome. Any time.
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