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Windows 7: Device Manager

20 May 2010   #11
squid13

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64 bit
 
 

There's 50 items in this drop down list so I guess I'll write them down and start checking each one out to see what it is. Is there some way you can take a picture of this, it would be a lot easier to explain?


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20 May 2010   #12
squid13

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64 bit
 
 

Here is what I'm talking about.


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20 May 2010   #13
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

In Device Manager, right click on each device, then select Properties, then the Details tab, then look at the hardware ID.

For PCI devices, research those numbers at: http://www.pcidatabase.com
For USB devices, research those numbers at: http://www.linux-usb.org/usb.ids

Once you know what the device is, you can check manufacturer's website to see if they've got current drivers.

Otherwise, google is your friend.
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20 May 2010   #14
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Hummm, mine says Non-Plug and Play Drivers


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21 May 2010   #15
squid13

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64 bit
 
 

I just reformatted the computer and all is well. Thank you to everyone for your responses.
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21 May 2010   #16
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Great. Glad to hear all is ok now. Be sure and make a system image backup using Win key | type Backup | Enter key | choose System image backup from the left-hand pane.
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