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How to find The device Drivers of your component


1.Go to the manufacturers website of the components that you are looking for
2.select the tab that says device drivers
3. select your component from the list of items
4. Select Download driver


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Please check the detail of the component first, then we can look for the proper driver for this component. You can do this:
Control Panel, System, Device Manager, [Component Name], [Component with Exclamation], [Right click], Properties, Details tab, Property pull down; chose Hardware Ids and write down the VEN and the DEV sections in the Value's box (including the VEN and the DEV words)
Please do not download drivers from questionable websites because it may contain malware.

Feb 28, 2014 | Computers & Internet

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on what basis system drivers are compatible ?

Device drivers are needed to communicate with a hardware device within a computer. A computer program, such as the operating system, sends an instruction to an device driver, which then tells the hardware device what to do. Operating systems typically contain drivers for all types of hardware devices, but they are mostly generic. Finding the drivers that are needed by a computer can be done by finding the type of hardware being used and updating or installing software.

Go into the computer's BIOS to view installed hardware. When starting the computer, press the F2 key or Delete to enter the BIOS. The BIOS will display the type of hard drive as well as the type of CD/DVD drive that is installed in the system. Look in the Device Manager within Windows to see the hardware devices that are installed. Double-click on the "System" icon within the Control Panel and then go to the "Hardware" tab. Click on the "Device Manager" button to see a list of devices that are installed and used by the operating system. Check Windows Update for available updates to on-board hardware devices. Hardware components, such as a video controller and audio controller, can have an updated driver that can be downloaded and installed from Windows Update. Use the installation CD that came with the hardware device. The setup program will install the software and drivers that are needed to use the device. Refer to the manual that came with the computer or hardware component. The manual will list the model number of the device as well as the website of the manufacturer. Visit the manufacturer's website for a hardware device that is installed on the system. Updated drivers to devices are available from a manufacturer to correct problems and to add additional functionality to a device. The site can also be used to find drivers for hardware if the manufacturer is no longer in business.


May 03, 2012 | Microsoft Computers & Internet

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no sound in speakers everything is correct

Hi there

You need to update your sound drivers,to do this go to start menu on your computer and type in the word "device manager",select it from a list of options and click on it you will see a list of components/devices that are working with your computer select the "sound" component.

Click on it and you will see your sound driver,right click the sound driver and you will see a list of options select "update driver software" this automatically search for updates,download them and install it in your computer.

You will have to restart your system for the update to work properly.

Sep 02, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC

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i lost my audio sound.i do understand i need a driver to run it,but don't know which driver????

Open the device manager by Right clicking on "My Computer" and select properties.
Go to the Hardware tab and select "Device manager."
Look at the "Sound, video, and game controllers" tab.
Click the + to expand the tab if it is not already expanded.
You will most likely see a an error designated by the icon being bright Yellow.
This item will have a name of the device detected that has the issue.
Try googling that device and look for the manufacturer's website to download the most current driver.

Jul 20, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC

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I cant get the sound to work on the computer. apparently the sound card is not working or installed properly

got to control panel then system open it go to hardware profile. look for sound card try to click update driver.

Dec 04, 2009 | Cars & Trucks

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