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Video card Identification

My last harddrive crashed and I lost all data.. I have installed a new hard drive and put windows on it. I need to install the drivers for my video card but I dont know what video card I have.. When I look at the card itself all it says is MSI and doesnt say what type of card it is. Also because the drivers are not installed dxdiag doesnt show what video card it is.. how can I determine what type of video card I have?

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First, you can go to your CONTROL PANEL via the start menu, then double click SYSTEM.  From there goto HARDWARE and click the DEVICE MANAGER button.  Once in DEVICE MANAGER, click the + symbol next to display adapters and you should see your video card.  It may not list the make and model, but you can then right click the video card (display adapter) and choose UPDATE DRIVER.  It's possible that Windows will automatically find the correct drivers, but I doubt it since it did not install them when installing Windows.
Here are some other solutions.
Goto http://www.lavalys.com/ and download Everest.  This utility should give you the make and model of the video card.
If not, then:
Goto http://www.g4tv.com/techtvvault/features/8466/Free_Download_of_the_Day_Belarc_Advisor.html and download Belarc Advisor which should also give you the make and model.
Hope this helps :)

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My harddrive crashed I need free software to recovery photos


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The worst thing about crashing your computer is losing all your data. Pictures of years precious memories, importantdocuments in your business and current projects of weeks hard working---all arelost unless you have backed them up on a CD or memory stick. If that is it,it's heartbreaking!

There are still hopesfor retrieve your data. Taking the computer to arepair service is one solution. But it is so expensive (usually costs $1000 ormore), especially when recovering data.
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However, you can retrieve the lostdata from the crashed hard drive by yourself! Here is a step by step guidefor you to do so:

The first thing you should do
is toremove the crashed drive from the computer and install it as a secondary drivein another computer operating Windows Os. Make sure that it is detecting by thecomputer.After youhave set up the secondary drive, boot up Windows. Then you can copy and pasteyour files from the drive.

However, there are may be two trouble. One, you can'taccess the drive (means you can't open it); Two, your files are retrieved butyou can't open it!

Don't panic!Just download a data recovery program, and with a few simple clicks, you willbe able get your data back. Thereare some costly windows tools available for this. Here I recommend you two cheap ones:

>>Recuva
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Recuva is a free one. It doesn't work in very extreme casethough. It may turn out that your files are recovered but you can't open them. Ifthat's the problem there are more serious software solutions for this, like Tenorshare Data Recovery. It costs a bit but much more effective.

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downloadTenorshare Data Recovery here. Be careful, do not install it to the drive that you are tryingto recover. Doing so could actually overwrite files that you want to restore.Install it on the primary drive that you are booting from.

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when you use thistool, select 'Partition Recovery'. And within several clicks, you can retrieveall your data!

Besides,
if the hard drivecan't be recognized, you can try this trick. Put it in a sealed plastic bag toavoid condensation. Then put the drive in a freezer and leave it overnight.When you are ready, pull the drive out of the freezer and hook it up quickly.Act quickly because you may only have around 20 minutes to do this. I have seensome reports however, of this fixing the problem all together.

If it fails,
you will have to goto a recovery office (where offers recovery service) but let's hope not becauseit will cost you a lot of money and whether they can recover the data is notguaranteed.

Tips & Warnings:b>
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  • Find a friend who is good at computer to help you.
  • If your computer crashed because of a virus, copy the files to an external hard drive. Do not move directly to a new computer.
  • Hard drives are fragile. Be careful and do not drop it.
  • Run your antivirus software regularly.
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My hard drive crashed and my laptop is only a year old and just went out of warranty what can I do? I have a xps studio 16


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Your question is fairly open ended so I will answer in general. Feel free to follow up with me by responding to this answer if you need further advice.

If you have your personal data backed up you can simply take the laptop to a local PC shop and ask them to put a new hard drive in it. Laptop harddrives average about $100, then either pay them to re-install using your dell recovery disks or you can re-install the laptop yourself using the recovery disks dell provided.

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Hard drive crash, not usable at all; downloaded xp drivers and computer drivers but cannot get them installed. Hard drive not recognized.


When you install a new harddrive, it has no Operating System on it.
Windows XP and Windows Vista, are examples of an Operating System.

Each laptop manufacturer, has their own system of changing a laptop harddrive. Some allow you to press a key or two, to put the laptop in a state where it will save the basic Operating System files, and when you install the new harddrive, it will transfer them over to it.

Some laptop manufacturers do have this option.

You either have to take the harddrive out, install it into an external enclosure for a harddrive, (Uses a USB cable) Then attach the external enclosure via the USB cable, to another computer, and use a 'mirror' imaging program to save the Operating System to that computer.

Then the new harddrive is installed in that external enclosure, and the Operating System is 'mirrored' over to it.

Just information for you, as you cannot do this now with a crashed harddrive.
Your option now, is to buy a genuine copy of the Operating System you had on the laptop, and install it.
Not what you wanted to hear, huh?

You need to buy whatever version of Windows XP it had, (WinXP Home or WinXP Pro), or Windows Vista.
If it was Windows Vista, I suggest getting at least the Windows Vista Home Premium version.

I personally prefer Xp over Vista.
Tigerdirect.com, and Newegg.com, have these.
Look for Software>Operating Systems.

OR, you can simply put Ubuntu Linux on it for free.

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Running recovery reformats your harddrive to factory defaults and does wipe out all data. Any programs will have to be reinstalled and reactivated.

To get your data back you would need to import it from a backup or send it out to a company that specializes in recovering lost data... at a hefty price.

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