Clarifying Computer Components

  23790954 21:52 24 Oct 06
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My grand-daughter has asked me to repair her computer, which is in a tower case. It was given to her by her father. However she has no motherboard cd with drivers etc., and no cd for the graphics. I have had to format the hard drive, due to the data not being of any use to her, but now I cannot replace the mainboard or graphics drivers. Is there any software I can download, which would tell me the make of the motherboard, and graphics card so that I can install the correct drivers, or does anyone know a way round this problem. Thanks for any advice given.

  sean-278262 21:55 24 Oct 06

Open the case and look at the larger printed text on both the mobo and gfx. One should say a brand. If the computer is at all branded then just let us know what the computer is. You can try click here for belarc advisor but I dont think it will work 100% of the time.

  sean-278262 21:55 24 Oct 06

That should read "one should say a brand and the model name and number".

  GaT7 21:58 24 Oct 06

"Is there any software I can download, which would tell me the make of the motherboard, and graphics card..." - Yes, there's Everest Home click here & SIW click here.

Windows should install 'generic' drivers that should give you a display until you're able to download & install the correct ones. G

  VoG II 21:58 24 Oct 06

Your question is ambiguous since it is not obvious whether an operating system is still installed. If one is click here

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