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Old Oct 12, 2003, 09:31 AM
Psx_gamer Psx_gamer is offline
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Default Are their any programs to detect Sound Card Type?

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are there any programs that i can get that detect ure Sound Card Model/Type?

Friend of mine cant install his sound card because he doesnt know what type it

thanx 4 any help
Old Oct 12, 2003, 11:45 AM
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Tell him to remove the card, and have a look on there for the manufacturer, and model number, it's usually on one of the chips. Then search on for the correct driver.
Old Oct 12, 2003, 12:18 PM
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Should give you a good idea.
Old Oct 13, 2003, 12:06 AM
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This involves physically being able to access the card, but it's the best way.

Look for an [url=***********]FCC ID number either printed on the card or on a sticker and then look it up in the database.
Old Oct 13, 2003, 05:46 PM
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Check with the manufacturer of the motherboard. He might have onboard audio. If so he will need to d/l drivers from the motherboard manufacture's site that correspond with his chipset. As Memphis mentioned AIDA32 can help. Install it and then look at the Computer Summary. It should provid a link to drivers for any integrated peripherals.
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