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by Darrell Johnson / October 12, 2007 4:31 AM PDT

anyone know of a free driver finder?

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Do You Mean
by Darton Fury / October 12, 2007 4:50 AM PDT
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the drivers installed on your system? If so, Google WinDriver Backup Utility.

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(NT) It is hnot free
by Darrell Johnson / October 12, 2007 6:13 AM PDT
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(NT) Thanks We have sound.
by Darrell Johnson / October 12, 2007 8:03 AM PDT
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Google knows.
by BrianZachary / October 12, 2007 5:04 AM PDT
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You found it.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 12, 2007 5:08 AM PDT
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Need Audio driver it is onboard
by Darrell Johnson / October 12, 2007 6:36 AM PDT
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(NT) Have you tried driverguide.com ?
by ChuckT / October 12, 2007 7:05 AM PDT
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You need to identify which Sigmatel they used.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 12, 2007 7:25 AM PDT
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Everest or ADA or SIW
by ChuckT / October 12, 2007 7:58 AM PDT

yeah ... sometimes.

The problem with Everest or ADA (pre-Everest) or SIW (which I really like) is that they give you the idea they are reading the hardware - and up to a point I am sure they do, but if you have a driver installed for some hardware, it will report the details of the 'hardware' where it really is the info as reported by the driver/software.

Also, sometimes, without a driver in place, some motherboards can not report the presence of some internal features - like sound circuitry. I've seen that happen with some ASUS motherboards.

I have a video card that I knew to have certain abilities, but the driver I installed did not address those abilities. The info coming back only told me the info that the driver was capable of identifying.

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DriverFinder not a good product
by hepneriffic / June 26, 2011 11:05 PM PDT
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I installed driverfinder in an attempt to fix a problem getting an external hard drive to work and it installed an 'evaluation' copy of a driver that wanted me to pay for the driver to become 'fully functional'. I am beginning to think these driver finders are bogus.

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Sorry but maybe I misread your post.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 27, 2011 2:49 AM PDT

What's wrong with demoware? How else would folk decide if some application is worth buying?

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