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by D.Riley / August 19, 2008 2:59 AM PDT

I have a custom-built PC with no manual. I need to find the motherboard manufacturer so I csan download and install drivers. All I have is the serial # off the board:333542-0010330704ww. I've been to several websites and can't get help. They all want the "BIOS #, which I don't have and cannot easily get because my home internet is down and I am using the computer at the library. I'm about to tear my hair out. Someone help me please.
Deb

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Too tools I sue.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 19, 2008 3:31 AM PDT

See google for BELARC ADVISOR and EVEREST.

The machine does not have to have internet to use these since we put them on CD or USB memory stick to run on the machine.
Bob

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Motherboard Drivers
by D.Riley / August 19, 2008 3:37 AM PDT
In reply to: Too tools I sue.

You lost me. I am not a Tech. Several sites have asked for a "BIOS" # which you get off the computer. I don't have that information with me, and I can't get it because I am at the Library doing this research on their computer, since my Internet is down. All I have is theserial # off the board. I would have to go all the way home to get the bIOS ID and then come all the way back to the Library. If I can avoid doing that, I'd like to. How do I find the MFR. using only the Serial #?

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Techie or not.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 19, 2008 4:10 AM PDT
In reply to: Motherboard Drivers

Use google.com or a search engine to find BELARC ADVISOR to investigate your PC. If not, take it to a shop. Sorry but this is not very technical yet.

If you want to get the BIOS ID, go right ahead. I mentioned the tools I carry on CD or USB memory stick to look at the machine.

"How do I find the MFR. using only the Serial #?"
You can't. In fact, no one I know could tell from that.

Bob

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BIOS
by D.Riley / August 20, 2008 6:13 AM PDT
In reply to: Techie or not.

When I boot my computer, I don't get the BIOS. I get the Windows logo and the green broken line movimg back and forth in a box below it. Then after a minute or so it brings up my desktop.

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Looks like a shop visit.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 20, 2008 7:09 AM PDT
In reply to: BIOS

Since you can't use the free methods it looks like you need to take it to a service counter.

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If the computer will boot to the desktop...download
by VAPCMD / August 20, 2008 3:50 PM PDT
In reply to: BIOS

and run, Everest Home, PC Wizard 2008, SIW, Belarc Advisor, etc.

Most any of the programs above will give go the info you seek. If you look carefully you will almost always find the mfg name and model # and revision stenciled on the MB.

VAPCMD

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