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the model and type for motherboard are missing

by xhanis / February 18, 2008 3:46 PM PST

hai ,
somebody can help me this my friend recieved a new pc it was fully install with driver and software . After 2 month using it the pc has a problem and it will need to be formatted back but the problem is I dont know the model for motherboard type so how I suppose to do with this as long i did not know the motherboard type is somebody have any solution or tools on how to detect the motherboard version and type


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Re: model and type of motherboard.
by Kees Bakker / February 18, 2008 4:01 PM PST

1. Don't you have the CD's for everyting that came with the machine (like OS, drivers, other software)? Then just use it.
2. Download (free) Belarc advisor and it will tell you quite a lot of things you need to know.
3. Are you sure the problem is such that you need a clean install of the OS? Can't you repair it?
4. After you do a reinstall (or repair) do you know how to prevent the same thing from happening?


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im still early in this field
by xhanis / February 21, 2008 1:51 AM PST

thank for reply can you show me the method to make sure that didnot happen again because ill also dont know how to prevent form again any good advise i will also appreciate it

thank re

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Re: reformatting and how to prevent it
by Kees Bakker / February 21, 2008 3:18 AM PST
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several ways to find the motherboard model/type
by 1TC / February 18, 2008 6:11 PM PST

1. Many hardware information tools will show the motherboard information. For example: Sandra, Everest or Hwinfo.

2. Most of the computers will display the motherboard information when the computer is just powered on and do the self-testing.

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are this software can help
by xhanis / February 21, 2008 2:00 AM PST

thank for your reply can you give me any link to goes directly to the web that host the software because its so difficult to search and maybe i end up with give up if the sofware are not found

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Go here
by VAPCMD / February 22, 2008 9:36 AM PST

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