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Need To Know What Soundcard My Pc Has ?

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#1 phoenixbass


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Posted 03 December 2007 - 12:43 PM

I recently installed XP Professional on my work computer. This is a custom made box so I have no idea what soundcard it has, but I do know that the soundcard is part of the motherboard. Are there any programs out there that would be able to scan my system and tell me what soundcard I have so I know what drivers to download and install ?


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Posted 03 December 2007 - 12:59 PM

Here are my computers specs:

Operating System System Model
Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2 (build 2600) ASUS Canterwood+ICH5
Enclosure Type: Desktop
Processor a Main Circuit Board b
2.67 gigahertz Intel Xeon (2 installed)
8 kilobyte primary memory cache
512 kilobyte secondary memory cache Board: ASUSTek Computer INC. PC-DL 1.0X
Bus Clock: 133 megahertz
BIOS: Phoenix Technologies, LTD ASUS PC-DL ACPI BIOS Revision 1009 02/21/2005
Drives Memory Modules c,d
587.54 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity
424.35 Gigabytes Hard Drive Free Space

SONY CD-RW CRX220E1 [CD-ROM drive]

Maxtor 3200 USB Device [Hard drive] (200.05 GB) -- drive 1
Maxtor OneTouch USB Device [Hard drive] (250.06 GB) -- drive 2
WDC WD3200AAKS-00VYA0 [Hard drive] (320.07 GB) -- drive 0 3072 Megabytes Installed Memory

Slot 'A0' has 1024 MB
Slot 'A1' has 512 MB
Slot 'A2' has 1024 MB
Slot 'A3' has 512 MB
Local Drive Volumes

c: (NTFS on drive 0) 137.44 GB 115.41 GB free
f: (NTFS on drive 1) 200.05 GB 102.88 GB free
g: (NTFS on drive 2) 250.06 GB 206.07 GB free

Network Drives
None detected
Users (mouse over user name for details) Printers
local user accounts last logon
Andrew 12/2/2007 6:27:34 PM (admin)
local system accounts
Administrator never (admin)
ASPNET never
Guest 12/2/2007 6:08:09 PM
HelpAssistant never
LogMeInRemoteUser never (admin)
SUPPORT_388945a0 never

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eFax 4.3 on eFax_4_3_Port
Lexmark 4200 Series on USB001

Controllers Display
Standard floppy disk controller
Intel® 82801EB Ultra ATA Storage Controllers - 24D1
Intel® 82801EB Ultra ATA Storage Controllers - 24DB
Primary IDE Channel [Controller] (2x)
Secondary IDE Channel [Controller] (2x) LogMeIn Mirror Driver [Display adapter]
NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 4000 (Microsoft Corporation) [Display adapter]
HP w1907 [Monitor] (19.1"vis, s/n CNN7410RRB, October 2007)
Bus Adapters Multimedia
Intel® 82801EB USB Universal Host Controller - 24D2
Intel® 82801EB USB Universal Host Controller - 24D4
Intel® 82801EB USB Universal Host Controller - 24D7
Intel® 82801EB USB Universal Host Controller - 24DE
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Posted 03 December 2007 - 03:37 PM

I know my eyes are getting old. I didn't see any sound devices in your list
Try downloading the freeware version of SIW. It will tell you more than you want to know about the internals of your computer. See what it lists for your audio devices
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Posted 03 December 2007 - 03:45 PM

I'd recommend PC Wizard, http://www.cpuid.com/pcwizard.php

it will be able to give you easier to understand info about your system, and can run a more up to date tests of your computer.

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Posted 12 December 2007 - 03:59 PM

you're going to have to open up the case to look and see if the motherboard has a manufacturers name on it and a model number.

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Posted 12 December 2007 - 08:28 PM

Custom-made computers don't have drivers CDs?

As suggested, I would try SIW, if you don't want to open the box and look at the motherboard.


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Posted 13 December 2007 - 07:54 AM

I believe that this is the link to the page at Asus for your motherboard drivers:

I'd suggest downloading a copy of the motherboard manual - as the Audio downloads seem to come in 5 parts for XP and I can't quite figure out what that means.
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