need a program that will tell me what type of video card is in an old machine

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by Daniel Rossi, Aug 10, 2003.

  1. Daniel Rossi

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    Hi everyone,

    I'm in need of some sort of program that is able to probe one of the family friends old Pentium 75 Machine, it runs windows 95 and everything is onboard, i have built up lots of computers bla bla bla and i cant find nething on the motherboard whatsoeva as to what the video card is so i was wondering if there is any type of program that is able to tell me what the video card is soo that i could download the appropriate drivers for it.

    any help given is very much appreciated... Thanks in advance :) ;)
     
  2. PseudoKiller

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    You would have a better shot at finding such a program in Applications...

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  3. funky dredd

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    If it is a name brand pc (Gateway, Dell) then you should be able to input the serial # in their website and find out. I don't know if they will have what you need for an old system like that, but it is worth a try.
     
  4. Sazar

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    probably an Intel or Sis based onboard gpu...

    control panel > system > hardware doesn't give you some idea of whats there ?
     
  5. Daniel Rossi

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    thanks ill try n c if there is anything on the manufacturers site and in the system properties it just says standard graphics adapter
     
  6. Daniel Rossi

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    I tried looking on www.nec.com.au as it is a "Nec Powermate V75" and i cant find anything whatsoever anyone got ne ideas???
     
  7. Sazar

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    ok... I was wondering coz I had onboard on my old compaq... and it was an sis chipset... :)

    g.luck checking out the manufacturer site.. it should have your info right ther.e.
     
  8. Daniel Rossi

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    i found a support site on nec for something other than computers and its search engine actually found what i wanted!!!! i couldnt believe it
     
  9. Sazar

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    sooo... what was it :)

    no suspense please :D
     
  10. Daniel Rossi

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    i luv suspense lol i tried the first driver i found which was for an alliance chipset and it ended up workin coz i now get more than 16 colours lol :p
     
  11. Admiral Michael

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    A program that I use to tell me the specs and info on a computer is AIDA32, its free. Just do a google seach for it. It may help you in the future.
     
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