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

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Daniel Rossi

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#1
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 :) ;)
 
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PseudoKiller

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

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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.
 

Sazar

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#4
Originally posted by Daniel Rossi
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 :) ;)
probably an Intel or Sis based onboard gpu...

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

Sazar

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#7
Originally posted by Daniel Rossi
thanks ill try n c if there is anything on the manufacturers site and in the system properties it just says standard graphics adapter
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.
 
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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
 

Sazar

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Originally posted by Daniel Rossi
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
sooo... what was it :)

no suspense please :D
 
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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
 

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