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the gaffer
12-12-2003, 01:37 PM
i would like to know where i can get a piece of software for analysing what is exactly in a computer , ive been talking to a chap today who says that there is software that tells you what your modem is and sound card and all installed components and stuff, ive looked on ebay and there is one auction that is for a link to a major software vendor who has this software for free download, i just think its a cheek to ask 5 pound for a link to a site for a free download, any help will be muchly appreciated,

locustfurnace
12-12-2003, 02:44 PM
A couple FREE & SHAREWARE titles for you to check out, and these links don't cost ya!
The Belarc Advisor, FREE, Personal PC Audit, builds a detailed profile of your installed software and hardware, including Microsoft Hotfixes, and displays the results in your Web browser.
http://www.belarc.com/free_download.html
PC WIZARD 2004 FREE, is a powerful utility designed especially for detection of hardware, but also some more analysis. It's able to identify a large scale of system components and supports the latest technologies and standards.
http://www.cpuid.com/pcw.php
CPU-Z FREE, provides some information on your system : Processor name and vendor, Motherboard information : name, vendor, BIOS, chipset, memory, AGP.
http://www.cpuid.com/cpuz.php
WhatCpuIs FREE, is a utility to display the type of microprocessor in your Pc. Installs as a Control Panel Applet.
http://www.gene6.com/?page=products?=en?=3
SiSoftware Sandra SHAREWARE, (the System ANalyser, Diagnostic and Reporting Assistant) is an information & diagnostic utility. It should provide most of the information (including undocumented) you need to know about your hardware, software and other devices whether hardware or software. Also can do benchmarking of your system.
http://www.sisoftware.net/index.html?dir=&...ion&langx=en&a= (http://www.sisoftware.net/index.html?dir=&location=pinformation&langx=en&a=)
Hardware Info SHAREWARE, (HWiNFO?) is a powerful system information utility designed especially for detection of hardware. It's able to identify a large scale of system components and supports the latest technologies and standards.
http://www.hwinfo.com/
ASTRA SHAREWARE, - Advanced Sysinfo Tool and Reporting Assistant. This program performs computer configuration analysis and provides detailed information (including undocumented) on your computer hardware and its working modes. Features: detects 148 processor and coprocessor types, CPU and bus frequency. Provides information on CPU features, cache, motherboard, hard disks, CD-ROM, memory modules, chipset, BIOS, PCI/AGP, ISA/PnP and PnP devices, DMI/SMBIOS, monitor, video card, sound card, network card, printer, etc. Creates a file report, able to run in command line mode.
http://www.sysinfolab.com/
Dr. Hardware SHAREWARE, covers the whole machine and includes not only the common stuff (like processor detection etc.) but also some more sophisticated tests like hardware sensor, IDE/Atapi and network analysis. Also it comes with 7 benchmark tests and provides full support for all 32Bit Windows desktop versions Windows 95, 98, Me, NT4, 2000, 2003 and XP.
http://www.dr-hardware.com/
System Analyser SHAREWARE, is a program that detects all the hardware in your computer.
http://www.sysanalyser.com/
Suite 3.0j $1,295. Allows IT Professionals to automatically detect the hardware and software on their computer networks, monitor these for faults and changes, manage tasks and servicing and build network reports. EVALUATION COPY AVAILABLE.
http://www.microforge.net/PressRelease/ss3...30j_release.htm (http://www.microforge.net/PressRelease/ss30j_release.htm)

bodmin moore
02-23-2005, 06:01 PM
could you advise me if there is a program that can identify pc hardware to assist me in finding drivers i basically need to find out manufacturers etc so i know what drivers to look for on the www. i hate throwing away old modems etc just because i havent got the drivers
thanks in advance for any help offered.

dearingj
02-23-2005, 11:44 PM
Have you ever tried Aida32?
I don't know if it identifies hardware for which you don't have the drivers or just lists which drivers you do have. The official web site has been taken down, but if you Google it you can probably still find a copy.

LRI41
08-19-2007, 06:16 PM
Besides those listed by locustfurnace , there are two on Old Versions that
will disclosed some if not all of the hardware.

Look under the "Utilities" Section for

AIDA32

Everest Home Edition

LRI41
08-20-2007, 05:09 PM
I should have also added the Aida 32 ;and Everest Home Edition is in effect
the same software program. The Author use to have a web site and then
joined Everest which changed its name.

mighty2007
09-11-2007, 02:46 AM
I would like to know where i can get a piece of software which can identify pc hardware to assist me in finding drivers i basically need to find out manufacturers etc so i know what drivers to look for on the www.
thanks in advance for any help offered.

the gaffer
09-11-2007, 04:27 AM
I would like to know where i can get a piece of software which can identify pc hardware to assist me in finding drivers i basically need to find out manufacturers etc so i know what drivers to look for on the www.
thanks in advance for any help offered.

always try to search before posting it oftens turns up an existing thread such as this one i moved your post to,it saves us moving posts around and gets you in many cases an instant answer. Enjoy the forums

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09-24-2009, 02:42 AM
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unrestricted
09-28-2009, 03:11 PM
I agree with upper posters,
AIDA32 and derivative "Everest Home Edition" are the most powerful tools.

But even standart Windows allows you to use "systeminfo.exe"
Start > run > cmd /k systeminfo