Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Know ur board drivers

In case of os crashes, we need to reinstal freshly OS. On that cases we need all drivers (network,audio,vga,chipset). While we buy PC they provide driver cd. On worst case we missed the cd, Can we can download in internet?

Is all driver support for all computer?
NO, each set of board series has unique driver. they classified based on board chipset.
Is board has chip set name ? if so how to find it?
yes! we each board has chip set name.
which can be obtain using many utilities on such is
HWiNFO -portable utility.
for 32 bit operating system - http://www.hwinfo.com/download32.html
for 64 bit - http://www.hwinfo.com/download64.html
To find 32 0r 64 bit - click here
Just download portable setup and click HWiNFO64.exe/32.exe and run. we get a full detail information about our system. which gives chipset name. By which we can search drivers.

For example - my chipset is intel g43.
Just search intel g43 + video driver in google
sample result link: http://www.google.co.in/search?q=intel+g43+%2B+video+driver&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a

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