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I have a pc and I want to find the model of its sound card to download its drivers, I lost the CD came with the system. I use windows XP. Is there a way to find this info inside the system?

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its a long shot, but have you tried Windows Update? it may be able to detect and download the necessary drivers for you – Xantec Dec 22 '10 at 17:17

Go into Device Manager and get the vendor and product IDs. From there it should just be a quick Google search to discover the brand and model.

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I've already checked there buddy but the manufacturer part is unknown if you mean there by vendor ID – Nobody Dec 22 '10 at 16:30
Examine the properties of the device in order to find the IDs. – Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Dec 22 '10 at 18:11

A quick way to get the device information is to type


into a run command, select no when prompted to check drivers then go to the sound tab

Winkey+R gets a run box.

Or try one of these utilities

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here I get this message:"No sound card was found. If one is expected, you should install a sound driver provided by the hardware manufacturer."what should I do know? – Nobody Dec 22 '10 at 18:22
follow Ignacio's advice using properties in device manager – Moab Dec 22 '10 at 21:39
Check my edit to my answer. – Moab Dec 23 '10 at 20:36

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