Is there any freeware app to list the pci and usb devices under windows. I'm looking for something like lspci/lsusb. I'm interested in the vendor and device ids mostly. It needs to list devices that are not registered with the systems device manager.


SIW is an advanced System Information for Windows tool that gathers detailed information about your system properties and settings and displays it in an extremely comprehensible manner.

In the Hardware section of the navigation pane, click PCI and you will get this:

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Now highlight a device in the top part of the main window to retrieve most detailed information.

SIW is free and portable.


SiSoftware Sandra (the System ANalyser, Diagnostic and Reporting Assistant)

SiSoftware Sandra 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.

It works along the lines of other Windows utilities, however it tries to go beyond them and show you more of what's really going on. Giving the user the ability to draw comparisons at both a high and low-level. You can get information about the CPU, chipset, video adapter, ports, printers, sound card, memory, network, Windows internals, AGP, PCI, PCI-X, PCIe (PCI Express), database, USB, USB2, 1394/Firewire, etc.

The version named Sandra Lite is non-commercial freeware. Since a download link for it is somewhat hard to find on sisoftware.net, here it is on filehippo.

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  • Not exactly freeware though ;) – ChrisF Sep 20 '09 at 20:05
  • well, Sandra Lite is free. – Molly7244 Sep 20 '09 at 20:10
  • As sisoftware.net tries hard to hide Sandra Lite, I added a link. – harrymc Sep 20 '09 at 20:20

Would this work?
Hack #116: Uncover Hidden Hardware with the Device Manager.

If that does not work for you, there is a free software called Belarc Advisor.

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