There are times when you upgrade the operating system on your computer or just did the fresh install of OS after a long time and then you realize that you don’t have the drivers for all the hardware connected to your computer like sound card, Ethernet card etc.
So, you see many devices like these in device manager unrecognized without any drivers. In such a case you can follow our tips on drivers like how to locate and download drivers for unrecognized devices, search for device drivers with hardware ids, update your drivers and how to backup or restore device drivers.
Today we tell you about another free application for the same purpose, which helps you find what those unknown devices in Device Manager really are and then you can better lookout for its drivers. It does this by checking Device Manager for unknown devices and extracting information from it.
This program is portable in nature, so it does not require installation it can from CD, USB drive or placed in any folder of your computer. The program contains no adware, spyware, malware, popups, or whatever is the latest name for junk software.
Note: It works Win95, 98, 98se, Me, 2k, XP and 2003 but not for windows 7 now, if you are looking for tool like this for windows 7 then check out unknown device identifier.