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    Help Identifying Those Pesky 'Unknown' Devices

    I have just visited a website and downloaded a utility which identifies unknown devices [in Computer Management] and thereby speeds up the process of creating a new image for a machine new to your network.

    Link: Unknown Devices

    Hope this helps.
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    I also use something called Everest:

    Lavalys - Comprehensive IT Security and Management

    Also PCI Tree:

    PCItree download

    And a new one I found yesterday which is very good called RadarSync:

    Drivers Update Software by RadarSync

    ALL FREE

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    You can also goto the Property of that Unknown device under the Details Tab.

    Look for PCI]VEn_14E4&Dev167B

    The 14E4 is the vendor name of that HW
    and 167B is the device ID.

    So if I were to Google "14E4 167B"

    You can see it shows up as a Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet device.


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    Another useful ID tool is PCI32 - also free. It can give you just a basic listing of devices with the ID numbers or a verbose listing of everything it knows about the devices.

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    PCIDatabase.com is always a good one.

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    All good suggestions

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