looking for help !

By wilco ¬∑ 4 replies
Oct 11, 2006
  1. hello all,

    I`m totally new here so I will introduce myself first.

    My name is Wilco and I live in the netherlands (amsterdam).

    now my question :

    -I have upgraded my computer with XP pro (windows) I used windows 98 ! :p
    now my computer is telling me that the audio system and video system have to be reinstalled.
    my problem is that I dont have a disk that contains drivers to reinstall !!!

    is there another way to reinstall those drivers ?

    btw I`m not somebody who has many knowledge about computers !
    so if there is a solution....try to bring it simple

    thank u all
  2. sghiznaneck

    sghiznaneck TS Maniac Posts: 403

    First, you will need to know what audio card and video card you have installed. This way, you can go to the manufacturers site(s) and download the most recent drivers for those products.
    The easiest way to determine what you have is to right click on the My Computer icon on your desktop (assuming you have one there.) Scroll down to properties and click on it. Then another window will pop up. Click on the hardware tab and then click on device manager. This will list all installed hardware in your computer.
    Scroll down to the video display and click on it. This will tell you what video card you have.
    You can do the same for the audio card as well. Scroll down to Audio and click on it. It will list the audio hardware installed.
  3. wilco

    wilco TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Ok thnx for your quick response !
    I will try to determine those things first.

  4. sghiznaneck

    sghiznaneck TS Maniac Posts: 403

    Once you've determined the types, let me know and I'll get you the websites for the manufacturers.
  5. wilco

    wilco TS Rookie Topic Starter


    thnx when I did determined the types, I went looking for the manufactures just double clicked on my specifications needed and voilà updated my drivers :)

    thnx for taking the time though.....!
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