Windows – Hardware ID on Device Manager

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HardwareID: (Open Start, type devmgmt.msc and press enter. Double click a device. Choose the Details tab and then the Hardware Ids from the drop-down.)

I want, from HardwareID, discover the the manufacturer and model of a device.

By example, I'm trying install that device:


Sometimes Windows7 show it as "Conexant AC-Link Audio", but I cannot install several driver versions that I've downloaded from web.

Thank you very much any help.

Best Answer

Here's an interesting article about just that: link

There are also various tools that will discover what the device is and which drivers you need.
(I often use Everest, but it's a shareware and not a tool that is specifically for that purpose, there are others I suppose).