You will need
- Computer, web camera application Driver Cure, Internet access
The first way is the easiest. Connect the webcam to the computer and wait until the operating system recognizes the new hardware. If the webcam will be recognized automatically, the model information will be available on the toolbar at the bottom. Click the icon to the new device. Displays information about the model and about the technical characteristics of this webcamera.
If the system does not recognize the webcam and says "Unidentified device", you need to update the driver via the Internet. Click on "My computer" right-click. Select "Properties", then go to the tab "device Manager". On the top line press the right mouse button and then click the "Update the hardware configuration". Find the line "Unknown device". Click the right mouse button. From the menu select "Update driver". The system will do a driver update. After updating the driver the device is recognized, and you can see model webcamera.
If, however, with the help of the device Manager the system cannot find the driver for the connected hardware, you need to use a special program to find them. Download the app Driver Cure. Install and run Driver Cure. In the program menu simply select the connected device to which you want to locate the driver and click "Search". The program will automatically find and install the correct driver. After installing the drivers, model name, the webcamera will be displayed at the bottom of the Windows toolbar.
When the drivers will be installed, will be available not only model of the webcamera, but its technical characteristics, resolution, and functionality. On the Internet on the manufacturer's website you can always see all the models, webcamera and learn about functionality.
Advice 2: How to determine the processor model
You may not know the detailed configuration of your computer, but there are a few components of the PC, which you must have. One such component is the CPU. The parameters to it are specified in the system requirements for any software. Also, when you select other components to your computer you need to match them with the capabilities of your CPU.
You will need
- - computer with Windows;
- - the program CPUID CPU-Z.
There are several ways to learn model processor. The simplest way is to look at the package to him. But if you bought already assembled computer, it may not be. In some cases, the model processor can be viewed in the warranty card, if it has a description of each separate component of your computer.
Also some brands of motherboard during system boot specifies the model of the processor. But since this screen will be displayed just seconds, you can not make it to see the desired information.
Other ways to find out information about the model of the CPU can be noted using standard operating system tools. Just right click the icon "My computer". A context menu will appear. In this menu select "Properties". Window will pop up that will basic information about your system. In this window you can view and information about the model of the processor.
You can still use this method. Click "Start". Select "All programs", then "Standard". In the default programs, click "Command prompt". At the prompt, type dxdiag and press Enter.
In the section "system Information" look for the component "Processor" and view information about its model. If necessary, you can save the data about your system in the text document. To this end, the bottom of the window click on the button "Save all information". In the window that appears, enter the document name and choose a location to save the file. Then click "Save".
You can also use the program CPUID CPU-Z. It is easy to find online. Utility weighs only a few megabytes. Besides, it's free. Install program. Start it. In the first window with detailed information about your processor. In the line Name you can find information about his model. Underneath this line you will find information about other parameters of the processor.