Advice 1: How do I know what audio driver you need

Currently, almost no one buys a separate sound card. In modern motherboards sound cards are integrated, which provide good sound quality. But as with any other hardware, sound cards can also be failures. Very often, the lack of sound on your computer can be fixed by reinstalling the driver for the sound card.
How do I know what audio driver you need
You will need
  • The computer program is TuneUp Utilities, Internet access
Instruction
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To know which is the correct driver, in a systematic way and using special tools. Click on the icon "My computer" right-click and select "device Manager". Find the line "Sound device" and click on the arrow. You will see the name of the sound card installed on your computer. Knowing its name, download the correct driver from the Internet.
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If you open the tab "Sound devices", and there is the name of your sound card says "Unknown hardware", then use another method. Download the program of diagnostics and settings of the computer TuneUp Utilities. Install it on your computer.
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Run the program. After the first start it will start scanning your computer for problems. If you want to interrupt this process by pressing "Cancel". If you wait until the end of the scan, agree to offer a program to correct problems. Now you have the main menu of the program.
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In the upper window select "Fix problems" and click on "Show system information". Next, select the Devices tab. Note the lower window "Audio devices". In this window, find the inscription "line in". Opposite this title will be a line driverthat uses your sound card. Also in this window will display additional info about the sound hardware in the computer.
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For drivers unable to use the Internet browser or download software DriverPack Solution. It will automatically find and install the driver for the sound card.

Advice 2: How to know what drivers you need

It often happens that you install some new hardware in the system unit of the computer, and Windows refuses to recognize it correctly and cannot install the proper drivers. Well, if you have the CD with drivers from the manufacturer.
How to know what drivers you need
Instruction
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There are at least three easy ways to find outwhich drivers are needed by a new device. Refer directly to the official website of the manufacturer of the equipment. Go to the "Support" section on each website and look for the description instructions and the latest driver for your device. Download them to your hard drive, unzip and install the standard Windows tools. New equipment should be determined and earn.
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If you don't know the manufacturer of the equipment, use another method to know which drivers need to the unidentified device. Go to "Windows device Manager (My computer – Properties – device Manager). Find the unknown device and open its properties. Go to the tab "Data and the "Property, select "hardware ID . From all that appears in the field below the lines of text copy first by clicking on it right mouse button and selecting Copy . Open a browser and go to search device code: http://devid.info/. In the "Search paste the copied code string in the table of results for choose any driver. Download it and install the system.
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However, the easiest and most convenient option, which allows you not only to learn what drivers are needed for your hardware and automatically install them or update – use managers to install drivers such as DriverPack Solution or SamDrivers. You can download them absolutely free. And the benefits from their use are obvious: they automatically install drivers for the vast majority of components and, thereby, save your time. In case if you need to roll back drivers installed before you start managers, create another system restore point.

Advice 3: How to find out which program uses the Internet

To determine the maximum load on the connection with the Internet , you must know the process that consumes the traffic. Today, there are various programs that allow you to quickly test the load programs at ports: Nirsoft Curr Ports, Sys Internals Process etc. Most of these programs are distributed for money, which is not always suitable for users of personal computers. In the Windows operating system comes with a tool called Net Stat.
How to find out which program uses the Internet
You will need
  • Software Net Stat.
Instruction
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To run this program, click the start menu and select Run. In the window that opens, type netstat with the parameter "/?" (to be entered without the quotation marks). The window will display all the parameters with which it is possible to run this program. Among all these you may need options "-a" (display all connections at the moment) and "-o" to display the identification number used for each connection, called a Process ID). Also it can be interesting option "–n". It instructs the program to show the real IP addresses instead of network aliases.
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So, to determine the specific process that is spending network traffic, enter a value: Netstat –ao. Now view the results of our query, find the process ID. Knowing ID, it can be easily calculated. Type the following: tasklist | find "ID number" and press Enter. All of the listed examples, you must remove the quotation marks. In the query tasklist | find quotation marks should not be removed. The result of the work done in the programme of work is to obtain the desired process.
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You can not use the tasklist command. Open "task Manager" by pressing Ctrl + Alt + Del or Ctrl + Shift + Esc and navigate to the Processes tab. Click menu "View (View), select "Choose columns" (Select Process Page Columns " and check the box next to "PID". Now in the "task Manager" there was a PID column, in which you can define the name of the process.
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