You will need
- computer, a card reader, the program AIDA64 Extreme Edition, access to the Internet.
Just right click the icon "My computer". Then select "device Manager". Displays a list of all connected computer devices. Carefully go through the list. Among them should be your reader.
If using "device Manager" you have not received information about the card reader, or want more detail to identify the model and characteristics of the device, you need to download a special programme of monitoring and diagnostics of the computer.
A good program has a convenient and intuitive interface, is AIDA64 Extreme Edition. It takes about ten megabytes. You can download the program from the official website. Trivial term of use of the program is one month. Download and install it on your computer.
Run the program. Wait a few seconds while it collects data about the system. After this process is complete, you will be taken to the main menu. The program window is divided into two parts. In the right part of the window, find the component "Physical device" and press the right button of the mouse. A window will appear listing all physical devices. Drag the slider to the window down until you see "USB Device". Among these devices is the card reader.
If you want to define additional parameters of the scanner, in the left part of the main program menu, find the tab "Devices". Next to that tab is an arrow. Click on it with the left mouse button. Will appear the list of devices. In this list, find "USB device" and click on it with the left mouse button.
In the window that appears will list all the USB devices. To find out detailed information about the reader, click on the arrow next to its name. If you are not sure which device is the card reader can then access all USB devices.
How to start device Manager? Options open device Manager several. They absolutely don't require a lot of knowledge about computer and operating systems. Let's consider them in order. 1. On the desktop locate the My computer icon. This opens the computer Management window, in the list on the left, you can easily find the section device Manager.
Device Manager reports if there are problems communicating with the hard drive, mouse, video card, network card or any other existing equipment. To open device Manager in Windows XP in several ways Double-click the device in the list opens a window with its properties. On the General tab locate the section called "device Status (Device Status). If you have any problems with this device, the relevant information appears in this section.