Advice 1: How to identify the drive

Drive the car can be of three types: front, rear and complete. Drive type affects which wheel of the vehicle cause it to move. From this characteristic depends largely on vehicle characteristics and peculiarities of managing them.
How to identify the drive
Data on type of drive must be specified in the documentation for your motor vehicle. Read them carefully and find mention of the type of drive. If the documents are unavailable, use other ways.
Most cars with four-wheel drive, the tailgate or the rear fender are icons “4WD”, “AWD” (all wheel drive) or 4x4. Try to find them.
All wheel drive vehicles in the cabin next to the speed switch knob is always present another lever. He is responsible for switching the transfer case. This lever has a few position. The most common:

- “N” – neutral position, when none of the bridges are not connected;
- “2H” – driven rear axle;
- “4L” – included four-wheel drive low side;
- “4H” – included all-wheel drive.
Such a lever is present even if the car is not equipped with permanent all-wheel drive. The position of the control stick four-wheel drive can be such:

“LL” – low speed;
- “H” – high speed;
- “HL” - high-speed with the included locking center differential;
- “N” – neutral position.
If the data handles your car no, to determine what type of drive it, front or rear, easily enough. Try to move as sharply as possible. Then look at the wheels probuksovav on the spot. If the rear, then they are leading on this car, ie the car will be rear wheel drive.
In addition, you'll be and the manner of movement of the vehicle. On a slippery road in rear-wheel drive vehicles enters the nose. It makes riding on such cars dangerous in the winter time. However, the RWD car is better dispersed, and therefore almost all racing cars are rear-wheel drive.

Advice 2 : How to find drive model

Usually the model of optical drive are not interested in many users. But there are times when the drive fails. This may happen due to operating system error. In this case, you must update the driver or look at possible solutions to problems on the manufacturer's website this device. You might also need to update the firmware for the drive. In General, a situation of code need to know the model of the drive may be different.
How to find drive model
You will need
  • Computer, drive, software AIDA64 Extreme Edition, Internet access
Open "My computer". Select the optical drive by pressing the right button of the mouse. Pop up the context menu. In this menu, click "Properties". Then click on the tab "Equipment". A window will open, which will be the model name of your optical drive. Name is the model name, the string "Type" must be written on DVD/CD drives.
If in addition to the model need to know additional features your optical drive, you will need a special program of monitoring and diagnostics of the computer. Download from Internet the program AIDA64 Extreme Edition. Install it on your computer and run it. Wait until the process is complete, check the system equipment. You will then be taken to the main menu of the program.
Explore the interface of the program. The main menu is divided into two Windows. In the left window, locate the component "information Storage". Opposite him is the arrow. Click on this arrow with the left mouse button, which opens a list with different types of devices. From this list select "Optical drives".
Now in the right window will display information about your optical drive. If you have a few at the very top of the window will be a list of drives. Note the Properties section of the optical memory device". There find the line "device Description". It shows the model of your optical drive. In the same section find the line "Manufacturer", wherein the manufacturer of your drive.
Also in the program window there is information about the speed of record and reading of disks, type of disks supported and the technologies supported by the drive. At the bottom of the window is a link to the official website of the device manufacturer and a link to the updates page drivers. In order to link to, double click it with the left mouse button. It will open the window of your Internet browser.
Define the model for the inscriptions. If you don't know how to find out which drive is on a PC, then to the inscriptions on its front side. Except for the logo of the manufacturer, you can see the maximum speed supported by the drive type.
Useful advice
Need to open the tray of the DVD drive and compare the trays of drives. Trays LiteOn and Benq drives are almost identical. If for some reason you can't open the tray, it is possible to determine the actuator through the small hole in the drive.
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