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?? Program To Show Everything That Is On Computer

Discussion in 'General Software' started by Mara, Jan 27, 2011.

  1. Mara

    Mara Active Member

    I'm having a 'old age brain hiccup' here and can't for the life of me remember the free program that will show all details of everything within one's computer (trying to see if my computer has a 'TV tuner card' so I can transfer VHS tapes onto my hard drive).

    Thanks so much!
     
  2. DSTM (Dougie)

    DSTM (Dougie) Retired CHF Staff

    Hi Mara.Would the program be Belarc Advisor.

    This program tells you everything about your Computer.

    http://www.belarc.com/free_download.html
     
  3. Mara

    Mara Active Member

    That's it!! Thanks so much, Doug - I was wracking my brain and the name has simply been escaping me! :)
     
  4. Mara

    Mara Active Member

    Yipes, tons of info and so much of it I actually understand - wheeee!!!:snckr:

    Now wondering if 'TV tuner card' would actually say that/what section would that info be under, I wonder?


    For instance, I know what the things in green font are below but the rest of it ... perhaps it shows that the computer is capable or not of having a 'TV Tuner card'?
    Other Devices
    HID-compliant consumer control device
    HID-compliant device
    USB Human Interface Device (3x)
    HID Keyboard Device
    HID-compliant mouse

    Unknown Device
    USB Composite Device
    USB Root Hub (5x)

    Thanks again!
     
  5. Plastic Nev

    Plastic Nev SUPER MODERATOR Super Moderators

    Unless a very modern computer that specifically states in its specifications that TV tuning is incorporated, then usually a TV tuner card is fitted as an extra in one of the PCI or PCIE slots at the back, and usually comes with the standard TV antenna socket fitted Mara. That of course is in the case of a desktop tower. Laptops either have it built in or they don't, and older laptops it isn't possible to my knowledge.
    Nev.
     
  6. Mara

    Mara Active Member

    I'll have to turn this tower around and take a peek to see what if anything is in a slot in the back - thanks, Nev!
     

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