newbie question

Meph Istopheles Meph at Aeon-AL.Com
Thu May 4 04:20:12 PDT 2000


Hey,


> > How do I figure out what kind of NIC I have?



> Ooooh, an unidentified card. Well, one of the things that you can do is

> to look for an FCC ID number, if the manufacturer's too shy to put their

> name on the card. THere is a a website out there, www.windrivers.com,

> which is originally intended for the arcane black magic called Windows

> Drivers, with a search engine that allow you to plug in a FCC ID and have

> it search for the manufacturer. This tricks works for quite a few

> peripherals.


Cool. I think ~I'll~ check that site out myself. I've always just put the
fcc id in a search engine & looked at what would come up. Don't think I've
ever ~not~ found the maker/model, etc that way.

Meph

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