Unknown Device Driver for Hardware Ids ACPI\SMO8810 or ACPI\SMO8800 on Dell Notebooks

Unknown Device Driver for Hardware Ids ACPI\SMO8810 or ACPI\SMO8800 on Dell Notebooks

When you reinstall Windows on your Notebook, it is very common that some of the drivers may not be installed automatically and you may have to hunt and find the right driver for the Notebook. Here, I Just reinstalled Windows on our Dell Notebook and now experiencing Driver related issues. I could find one of the device is marked a “Unknown device” in Device Manager.

Solve Wireless Cards driver issues (Network Controller or Unknown Device driver) on Dell Notebooks

Solve Wireless Cards driver issues (Network Controller or Unknown Device driver) on Dell Notebooks

I had to re-install Windows 7 on our Dell Notebook due to a problem with a Symantec Antivirus but I end up in another issue. Guess what? A driver related issue. So I reinstalled all the common drivers like Display Drivers, Touchpad driver, Sound card driver but was unable to figure out the “Unknown Device” or “Network Controller” device listed in Device Manager. To find the exact details of this “Unknown Device” or “Network Controller” in Device Manager, I right clicked on it and selected Properties from the list. Then clicked “Details” and then selected Hardware Ids. You will find Hardware IDs of “Unknown Device” or “Network Controller listed over there.

How to setup a HTTP Web Server using HFS Tool on Windows

How to setup a HTTP Web Server using HFS Tool on Windows

While working with Servers and Networkig devices, in many occassion you would have faced situation where you need to setup a HTTP Server in your network. For long time, I have been using a tiny tool called HFS to setup a HTTP Server in my network. Today, I will explain how to use this tiny tool […]

Get Hardware Information using Dmidecode Command in Linux

Get Hardware Information using Dmidecode Command in Linux

Dmidecode is a Linux based tool which collects hardware information from SMBIOS and display it in a human readable format. Dmidecode is available in different flavors of Linux (example: RHEL/CentOS/Fedora). Dmidecode does not scan your hardware, it only reports what the BIOS provides to it. You will require root privilege to execute dmidecode command.

Guide: How to capture your putty session as a log file

Guide: How to capture your putty session as a log file

Putty is a simple tool allow us to use Telnet, SSH and Serial on our computer. Many times we would need to capture the output session data from putty but may end up in copy paste. If you would like to capture your entire session data to a local file in your computer, then continue reading this article

How to setup a TFTP Server using tftpd32 in Windows

How to setup a TFTP Server using tftpd32 in Windows

TFTP is mainly used for file transfers between devices on UDP Port 69. I used a small program called TFTPD64 (also called as TFTPD32). This tiny program will help you to setup a TFTP server in minutes. I wanted to update firmware of a HP Blade Switch and was in a need to setup a TFTP server. This article explain how to setup a TFTP Server in Windows.. Read more..

Guide: NIC Teaming in Windows Server 2012

Guide: NIC Teaming in Windows Server 2012

Network Adapter Teaming or NIC teaming is a brand new inbuilt feature available in Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Operating System. The concept of NIC teaming is also called as NIC Bonding. By doing Network teaming, you can combine multiple network adapters to achieve fault tolerance, load balancing and performance. Learn how to setup NIC teaming in Windows Server 2012 Operating System here..

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