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Windows 8 cant find my Graphics card

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    Windows Developer Preview 8

    Windows 8 cant find my Graphics card

    I have windows 8 on a Dell LATITUDE D620 everything works fine except that i have no idea what my graphics card is i have tried everything to find out what it is including taking off the back of the laptop and what i think is the graphics card but i dont know it says on it Hylinx Made in korea. i need to update my graphics card drivers in order to play a game that i have but i need a way to download the right driver from the maker's website but i dont know who the maker is

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    Hi dus998,
    Welcome to the forums, in windows explorer right click computer and select Manage, then in Device manager you can view your graphics details.
    Or Go to Apps by clicking Search( just above Start in the left bottom corner) and try System Information. You can also use a third party program like Everest Ultimate(Free Trial). Hope this helps.

    EDIT: Hynix is your memory sticks I guess.
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    The L attitude D620 comes in two flavors Intel GMA 950 or Nvidia Quadro 110M.

    Both are available on the Dell support site just look on the support site and follow the prompts. If the drivers @ Dell are too dated you can find them directly at Intel or Nvidia's website respectively.

    If you have no Nvidia badge on the laptop, then I would go with the Intel GMA 950 driver.
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    Posts : 2,159
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

    Hi dus998,
    There is a time that the information of your device just limited to what the OS were able to identify it as the common compatible device available on its list previously submitted to Microsoft. But there are many ways to find it out, including look again into the spec provided in the manual, manufacturer sites, or specific forums available somewhere in the web.
    Just my two cents

    Mas Catoer
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  5. #5

    Calgary, AB
    Posts : 10
    Windows 7, Windows 8 Consumer Preview

    Well if you have Windows 7 you can go to run and type "dxdiag" and it'll tell you everything about your computer
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    Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Posts : 117
    Windows 8 Pro 64-bit, Windows 7 SP1 64-bit, Windows XP SP3 32-bit

    Quote Originally Posted by xsilverxdark View Post
    Well if you have Windows 7 you can go to run and type "dxdiag" and it'll tell you everything about your computer
    The 'dxdiag' command also works in Windows 8.
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    Posts : 7
    windows 8, xubuntu
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