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Computer/motherboard manufacturer

Q: Computer/motherboard manufacturer

Hi all,

I have heard of somethings like computer manufacturer and motherborad manufacurer. For example some time ago, when I had problem with my desktop PC, some asked me what's your computer manufacturer and motherborad manufacurer?
what's the difference between these two please?

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A: Computer/motherboard manufacturer

Computer manufacturer Is most of the time is Dell, Hp,Compaq, Ausu are a few.
Motherboard manufacturer . Asus, Gigbyte, Asrock. Msi, Are a few. This is what they are referring to. When they ask you those Questions .

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/computer-motherboard-manufacturer.204218/
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there ia a logo that is a circle with (sort of) 2 upside down L's.
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can anyone help?
thanks
 

A:motherboard manufacturer?

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http://www.intel.com/support/motherboards/desktop/sb/cs-009015.htm
 

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mike
 

A:What Motherboard Manufacturer?

Mike
welcome to TSG
Heres link that might help its the FCC search site all PC components are supposed to have FCC label this will tell manufacturer and usually part number.
http://www.fcc.gov/oet/fccid/
Hope this is helpful
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/what-motherboard-manufacturer.54213/
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A:motherboard manufacturer question

ASUS P4B-LA (Amazon)

From here: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/...e=documentIndex&printable=yes&encodeUrl=true&
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/motherboard-manufacturer-question.797246/
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A:How do i find out my model/manufacturer/motherboard?

Hi check Everest.
http://www.majorgeeks.com/download4181.html
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/how-do-i-find-out-my-model-manufacturer-motherboard.626541/
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A:Motherboard/Manufacturer advice desperately needed

I've never had any issues with Asus. Currently I'm using the Rampage III Formula, both lappy's are ASUS and my tablet is the Asus Eeepad. Rock solid stuff IMHO. All previous PC's were Asus MB's as well

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/197235-motherboard-manufacturer-advice-desperately-needed.html
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A:manufacturer recommendations

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do you have a max budget?
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/manufacturer-recommendations.286975/
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A:Don't know what to do with manufacturer's RAR (not iso) recovery?

I also can't edit the first post, the link I provided was wrong, it's this one:

http://pan.baidu.com/s/1c1kAqy8

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f338/dont-know-what-to-do-with-manufacturers-rar-not-iso-recovery-1106345.html
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the prices are about the same, so you dont have to consider that...
 

A:8600GT OC'd: Which manufacturer is the BEST overall?

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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/8600gt-ocd-which-manufacturer-is-the-best-overall.81807/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/manufacturer-heatsinks.307179/
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A:LCD panel manufacturer

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/lcd-panel-manufacturer.165455/
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Here you go: WinBubble, "Customization and Tweaks, Not Just for Geek's But For ALL" - UnlockForUs

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/118246-no-system-manufacturer.html
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Kari

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/41411-manufacturer-warranty.html
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Hello RK,

Double check using the tutorials below to see if you may be able to change the information in them to what you want instead of what you currently have.

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Hope this helps,
Shawn

http://www.eightforums.com/general-support/58411-wrong-name-manufacturer.html
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A:DxDiag Manufacturer: N/A

Could you please provide some more information:
Make and Model of Computer
Make and Model of Display (monitor)
Make and Model of Video Card (if you have dedicated - not integrated - video card)

From the information you have provided, you are using Generic drivers when you should have the specific drivers needed from the manufacturer. You can go to the manufacture's website to obtain most drivers needed. Please provide above information for further assistance.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/dxdiag-manufacturer-n-a.216275/
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Hello Gayle,

This may be what you are after.

System Support Information

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Shawn

http://www.sevenforums.com/customization/204881-how-change-system-manufacturers-name.html
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/best-quality-memory-manufacturer.182888/
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A:Hard drive manufacturer

Most of the comments here that I've read lately seem to lean towards Western Digital.

I'm still using the 30 - 40 GB IDE models and haven't had one fail on me yet.

----------------------------------------------------------------
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/hard-drive-manufacturer.986335/
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A:OEM Windows Showing Manufacturer

Think iv found out, you can delete the info in a notepad file in system32 and also a .bmp file.
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Is this everything?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/oem-windows-showing-manufacturer.752526/
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http://www.eightforums.com/software-apps/24954-manufacturers-update-applications.html
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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/need-new-pc-any-third-party-manufacturer-recs.120620/
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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/577133/change-oem-manufacturer-logo/
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http://www.sevenforums.com/drivers/101643-installing-manufacturer-drivers.html
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A:Can't find MB manufacturer or manual for an old MB

does this look familiar
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/cant-find-mb-manufacturer-or-manual-for-an-old-mb.716835/
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A:Bsod even after Manufacturer Restore

Hello bossno and welcome to Seven Forums.

Fist, your English is fine. You don't want to hear/see my French!!

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http://www.sevenforums.com/bsod-help-support/350252-bsod-even-after-manufacturer-restore.html
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Bough this the other day
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A:Win 7 pro NIC driver but cant detect manufacturer

Hi Welcome to Seven Forums .. Try the Driver in the Link below ...

Servers :: ThinkServer tower servers :: ThinkServer TS140 - Lenovo Support (GB)

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/341710-win-7-pro-nic-driver-but-cant-detect-manufacturer.html
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LINK

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I have a refurbished desktop( see my system specs) that I purchased from Cosco over 3 years ago.
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http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/130020-manufacturer-refurbished-laptop.html
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A:Graphic card Manufacturer

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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/graphic-card-manufacturer.36823/
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Regards Howard
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/mobot-id-manufacturer-from-taiwan-but-who.34713/
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Still no luck, try software like Everest or CPUz
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/video-card-manufacturer.385463/
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A:SmartPhone Manufacturer List

It's a ridiculously enormous leap to go from an application developer to a hardware manufacturer. There are countless part suppliers, contracts, regulations, etc. in manufacturing cell phones. You'll notice that the only companies making cell phones are very, very large corporations. It's not at all practical for a single person to venture into that marketplace.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/smartphone-manufacturer-list.986055/
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A:Manufacturer Partition, can it be deleted?

Hello bgowers,

The only bad effect this would have is that you no longer have the backup.

You can delete it from Disk Management.

~Lordbob

http://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/216504-manufacturer-partition-can-deleted.html
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A:Manufacturer's Support Information

Any thoughts?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/manufacturers-support-information.967645/
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Maxell products have been around for a long time, and has a reputation for good quality.
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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/23451/maxell-media-available-manufacturer/
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http://www.sevenforums.com/backup-restore/330558-manufacturers-recovery-partition.html
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A:Manufacturer's Warranty Date

BryanGJ,
 
PM received and replied with what I could do to help out.

http://community.acer.com/t5/E-and-M-Series-Laptops/Manufacturer-s-Warranty-Date/td-p/398735
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A:OEM vs Device Manufacturer drivers

Worth it.

You can always manually create a restore point just in case.

http://www.sevenforums.com/drivers/184106-oem-vs-device-manufacturer-drivers.html
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A:Changing System Manufacturer

hellos haves a looks ats this.

http://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/209111-changing-system-manufacturer.html
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A:How to get the manufacturer date of a file?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Ben777


Hi

Maybe a stupid question, but how can I tell the original date from files I downloaded. All the date fields in properties show the date and time I downloaded the file (even for "Created" which I thought should give me the manufacturer date).

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Right click the executable>properties>details>date.

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/165997-how-get-manufacturer-date-file.html
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"work with pleasure not under pressure"
 

A:Solved: How to find HD manufacturer?

http://www.pcworld.com/downloads/file/fid,25444-page,1-c,systemresourcestuneup/description.html
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-how-to-find-hd-manufacturer.833309/
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In the device manager, does it say HSP Micro Modem?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/how-do-i-identify-my-modem-manufacturer.64667/
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A:BSOD after manufacturer logo loads up

Most likely dying hard drive. How old is this unit?

http://www.eightforums.com/bsod-crashes-debugging/68167-bsod-after-manufacturer-logo-loads-up.html
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A:What's your favorite brand name wireless manufacturer?

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/whats-your-favorite-brand-name-wireless-manufacturer.536017/
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A:Is it safe to remove software from the PC manufacturer

Yes & No!  You need to take care and ask lots of questions many items are woven ito the system, take your time so you get it right.  You will probably do it a few times ove the life of the system as junk sneaks in.  Check post below for more.
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/525857/windows-7-task-bar/
 
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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/525993/is-it-safe-to-remove-software-from-the-pc-manufacturer/
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A:Missing name/manufacturer and driver for a webcam

Have you seen this thread in the Device Drivers forum?: http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic123880.html

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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/missing-name-manufacturer-and-driver-for-a-webcam.133419/
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