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Anyone know if an equivalent of lspci exists for Windows?

lspci is a really nice Linux command to list all the device info on the pci bus. This tells you exactly what chipsets are present in video, network, and audio devices. Since companies like Dell allow you to choose from a couple of different network and video options it would really help when trying to figure out how the system you're working on is configured when the system is missing drivers.

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I don't know about a command that will do this, but there are a number of programs that will do this. My favorite is SIW. They have an installable version as well as a standalone version.

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+1 for SIW (stupid 15 characters) – Mark Henderson Jan 18 '10 at 0:49
I tried this one out and it seems to do what I need. Thanks. I also found another one called SIV. SIW seems be a bit more professional but both are capable of identifying the chipsets on the PCI bus. You wonder why Windows Device manager can't manage to get you this information. "Unknown Network Device" doesn't help anyone get it working. – 3dinfluence Jan 18 '10 at 0:53
Glad to help. You've got to love Merlin on the page. Ahhh... the good old days of Microsoft Agent. ;) – joeqwerty Jan 18 '10 at 1:01

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