Can't find drivers for reformatted PC.

I reformatted an HP Compaq tower with Windows XP SP2.  The Ethernet, video and audio drivers were not installed.  These are all part of the motherboard on the PC.  I had to install an ethernet PCI card just to get online but could still not find the right drivers.  I tried letting the system search online through device manager, searched hp's site and did a google search which I never have luck with.

The PC is small black tower that says HP Compaq on the front.  It has no other markings/stickers on the case or inside the case.  The few stickers that are on it are faded and I can't read what they say.  Any ideas on how I can find out what the drivers should be?

Thanks.
vsllcAsked:
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MarkCommented:
Run SIW and it should enumerate the hardware in there for you.
http://www.gtopala.com/siw-download.html
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MarkCommented:
When you start the computer, do you get a prompt for entering the BIOS. If so try looking in there for some info.
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2PiFLCommented:
Did you go to here:
http://www.hp.com/country/us/en/welcomeBC.html#Support

and click "download drivers, then enter your model number?
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vsllcAuthor Commented:
sparkmaker - So the SIW tool will identify the hardware and give me the data necessary to locate a driver for it online?

2PiFL - I've tried, but I can't identify the model.  The only thing I can find on it says HP Compaq and under that I could only find current systems on HP's site.  This PC must be 3-4 years old.
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souseranCommented:
Did you look on the bottom of the unit? There may be a sticker there that gives you the necessary model information. And yes, SIW will identify the hardware and give you the data necessary to locate a driver for it online.
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vsllcAuthor Commented:
Yeah.  I looked all over that box.  I found what I think is a partial id number but wasn't able to get much out of it.  It started USH but the next few numbers are missing and then there is a 300.  I'll give the SIW a try tomorrow.
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vsllcAuthor Commented:
I have SIW installed and I'm looking at the 3 items that are not recognized.  Ethernet, Video and Audio.  SIW provides a lot of good info.  What do I need to use in order to google search for the drivers?
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vsllcAuthor Commented:
Here's the results:

Video:

Property      Value
Device ID      PCI\VEN_8086DEV_2562SUBSYS_217914A4REV_03\313C0B0C5010
Status      0x01802400 Has Problem
Problem      0x0000001c (28)
Capabilities      0x00000000
Config Flags      0x00000040
Class      Unknown
Hardware IDs      PCI\VEN_8086DEV_2562SUBSYS_217914A4REV_03
      PCI\VEN_8086DEV_2562SUBSYS_217914A4
      PCI\VEN_8086DEV_2562CC_030000
      PCI\VEN_8086DEV_2562CC_0300
Compatible IDs      PCI\VEN_8086DEV_2562REV_03
      PCI\VEN_8086DEV_2562
      PCI\VEN_8086CC_030000
      PCI\VEN_8086CC_0300
      PCI\VEN_8086
      PCI\CC_030000
      PCI\CC_0300
Class GUID      {4D36E97E-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}
Location      PCI bus 0, device 2, function 0
Bus number      0x00000000
Enumerator name      PCI
Description      Video Controller (VGA Compatible)
Driver      {4D36E97E-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}\0001
Physical Object Name      \Device\NTPNP_PCI0001
Bustype GUID      {44203042-2046-4245-2043-382031302042}
Legacy bus type      0x00000005
Install State      0x00000002
Device Address      0x00020000
      
      Other devices
Class      Unknown
Icon      -18

Ethernet:

Property      Value
Device ID      PCI\VEN_14E4DEV_4401SUBSYS_217914A4REV_01\41A671D0C050F0
Status      0x01802400 Has Problem
Problem      0x0000001c (28)
Capabilities      0x00000000
Config Flags      0x00000040
Class      Unknown
Hardware IDs      PCI\VEN_14E4DEV_4401SUBSYS_217914A4REV_01
      PCI\VEN_14E4DEV_4401SUBSYS_217914A4
      PCI\VEN_14E4DEV_4401CC_020000
      PCI\VEN_14E4DEV_4401CC_0200
Compatible IDs      PCI\VEN_14E4DEV_4401REV_01
      PCI\VEN_14E4DEV_4401
      PCI\VEN_14E4CC_020000
      PCI\VEN_14E4CC_0200
      PCI\VEN_14E4
      PCI\CC_020000
      PCI\CC_0200
Class GUID      {4D36E97E-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}
Location      PCI bus 3, device 10, function 0
Bus number      0x00000003
Enumerator name      PCI
Description      Ethernet Controller
Driver      {4D36E97E-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}\0000
Physical Object Name      \Device\NTPNP_PCI0011
Bustype GUID      {44203042-2046-4245-2043-382031302042}
Legacy bus type      0x00000005
Install State      0x00000002
Device Address      0x000a0000
      
      Other devices
Class      Unknown
Icon      -18

Audio:

Property      Value
Device ID      PCI\VEN_8086DEV_24C5SUBSYS_217914A4REV_02\313C0B0C50FD
Status      0x01802400 Has Problem
Problem      0x0000001c (28)
Capabilities      0x00000000
Config Flags      0x00000040
Class      Unknown
Hardware IDs      PCI\VEN_8086DEV_24C5SUBSYS_217914A4REV_02
      PCI\VEN_8086DEV_24C5SUBSYS_217914A4
      PCI\VEN_8086DEV_24C5CC_040100
      PCI\VEN_8086DEV_24C5CC_0401
Compatible IDs      PCI\VEN_8086DEV_24C5REV_02
      PCI\VEN_8086DEV_24C5
      PCI\VEN_8086CC_040100
      PCI\VEN_8086CC_0401
      PCI\VEN_8086
      PCI\CC_040100
      PCI\CC_0401
Class GUID      {4D36E97E-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}
Location      PCI bus 0, device 31, function 5
Bus number      0x00000000
Enumerator name      PCI
Description      Multimedia Audio Controller
Driver      {4D36E97E-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}\0002
Physical Object Name      \Device\NTPNP_PCI0010
Bustype GUID      {44203042-2046-4245-2043-382031302042}
Legacy bus type      0x00000005
Install State      0x00000002
Device Address      0x001f0005
      
      Other devices
Class      Unknown
Icon      -18
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souseranCommented:
Can you provide the motherboard information and tell us whether the video, audio, etc. are onboard?
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souseranCommented:
8086_2562 is an Intel Integrated Graphics Device

14E4_ is a Broadcom 10/100 Integrated Ethernet Controller

8086_24C5 is a Realtek Sound Card. This one appears to be integrated.

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vsllcAuthor Commented:
How were you able to determine that?
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vsllcAuthor Commented:
I used a combo of answers but all the info was great.

Sparkmaker - the BIOS check gave me the model number and I was able to get most of the drivers.  the SIW gave me the info for souseran to use to find out what the ethernet was.

Souseran - thanks for the info.  I've downloaded the driver.
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souseranCommented:
@ vsllc:,

You asked:

> How were you able to determine that?

As an example, look at this line in your SIW log.

Device ID      PCI\VEN_8086DEV_2562SUBSYS_217914A4REV_03\313C0B0C5010

Go to http://www.pcidatabase.com/

In the Vendor Search: box, enter the numbers after VEN_ For instance, enter 8086

Press the Search button, and on the next screen, you will learn that this vendor is Intel

Or, on the first page, in the Device Search: box, enter the numbers after DEV_ For instance, enter 2562

On the next screen, you will have a list of possible devices. However, it's pretty simple to review the list and find the one that states:

0x2562      Integrated Graphics Device      0x8086      Intel

Combine that information with this bit from your SIW log:

Description      Video Controller (VGA Compatible)

And you can deduce that this is probably an Intel integrated graphics controller on your motherboard.

Thanks for the points. Glad the system is working now.

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