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By ervin_rob2002 ·
I've bought a motherboard that didn't have the manufactors paper work with it, how can i find out the maker of the motherboard?

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by nerdy In reply to finding the manufactor of ...

Open your PC and look all over on the motherboard, you should find a name on it somewhere, actually you might find a few names. I would make a list of them and then go to their websites and try to find it. also you might find a model # or somethingon your board. you just have to look all over the board top & bottom, side to side!

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by timwalsh In reply to finding the manufactor of ...

Try the following website:

www.motherboards.org

They offer several tools to help you determine a motherboard's manufacturer.

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by TheChas In reply to finding the manufactor of ...

Unfortunately, many motherboards have no identification information on them.

Hopefully, the motherboard has markings for switches and jumpers so that you can boot it up.

You need to be able to boot up the motherboard to get the BIOS code.
This shows up on the lower left of the display while the RAM is testing.

With the BIOS code, you can use the tools at either www.motherboards.org
or www.wimsbios.com

NOTE: if this was originally an OEM motherboard the motherboard manufacture will NOT acknowledge or support the board.
The only way to get any support, is to identify the manufacture of the system that the motherboard was in.

Chas

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by infopoint In reply to finding the manufactor of ...

www.wimsbios.com can identify most bios strings for AMI and Award bios. The unique bios id identifies the manufacturer and chipset of the mobo. Phoenix bios' in most case don't. This website has a couple of utilities you can download and run to identify bios/manufacturer. And boy, are they lots of clone manufacturers who you've never heard of.

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