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Tweaking.com - Hardware Identify (Portable)

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This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 11/14/2016.

Tweaking.com - Hardware Identify will help identify unknown hardware on your system. This program does not help you download drivers but helps let you know what the hardware is so you know what drivers to find.

For example say you just reinstalled a computer and the device manager shows multiple unknown hardware with no drivers installed. Well you don't know what drivers to find since you don't know what the hardware is. Now with Tweaking.com - Hardware Identify you can see what that hardware is.

The program also has a easy option to help improve the device database. Once you have all drivers installed you can have the program check for any hardware on the system that isn't in the database and submit it to Tweaking.com. With in a few days the database will be updated and the device list will grow with the help of users like you!

To install Tweaking.com - Hardware Identify (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install hardware-identify.portable

To upgrade Tweaking.com - Hardware Identify (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade hardware-identify.portable

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  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $packageName= 'hardware-identify.portable'
    $installerType = 'ZIP'
    $toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $url        = 'http://www.tweaking.com/files/setups/tweaking.com_hardware_identify_portable.zip' 
    $checksum   = 'B0F94563267737E8B32FBCB1068ED56CD5E7F6B5E733C0A4BE99558CA50B4B7E'
    
    
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = $packageName
      unzipLocation = $toolsDir
      fileType      = $installerType
      url           = $url
      checksum      = $checksum
      checksumType  = 'sha256'
    }
    
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs
    
    Install-ChocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath "$env:Public\Desktop\Hardware Identify.lnk" -targetPath "$ToolsDir\HardwareIdentify.exe"
    Install-ChocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath "$env:ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Hardware Identify.lnk" -targetPath "$ToolsDir\HardwareIdentify.exe"
    
      
    
  • tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName= 'hardware-identify.portable'
    
    remove-item "$env:Public\Desktop\Hardware Identify.lnk" -Force -ErrorAction 'SilentlyContinue'
    remove-item "$env:ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Hardware Identify.lnk" -Force -ErrorAction 'SilentlyContinue'
    

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