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is there an expansion base driver for widows 8 or another fix for windows 8?

After a system crash on my laptop, I erased my hard drive and started new with windows 8, and now I'm having trouble finding a driver for the expansion based. Is there a fix for this or a work around?


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Re: is there an expansion base driver for widows 8 or another fix for windows 8?

If you need drivers, please follow these steps:
1. In the search option of Charms Bar type devmgmt.msc. Select the resulted file in the left pane. This opens Device Manager.
2. Unknown devices would be listed as such and marked out with a yellow question mark.
3. Select the unknown device or other device for which you need drivers and right click to access Properties.
4. In the Properties window click on Details tab and select Device Instance Id  or Hardware ID from the drop down.
5. An alphanumeric string like this PCI\VEN_1217&DEV_7130&SUBSYS_012F1025&REV_01\4&6B16D5B&0&33F0 is the identification marker for the device.
6. Please provide this number so that we can suggest the appropriate driver.

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