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    Detecting the Video Card Details

    How to detect whether Video Card is installed or not, using VC++? Also how to find the details for Card, like what is the Virtual Ram for Card & etc..

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    Re: Detecting the Video Card Details

    I did this in the past by using the card driver dll, they usually have some function that provides that info.
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    Re: Detecting the Video Card Details

    Quote Originally Posted by Deniz
    I did this in the past by using the card driver dll, they usually have some function that provides that info.


    But that will be Card Dependant. Each card may need different Dlls. I would like to have some generalise solution.

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    Re: Detecting the Video Card Details

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    Please do not ask the same question in multiple sections of the forum.
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    Re: Detecting the Video Card Details

    Probably the best method would be to use WMI....
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