Uknown Devices got you down?

A handy trick is to right-click the unknown device in Device Manager, then go to Properties.  Click on the Details tab and make that Hardware IDs is selected.  You should see something like:
 
PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_03D0&SUBSYS_020E1028&REV_A2
 
The red text is the Vendor ID (preceded by VEN_) and the orange text is the Device ID (preceded by DEV_).
 
Armed with this info you can visit http://www.pcidatabase.com and do a little searching.  I have found a few newer devices that don’t exist there, in which case you can plug both IDs into Google and let the magic begin!
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