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:
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 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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