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SMBus Controller and PCI Simple Communications Problems

Q: SMBus Controller and PCI Simple Communications Problems

Hi there!

Well, I've more or less worked my way into a pickle that I haven't the first idea on how I did it. I've recently just formatted my hard drive and reinstalled Windows 7 Ultimate on my main 1TB drive and when I booted up and got to my Desktop, I got notices saying that my SMBus Controller and PCI Simple Communications Controller were out of date or just not working correctly. I have absolutely NO idea how to remedy this situation and I'm looking to this forum to see if anyone knows how to help.

Things I've tried:
-Allowing Windows to try to automatically find the drivers (As if...)
-Uninstalling both of the controllerrs from the Device Manager and rebooting as instructed in one of the Dell and Microsoft forums (Nothing happened...)
-I've tried looking up drivers for the devices and haven't found anything.

Now, the only thing to note about this is that I've got a Dell Inspiron 620 (pretty much just put the mobo into an Antec Nine Hundred case). A friend of mine had his computer Blue Screen and I attempted to fix (which worked; just a clean reinstall of Windows 7 and the such) and since then, I've gotten these error messages when I boot in Windows 7 and when I boot in Windows Vista.

Was there something I missed or am I just ridiculous and did something wrong? I appreciate all feedback, considering I'm new to this forum, I understand it may take awhile and I may be posting in the wrong thread, but I just need some help.

Overall Specs on my PC:
Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64bit
Intel i3-2100 - 3.10GHz
Nvidia GeForce 285 GTX
2 HDD's: 1TB w/ Windows 7; 300GB w/ Windows Vista(which I want to format for just a basic data drive used as an internal storage unit)

EDIT: The attachment is a Print Screen of my Device Manager and the 2 devices that won't respond.

Preferred Solution: SMBus Controller and PCI Simple Communications Problems

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: SMBus Controller and PCI Simple Communications Problems

and welcome to the Forum

how did you fit the Dell BTX motherboard into an ATX case? ?

If indeed you somehow did . . You can go to the Dell support site, enter your Service Tag Number and download the drivers. Be sure to use IE and do not use the Dell Download Manager!

Just download the driver file, save it to the desktop and double click to install

On the list of drivers, click on the driver file:

Then be sure the "For Single File Download via Browser is selected and click the Download Now button here:

Install the chipset driver first, then the modem driver

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(on my sisters pc) ok well problem is in device manager it shows VIA Rhine Fast Ethernet Adapter little chip logo with a yellow circle and a ! inside it and it says wont start and my PCI simple communications controller is just a yellow question mark....now iv put my AOL dsl modem in so i can connect to internet but it wont let me and says Modem cant be found....iv tried unistalling the drivers and putting my recovery disc in and rebooting but nothing works iv tried installing drivers for VIA Rhine II fast ethernet adapter but nothing.....this all happend after i formatted my pc...i formatted it because i had loads of virsus and worms which kept popping up in AVG Anti Virus.....help would be so appreciated

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Hi there, this is my first post on the forum as I found this site while browsing on my iPod. Now why would I have to use my iPod when I have a beautiful new computer sitting in front of me? Well as the title says. I have no controllers, ergo, no Internet.

I bought it second hand, absolutely nothing wrong with it, I think he just might of went too far when he wiped it before giving it to me.

So, I came here hoping you guys could rescue me... I'm looking for the driver(s) I need, and I'm also wondering how I can manage to download them to my com if it's not online. I have;

System Manufacturer: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd
System Model: H55M-S2
OS: Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit (6.1 build 7600)
Processor: Intel Core i3 CPU 540 @ 3.07ghz (4 CPUs)
BIOS: Award Modular BIOS v6.00PG

I'm hoping that's all good, I read it all of my DxDiag. Thanks In advance for the help!

A:Missing Ethernet controller and PCI simple communications controller

Welcome to Windows Seven Forums!

I found all the drivers at the Gigabyte website for Windows 7 64 bit including the ethernet controller. If you have access to another machine you could copy any drivers you need onto a USB flash drive then copy them to your machine.

GIGABYTE - Motherboard - Socket 1156 - GA-H55M-S2 (rev. 1.3)

Hope this helps.

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Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Acer Aspire 5820T

Hard drive blew so had to replace it and reinstall windows, however these two devices Network Controller and PCI Simple Communications Controller issues are not installed correctly with error message in Device Manager of (Code 28) for both.

I have installed all appropriate drivers from Download

these being:

Chipset Intel Chipset Driver 2.3 MB 2010/04/08
Lan Atheros LAN Driver 4.6 MB 2010/06/23
Modem LSI Modem Driver 2.1.94 1.4 MB 2010/04/08
Wireless LAN Atheros Wireless LAN Driver 21.1 MB 2010/04/08

However the only device that was activated correctly after installing these was the Network Adaptor.

I therefore have no internet on this machine due to these two devices not being activated.

Please help.

I have phoned Acer but unless I go to there Premium support number at 50p/min, they can't help me.

A:Network Controller and PCI Simple Communications Controller issues

Hello badbud65. Welcome to the Forum.

Are you sure your wireless LAN device is Atheros and not a Broadcom or Intel?

Did you install this?:
Card Reader Alcor Card Reader Driver 6.7 MB 2010/04/08

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Me again, Paul Tikkanen, and I'll probably be back once or twice more.  Same device, different computer.  (Trying to get all of these updated for my kids.)  HP 350 G1 PCI Simple Communications Controller (why is this a problem so often?) and searched for a couple of hours, even found links you left that are now dead, but hoping you or someone else can help me before the deadline tonight. p.s.  For a Windows 10 version you wrote this: And allow me to give you a bonus tip...Install the W7 ADI Soundmax audio driver. I found that works much better than the one that W10 installed. You install it, then enable multi-streaming in the adi control panel, restart again and go to manage sound devices in the control panel, and select the PC speakers, but of course installing the W7 audio driver is optional, and that is up to you... Haven't been able to discover (this was a dc7800mt) where to grab the ADI driver.

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A:HP 350 G1 Simple Communications Controller

Hi: I guess you didn't see my reply to your dc7800 post in reference to the adi audio driver for the dc7800... This is the one I used... This package contains the driver for the ADI High-Definition (HD) Audio CODEC in the supported desktop models and operating systems. ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp45501-46000/sp45615?.exe I also have the HP 350 G1 and you need this driver for the PCI Simple Comms Controller... This package provides the Intel Management Engine Interface (MEI) Driver for the supported notebook models and operating systems. The Intel Management Engine Interface enables communication between the host operating system and the Intel Management Engine firmware.  ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp65501-66000/sp65854.exe

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Hey Guys,

Just installed Windows 7 Ultimate on a 2 year old machine, and I have no sound. The only driver that is missing is the PCI Simple Communications Controller, and I can't seem to find it anywhere.

I'm running the

Intel G965 motherboard 1066MHz FSB, Core 2 Duo E6300 Processor, 3GB DDR2, 400GB Sata II HD.

I have read around the forums here and can't seem to find the answer.

Anyone help?

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Hi there, run windows update and look for the "optional updates" on the left. You will probably see a sound driver. Install that and should be all good.

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I have a Dell Desktop Dimension 8300 with XP Operating System. I recently reformated the "C" hard drive and cannot reconnect to the internet. I have a 2wire modem. Can anyone tell me where I can download the drivers for a PCI Simple Communications Controller. The modem I have is 2wire. I need to download this driver to another computer and transfer to my computer with a jump drive.

Thanks for your help.

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If the modem is what came with your computer go to here: http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/index.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=gen
Click choose service tag enter your service tag # it will give you all the drivers you need for your computer. Super easy
Good luck!

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Does anyone know what this is and where I might find a driver for it? It never popped up when I initially installed Win 8 RP but I had to do a refresh and now I have this in device manager. I have tried every driver on the mother board install disk with no success.

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What is the model and the brand of the Motherboard?

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OS: Windows 7 Home Premium, 64 bit
Intel Core Duo E6750
8 gb ram

Motherboard: Gigabyte 965P-DS3
Nvidia 8800GT

So in a feeble attempt to try and get my USB game controllers and mouse to work again after using a Dynex USB hub on them (and likely destroying them completely :'( ) I went into the Device Manager to try and figure out the problem.

I couldn't get my controllers to work on any computer, but thankfully the USB ports still work.

And then I see in the Device Manager, under "Other Devices,"

"(!) PCI Simple Communications Controller."


Device Type: Other Devices.
Manufacturer: Unknown.
Location: PCI bus 0, device 3, function 0

Device Status:
The drivers for this device are not installed. (Code 28)
There is no driver selected for the device information set or element.
To find a driver for this device, click Update Driver.

I try to update the driver.
Can't find it online.

I try to manually find a file, whatever it may be.
The location that appears by default... C:\Program Files (x86)\Marvell\Miniport Driver\

.... but it cannot find anything.

Driver Details: No driver files have been installed or are required for this device.

Details: Description (none)

Value: PCI Simple Communications Controller


It's been a really bad day, and I'm trying my hardest not to say anything rude. :( Does anybody know just what the heck is going on here?

A:/!\ PCI Simple Communications Controller

I would try the Marvell networking driver available from the Gigabyte website

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Have just reinstalled Win 8.1 X64 back onto my system after replacing H/D using HP supplied discs. Noticed I had three errors re no drivers installed. Have resolved the third issue but have tried various links from the forum but with no joy re these detailed below. Has anyone any idea's. Regards PCI Simple Communications Controller Device PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_8C3A&SUBSYS_18E7103C&REV_04\3&11583659&0&B0 was configured.Driver Name: nullClass Guid: {00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000}Driver Date:Driver Version:Driver Provider:Driver Section:Driver Rank: 0x0Matching Device Id:Outranked Drivers:Device Updated: false PCI Serial Port Device PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_8C3D&SUBSYS_18E7103C&REV_04\3&11583659&0&B3 was configured.Driver Name: nullClass Guid: {00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000}Driver Date:Driver Version:Driver Provider:Driver Section:Driver Rank: 0x0Matching Device Id:Outranked Drivers:Device Updated: false 

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A:PCI Simple Communications Controller

Those devices are part of the "Remote Management" feature -- a centralized system-administrator on a corporate network can access the computer, and make updates. Have you run the "HP Support Assistant"?It should find the missing 'AMT' device-drivers. Of course, if you are the only "administrator", you do not need to install that support -- your computer will work fine without it.   

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Hi please help I'm looking for drivers for my PCI Simple Communications Controller (HP Pro 3500 MT) windows 7 32bit

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Hi,I just installed windows 7 Ultimate in my Laptop HP Probook 440 G2 but one device is missing. Its hardware ids is as followed PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_9CBA&SUBSYS_2247103C&REV_03PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_9CBA&SUBSYS_2247103CPCI\VEN_8086&DEV_9CBA&CC_078000PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_9CBA&CC_0780 Any help will be greatly appreciated.Thanks in advance. Tung


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A:PCI Simple Communications Controller

Hi Please try to install both these driver and check if your issue get resolved. http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?sp4ts.oid=6943811&swItemId=ob_143369_2&swEnvOid=4059 http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?sp4ts.oid=6943811&swItemId=ob_143127_1&swEnvOid=4059#tab4

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I suddenly get messages telling me on start up that new hard ware has been found. I am then told to install drivers for it. In the device manager there is a yellow exclamation mark next to this PCI device. Can I simply disable this? I can't even find out what this is.  Thanks

A:pci simple communications controller

It's normally a dial-up modem. If there's a dial-up port integrated on the system mainboard but it has not been being used, it might just have become enabled somehow in the BIOS. If this is the case, and you do not use dial-up, you could go into the BIOS setup screen (there's usually directions on screen at boot up), and disable the on-board modem. The OS will then no longer find the hardware. Disabling the device in Device Manager is an alternative.
One reason for new hardware suddenly being found is if the CMOS backup battery has gone flat and the BIOS settings have been lost and reverted to default. If you have noticed any other hints such as the clock being wrong, it might be a good idea to replace the backup battery. Usually it is a lithium button cell (commonly CR20320 located in a holder on the mainboard.

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I recently downloaded Windows 7 professional x64 on my toshiba satellite a665-s6094 laptop. After the install I had several devices that I had to reinstall manually but I am having trouble with the PCI Simple Communications Controller. The hardware id is PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_3B64&SUBSYS_FD301179&REV_06. Any help will be much appreciated. Thanks.

A:PCI Simple Communications Controller

My understanding is that the hardware ID you have referenced is for the Intel(R) Management Engine Interface.

You can find it here on page 6.


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In Device Manager it shows up as a hardware that has no drivers.
I searched on Google and Windows Update, but no drivers are there.
I also searched on my Dell drivers discs, but there's nothing there for PCI devices.
I was thinking maybe it was the Chipset driver, so I installed that, but apparently that wasn't the fix.

Anyone know where to find a driver or fix for this thing?

A:What is the PCI Simple Communications Controller?

Sounds like a device windows couldn't properly identify. Does that laptop have a dial up modem in it? If yes does it show up correctly in device manager. If not install the drivers for it and see if that removes the PCI simple communications device entry. It could also be something else that hasn't had its driver installed. Onboard NIC, wifi, or maybe bluetooth. I'm just guessing at the moment. If you look at the properties for that device you may be able to find a hardware id number that you could Google to better nail it down.

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Hi All,

I just installed windows 7 and got almost all drivers execpt this for this one PCI Simple Communications Controller.

I would appreciate if anyone can help me with the drives for it.


A:PCI Simple Communications Controller

It would be better if you can fill in your system specs so we can help you better, have you tried installing your motherboard drivers with compatibility mode.

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Hi, does anyone knows where i can get the PCI Simple Communications Controller Driver. i?m currently running a Gateway 3234m, with a Intel Core 2Duo, E7400 2.80GHZ and 4gb of Ram and a 64 bit operatin system.

Thank you in advance.

A:Looking for PCI Simple Communications Controller

Have you tried going to the Gateway site Gateway Support - Drivers, Software and Firmware Updates And entering your serial # in order to find drivers for your system? The number is usualy located next to the Genuine Windows OS sticker on the rear of your tower, or bottom of your laptop. Unless this is an add on card you installed yourself or had installed. In that case we will need to know the manufacturer and model number of the controller. You can also try going to device manager.clicking on the controller>update driver>and have windows search for one. If Gateway doesn't have a windows seven driver a 64bit Vista driver might work in compatiblility mode Fabe Compatibility Mode

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Hi, everyone.

I need a driver for my other pc which is running windows xp, the driver is called 'PCI Simple Communications Controller' I've tryed to download from this link http://www.soft32.com/download_182376.html but it doesn't work, it takes me to windows update page where it wants to update windows, patches, ie, etc... but it doesnt give the driver for what im looking for.

if possible can someone pleaes give me a direct link for this file

thanks in advance.

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Hi: Which generation Folio 1040 do you have?  G1, G2...? The Intel Management Engine driver version would be different based on model series.

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Hi!I just installed windows 7 64bit Enterprise in my Laptop HP Product Num J4T14ES#ABV,everything went smooth and the computer looks like working good.When I check the device manager I notice:     PCI Simple Communications Controller             Device type.....System devices             Manufacture ......Unknown             Location ......PCI bus 0.device 22.function 0    Device Status             This device is not configured correctly. (Code 1)             To find a driver for this device, click Update Driver..What should I do?Any help will be greatly appreciated.Tanks in advance.  mohamed

A:PCI Simple Communications Controller

Hi: You need this driver for that device... This package provides the Intel Management Engine Interface (MEI) Driver for the supported notebook models and operating systems. The Intel Management Engine Interface enables communication between the host operating system and the Intel Management Engine firmware. ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp65501-66000/sp65854.exe

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I recently formatted my computer and lost the driver for it...I realize that that name is a generic name windows gives it, but how do I identify it ...Also the driver could already be on my HDD...

I am running wondows 2000

Any help is greatly appriciated

A:PCI Simple communications controller

Its usually the internal modem.
Look at what name/stickers are on it, or run Aida32 or Everest or a similar application to identify everything?

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I have downgraded this laptop to Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit as we need this for our work environment. I cannot seem to find a driver for this piece of hardware, can you help with this please? PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_9D3A&SUBSYS_80A2103C&REV_21PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_9D3A&SUBSYS_80A2103CPCI\VEN_8086&DEV_9D3A&CC_078000PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_9D3A&CC_0780

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What is this? My Vista 32 bit Home premium SP2 says I need the driver for it.

A:PCI Simple Communications controller

Hello ManyBeers,

This would be for your dial-up modem.

What is your brand and model of computer? I'll be happy to see if I can find the driver download link at your computer manufacturer's website.


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Stephen Yarnall : I changed my operating system to Windows XP and getting nag screen about "PCI Simple Communication Controller because of my printer USB connection. Help?
[An agent will be with you shortly.]
[You are now chatting with Prince .]
Prince : Welcome to HP Total Care for desktop computer, my name is Prince. Please give me a minute while I review the issue description.
Stephen Yarnall : Hi Prince
Prince : Hello Stephen.How are you doing today ?
Stephen Yarnall : Fine
Prince : Stephen, Could you please elaborate me about the issue in detail so that I can help you in a better manner?
Stephen Yarnall : OK, each time the computer starts I get "Found New Hardware" notice and it tries to install hardware. Then searches internet and still cannot find. I install the CD rom for the printer, but evidently the information is not on the disc.
Prince : Okay.
Stephen Yarnall : For a PCI simple communications controller
Prince : Please let me know is your printer is working fine or not ?
Stephen Yarnall : Yes, everything is working, I would just like to eliminate the nag
Prince : Well Stephen, If I understood the issue correctly then your system is absolutely fine and every time you are getting the " New hardware wizard " message when you restart your system, Am I correct?
Stephen Yarnall : Yes
Prince : It's alright.
Prince : Are you chatting from the same system now ?
Stephen Yarnall : yes
Prince : Okay.
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A:PCI Simple Communications Controller

Sorry you had to go through all that since it problem doesn't appear to be a printer.

Open Device Manager and right click on the unknown "PCI Simple Communication Controller" or "Unknown Device" then click Properties, then the Details tab.

In a box below Device Instance ID you should see a text string similar to PCI\VEN_1106&DEV_3059&SUBSYS_18931019&REV_60.

The information should tell us what the device is.

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Hi all, when I look in my device manager, I have a question mark by my "other devices". Under that heading, there is a question mark beside "PCI Simple Communications Controller". What is that? How could I fix it?
My computer now seems to be working ok, so should I even worry about it?


A:pci simple communications controller?

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Hello. I have notebook hp 15-ac649ur and I  miss driver: PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_9D3A&SUBSYS_8136103C&REV_21PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_9D3A&SUBSYS_8136103CPCI\VEN_8086&DEV_9D3A&CC_078000PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_9D3A&CC_0780 Your help is greatly appreciated!

A:PCI Simple Communications Controller

Hi, Please try:     http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?swItemId=ob_124514_1&swEnvOid=4059 Regards.

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I just got Windows XP installed on my other computer, and I can't connect to the internet. I checked Device Manager and saw that PCI Cimple Communications Controller had a yellow question mark next to it. I tried downloading chipset drivers and trying a bunch of different things, but they don't work. Any other solutions?

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I don't know what it is.(pci simple communications controller). It seems it can't find the driver. Can anyone help?

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 2.40GHz, x86 Family 15 Model 3 Stepping 4
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 447 Mb
Graphics Card: VIA/S3G UniChrome Pro IGP, 64 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 38154 MB, Free - 30110 MB;
Motherboard: , PM800-8237
Antivirus: avast! Internet Security, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

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I'm trying to find a driver for my 3COM USR 56k modem on my Dell dimension XPS R400. I know I know it's old, but it keeps coming up as a PCI simple communications controller under XP and I can't seem to find the driver for it. The Dell website is so confusing when it comes to updates that I gave up on looking. what do you out there recommend that I do????

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I installed Realtek LAN driver downloaded from Dell website and still this driver isn't properly installed. My laptop model is Inspiron 15 3521 and running Windows 8.1 x64. Please help me add this driver. Thanks in advance.

A:PCI Simple Communications Controller

What's listed under Network Adapters? Is the driver you downloaded a Windows 7 or Windows 8 driver?

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I just got big time help on one problem, so thought I would attack another problem (which may be related). I'll keep the explanation simple in the hopes that someone will recognize what needs to be done.

On startup I always get a note about hardware found, but not related software (this has happened since ME to XP several years ago. Other notes indicate ( I think) that the problems is driver for the "PCI simple communications controller".

When I go thru SYS MGMT \ DEVICE DRIVER \ OTHER DEVICES I find yellow question marks on PARALLEL DEVICES , PCI DEVICE AND PCI SIMPLE COMM CONTROLLER. The paralled device seems to be looking for HPFECB12.SYS (H-P ? - my scanner seems OK).

Where would I go from here ?? Thanks.

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Hi, im having trouble with my PCI Simple communications controller can you please tell me where I can find or download driver?

my specs are :

Windows 7 profesional 32bit

Board : ASUSTeK Computer Inc. K43SV (CPU 1)
video : Generic PnP Monitor ([email protected])
NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
processor : Intel Processor core i3 @ 2.10GHz
Sandy Bridge 32nm Technology

Help me please thanks

A:PCI Simple communications controller

Look here

PCI Simple Communications Controller

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HI. I'm working with WIN XP SP2 and I look for "PCI Simple Communications Controller" The HW ID is: PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_2E14&SUBSYS_3048103C&REV_03PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_2E14&SUBSYS_3048103CPCI\VEN_8086&DEV_2E14&CC_078000PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_2E14&CC_0780 Regards, Oved.

A:PCI Simple Communications Controller Win XP SP2

Hi, Should be the driver on the link below. http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp45001-45500/sp45411.exe Regards, DP-K

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The only component that didn't install automatically on my x32 laptop is a pci simple communications controller (not sure what it is).

I'm not sure what driver to install that will correct this issue. You can view my laptops components, specs, and downloadable drivers.

Thanks for any help!

A:pci simple communications controller

It's probably a modem device but to be absolutely sure, you can use DriverMax to determine it for you.

For a more detailed info on how to go about this, please read Windows 7 Driver Solution


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Hello,I have an HP 350 G2 Notebook and I'm on Windows 7 64 bit.. I can't get the download for the PCI simple communications controller, I tried many ways and it disappeared but another problem showed up which is Intel management engine interface.. Please help me.Thanks..

A:PCI simple communications controller problem

 Hi, Instal: Intel Management Engine Interface (MEI) Driver - HP  Regards

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I have recently restored my computer to "Out of the box condition".
Everything is working fine except that when I open the Hardware Manager I see that the PCI Simple Communications Controller has yellow triangle beside it and when I try to search for drivers for new device everything freezes.
I have HP Media Center PC m7360n and when I run CPU-Z utility it shows my motherboard is Asus Emery. I can not find proper chipset drivers on HP or Asus website.
I also tried Intel website but all the drivers I see are related to their branded motherboards, can't find any driver for the i945P chipset itself.
Can anyone point me to these drivers on the internet or post them for download?

A:PCI Simple Communications Controller Issue

It's probably your modem. Right click PCI Simple Communications Controller in Device Manager. Select Properties and under the Details tab select Hardware ID's in the dropdown box. Copy and Paste the first line in your next post.

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Hi all, I just bought the new V3-575T-7008 laptop which came with Windows 10.  My work client server and software do not support Windows 10.  So I reinstall a fresh Windows 7.  But I could not get driver for 1 last device since Acer driver download page only support drivers for Windows 10.  Please help PCI Simple Communications ControllerHardwareIDs: PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_9D3A&SUBSYS_10301025&REV_21 Ironfly helped me with this laptop before, hopefully you can see this Thank you!

A:PCI Simple Communications Controller Windows 7 dri...

Your hardware ID is the same one you gave him last time so. here's the thread from then.http://community.acer.com/t5/V-and-VN-Series-Laptops/V3-575T/td-p/414165

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my PCI simple Communications Controller XP Driver is missing..where and how download ?anyone?please this is my  PCI simple Communications Controller XP Driver hardware id : PCI\VEN_104C&DEV_803D&SUBSYS_30B1103C&REV_00PCI\VEN_104C&DEV_803D&SUBSYS_30B1103CPCI\VEN_104C&DEV_803D&CC_078000PCI\VEN_104C&DEV_803D&CC_0780

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A:PCI simple Communications Controller XP Driver

@strike88? Try this one. http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?sp4ts.oid=1849072&swItemId=ob_70996_1&swEnvOid=1059 REO

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I have Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit SP1 it shows the explanation point in the yellow triangle but when I try and trouble shoot it says the drivers for the device are not installed. Windows says it cant find the drivers and to check with the manufacturer but I don't know what that means, are they talking about Intel, Wolfdale or what. This may not be clear but I am not computer literate and have been fussing with this for some time trying to make windows recognize my TD 1010 Tablet either with the usb cable or over wi fi

A:PCI Simple Communications Controller is not installed

Try updating the Chipset Driver for your PC .

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Hello Everyone.

I installed Windows 7 build 7227 3 days ago and have encountered 2 problems.

My Specs are:
Intel DP35DP MB
Quad core Q8200 2.33GHZ CPU
2x1Gb HyperX Kingston RAM
EZCool 1200w PSU
XFX GTX 295 Graphics card

1st problem:
My MB Management Engine Interface Drivers are incompatible and even when I try to run them in compatibility mode they still do not work.

2nd Problem:
The new OS is not picking up one of my WD 1Tb HDD. It shows in the bios, and it shows in the device manager but nowhere else. I think that this may have something to do with the fact that there is no PCI simple communications controller installed, and I cannot find that anywhere.

I would really appreciate it if someone could help me with these issues.


A:pci simple communications controller & MEI Drivers

drive first. does the drive have a letter assigned to it? Im assuming its formatted ntfs, was it installed in another OS? Permissions problem?

second- driver is the driver the most recent for your system from the manufacturer?

Is it for the correct version 32bit or 64? are the driver is it for xp,vista, or win 7?


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Hi to all, i've been dealing with this issue since i redowngraded my OS to windows 7(64-bit), that my PCI Simple Communications Controller is unknown thou i'm not sure what it does but it's just annoying and wanted to fix it. Hardware IDs: PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_9C3A&SUBSYS_2162103C&REV_04PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_9C3A&SUBSYS_2162103CPCI\VEN_8086&DEV_9C3A&CC_078000PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_9C3A&CC_0780 I've already downloaded Intel Management Engine Interface (MEI) Driver but everytime i  try to install, i keep getting this error message "the following product could not be installed: intel management engine components a required update is missing:kernel-mode driver framework 1.11". I hope i could find the answer here and thanks in advance! 

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i have a problem with my PCI contoller. I seem to be lacking the driver hence i am not able to access the internet with my LAN cable. I have tried finding the driver but most of the sites don't have the driver for the same and those that i have downloaded don't seem to be compatible with my machine.Your help will be highly appreciated. 

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I DID A SYSTEM PERFORMANCE AND HEALTH CHECK AFTER I INSTALLED THE OS AND GOT THE FOLLOWING IN THE REPORT.Symptom:  Device drivers are not installed.Cause:          A driver has not been installed for this device preventing it from working properly.Details:        The device driver for PCI Simple Communications Controller has not been installed. This device will not be                                     available until the correct device driver is installed. WOULD BE OBLIDGED IF THE REQUISITE DRIVER IS MADE AVAILABLE SINCE I DID NOT FIND ONE IN THE "SOFTWARE AND DRIVER" PAGE.

A:Driver for PCI Simple Communications Controller

 HI. Try this: http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp46501-47000/sp4650 7.exehttp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp57001-57500/sp5731 8.exeftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp48501-49000/sp48617.exe Regards.

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Hello, i have a desktop of HP Pro 3500 and need driver for PCI Simple Communications Controller....can anyone pls help me out?

A:Need drivers for PCI Simple communications controller

Hi: You need this driver... This package provides the original driver for the Intel Management Engine Interface solutions in supported models that are running a supported operating system. http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp57001-57500/sp57372.exe

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Windows XP SP2

Control Panel->System->Hardware->Device Manager->Other->PCI Simple Communications Controller shows Code 28. The 2 CDROM drives attached to PCI1 are not recognized and their drivers show not installed. The 2 hard drives attached to PCI0 work fine.

This, of course, used to work. Must have been bad for a while since System Restore doesn't save enough restore points to go back and correct. I use the CDROM drives rarely.

Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn shows the CDROM drives so not a hardware problem.

Help! Thanks, in advance.


A:Code 28 - PCI Simple Communications Controller

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