5 Replies Latest reply: Mar 25, 2011 5:39 AM by Hein RSS

pci simple communications controller

Hein Community Member
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Does somebody have an answer for the driver , using DG43GT board with windows 7 64 bits. When booting the system on the first black screen there are three messages there is no monitor detected, rear fan not detected, front fan not detected. Everything works but in device manager ther is a warning sign at the pci simple communications controller. Please some help

  • 1. Re: pci simple communications controller
    Aryan2411 Community Member
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    Hello,

     

    Have you tried to install this driver?

     

     

    If it does not work, then try to install it manually?

     

    Go to Device Manager

    Rightclick on the "PCI Simple Communications controller"

    Choose Update Driver Software.

    Browse my Computer for driver software - browse to the directory where you have extracted the downloaded driver.

     

    I did it last time on a test machine.

     

    I can see there are other users trying to do that, may be you can check with them as well.

     

    http://communities.intel.com/message/72419#72419

     

    All the best,

     

    Kind Regards,

    Aryan.

  • 2. Re: pci simple communications controller
    Curious592 Community Member
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    Since many people have this problem with Win 7 you should mark the previous answer as answered if it works.  Otherwise I'm sure you can expect a new Management Engine driver to appear for Win 7 that will remove the warning.  If the CPU fan is not running at full speed you should be fine.  The newer boards are very quiet since they run cooler.

  • 3. Re: pci simple communications controller
    hyjanks Community Member
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    If you got an Intel Express Installer Drivers CD with your motherboard, this is what you do to install this and other drivers:

    Slip the disc into your cd/dvd drive.  Go to Device Manager.  Right click on the item with an exclamation mark (in this case, PCI simple communications controller).  Click on Update Driver Software.  Select Browse My Computer for Driver Software.  Select your DVD drive.  Find Drivers folder on the Driver disc.  Hit Next.  The driver will now be installed.  Return to Device Manager to see that you no longer have an exclamation point on PCI simple communications controller.

  • 4. Re: pci simple communications controller
    hyjanks Community Member
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    If you got an Intel Express Installer Drivers CD with your motherboard, this is what you do to install this and other drivers:

    Slip the disc into your cd/dvd drive.  Go to Device Manager.  Right click on the item with an exclamation mark (in this case, PCI simple communications controller).  Click on Update Driver Software.  Select Browse My Computer for Driver Software.  Select your DVD drive.  Find Drivers folder on the Driver disc.  Hit Next.  The driver will now be installed.  Return to Device Manager to see that you no longer have an exclamation point on PCI simple communications controller

  • 5. Re: pci simple communications controller
    Hein Community Member
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    The problem is solved by the drivers of Intel on the website

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