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Device manager error !

The PCI Simple Communications controller is not being recognized by Device Manager. Using Windows 2000 and my pc is an old clunker. I have a etower 600is. Can you help resolve this???

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Re: device manager error !

It sound like you need a device driver which win2000 may not included. Try this link:,sh,41224,568,3,.html

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My hp dc 5800 microtower windows 7 32 bit is not responding the restart command I must shutdown manually also I can't find the updted driver for the pci simple communications controller

Go to control panel ' System ' device manager.
Right click on controller and update drive. Let it search the internet automatcally.

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After installing clean version of windows 7 ultimate 32 bit from windows 7 proffesional 64 bit my pc when ever i need to restared it dosen't I have to manual turned off and on

pci controller drivers are specific to manufacturers, you need to contact the hardware manufacturer to install new drivers for 32 bit working.

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Replaced hard drive and installed WIN98. Device Manager indicates all PCI drivers are gone?

Click start control panel administration tools computer management device manager scroll through all of your devices

or for windows 7 click start right click on computer select properties in the left pane device manager scroll through all of your devices.

If you see a yellow question or exclamation mark ? ! or a red X you will need to update the drivers for this device right click select update driver/reinstall driver software.

If you can see your usb device but its not working scroll to Ports(Com&Ltd) right click to update driver

If you computer came with a motherboard disk the drivers could be on it

or you might have to download them

Rather doing a driver hunt which can take hours.

Windows XP/Vista/7/8

This might take some time being a freeware driver solution

Note: The Driver program will find all of your outdated drivers

This will automatically search for and find the correct driver you will have to update every driver individually once you update you might be asked whether you want to restart or make a system restore point.

Click no to both of these then continue updating each driver free then restart once all of the drivers have been updated.

also at cnet

on the home page you should see a search tab just type in what you are looking for

IE: Motherboard name sound drivers.

Place a tick in either windows software or all software box.

You might have to try a few times to get it right.

Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8 free driver program

Windows XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8 free drivers

Device Doctor is a freeware Windows application that scans your computer hardware and checks to see if there are new driver updates available for your devices. It also locates drivers for Unidentified Devices in the Windows Device Manager. This tool was designed to be very simple and easy to use

free program, paid update available

Hope this helps.

Nov 26, 2012 | PC Desktops

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Pci simple communications controller

Hi go to dell site the pci is a modem pug on to the router the pci will go the other usb will be ok if you go on to the dell site and down load the usb ,regards clive

Jan 27, 2012 | Dell Dimension 3100 PC Desktop

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Multiple devices don't work after XP reinstall.

When you install a operating system, all the hardware drivers must be installed. Such as, chipset, graphics, Ethernet,modem, or what ever hardware you have.

So you need to go to the website of lenovo and download all the drivers
for your operating system, if the pc came with vista, and you put on xp,
they might not offer the drivers for xp, so you will have to look at every piece of hardware and go to there website and get the xp drivers.
This is the best way.

Or you can let windows find them for you.

See where the yellow shields are, click on the + sign and you will see the hardware,

now right click on the hardware and in the little window choose
Update Driver Software, then tell it to search the internet for the driver.

It will walk you through it , each page whan you click next.

Any more questions just post back.

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Pci simple communications controller driver.....using xp pro sp3

thats the problem sp3. i suggets you go back to sp2 or you try to use sp2 driver on sp3. extract it to a folder and go to device manager and install from there,

pls rate me thanks

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I recently formatted a second harddrive on my dimension L933r to download windows 7 all works fine but i can not change screen resolution and now i can not find the drive for the pci simple communications...


Not certain if you still need this, but ...

To find and install the driver for the simple communications controller:

Go to Device Manager and click on the pci simple communications controller

Go to Properties and then Details. You will see a code like PCI/VEN_8086&DEV_27D8&SUBSYS...
The VEN code means vendor and the DEV code means device: in the example the vendor is 8086 and the device is 27D8.

Once you have the two codes, go to Enter the two codes and you should get the name of your hardware.

From there, you can search for a driver download for your hardware

Hope this helps.

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I need drivers for PCI Simple Communication Controller for a older computer running xp

download 50000 pc drivers for xp from torrentz/mininova make sure u have either bitlord or utorrent installed on ure system 1st when download is done move folder from in downloads to your desktop now open up device manager goto the pci device needing driver should have yellow question mark at it and tell the pc to search your desktop and it should hopefully find it in the folder when done delete folder and make sure your not running utorrent/bitlord as you will be shareing this file with others

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Device manager shows a big question mark on multimedia audio controller and PCI simple communications controller, dont know manufacturer to find correct driver, let me know how to find manufacturer of

The reason for these 2 big question marks is that Windows device drivers for the sound card & modem are not installed.
If you don't have the drivers for these 2 cards, let me now the make & model, & I can find them for you.

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