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Looking PCI Device

Everytime I stat my Windows xp pro machine it opens a window saying it is looking for a new PCI device. Nothing has been added to this machine. No cards, no external devices, no new mouse or keyboard, not even a USB memory stick. Any ideas

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Re: looking PCI Device

Check Device Manager.
Open System Properties. Click on the Hardware tab than click on Device Manager. Scroll through the listed icons. If you see a yellow ! or ? than there is a device that XP is barking about.

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I have installed a P5KPL-AM IN/GB Motherboard from which it will not install Windows XP from CD. It Boots up normally then stops with a message "A problem has been detected and Windows has been shut down...

this could be a wealth of issues. check to see if all the hardware is compatible with the new mobo. if you're not sure try disconnecting different bits of hardware to see if you can get past the system error.
go into the bios and make sure the cd drive is listed as the first device in boot priority

Feb 25, 2010 | Motherboards

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Pci simple communications controller could not find a driver so there's no internet, board is an Asus p5smxse with 2 chipsets, one on the north and the other on the south. sis 968 and sis 671fx

Enter your bios and make sure you're lan is [Enabled].
Open the link provided below;
Choose you're operating system from the drop down menu.
There is one LAN driver, Sis Driver V2.0.1039.1070 for Windows 2000/XP/2003/XP 64bit/2003 64bit. Create a folder on your desktop and name it LAN. Download the LAN driver into the LAN folder. Uncompress the zip file, keep the uncompressed file within the LAN folder. Open windows device manager. Find the pci simple communications controller. Right click on it once. From the pop-up menu left click, update driver. Follow windows instructions. Find the Lan folder on you're desktop and open it. Left click once on the newely created Lan folder so it is high lighted. Click OK. Windows will find the correct software and install it for you. When finished restart you're system. Check windows update for hardware and software updates after windows restarts.
More often than not (pci simple communications controller) points to an audio driver missing but LAN controllers are included.


Jan 09, 2010 | ASUS Motherboards

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Microphone des not work

There are two items you'll need to check. First, when you boot your system press the Delete key to enter the bios. Open the Advanced tab.
Make sue your Audio is set to [Enabled].
For windows XP operating systems check within windows Device manager. Click the start button, open control panel. Double left click on the "System" icon to open. System properties window will open. Click on the Hardware tab than click on the "Device Manager" button. Scroll down through the icons until you come to: Sound, video and game controllers. If there is a problem with the driver you will see something like. Unknown pci controller or simple pci controller. If you do not see something either of these than there is nothing wrong with your driver software. Make sure you setup your microphone. Open the windows "Control panel". Than open, "Sound and Audio Device". Click on the Audio Tab. Under, "Sound playback" the Default device should read as; Realtek AC97 Audio. Now click on the Voice Tab. Under "Voice playback" the Default device should read as; Realtek AC97 Audio. Lastly, you need to click the "Test hardware" button. Follow the instruction from windows. It wouldn't hurt to check windows for updates. If you still do not have use of the microphone than the intergraded sound controller is defective. This can’t be repaired. You can disable the intergraded sound controller in the bios. Than buy a PCI sound card and add it into an opened PCI port.

Hope you find this helpful.

Nov 03, 2009 | Intel D865GVHZ Motherboard

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Unexpectedly lost graphics, but theres a story to the issue.

You mentioned that you disabled the on-board graphics card using the device mamager.
You should disable the on-board video card in the BIOS.
Go to the BIOS config and disable the Video.

Mar 07, 2009 | MSI RC410M-L Motherboard

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Windows me to windows xp pro sound

Take the modem out.Then start the computer,go to the device manager and start at the top of the list and right click and update drivers for each item Including the bus,then restart.

Also,If you don't really need dial up,Leave the modem out.
If you do need it,Wait until you have updated all the system devices and then put it back in.

Please rate this a fixya.

Feb 10, 2009 | Gateway Motherboards

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Cant get sound card working in Windows XP Pro 64 bit

Go to Add/Remove Programs and uninstall the software related to your soundcard.

Go to Device Manager and remove the sound card it is the device that has an exclamation point or question mark.

Turn off your PC and remove the Card. Then turn it back on again and enter the BIOS setup and disable the built in sound card of your motherboard then press F10 and save the changes.

Restart your computer and verify that windows is not going to scan for missing devices. Check the Device Manager again and look for any devices that has an exclamation point or question mark. If there is none. Turn off your computer put the sound card back in and turn it on again. Put in the CD Driver but exit on the autorun let windows detect the card automatically and wait for it to ask for the location of the drivers. Point or browse to the driver location and let the installation finish and click on ok. Your PC may ask for another restart do that turn on your speaker and listen for the boot up sound if your hear it then your card is now working.

Jan 23, 2009 | Biostar P4TPT - Motherboard

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Regarding sound drivers

try find drivers to on-board version

Aug 18, 2008 | ASUS P4S800D-X Motherboard

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GeForce4 MX 420 Video Card

First question: Are you sure you have a PCI card?
there are several points here:
Make sure you have the monitor connected to the correct output on your computer. (In this case to the output of the graphics card, not to your onboard output)
If you have a PCI card set bios to PCI
Setting it to AGP means the computer is looking for a graphics card in you AGP-slot on you motherboard.

I cannot help thinking, that you actually have a AGP card in a AGP slot and that you computer is not working on onboard, but on AGP. But you can check which graphics device is used, in display properties (right-click Desktop, Properties, Settings)

Please post some feedback

Apr 04, 2008 | VIA P4MA Pro Motherboard

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No sound device in Sounds and Audio Devices after Realtek Sound Driver install

Download the attachment I found, unpack it into your folder of choice.
Then move over to the control panel and select that "PCI Device". Rightclick and install the audio bus drivers I provided for the PCI Device. During installation Windows should find something like Microsoft UAA Bus driver, I don't know the exact name. Do a restart after installation and everything should work fine.

Mar 27, 2008 | ASUS M2A-VM (0610839149438) Motherboard

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Computer will not boot to desktop

1. Unplug the SATA drive and see if you get a desktop then.
2. If so, then go to hardware/device and look for PCI sata card.
3. If it is listed, check the details, copy down and post here.
4. If it is not listed, see if it is listed under computer management/hardware/devices or in the "problem device" or "conflicts" tabs. Post any mention here.
5. While I wait for your reply/you wait for me to catch it, you should also try switching the card to another PCI slot. Sometimes, with new technology added to older boards, the slot ID is important.

Feb 23, 2008 | AOpen AK77-8XN Motherboard

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