Windows 7 and PCI graphics cards
What's wrong... Please write below.
Intel(R) 82915G/GV/910GL Express Chipset Family
Do you recommend me the same graphics card?? In the specs it has PCI and also PCI-Express slots.
PCI Serial port and PCI Communications controller not working due to no driver.
Windows 7 32 bit
Intel 82566DM Gigabit Network Connection PCI
Motherboard Chipset Intel Broadwater Q965
HP Compaq dc7700p small form factor
Tried downloading drivers from intell and Hp nothing working! I don't no if I downloaded the correct drivers.
I also tried uninstalling and re-installing the PCI Serial port and PCI Communications controller to see if it would work.
I had windows xp installed and everything worked fine. then I installed vista and non of my expansion cards worked. thinking windows 7 would solve the problem I installed it and still nothing. My 5.1 sound card and tv card doesn't work.
In device manager under other devices are device that require drivers but I can't get it anywhere:
Media Audio Controller
PCI Input Device
PCI Simple Communication Controller
Intel dp965lt motherboard
Celeron 3.0 GHZ
4 Gig RAM
Radeon HD4850 G/Card
Windows 7 Ultimate
After installing the software windows 7 pro. Everything is OK except something called PCI Simple Communications Controller. It doesn't appear to be affecting anything adversely, I don't have any expansion cards. My PC is brand acer veriton m661.
I just installed windows 7 on this computer I found in the basement. It's working fine except the fact that I can't get any internet connection on it. At first the integrated network card wasn't found, so I just put in an old PCI card I found, which worked for some days.
When I turned my computer on today it still had the connection (under "change adapter settings"), but it was disconnected nomather how many times I plugged and unplugged the cable.
I have after that tried three different PCI cards and it can no longer find a connection of any kind, not even in the device manager (even though windows sais "this device is ready to use" after I have rebooted").
The last thing I tried was to install a wireless PCI card which thankfully worked, but hooking up to my neighboor's poor signal strength is not a solution I want :P Can Anyone help me?
Ever since I installed Windows 7 (64-bit), the Device Manager shows under Other Devices / PCI Serial Port / Properties / "The drivers for this device are not installed. (Code 28)".
I've update the drivers for my main-board (ALiveNF6G-GLAN) with the files from here and for my graphics card (GeForce 6150SE) and chip-set (nForce 430) (v15.49) from here, but the PCI Serial Port driver is still reported as not installed.
Deleting the device (and letting Windows re-detect it) doesn't work either. I'm really frustrated by this problem because I suspect it might be the cause the Windows doesn't enter Sleep/Hibernate mode correctly (e.g., the CPU fan keeps running).
I have laptop dell inspiron N5010
And Windows 7 ultimate 64bit
And it shows message : windows unable to install your PCI simple Communications Controller.
Or PCI communications controller driver not installed successfully.
I think its possible from the discussion here: ATI 9250 PCI video card problem
I just can't figure it out. I can't seem to install any drivers at all as it defaults to the Standard VGA Graphics Adapter Drivers. Right not it says "This device cannot start." It has been out of a computer case just laying around for about a year... is it possible its broken? I haven't got anything out of my third monitor. If I needed to replace it can anyone recommend me a new one?
After being away from SF for a while, or at least attempt to.
Anyway, now for the problem.
After reviewing the ratings for my system, I have noticed something rather strange. Windows Experience Index is giving me inaccurate results for my system. Here's why: In this screenshot, focus on Gaming graphics: 3D business and gaming graphics performance 4.9 and Graphics: Desktop performance for Windows Aero 4.1 (lowest subscore) This struck me as impossible and confusing as this very laptop possesses a really terrible graphics card, only good for watching 720p/1080p videos and light gaming.
If you know anything about graphics cards, you will know that intergrated graphics cards aren't built for gaming (check my specs for details on my PC).
If that's the case, then why did I hit such a high score (4.9) on 3D gaming graphics performance and not on Desktop Performance for Windows Aero? (Test was re-ran a couple of times with the same results)
Games never really ran perfectly on this graphics card unless the games were created before 2006, meaning that this graphics card is already outdated on performance. I've also noticed that I am not able to run games properly anymore as the graphics card seems to be underperforming. For example:
I used to run Half-Life 2: Lost Coast (Steam) with more than 34FPS a while ago. Recently, I attempted to run the game again only getting a framerate as low as 19FPS on the lowest settings (I used to get 34FPS on maximum settings).
Before running the game again, I made sure that I had optimized and cleared out anything on Windows that would have affected performance. I still got a low result. Another example is that I used to be able to run Team Fortress 2 on high settings a while back too. Now? Can't even run it on the lowest settings, only getting a framerate of 19-23.
Do you have any answers for the WEI rating and/or the decreased performance on my graphics card? If you need to know further details about my system.
I have written a few tutorials about graphics cards that I believe will be beneficial to this section of the forums. The first tutorial is simply how to remove your old graphics card and install a new one. The actual process is extremely simple (for me, the longest part is getting my case out and back), and thus the tutorial is relatively short.
However, if you have never changed a graphics card (or other component) then this is a must read.
The second tutorial is a simple explanation of how to overclock your graphics card. Anyone that looks at the tutorial will see that it is not a short tutorial, because overclocking is a dangerous and risky process, that must be done correctly.