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What is PCI and what does it do


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bigal41

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I noticed in my device mgr that the pci simple communication controller has an Astrix in it you know the yellow triangle I think...any how when I try to update the driver it can't find either in the computer or online what gives with that and how can I resolve that problem.

Oh what does this device do or control...thanks for your help

Al :whistling:

Edited by bigal41, 08 February 2007 - 02:25 PM.

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Fenor

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PCI Simple Communications controller is related to the dial-up modem installed in your computer. Since you don't use dialup, I would not worry about it. It won't cause any problems, but if you want, you can right-click the device in the Device Manager and choose DISABLE. That way it won't be used at all by Vista.

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thanks for the quick come back...I did exactly as you said ...I disabled it, thank you again

Al
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