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    PCI Simple Communications


    I know there was a similar post to this, but I'm not sure how to fix it. Having an issue with PCI driver compatibility. It's made by Intel, and all the auto updates don't work. If you can help me with the Bluetooth issue too, bonus points.
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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    Try the Intel updater here:
    Intel® Driver Update Utility
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    Windows 8


    I tried that, and for some reason it always comes up with an error for the program they're trying to use. I've used it in Chrome, and IE, but no luck.

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    Update: I think this problem is affecting my video card too...under "Display Adapter" in Device Manager, it says "Microsoft Basic Display Adapter"... I have an NVIDIA card.
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    Windows 8 Pro x64


    you need Java for Chrome to be installed first before you can use that utility. Just installing Java will not work, it's a little weird.
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    Quote Originally Posted by OtherWyze View Post
    I know there was a similar post to this, but I'm not sure how to fix it. Having an issue with PCI driver compatibility. It's made by Intel, and all the auto updates don't work. If you can help me with the Bluetooth issue too, bonus points.
    On my X79 board, that requires the Intel MEI (Management Engine Interface) package.

    I suppose that you might find Bluetooth drivers at the same location.
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