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Windows 7: Reinstalled windows missing 4 drivers

05 May 2014   #1
AndrewJChapman

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Reinstalled windows missing 4 drivers

Hi, my Samsung Notebook 300E5A wouldn't boot, and no recovery options were working, and I hadn't made a recovery disk, so I reinstalled Windows 7 from a USB drive.

Now 4 drivers are missing:

Ethernet controller
Network controller
PCI Simple Communications controller
SM Bus Controller.

How do I go about acquiring or installing these?

Thanks for your help,

Andrew


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05 May 2014   #2
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Hi Andrew Welcome to Seven Forums .. You need the Chipset and Lan Driver .. Install them then let me know what is missing .. They are in the Link below ...


NP300E5AH - DOWNLOADS | SUPPORT | SAMSUNG
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06 May 2014   #3
AndrewJChapman

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Thanks a lot. Now I am missing only the Network Controller and the PCI simple communications Controller.

Andrew
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06 May 2014   #4
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Looks like your Card Reader is not working ... Download the HECI Driver ... Do you have the WWAN Y3400 Samsung Data Card Modem Driver Installed ? ...
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06 May 2014   #5
AndrewJChapman

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Thanks again. 'Do you have the WWAN Y3400 Samsung Data Card Modem Driver Installed ? ...'

Would that be listed in Device Manager? I can't see it there, if that is the right place to look. I will install the HECI driver now. By the way, the screen resolution is low - it looks like it does in Safe Mode.

Andrew
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06 May 2014   #6
AndrewJChapman

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

With HECI installed, it is just showing the Network Controller as missing. Thanks again, Andrew
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06 May 2014   #7
AndrewJChapman

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

The model code as shown on the back of the laptop is NP300E5A-A04DX. I am wondering if I should be downloading from this page which is for A01: NP300E5AI - DOWNLOADS | SUPPORT | SAMSUNG ? This doesn't have the WWAN driver listed. I bought it from Curry's so am also wondering if I need the Wireless LAN (Dixon) driver, which is listed there?

Andrew
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06 May 2014   #8
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Is the WiFi and Earthnet working ? ... You might well need that Driver ..
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06 May 2014   #9
AndrewJChapman

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

This must be the right page: SAMSUNG

Is it OK to try drivers from this page? I was wondering if I needed the VGA Dixons one? But that's a complete guess, as I don't know what I am doing, really..

Andrew
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06 May 2014   #10
AndrewJChapman

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

'Is the WiFi and Earthnet working ? ... You might well need that Driver ..'

No, that's my no.1 problem. So presumably that would be the Wireless LAN one, and I guess I should go for the Dixon's one.

Andrew
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