Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: pci-to-pci bridge usb pcix card hangs system

06 Jan 2010   #1

xp sp3
pci-to-pci bridge usb pcix card hangs system

I'm doing a clean install of 7 ultimate x64, I've got another hd with the rc installed that has been running for a while so I know the hardware works under 7.

If I boot the new install with my 5 port usb pcix card, it detects a "pci-to-pci bridge" starts to install drivers, and then the whole system hangs. I've tried taking everything else out, no joy.

Any suggestions on how to get this device installed?

here's a link to the card I'm using.. - SYBA PCI-Express USB 2.0 5 Ports Controller Card Model SD-PEX-NEC5U - Add-On Cards


My System SpecsSystem Spec
06 Jan 2010   #2

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3

I think your goiing to find it may not be compatible with 7 since it says win 98,ME.2000 and XP So it's fairly old card, and since it crashes the PC before you can even get to try and install the XP drivers in compatibility mode, for the price I would suggest trying to find a more compatible card. Not what you wanted to hear I know but JMO. Fabe
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Feb 2010   #3

Windows 7
PCI To PCI Bridge Installation for WIndows 7

I had the same problem. My solution was to unplug all PCI devices except for the graphics card in my PCI-X x16 slot.

I believe the PCI slot I was installing the PCI-to-PCI Bridge driver is an PCI-X x8

Then I logged into Windows 7 in Safe Mode.

I opened Device Manager after Right-Clicking My Computer.

Under the System Devices category, I chose "PCI Bus" and "Scan for Hardware Changes"

Then Windows 7 automatically installed the drivers. Then I plugged back in all the PCI devices and rebooted Windows 7 normally.

It is a good idea after this point to make a hard drive back up so you do not have to repeat these steps in the future. I personally use Acronis True Image.

If you try all this and still need to attempt to install the drivers manually in safe mode, then activate the New Hardware Manager by typing hdwwiz in the search box on the Start Menu.

If you still cannot get that installed, check the device to see the manufacturer and try to find updated drivers on the Internet.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

28 Feb 2010   #4

Windows 7

Incidentally, my PCI card was with Firewire 400 ports. It has 4 of them.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 pci-to-pci bridge usb pcix card hangs system

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Asrock h61-vg4 (ivy bridge & ddr3 1600 / sandy bridge & ddr 1333)
Hi all, Just wanted to post this for anyone experiencing boot issues with the ASROCK H61-VG4. SPEC ASROCK H61-VG4 Celeron G1620(P0) Ivy Bridge 2.7GHz (1155 IVYBRIDGE / CHIPSET) RAM 4GB 1333MHz 1TB Samsung spinpoint F3
Hardware & Devices
Installing a VGA card in addition to I7 Ivy Bridge Internal Graphics
At the moment I have my music/audio I7 Ivy Bridge machine running two monitors from the onboard graphics, as an extended desktop (main monitor is a 27" 1920 x 1080, other monitor is a 22" 1680 x 1050). I also have a laptop plugged into my main monitor, which gets switched between it and the...
Graphic Cards
BSOD's on new Ivy Bridge system, both in and out of games.
Hey all, Recently built a new system for gaming, been having BSOD's both in and out of games. I have my dump files and system health report attached. System info: - ASUS Z77 Sabertooth Motherboard - Intel i7 3770k CPU - ASUS GTX 670 TOP GPU - Corsair AX 850 PSU
BSOD Help and Support
Ivy Bridge 3570k Vs Sandy Bridge 2500k
1st question: Well ive heard that Ivy bridge boost 20% performance and huge in GPU. I dont need Built in GPU. Ivy has integrated USB3.0, PCI 3.0 and thunderbird. Is it really worth to wait for the new Ivy Bridge i5 3570k? versus i5 2500k?
Hardware & Devices
Intel Ivy Bridge Is 20% Faster Than Sandy Bridge, Rumors Say
Sounds like Intel will give some upgrade possibilities this time around. Source...
Pci-to-Pci Bridge (Error: Code 10) - PCI Video Card
Before I state my issues I will list what I'm running and what I'm trying to accomplish. I'm running Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit edition, not the Beta or RC. I have 3 video cards in my possession (listed below). - (PCIe) Evga GTX260 - (PCI) Evga 9400GT - (PCI) Evga Fx5500 Out of those 3...
Graphic Cards

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 14:02.

Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App