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Windows 7: IDE controller and VGA "unspecified"

12 Apr 2010   #1

windows 7
IDE controller and VGA "unspecified"

I need help whit finishing the driver installation for win7.
Just upgraded from win XP.

And all is good but.

2 devices are unspecified: IDE controller and VGA Compatible driver. Oo

My mother board is Asus p5vd2-x a Graphic Card is FORCE3D
Radeon HD 5670 1GB GDDR5.

Installed the drivers from AsusTek for win Vista but nothing happens.
Cant think of anything else.

I will post a screen shot when i get home from work.

But is there a solution to this? Or is my motherboard totally out of date?

Thanks for the help.

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12 Apr 2010   #2

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12 Apr 2010   #3

windows 7

Tried the AsusTek driver and didnt work.
The graphic card driver i didnt find and will try it out. Thank you.

Is there an other solution for the IDE driver? 4 in 1 Hyperion pro driver from the AsusTek support is not working and windows does not even allow to begin the install.
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12 Apr 2010   #4

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit

Compatibility Mode this link should give you the information to allow yuo to load the IDE driver in XP or Vista compatibility mode , if you have any probs post back
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12 Apr 2010   #5
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64

Asus is notorious for not updating the drivers on their download pages for older products (and sometimes even current ones), even when there is a driver update from the chip manufacturer (motherboard, audio and video). Instead of trying what is available from Asus try the one directly from Via,

VIA Drivers Download - VIA Technologies, Inc.

Just pick your flavor of Windows and the select the VT8237 Integrated from step #4.
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14 Apr 2010   #6

windows 7

Thank you all! Tried it all you said, but they are still there... are they a problem?

these are the 2 items that are unspecified.

IDE controller and VGA "unspecified"-untitled.jpg

What to do?

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14 Apr 2010   #7

WIN7 Ultimate 64bit

Try deleting/uninstall the non-IDE driver in "Device Manager"
Reboot then go on windows update - see if it loads anything.
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15 Apr 2010   #8

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Unknown device, have a look here.

Hardware Identification
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19 Mar 2012   #9

windows 7 32bit

i got the same problem,,,
any clue how to fix this???
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