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Windows 7: "Base System Device"

27 Dec 2010   #1
Kathy

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit SP1
 
 
"Base System Device"

Hello all,
I opened the Device Manager and i found there "Base System Devices" Checked with a question mark.

I tried to fix with Windows Update & Updating Drivers .
I dunno ..
Nothing helps .

What can I do ?




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27 Dec 2010   #2
TVeblen

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1
 
 

Hi Kathy. Did you just install W7 on that laptop (or did it come pre-loaded with W7)?

Quick guess answer:
I had the exact same issue on a laptop I installed W7 on and the 3 Base Devices were taken care of by installing the single device driver from HP downloads for the 6-in-1 Card Reader. Did you install yours yet?

Longer answer:
  • Right click on each of the devices and choose Properties.
  • Go to the Details Tab > from the drop down menu > Choose Hardware IDs.
  • You will see a list of codes like this: PCI\VEN_10EC&DEV_8168&SUBSYS_82C61043&REV_02
  • Write the top one down.

Now go here:
PCI Vendor and Device Lists
  • And enter the PCI/VEN_ code into the manufacturer box and "Search" and you will get the manufacturer name. (eg: 10EC)
  • Then enter the DEV_ code into the Device Search box and "Search" and you will get the type of device. (eg: 8168)
  • With this information you can determine what kind of driver and where to look for it.
If you need more help just post the info you find here.
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27 Dec 2010   #3
Kathy

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit SP1
 
 

well done solved
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27 Dec 2010   #4
TVeblen

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1
 
 

That was easy!
Congrats!
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