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Windows 7: How do I fix my "Base System Device" Error?

16 Oct 2011   #1

Windows 7 64 bit
How do I fix my "Base System Device" Error?

Recently my computer's driver would stop responding for a minute or 2 then resume back to normal. I get the error that my driver stopped responding. So I click on it to see why and troubleshoot it. But its unable to automatically fix it .
It says "The driver for Base System Device is not installed. Install the latest driver for the device" . I googled it and looked around this forum to see what I can do...I still dont know .
The PNP device ID is

Any helps or point me in the direction of where I can get help would be great! Thanks!

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16 Oct 2011   #2
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64

camspam19, welcome to the Seven Forums.

That would be the Ricoh card reader in your laptop. Hit the Dell download page for your model,

Drivers & Downloads

and you will find it listed under Chipset.
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16 Oct 2011   #3

Windows 7 64 bit

Thanks stormy13!! Error is gone for now. Although when i downloaded and had to restart my computer. It wouldnt start up and when I had to turn it off and turn back on it did a start up repair. But the error is gone now. Thank you!
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