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Missing Multimedia Video Controller Driver

By b2trumpet
Apr 10, 2009
  1. Multimedia Video Controller PCI\VEN_4444&DEV_0016&SUBSYS_813D104D&REV_01\4&2CF26B65&0&2820 This device is not configured correctly.

    Is what it says in the MSINFO32. I got the device from a computer my friend had. I thought Windows Driver Detector could fix it for me, but was unable to. I've been having a lot of difficulty try to find drivers to use this. Any help would be fantastic. Please tell me if you need more information.
     
  2. LookinAround

    LookinAround TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 8,398   +169

    Start with a look through this thread. You have the identical device.


    /* EDIT */

    In general, you might also look here for the drivers from your system manfacturerClick for the driver page listed my System Vendor Find your System Vendor, click for their driver support site. Enter your model number, then download your drivers as needed
     
  3. b2trumpet

    b2trumpet TS Rookie Topic Starter

    From what I've seen, the drivers only work for VAIO computers. Any other ways to obtain this driver?
     
  4. LookinAround

    LookinAround TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 8,398   +169

    1) Look back in my post. Aside from what you found in the old thread, did you look the drivers link to find your own drivers from your system provider?
    2)And who is your provider, computer make/model, and what Windows version and Service Pack level are you?
     
  5. b2trumpet

    b2trumpet TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I'm using an HP.
    Model #: a6130n
    Product #: GC671AA-ABA
    Serial #: CNX72324SN
    Software Build #: 73NAv3PrA1
    Service ID #: 082-007
    PCBRAND: Pavilion

    The HP website did nothing for me related to a Video Controller besides the NVIDIA graphics card. Will the PCI update do any good?

    The device I installed has a TV Tuner (cable plug), S-Video, and the Red, White, and Yellow colored cable pllug ins.
     
  6. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 8,484   +233

    So what is the make and model of the TV tuner card you installed? Go to the TV tuner card's manufacturer website for the driver.
     
  7. LookinAround

    LookinAround TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 8,398   +169

    Yup. As you said "the device you installed". i.e This is not something on the motherboard that comes with the HP computer (which is why no drivers at HP site)

    It's a board from Sony, in fact (altho used and resold by different companies). Its device chip is from Conexant. I believe a Conexant iTVC16/CX23416 MPEG Codec. Check the vendor's web site (if you know the vendor and product). But if not, I can still try to find you a driver the same way Windows does it: by using those cryptic IDs. (And I'm still guessing the drivers on the Sony site will work for you too)

    Are you running Vista? 32 or 64 bit? Click for how to determine whether you are running 32 or 64 bit windows
     
  8. b2trumpet

    b2trumpet TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I'm serching around for that Conexant Codec, but havn't been able to find realiable downloads for it yet..

    In a bit I'll open the computer and look at the chip information on it. (take a picture?)

    I'm running Windows Vista Home Preimium 32 bit.

    EDIT: I don't know what numbers mean what.
    There was a little yellow sticker with these small numbers at top: 8-598-629-10
    Than under it: BTF-PA401Z SONY

    Ingraded in the chip in white letters: 1-860-696-31ENX-26 AOI

    Then on the back (maybe serial number?) on a white sticker with barcode has this: A8119583A - 0923543 PCVA - IMB5A

    That was all I could find.

    EDIT 2: PCVA-IMB5A seems to work in Google and such with finding stuff. Still can't find a driver though.
     
  9. LookinAround

    LookinAround TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 8,398   +169

    Is up to you but yoiu needn't spend too much time on it till i have a chance to get back to you.. tho might not be right away this weekend...

    One easy thing youi might do is try DriverMax both for identification and finding a driver.

    Also, i still strongly the suspect the drivers on the sony site will work for this board. (more likely then not that this add-on card will use the same driver whether in a Sony or HP chassis. Will likely be the same driver. (nothing is 100% for sure)) BUt won't have a chance for awhile to look inside of the driver's installation files to determe if it will match
     
  10. b2trumpet

    b2trumpet TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I found a driver, but I don't know how to install it.
    The picture shows what was in the folder and the first 2 things open. The third won't open. There is no .exe file to use.
     
  11. b2trumpet

    b2trumpet TS Rookie Topic Starter

     
  12. LookinAround

    LookinAround TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 8,398   +169

    could you please attach the smrt.inf file to your next post (i only need that file)
     
  13. b2trumpet

    b2trumpet TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Ok. I told Windows Device Manager to take stuff from the folder and it installed. Need to make sure it works properly. It says invalid when attaching the file. Is there another way?

    EDIT: When the driver installed, there was a warning about TV and how it may not work because of insufficent RAM. I thought it was because I had a lot running, but everytime I go to Windows Media Center and "Set up TV", the computer crashes with the blue screen and restarts.
     
  14. LookinAround

    LookinAround TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 8,398   +169

    OK.

    I believe i found the same driver you did. Good work on your find!

    And, ahem, ;) Look at the start of the smrt.inf file for the driver where you'll note it's a Sony driver :approve:
    Code:
    ;
    ; smrt.inf
    ;
    ; (C) Copyright 2002,2003,2004 [B][COLOR="Blue"]Sony Corporation[/COLOR][/B]
    ;	All Rights Reserved.
    
    [Version]
    Signature="$Windows NT$"
    Class=Media
    ClassGUID={4d36e96c-e325-11ce-bfc1-08002be10318}
    Provider=%[COLOR="Blue"]SonyCorp[/COLOR]%
    As for the trying the install, Open Device Manger.
    => Find it's entry with the yellow icon in device manager
    => Rt click the entry, select Install Install
    => When it prompts where is is? if it should look itself: keep selecting the options that say Windows shouldn't do anything and you you will do it all yourself. Finally when it asks where the driver it, go to the directory you have this driver saved. Then click and select the smrt.inf file.
    => Then you click OK, or NEXT or (whichever it prompts for)
     
  15. LookinAround

    LookinAround TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 8,398   +169

    Oh. I see you just installed it as well! VERY GOOD! :grinthumb

    You figured it all out. Give a try. I'm guessing will probably work as it's either the same or a cousin to the one's we saw back on the Sony site. As they're all for the identical device. (I haven't look at version numbers tho just to see what's what) but no need to do that until you test it. Good luck!
     
  16. b2trumpet

    b2trumpet TS Rookie Topic Starter

    When the driver installed, there was a warning about TV and how it may not work because of insufficent RAM. I thought it was because I had a lot running, but everytime I go to Windows Media Center and "Set up TV", the computer crashes with the blue screen and restarts.

    EDIT: I used the DriverMAX software to update the Sony driver thing that I installed, and now it won't be detected.
    http://i44.tinypic.com/jjshvn.jpg

    But is listed in the device manager:
    http://i39.tinypic.com/2wnztph.jpg

    I'm not sure if its the incorrect driver, or it's another problem outside of this.
     
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