SM Bus Controller not working

By Jskid
Aug 16, 2013
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  1. I have a Asus p8z68-v le motherboard and am running Windows 7 64bit. In computer management under "other devices" it has "SM Bus Controller" and it says

  2. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 7,240   +960

    If your PC is functioning properly, it is nothing to worry about. If you are really worried about this, you can right click on the device (in device manager), click "Update Driver". Proceed with the directions and you should be good to go.
    LookinAround likes this.
  3. LookinAround

    LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 8,398   +177

    I'm with JC713 on this one.

    The SM Bus Controller is usually used to control slow speed devices and I've seen a number of mobos where it's just not used/needed. If you downloaded the chipset drivers from ASUS, plus the Intel Management engine you should be fine.
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  4. Jskid

    Jskid TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 436

    I did try updating it in the device manager but said it couldn't find any. My headphones weren't working but I rebooted the computer and now they are.
  5. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 7,240   +960

    Windows probably installed the driver once you restarted.

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