"Found new hardware: PCI Modem" driver software not installed?

By Kirei Blossom
Jan 23, 2008
  1. Hi,

    On a reboot, I got the Found New Hardware popup for PCI Modem. There's a big yellow question mark next to it in Device manager, and it says its driver software is not installed. The automatic wizard couldn't find the drivers. What to do?
  2. wii-ste

    wii-ste TS Rookie Posts: 163

    You need to get the drivers from the manufacturer.
  3. Kirei Blossom

    Kirei Blossom TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 172

    Thank you, though the problem fixed itself after a couple reboots. X.X;; In Device Manager, the modem is properly installed as PCTEL Platinum V.90 Modem.
    yohan likes this.
  4. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,523

    Windows does that, I agree. It's very strange I know.

    This modem has been stated as not to work with Vista, I take it that you have Xp ?

    Anyway all's well..

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