hello i have an emachine model w2247 and use microsoft windows xp 2002 service pack 1 and i just added new ram to my computer and when i booted up it said new hardware found pci simple communcation controller and i tried to install it but it said unable to install everything on computer is working fine im pretty sure but it said the hardware might not work properly and i just wanted to know if it was my ram unable to install or something else. when i check my computer properties it says i have all the ram i put in so i dont know what a pci simple communication controller is thank you for your time if you can help please let me know thanks again
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I found this solution from another website from a google search ( http://www.computing.net/windowsxp/wwwboard/forum/90878.html )
"I just wanted to let you guys know that I had the same problem. I suggest that you open the tower and take out the modem PCI. Than put it back in and …
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Nizzy's right, ...that's your old dial-up modem, so if you're using high-speed, ie ADSL or cable you can pull that old phone modem out and stomp on it prior to throwing it out (responsibly in electronic recycle, right?). You might consider plugging the slot where the modem came out if …
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