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Missing drivers after Windows 7 upgrade

Q: Missing drivers after Windows 7 upgrade

I recently upgraded my spare computer to Windows 7 and cannot find a compatible Ethernet Controller driver within the system.

The Hardware details from the Device Manager are
I also need a Multimedia Audio Controller Driver, for which the details are PCI\VEN_1039&DEV_7012&SUBSYS_020FA0A0&REV_A0
Are there any compatible drivers available for these?

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A: Missing drivers after Windows 7 upgrade

and welcome to the Forum

What is the brand of the motherboard?
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I recently upgraded my Sony Vaio VGN-AR71S laptop to Windows 7.
All went well apart from two issues.
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..and secondly
My built in web cam no longer works (although the mic does)
Under device manager I have one yellow exclamation mark next to a USB device which I believe is my web cam and another under an unrecognised device which maybe my memory card slots.

I have tried the Sony support site and done a search on the web but so far I haven't found any drivers or solutions to my problem.

I appreciate any help or advice you can give


A:Sony Vaio VGN-AR71S missing drivers after windows 7 upgrade

Quote: Originally Posted by yorky46

I recently upgraded my Sony Vaio VGN-AR71S laptop to Windows 7.
All went well apart from two issues.
My memory card slots no longer show under 'My Computer' and nothing is recognised when I insert a memory card into the slot.
..and secondly
My built in web cam no longer works (although the mic does)
Under device manager I have one yellow exclamation mark next to a USB device which I believe is my web cam and another under an unrecognised device which maybe my memory card slots.

I have tried the Sony support site and done a search on the web but so far I haven't found any drivers or solutions to my problem.

I appreciate any help or advice you can give


If there are no win 7 drivers available you can instaall older drivers in compatibility mode. To do that:

Right click the installer>properties>compatibility>choose OS
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A:Missing drivers for Windows 7

Hi -

Run the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor -->

Windows 7 does have legacy drivers it will install to get through installation. However, often these mobo drivers do need to be updated or BSODs may occur. Your hardware must be fully compatible with Windows 7.

Here is the listing from Windows 7 Compatibility Center -->

Be sure to select x86 or x64.

Regards. . .


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Did you run MS windows 7 upgrade advisory first to check hardware/software compatibility issues?

Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor - Download - Microsoft Windows

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You can try copying these folders from a working machine and paste them into the hard drive. You will need to remove it and plug it in as a slave drive or external first. The pci.sys is a generic XP driver so it shouldn't matter about different hardware drivers. Once you have done this reconnect the Hard drive to the PC and Boot.

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Hello and Welcome to TenForums!

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A:Windows 10 missing Drivers After Install on Macbook Pro Retina

Hi Kiatambari, welcome to Ten Forums. It looks like you have two different problems. For the right click problem, first try running the SFC command. This is from the Tutorial Forum. SFC Command - Run in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums.

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A:Reinstalled windows 7 home premium 64 bit missing drivers.

Hi Welcome to Seven Forums .... Looks like you need to start again and do a Clean Install ...

Follow the Tutorial below to get the perfect Insulation ..
It contains every thing you need including the ISO ...
Once you have done that and can connect to the net .. Run Windows Updates ..

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A:Clean installed Windows 7, multiple drivers missing.

You are on the right track, going to the website. You probly didn`t put the network drivers on the disc properly. Just get the network driver, don`t worry about the others. You can fix those once you get online.

Save the driver downloads to the desktop of the pc you are using, then copy them to a cd, don`t burn them, and they should work fine. You only need the 1 to start with. Your realtek LAN ethernet driver. ( bottom of the network list )

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Welcome to the Seven Forums

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A:Missing coprocessor driver after Windows 7 Upgrade

Quote: Originally Posted by Mikey90

Okay so here's the deal. Before when I still have the RC version of Windows 7 there wasn't any problems, but as soon as I upgraded from Windows 7 Home Premium some of my drivers went missing. Windows Update managed to fix those except one, the Coprocessor wasn't able to be installed. I'm not sure but I've been having occasional choppy or laggy video when I'm watching movies or playing games.

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Hi welcome to the forum. Pretty sneaky of them to put it there. Those with automatic updates, did not have a choice!
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A:Missing windows anytime upgrade option

Ultimate is it. Nothing higher. That seems right.
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A:HP Pavillion 23 Windows 8 upgrade -- missing wireless

You would see it listed as a Network Controller along with all the other devices in the device manager. It would have a little yellow ! mark on the lower right of the Network Controller. It will not be under the network adapters section of the device manager. Did you just try installing the driver for it anyway?
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A:HELP!!my windows XP application missing!!upgrade doesnt help!!

Welcome to TSF....

One thing I really hope you have all of the important data backed up, and also that you have the recovery software for this computer. The instructions below are important especially the part of backing up the important data.


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REGISTRY WARNING: The details that follow require an above-average understanding of the technical topics involved. If you do not understand the Registry material presented here, either find a technically knowledgeable friend or do not attempt to repair your system Registry yourself. Improper changes in the System Registry can render all data on your hard disk inaccessible.
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How to perform a repair installation of Windows XP if Internet Explorer 7 is installed

How to Perform a Windows XP Repair Install with IE6 Installed =

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A:Windows 7 upgrade missing after power outage

Most probably you did not removed the OEM version in the computer.
So it was re-install to OEM version.

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my problem as follows:

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My event log is in the attachment, here are some screenshots:

I really wished I knew these cryptic names.

Thanks in advance guys!