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SM Bus controller

I am seeing this in device manager as a question mark and went to the IBM site and tried to find the drivers to download but I am not sure what driver I would need to look for, as there is no such animal as SM Bus comntroller on the list. I tried to run there software installer as well to load all this automatically but this does not see any packages as well. I also cannot figure out what or how to know what driver is listed with a question marrk refered to as unknown device. How would I know what unknown device this may be?
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Dennis Miller
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JonveeCommented:
See if this previous EE thread helps.
"SM Bus controller":
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Hardware/Q_20966120.html
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JonveeCommented:
Which link to this url >
Quote:   Problems with the SMBus controller typically indicate that you didn't install the Intel INF update utility, also known as the Chipset Software Installation utility.
This is easliy fixed by installing the latest one from here. Unquote:

http://downloadfinder.intel.com/scripts-df/filter_results.asp?strOSs=44&strTypes=DRV2CARC&ProductID=816&OSFullName=Windows*+XP+Professional&submit=Go%21
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LeeTutorretiredCommented:
This previously answered question, although for a Dell computer, might give you some ideas:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Hardware/Q_20966120.html

This free program might help you identify the device and driver files needed:

http://www.majorgeeks.com/download4181.html
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LeeTutorretiredCommented:
Great minds think alike.  ;0)
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JonveeCommented:
Hi Lee  .. snap    :)
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