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SMSC LPC Memory Stick Host Controller will cause windows to become unstable

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I am getting this error on a Sony Viao.  Further states the driver is unstable.  Tried deleting and letting Win XP re-discover, but still happens.  Any ideas?

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What is the model # of your Sony Vaio
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http://support.microsoft.com/kb/883775

What you need to do is download the latest driver....This driver in particular
Smscms.sys  Link Date: 09/02/2003 19:07:48

a later date should do you justice.
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PCV V210P is the model.
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by:Stardotstar
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Hmmm I did not find one with that date, but the other I did find has the same version number?  But when I try and install it tells me it failed.  I think it is because the other continously tries to install.
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That was it, also needed to reset bios and then install the file from there updated drives page.

Thanks!
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cool. thank you! Glad you found it!
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