Solved

Updating Intel Drivers

Posted on 2009-04-12
7
648 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-01
Hi

I was having a bit of a maintenance day on my home PC and decided to run one of those driver update apps, the ones that scan the PC and if if you pay for the app will download the latest driver automatically. I didnt want to pay for this since the app has given me a list of outdated drivers I'll search and download them manually.

Why is it so difficult to find some Intel drivers? For eg 82801G USB Host Controller driver or 82801G pci express root port . I typed any and all of driver details into the seach at the Intel site and nothing! Type the same thing into Google and it will take you to more sites that want you to install a scanner. Its like its a conspiracy or am I thick and missing the point.

By the way there's nothing wrong with my PC its running perfectly fine its just frustrating
0
Comment
Question by:stefmil
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 4
  • 2
7 Comments
 
LVL 6

Expert Comment

by:ngailfus
ID: 24127494
Have you tried the PC manufacturer's website?  If you built the PC your self you can try the motherboard manufacturer's website if it is a driver for an onboard device.
0
 

Author Comment

by:stefmil
ID: 24127629
Yes, but there isnt anything available
0
 

Author Comment

by:stefmil
ID: 24127636
Sorry i meant yes i have tried the manufacturer's site.
0
RoboForm Secure Password Management System

RoboForm Everywhere - Superb Browser Support
Windows / Apple / IOS / Android / Linux / Chrome OS
Use different complex passwords everywhere
Best Secure Password Management by far
Synchronize all of your devices instantly
Safe, Secure & Highly Recommended!

 
LVL 26

Expert Comment

by:souseran
ID: 24128124
What version of Windows are you running?

The drivers available from Intel for the Intel 82801G (ICH7) are:

AHCI/RAID Software - Intel® Matrix Storage Manager - Primarily for Microsoft Windows 2000*

http://bit.ly/aQQmf

This one claims to be for Windows XP:

http://bit.ly/D6XWR

What is the make and model of your motherboard?

0
 

Author Comment

by:stefmil
ID: 24128146
The OS is Vista 32bit Ultimate
Motherboard is Fujitsu Siemens - Model D2156-A1
Chipset i945G/GZ
0
 
LVL 26

Accepted Solution

by:
souseran earned 125 total points
ID: 24128264
Intel® 945 Express Chipset Family downloads for all Operating Systems, including Vista 32-bit are here:

http://bit.ly/CkObo

Although Windows Vista is unsupported for your mobo, you can find the drivers here:

Intel®Chipset Software Installation Utility Production Version 8.3.0.1014_Kit11394

http://bit.ly/29RD09

If you check the 'More Information' box, you'll note other Operating Systems, including Vista. Unsupported generally means 'use at your own risk.'
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:stefmil
ID: 31569390
No worries, both links downloaded files i have already found to be unsuccessful. thanks for your help anyway its no big deal
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Subnet Calculator

The subnet calculator helps you design networks by taking an IP address and network mask and returning information such as network, broadcast address, and host range.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

1. Start | Settings | Printers and Faxes. 2. Go to the File Menu. 3. Select Server Properties. 4. Select the Drivers tab. 5. Select the printer you need information about. 6. Once again select Properties. You should get a list of the files requ…
I use more than 1 computer in my office for various reasons. Multiple keyboards and mice take up more than just extra space, they make working a little more complicated. Using one mouse and keyboard for all of my computers makes life easier. This co…
The Email Laundry PDF encryption service allows companies to send confidential encrypted  emails to anybody. The PDF document can also contain attachments that are embedded in the encrypted PDF. The password is randomly generated by The Email Laundr…
Finding and deleting duplicate (picture) files can be a time consuming task. My wife and I, our three kids and their families all share one dilemma: Managing our pictures. Between desktops, laptops, phones, tablets, and cameras; over the last decade…
Suggested Courses

739 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question