How do i find drivers for Packard Bell imedia 5070, Windows XP Home Edition SP 3

Posted on 2011-05-06
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I am trying to fix my one of my relatives’ pc.  They have a Packard Bell imedia 5070, Windows XP Home SP 3.  I have reinstalled the OS. However, they do not have any motherboard or drivers CD.  The Drivers were missing for the followings:
1 Ethernet Controller
2. SM Bus controller
3. Sound
4. VGA Display
I have managed to get the drivers for the VGA display and sound from Packard Bell website.  However, I cannot find anything on SM Bus controller or Ethernet controller.
Can anyone please tell me where I can find drivers for the above components?
Many thanks.
Question by:faysal_ahmed
    LVL 8

    Assisted Solution

    Try the following website

    You do need to have the correct model number, such as iMedia (PT.U03-PV.U03)

    The numbers in bold are the most important.
    LVL 23

    Expert Comment

    Open the Device Manager, click Start then Run and enter devmgmt.msc
    Right click on the device you need drivers for and select properties.
    Then select the "Details" tab
    Use Ctrl+c to copy the device instance ID string.
    Then paste it (Ctrl+v) in your reply.
    I will try to find your drivers for you.
    LVL 30

    Expert Comment

    You can probably find everything you need here:

    Author Comment

    thanks everyone.
    I have tried the ftp download, it does not have the coorect driver i am after.
    Message to edbedb:
    as requested i have copied deatils from device manager:
    SM Bus Controller

    Network Adapter
    NVDIA nForce 10/100 Mbs  

    SM Bus Controller
    LVL 30

    Assisted Solution

    None of this will do you any good unless you find and install the Motherboard Chipset driver FIRST. The chipset driver will provide the HAL (Hardware Abstraction Layer), which is the interface between the actual hardware on the board and the drivers for each device. You need to post the exact model number(s) from the computer as suggested above.
    LVL 23

    Accepted Solution

    Here is the chipset driver from the site provided by flubbster that you need. Install this then see if you need anything else.

    Author Comment

    Thank you very much both of you(s) for your joint effort!

    The link  had the correct driver.

    I now have access to the internet!

    This is GREAT!

    Many thanks again.


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