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08-22-2020 02:25 PM
I inherited an HP g7 laptop (1019wm) from a friend. I installed a new hard drive and installed a fresh copy of Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit. All is fine except in device manager it shows 'other devices' with drivers missing.
PCI Simple Communications Controller
I know Windows 7 is no longer supported, but is there somewhere I can download these drivers to fix this problem?
Any advice is much appreciated.
08-22-2020 02:51 PM
Please download and install the following Realtek Local Area Network (LAN) Driver first
It allows you to connect to internet to run Windows Updates (I don't know you can run it or not) or use other drivers from
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08-22-2020 03:14 PM
You need these drivers for those devices...
PCI Simple Communications Controller:
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