Hello again, thanks to those that helped get my networking driver up and running. I'm still looking for some more drivers with flags on my device manager after doing a full blown reformatting. HP elitebook 8460p, Win 7 home premium, 64 bit.
PCI Serial Port & PCI Simple Communications Controller:
This package provides the Intel Management Engine Interface (MEI) Driver for the supported notebook models and operating systems. The Intel Management Engine Interface enables communication between the host operating system and the Intel Management Engine firmware.
This package provides HP 3D DriveGuard for the supported notebook models and operating systems. HP 3D DriveGuard receives notifications from the integrated accelerometer and protects the hard drive (HDD) by automatically "parking the heads" to reduce the risk of damage if the notebook is accidentally bumped or dropped.