How to Fix PCI Simple Communications Controller Driver Issue on Windows 7 Lenovo T410
If you have a Lenovo T410 laptop running Windows 7, you may encounter an error on PCI Simple Communications Controller or PCI Serial Port in Device Manager. This error indicates that the driver for the Intel Management Engine Interface (MEI) or Intel Active Management Technology (AMT) is missing or outdated.
The Intel MEI or AMT driver enables communication between the host operating system and the Intel Management Engine firmware. This firmware provides various features such as remote management, power management, and security functions.
To fix the error, you need to install the latest Intel MEI or AMT driver from the Lenovo support website. Here are the steps to do so:
Go to https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/
Search for your product by entering \"Lenovo T410\" in the search box.
Select \"Drivers & Software\" from the menu.
Under \"Operating System\", choose \"Windows 7 (32-bit)\" or \"Windows 7 (64-bit)\" depending on your system.
Under \"Component\", choose \"Chipset\".
Download and install the \"Intel Management Engine Interface\" driver or the \"Intel AMT (Active Management Technology) Management Engine Interface\" driver depending on your system.
Restart your computer and check if the error is resolved.
If you still have issues with the PCI Simple Communications Controller driver, you can contact Lenovo support for further assistance. a474f39169