11-17-2009 04:42 PM
On the weekend I upgraded my Lenovo M57p (model 6088) to Windows 7 and encountered the problem in which the drivers for the following were not installed and couldn't be located ....
PCI Simple Communications Controller
PCI Serial Port
The problem here is that the AMT drivers available to resolve this problem are only compatible for PCs operating on Windows Vista, XP or 2000 but do not go as far to cover the problem created in Windows 7 ....
Can anyone suggest what I can do to resolve this?
I have noticed that Lenovo have available beta versions of such drivers for the Thinkpads but for some reason no such drivers are available for the ThinkCentres.
I dont understand this as I'm certain this will be a significant problem when others go to upgrade to Windows 7 .......
Does anyone know when Lenovo plan to release Windows 7 compatible AMT drivers for the ThinkCentres????
Really need the help as my PCI and PCIe ports dont work, hence my soundcard ....
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11-26-2009 12:29 AM - edited 11-26-2009 01:29 AM
You have a AMT 3.x based system.
Update your BIOS to latest level
Then update AMT Firmware - then deal with AMT drivers
Intel(R) Management Engine Firmware Update Tool 188.8.131.521 - ThinkCentre M57, M57p
I suggest to have a look at this:
Intel blog - regarding AMT drivers
"official AMT Windows 7 drivers will be available by OEMs in Q1 of 2010 (for now use compatability mode)"
Try a compatibility install of the Lenovo Vista driver package for AMT, as described in the Intel blog.
This package installs AMT components
- Local Manageability Service (LMS)
- Serial Over LAN (SOL) driver
- Intel AMT Status application
Please report results
12-14-2009 07:31 AM
Hey, I had the same problem, and just kept messing around until I found something that worked for Both the PCI Serial as well as PCI Comm Controller. I uploaded the drivers that I used to my site.
Download and unpak to C:\drivers (or whereever), then go into dev mgr, and choose to install from spec location, then browse to the unpaked zip file, and it will find and install.
02-20-2012 12:53 PM
Looks like Intel AMT:
04-23-2012 03:01 PM
AWSOME< WORKED FOR WINDOWS 64 bit for ME, LOOKED EVERYWHERE
Extract drivers, update both pci controller and communication conroller, 2 THUMBS UP