Error on PCI Simple Communications Controller in Device Manager on Intel® NUC


Error Messages



What are you seeing?

An error can show on the PCI Simple Communications Controller in Device Manager.

Why are you seeing it?

The Intel® Management Engine (Intel® ME) driver isn't installed correctly.

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If you have an Intel NUC product

How to fix it.

Install the Intel® Management Engine Interface driver for your Intel® NUC.

You can use the Intel® Driver and Support Assistant to automatically detect and install the latest Intel ME driver for your Intel NUC model. Or you can search for and manually download and install the Intel Management Engine driver specific to your NUC model - see How to Download BIOS, Drivers, and Firmware for Intel® NUC Products.

If you have a computer from another manufacturer

The issue and solution in this article apply only to Intel® NUC products.

If you have a laptop or desktop system from another manufacturer such as Dell, HP, Lenovo, ASUS, ACER, etc.:


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Identify Devices with Errors in Device Manager for the Intel® NUC