SMBus Controller Not Recognized by Windows*

Last Reviewed: 18-Aug-2017
Article ID: 000005621

What am I seeing?
Device Manager displays an exclamation point for the SMBus controller or lists it under Other Devices.

Device Manager

How to fix it
Download and run the Intel® Chipset Software Installation Utility so Windows* properly recognizes the SMBus controller.

Note SMBus is the System Management Bus used in personal computers and servers for low-speed, system management communications. A SMBus controller is integrated into most Intel® chipsets.

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