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Base System Device Error in Device Manager


Last Reviewed: 22-Feb-2017
Article ID: 000006575

Windows* Device Manager may show Base System Device with an exclamation mark on a yellow question mark:

base system device

Install the latest chipset driver for your system.

If you still have the error after rebooting, download the latest Intel® On Board Network Driver for Microsoft Windows, unzip the file, and run:

\apps\PROSETDX\<OS version>\DxSetup.EXE

You may also install the driver without installing any PROSET software by running:

\apps\setup\SETUPBD<OS version>\SetupBD.EXE

If the issue persists, please contact Intel technical support.

This article applies to:

Intel® Server Board S2600V3KPF
Intel® Server Board S2600V3KP Family
Intel® Server Board S2600V3TP
Intel® Server Board S2600V3TPF
Intel® Server Board S2600V3TP Family