PCI (Peripheral Component Interconnect) is an element for connecting peripherals to computers based on the IBM PC architecture.

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Recommend a wireless PCI card for Windows 7

I have a crummy RT2500-based 11g card which does work in Windows 7 with the Vista driver (3.2.0.0) but it dies about every two hours or so. Googling around has led me to conclude that Ralink drivers ...
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PCI cards fail when using 4 gig ram

I recently installed 4 gig or ram into my 32bit vista box. I realize that I wont be able to use the entire 4 gig until I go to 64bit vista, but 2 gig wasn't enough and I figured I could use as much ...
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Power surge damaged a PCI slot, will it spread?

One of my PCI slots – the one that hosted my network card – went down in a bang during a power surge. The network card itself, however, still remains intact. I can still get my computer on the ...
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Best Wireless Card for x64 version of Windows 7/Vista? [closed]

I'm currently using the Belkin F5D7000 PCI Wireless G Card, which I used with Windows XP just fine. I was even able to get it to work with Vista as described by the below link. ...
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Sound card choppy while read/write DVD drive

Sound card choppy while read/write DVD drive. Whenever I play DVDs via VLC, the sound is choppy. Playing with PowerDVD does not have this problem. I figured it's some kind of buffering problem, so I ...
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Error allocating Mem BAR for PCI Device 0X/00/0

I am getting the following error when I boot my Dell Precision 390. Everything appears to be working fine, but I would like to understand what the error means and how to fix it. I believe it ...
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Booting From VIA VT6421A Based PCI SATA Card

I bought a VIA VT6421A based SATA card for an 845 chipset based motherboard. The card is working – I can access the SATA HDD from Windows/Linux. The problem is I can't directly boot from the SATA ...