How to Fix PCI Serial Port driver is not installing in Windows 10 [Solution]

What is ‘PCI Serial Port driver is not installing’ issue in Windows 10?

If you are experiencing ‘PCI Serial Port driver is not installing’ issue in Windows 10 while trying to install driver for ‘PCI Serial Port’ device showing ‘Yellow Exclamation Mark’ in Device Manager, then you are in right place for the solution. Here, you will be guided with easy steps/methods to resolve the issue. Let’s starts the discussion.

‘PCI Serial Port’: PCI stands for Peripheral Component Interconnect. PCI Serial Port is printed circuit board expansion card that fits inside computer. PCI Serial Port provide a serial connection between the computer motherboard’s PCI bus and external hardware that uses serial signals. PCI Serial Port driver is software acts as mediator between PCI Serial Port (hardware) and operating system installed in your computer.

PCI Serial Port driver must be installed in your device for PCI Serial Port according to your Windows OS version like 32-bit or 64-bit OS, in your computer. It is simple to check the status of PCI Serial Port driver in Windows 10 computer via ‘Device Manager’. However, if it shows ‘Yellow Exclamation Mark’ on your PCI Serial Port driver in ‘Device Manager’, then it might possible the driver is not compatible with current Windows version, or is missing/outdated or corrupted.

In such case, you need to install PCI Serial Port driver or its update in your computer in order to fix Yellow Exclamation Mark on the PCI Serial Port. However, several users reported that they faced ‘PCI Serial Port driver is not installing’ issue while they tried to install PCI Serial Port driver in Windows 10 computer. There could be several reasons behind this issue including malware or viruses attack in computer blocking the installation, corruption in system files or hard drives, incompatible drivers, outdated Windows OS and other reasons.

Corruption in system files and hard drive or system image can be resolved by Windows 10 built-in SFC Scan tool and DISM Scan tool. You can try this in order to fix the issue and install PCI Serial Port driver. You can also try installing PCI Serial Port driver manually and check if it works. Let’s go for the solution.

How to fix PCI Serial Port driver is not installing issue in Windows 10?

Method 1: Fix ‘PCI Serial Port driver is not installing’ issue with ‘PC Repair Tool’

‘PC Repair Tool’ is easy & quick way to find and fix BSOD errors, EXE errors, DLL errors, problems with programs/applications, system files or registry issues, malware or viruses attack in computer, and other system issues with just few clicks. You can get this tool through button/link below.

⇓ Get PC Repair Tool

Method 2: Run ‘Hardware and Devices’ troubleshooter in Windows 10

Windows 10 build-in ‘Hardware and Devices’ troubleshooter can resolve this issue. Let’s try.

Step 1: In Windows 10, press ‘Windows + I’ keys on keyboard to open ‘Settings’ App

Step 2: In ‘Settings’ App, go to ‘Update & Security > Troubleshoot’, find and select ‘Hardware and Devices’ troubleshooter, and click on ‘Run the troubleshooter’ button

Step 3: Follow on-screen instructions to finish troubleshooting and once done, try installing the PCI Serial Port driver and check if the issue is resolved.

Method 3: Run SFC Scan and DISM Scan in Windows 10

Step 1: Press ‘Windows + X’ keys on keyboard and select ‘Command Prompt as Administrator’

Step 2: In ‘Command Prompt’, run SFC Scan. Type ‘sfc /scannow’ command and hit ‘Enter’ key to execute

Step 3: Once executed, run DISM scan. Type the following command and hit ‘Enter’ key to execute

Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

Step 4: Once executed, restart your computer and try installing PCI Serial Port driver, and check if you can install the driver without any issue.

Method 4: Download and install PCI Serial Port driver from manufacturer website (Official)

Step 1: Open your browser and visit official website of your PCI Serial Port manufacturer or your PC’s motherboard manufacturer

Step 2: Once you are in right page, download the driver for PCI Serial Port driver according to your PCI Serial Port model and operating system version like 32-bit or 64-bit

Step 3: Once downloaded, find and double-click on downloaded driver file and follow on-screen instructions to finish installation. Restart your computer once done, and check if the issue is resolved.

Method 5: Download or reinstall PCI Serial Port driver update in Windows 10 [Automatically]

You can also try to update your PCI Serial Port driver using ‘Automatic Driver Update Tool’. This software offers you to find and download the latest updates for all Windows drivers including PCI Serial Port driver and then install them into computer. You can get this tool through button/link below.

⇓ Get Automatic Driver Update Tool

Method 6: Update PCI Serial Port driver via Device Manager

Step 1: Press ‘Windows + X’ keys on keyboard and select ‘Device Manager’ in Windows 10

Step 2: In ‘Device Manager’, expand ‘Other Devices’ category, right-click on ‘PCI Serial Port’ device and select ‘Update Driver’. Follow on-screen instructions to finish update process

Step 3: Once done, restart your computer and check if the issue is resolved.

Method 7: Perform Clean Boot in Windows 10

If the issue is still persist, then you can try to fix the issue by performing clean boot in your Windows 10 computer. Performing clean boot in Windows computer will load only essential programs and drivers to run.

Step 1: Press ‘Windows + R’ keys on keyboard, type ‘msconfig’ in the opened ‘Run’ dialog box and hit ‘Ok’ button to open ‘System Configuration’ window

Step 2: In ‘System Configuration’ window, click on ‘Services’ tab, tick ‘Hide all Microsoft Services’ checkbox and hit ‘Disable All’ button and then hit ‘Apply’ button

Step 3: Now, click on ‘Startup’ tab and click on ‘Open Task Manager’ to open ‘Task Manager’

Step 4: In ‘Task Manager’ under ‘Startup’ tab, right-click on first item in lists and select ‘Disable’. Repeat the same step to disable all startup items in Task Manager and then close Task Manager

Step 5: Now, back to ‘System Configuration’ window, click on ‘General’ tab, select ‘Selective Startup’ radio option, tick ‘Load System services’ checkbox and deselect ‘Load Startup items’ checkbox

Step 6: Finally, click on ‘Apply’ and ‘OK’ to save the changes and restart your computer. After restart, try installing PCI Serial Port driver and check if you can install the driver without any issue.

Note: To revert these changes or load normal startup, or to load all device drivers and services in Windows 10 normally, open ‘System Configuration’ again using ‘step 1’ and under ‘General’ tab, click on ‘Normal Startup’ radio option, and then restart your computer. This way, all device drivers and services will be loaded in computer normally.

Conclusion

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