Problems with a PCI card installation

One of your customers has installed a new modem into their desktop computer by adding a modem adapter card into a free PCI bus adapter card slot. However, when they start Windows XP the card isn’t recognized automatically as expected and the adapter doesn’t appear in Windows Device Manager. What is the most likely cause of this problem?

A) The modem card drivers are not loaded

B) The PCI card is not seated properly

C) The PCI slot is disabled in the BIOS

D) The modem card is not a PCI-compatible adapter card

3 thoughts on “Problems with a PCI card installation”

    1. I originally chose A not remembering that if the adapter would still show up even if the drivers are not loaded.

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