A Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI) device is not recognized by a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008
When you try to use a Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI) device on a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008, the computer does not recognize the PCI device.
Note: This issue occurs when the Subsystem Vendor ID (SVID) of the PCI device is zero.
For more information about SVID, see the “Definition of Terms” section.
For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB975749.