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Win 98 locks at PCI Device Listing

By mponder ·
When my neighbors PC boots, it freezes frequently at the PCI Device Listing screen...?

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by TheChas In reply to Win 98 locks at PCI Devic ...

Most likely, there is a IRQ conflict between devices.

Try moving plug-in cards to different slots.

If there are any ISA cards in the PC, make sure that the jumpered IRQ matches the one the motherboard assigns to the slot.


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by OTL In reply to Win 98 locks at PCI Devic ...

If it unlocks (or even if it does not) after several minutes, you could check settings -> control panel -> system -> device manager for any yellow ! or ? to see what card may be causing the problem/conflict. Reseating the cards may give a better connection, PC could have been bumped enough to cause a poor connection to an improperly seated card.

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