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    Xp + IRQs

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    by gone_wandering ·

    Anyone know how to manually setup irqs in winxp to avoid conflicts?

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      Xp + IRQs

      by dklippert ·

      In reply to Xp + IRQs

      Here’s an answer that may not be what you’re looking for:
      (Type the Q number in the “For solutions containing” box at support.microsoft.com”

      General Description of IRQ Sharing in Windows

      Q252420

      “In Windows, some or all of the devices on your ACPI motherboard may be listed when you view the resources in Device Manager as using the same IRQ (IRQ 9) (to view the list of resources click either Resources by type , or Resources by connection on the View menu). You cannot change the IRQ setting because the setting is unavailable. This occurs because Windows takes advantage of the ACPI features of the motherboard, including advanced PCI sharing. IRQ 9 is used by the PCI bus for IRQ steering. This feature lets you add more devices without generating IRQ conflicts.”

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