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Re: CDROM isn't recognized. Has interrupt conflict with...
Once you login to the safe mode and try to resolve it .. i am sure your problem will be resolved in the safe mode ...
because safe mode loads will the minimal set of drivers it is usually used to resolve the hardware conflicts, graphics related problems ..
you can go to the safe mode by pressing the F8 key at the system boot then you must select safe mode and press enter on it .. after that you will be in safe mode after some seconds .. then you can try to resolve the conflict ..
any further problem you can leave me a new comment ...
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I would run chkdsk/f on your hdd as errors like this can be caused by system file issues. Go to my computer, right click on drive C and choose properties than tools and then click Check Now. After that run ASC from iobit, a free registry cleaner that actually works!
This fault can be caused by so many different things: You should start by tracing back through the recent history of hardware, software, drivers or settings changes to the computer between now and the last time that the computer was working properly to eliminate as many items as possible from the long list of possibilities below so you can isolate the precise cause.
Virus or spyware or other malware infection;Overheating due to insufficient number of internal cooling fans;Dry or insufficient paste between the Central Processing Unit (CPU) and the heat sink/CPU cooling fan;Failed or disconnected CPU cooling fan;Dust blocking input or output of cooling air inside the computer case;Dust blocking the input of cooling air to the CPU heat sink by the CPU cooling fan;Device conflict;Device driver conflict;Corruption of Windows system files;Corrupted Windows Registry during registry editing;Multiple installed anti virus programs in conflict with one another;Multiple installed Firewall problems in conflict with one another;Multiple installed anti malware programs in conflict with one another;Incorrect Firewall settings;Corrupted interrupted or incomplete Windows upgrade setup process;Corrupted interrupted or incomplete Windows repair installation keeping previous files and settingsCorrupted interrupted or incomplete Windows recovery operation;Corrupted interrupted or incomplete Windows Service Pack upgrade process;Corrupted interrupted or incomplete System Restore operation;Corrupted interrupted or incomplete Windows Automatic Updates shutdown configuration process;Corrupted interrupted or incomplete Windows Automatic Updates restart configuration process;Corruption of essential Windows system files by enabling compression to increase HDD free space;Accidental deletion of essential system files;Underpowered Power Supply Unit (PSU);Incorrectly installed Random Access Memory (RAM);Incompatible RAM;Incorrectly installed graphics card;Incorrectly installed expansion card;Internal devices incorrectly connected to the motherboard;Incorrect motherboard jumper settings;Basic Input Output System (BIOS) corruption;Incorrect device IRQ (Interrupt Request) settings in BIOS;Bad hard disk drive (HDD) sectors;Physically damaged HDD;Motherboard solder points short circuiting on a loose screw or a misaligned motherboard mount.
It seems you have an IRQ conflict. You install a driver and it wants to use an IRQ which is already assigned to a different device. That's why you can start in safe mode because the drivers for your added devices are not loaded.
The computing phrase "interrupt request" (or IRQ) is used to refer to either the act of interrupting the bus lines used to signal an interrupt, or the interrupt input lines on a Programmable Interrupt Controller (PIC). The interrupt request level (IRQL) is the priority of an interrupt request.
In computing, an IRQ conflict is a once common hardware error, received when two devices were trying to use the same interrupt request (or IRQ) to signal an interrupt to the Programmable Interrupt Controller (PIC).
The PIC expects interrupt requests from only one device per line, thus more than one device sending IRQ signals along the same line will generally cause an IRQ conflict that can freeze a computer.
To view your current IRQ assignments you can open Device Manager. Click on START, click on CONTROL PANEL. Click on Performance and Maintenance. Click on System. Click on the Hardware tab. Click the DEVICE MANAGER button. Once you have Device Manager open, select VIEW from the tool-bar menu, and then click Resources by Type. Double click on Interrupt Request (IRQ). If you are experiencing problems with a newly installed/configured piece of hardware and the drivers are installed correctly, then check to see if it has its own IRQ channel.
To change an IRQ setting follow these steps: -Right click on the device in the list (see above), and then select properties. -Click the Resources tab. -Remove the tick from the Use automatic settings option. -Select a non-conflicting configuration from the pull down box. -Click OK.
Go to Start » Settings » Control Panel to launch the Control Panel window, and then double-click on the System icon. In the System Properties window, click on the Device Manager tab at the top of the window.
If the operating system has detected a resource conflict, it
will indicate this with a special symbol (a black exclamation mark
within a yellow circle) next to the name of the device with the
Single-click on the device with the resource conflict to highlight it and then click on the Properties button at the bottom of the window. This will bring up the Properties window for your PCI Network Controller. Select the Resources tab. You should see a screen similar to the one below:
Deselect the Use automatic settings checkbox, and single-click on the resource with the conflict to highlight it.
You may need to change the entry in the Setting based on menu ring to a different basic
configuration, in order to disable the use of certain resources. The basic configurations range from a
"base I/O address only" setup to various combination's of base I/O address, IRQ, and DMA. (Note: some
devices only have one basic configuration.)
Click on the Change Setting... button
to bring up the editing window for that resource. You will be able to
cycle through the available resource settings for your system. If
Windows 98/95 is aware of any devices that are already using that
setting, you will be informed of this in the Conflict information area at the bottom of the resource editing window.
i guess it is due to conflicting Com ports resources. you can try the following to resolve the problem. i am assuming you have a serial mouse connected to com port
1. remove any devices marked under device manager with yellow exclamation mark or question mark. reboot the system
2. when the system has restarted let the windows install any new devices it has found. after that.... go to device manager right click on com port to which mouse is connected
a) click on port settings tab and click restore defaults. b) see if windows is reporting any resource conflicts under resources tab.
do you have any other device that is attached to any other com port ? if yes it may be causing resource conflict problems. to solve that click set configuration manually and deselect automatic settings and select different configuration in "settings based on" . this should resolve resource conflicts if any.
The problem is that the baseline W98SE does not recognize the drive ID as a valid drive. W98 knows nothing about DVD drives. You need to find the driver for the DVD. That driver will update the ID tables so that the OS will recognize the ID. WIthout that driver, you are out of luck.