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Os not booting,when trying to insert usb card

When i connect an extra card on to the pci slot for extra usb ports,
then my os does not boot,when i remove the usb card ,my os boots

os-xp pro

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Re: os not booting,when trying to insert usb card

It is due to hard ware conflict of that device and other devices in computer . or it may be due to a hard ware eeroe
try that sound card in other computers also . if the same replace it

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