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Firewire PCI pcb won't work

I have a computer with a P4B-MX motherboard in an HP computer. I bought a 4 port Firewire expansion board and when I try to load the 1394 driver it comes up with a "Cyclical redundancy check error - Cannot install this hardware". I put the board into another computer, which also has an Asus mobo and the same WinXP OS and drivers, and the board worked. The OS has all the latest updates installed from Microsoft. Any ideas? Thanks

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Just do this: check out the bios wether the option for pci slot is (yes) or (no).if it is no change it to yes. this may help ur problem

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