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XP won't boot with NEC SD-V2-5U USB card installed

Have tried to install NEC SD-V2-5U USB2 card as I need extra USB ports but Windows XP won't boot with card in PC. PC works fine without card- won't boot without. Any ideas?
System is WindowsXP Pro SP2, AMD 2500+ Barton bore CPU with 1Gb DDR-400 RAM on a Gigabyte GA-7VT600 1394 Motherboard.with on board VIA USB.

Cheers.

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  • Scots Billy Nov 06, 2007

    Sorry for the typos. Should read: "Have tried to install NEC SD-V2-5U USB2 card as I need extra USB ports
    but Windows XP won't boot with card in PC. PC works fine without card-
    won't boot with it. Any ideas? System is WindowsXP Pro SP2, AMD 2500+ Barton core CPU with 1Gb DDR-400
    RAM on a Gigabyte GA-7VT600 1394 Motherboard.with on board VIA USB."

    Cheers.

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Have you tried moving the card to a different slot? The motherboard BIOS and/or the operating system may be trying to assign an interrupt that cannot be shared--especially if you have the card installed in the slot next to the video card (or shared with the onboard video).

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