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Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and Sometimes, doing that will reinitialize the IDE controller, and cause the system to rescan everything. Is there any way to make this recognize the CD roms so I can reload win 98 se? Same problem.>> Calling Maxtor was fruitless. this contact form

Many of us knew| that was incorrect, but had little data to back up our opinion. It is also still telling me I have a 5-1/4 floppy which I don't. Or perhaps you've had some power failures? Never mind! http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/3824274

If it is slaved off a hard drive on the secondary controller, ensure the hard drive is on the far end of the cable, set to Master (not Single), and the Rich-M, Apr 4, 2008 #10 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. That's when I decided to get into the registry and remove the core reference.On reboot, 98 found and reinstalled all the necessary drivers (that's was good to see), but still displayed

About Us Contact Us Donate Advertising Vendor Program Terms of Service API Newsletter Archive Community Forums Recent Articles Recommended Articles © 2002 - 2017 DaniWeb LLC 3825 Bell Blvd., Bayside, NY According to its Properties, the Secondary IDE Controller (Dual Fifo) has been 'dynamically disabled'. THanks for the patients.... TerhuneMS-MVP Shell/User"pogo" wrote in message news:[email protected]> On a very stable 98SE running on an Asus MB, (AMD Athlon XP CPU,> 512RAM, 2 IDE drives) I notice operations suddenly slowing a

I asked a couple more questions just now in my reply to Bentkey. Can anyone tell me if it's safe to do this? it's all theresult| of "Over Top" installs through 95-OSR2, 98 and now 98SE.|| That's four Win versions, several hard drives and many, many| installed/uninstalled programs (currently 57 programs in Program Files| Its a 440BX chipset and the standard Win98 440BX driver is lodaed along with the two dual fifo drivers for each IDE controller.

The Award bios is usually pretty easy to read. I've been in to that and gone to options but nothing matches what you told me to do. Feedback Doctor's Lounge « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Thread Information Users Browsing this Thread There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests) Posting Permissions I posted a comment in that thread, where you are responding, so I won't repeat that info here.Very interesting ...I thank you again, Gary, for all your patience and effort.We'll crack

sure thing, PCR ... https://forums.techguy.org/threads/hardware-problem-secondary-ide-controller-dual-fifo.697330/ If you'd like a full dump let me know I can email it.

 [Hardware Resources] [Conflicts/Sharing] IRQ 9 Adaptec AHA-2940U/AHA-2940UW PCI SCSI Controller IRQ 9 3Com Fast EtherLink XL  It was| during that collection/sifting sequence that the "Over Top" install| became apparent.  Find the entry for Secondary IDE Controller. 

I do have it on auto detect in the bios. weblink way back| that was (or could be) relative. Since I helped discover that process way back with Win-95, I'm pretty familiar with it. About CNET Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement Help Center Forums DaniWeb IT Discussion Community Join Log In Read Answer Ask Hardware and Software Programming Digital Media

Or perhaps you've had some power failures? Close this window and log in. You then restart and let them be reinstalled. navigate here When I did this, it removed the two IDE Controllers and reinstalled them next time I turned the PC on.

A few times my computer has been on during them. RE: Secondary IDE controller (dual fifo) problem jaeddy (IS/IT--Management) 8 Jan 02 08:26 Ahh, yes, the finest troubleshooting tool known to Mankind:The Eyeball Mark I, by Darwin Technologies, a division of Thks so much cheryl 0 alc6379 105 12 Years Ago Have you just tried deleting that "Secondary IDE Controller dual Fifo" and restarting the computer?

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This seems like the only viable option. As did the installation of Windows, with CD ROM usage. Use the Edit menu to copy &post it. When you restart your machine keep tapping these keys until the Configuration Menu appears.

Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. Be sure to adhere to our posting rules. Somehow I suspect the problem is tied into, if not directly related to this drive's physical structure.I'll post any results from them I find ...Take care, Gary and thanks for your his comment is here I have tried all the scans for everything, defragged, scan disk you name it...pls feel free to email me privately at [email protected]

this will force windows to rescan for ALL hardware devices. bentkey MCSE,CCNA SupportWindow Remote Desktop Software Bytewiser Data Systems 0 DMR 152 12 Years Ago bentkey is right- the yellow exclamation points mean that Windows had a problem identifying/configuring the sound Join over 733,556 other people just like you! I set everything to "fail safe" hope this is ok.

Bold Text Here"May the Wombat of Happiness snuffle through your underbrush." Ancient Aborigine blessing 0 OPDiscussion Starter cherylholmes 12 Years Ago It sounds like something has happened to your system bios Even though I still see controller flags, I> do breathe a bit easier since doing the check you suggested.>> Anything further you can think of I should try or look at?>> Then restart.Please don't think you can shortcut this by micro-managing the suggestions--there is a good reason for removing ALL drives, ALL controllers and the PCI Bus. Watch the Logo screen when you boot up, the key will be indicated.

At today's prices, another drive is the best/cheapest backup you can get, in my opinion.),4. Also, "device manager says "PCI multimedia audio device" with a yellow question mark. Things do change, though ... Turning it off had no effect.

Then I get this message...Windows needs to restart to update new hardware settings...or something like that...SO i did...but the damn message comes up again...and I did it again...thus another message...this time I've used Ghost since about 1990 without the first problem for both installing new drives (maybe over 1000) and back ups to a spare drive.