Hardware Resource Conflicts and hangs.

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digikma

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Im currently working on a pc with some confusing hardware issues. A friend brought me a pc with some of the devices not working. Upon viewing the device manager I noticed the following devices and the errors they gave. My first notice though was that the friends AGP ATI video card was not shown, nor any display adapters. The thing I notices was that I was able to see the conflict error message, but couldnt change the resource assignments to fix it. I tried disabling some devices as well to see if I could free anything up, with no luck.

VIA CPU to AGP Controller with a yellow ! - Code 12 - Cannot find enough resources. The device drivers are shown and updated.

COM 1 and COM 2 devices both share the same error. Code 10 - The Device Cannot Start - Drivers are present and updated.

Standard Floppy Controller - Code 10 - The Device Cannot Start - Drivers are present and updated.


I also noticed on random reboots I would recieve both of the following error messages. Then windows would hang on a black screen.

services.exe - Bad image
c:\windows\system32\msvcp60.dll is not a valid windows image

lsass.exe- Bad Image
c:\windows\system32\msacm32.dll is not a valid windows image

I cannot boot into safe mode as well as it hangs on the mup.sys driver. I tried reinstalling the devices and drivers with no luck. Im not concerned with the mup.sys error as thats a general error Ive fixed many times. The errors above that are what is new to me.

The pc in question seems to be infected with some Malware/Trojan/Virus which I posted in the proper forum.

The system in question is a XP Home SP2 , Intel P4 with 512mb memory.

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Agree to your idea to post in the Security Forum to see if they find anything. Then post back here.
 

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norton850 said:
Agree to your idea to post in the Security Forum to see if they find anything. Then post back here.
Well I dont think that the random Malware and crap on the PC has to do with the hardware issues. I know there is always a chance, but I think its a hardware issue. The Malware seems to be your avg run of the mill annoyance stuff. I did post the HJT log but I wanted to keep the 2 issues in their own forums.
 

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According to the owner of the PC.

His Floppy / Midi Card / Dual Monitors from his AGP card stopped working randomly. The midi card / agp graphics card are newer but the board looks to be older. I attempted to benchmark it but Sandra and Everest failed to load. I know the system is in really bad shape, it was in worse when I got it. It really would probaly easiest to just backup any personal data and wipe it, but being a good tech, I wish to learn anything new instead of taking the easy way out and wiping it. If I have to Ill wipe it, but I would much rather learn something new from the ordeal.
 
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With all the hardware failures you have to wonder if reinstalling Windows is going to fix the problem anyway.
 

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Well for some reason It just came to me that the guy installed a new DVD burner before bringing me the PC. I am curious is to if adding the device set forth a butterfly effect of resource conflicts.

What I dont get is why the Graphics card or any other display adapter isnt showing up, but the VIA AGP to CPU is showing.

You are correct though that a clean start may not even fix the situation. I am just hoping the issue can be fixed on the O/S level.
 
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