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[SOLVED] Device Conflict?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Money Pit, Jan 6, 2002.

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  1. Money Pit

    Money Pit Thread Starter

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    My printer has caused a conflict in Contol Panel>System>Device Manager, in Win. Me. I can't remember which yellow icon to delete? Then I click refreash? Please refresh MY memory. Thanks Dave.
     
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    Is it a parallel printer or USB?
     
  3. Money Pit

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    it's a USB printer> Don't think it matters much, I just want to clear a conflict in "Device Manager" Thanks Dave.
     
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    i dont know if deleting the yellow question mark will solve your problem
     
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    Well, if it's a parallel printer, you'd want to delete the LPT port...since it's a USB printer, the conflict is more than likely with the USB sharing with another piece of hardware.

    Take a look at your IRQs --- start button, run, then type msinfo32 and press ok....go to hardware, IRQs, edit, select all, edit, copy and come back and paste if you need further assistance.

    By the way, how many yellow icons are showing?
     
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    IRQ 0 System timer OK
    IRQ 1 Standard 101/102-Key or Microsoft Natural Keyboard OK
    IRQ 2 Programmable interrupt controller OK
    IRQ 3 Communications Port (COM2) OK
    IRQ 4 Communications Port (COM1) OK
    IRQ 5 ACPI IRQ Holder for PCI IRQ Steering OK
    IRQ 5 ALi PCI to USB Open Host Controller OK
    IRQ 6 Standard Floppy Disk Controller OK
    IRQ 7 ECP Printer Port (LPT1) OK
    IRQ 8 System CMOS/real time clock OK
    IRQ 9 SCI IRQ used by ACPI bus OK
    IRQ 9 ACPI IRQ Holder for PCI IRQ Steering OK
    IRQ 9 ACPI IRQ Holder for PCI IRQ Steering OK
    IRQ 9 ALi PCI to USB Open Host Controller OK
    IRQ 9 C-Media CM8738 Audio OK
    IRQ 9 C-Media MPU-401 OK
    IRQ 10 ACPI IRQ Holder for PCI IRQ Steering OK
    IRQ 10 AOpen PCI Modem Enumerator OK
    IRQ 11 ACPI IRQ Holder for PCI IRQ Steering OK
    IRQ 11 NVIDIA RIVA TNT2 Model 64 OK
    IRQ 12 PS/2 Compatible Mouse Port OK
    IRQ 13 Numeric data processor OK
    IRQ 14 ALi M5229 PCI Bus Master IDE Controller OK
    IRQ 14 Primary IDE controller (dual fifo) OK
    IRQ 15 ALi M5229 PCI Bus Master IDE Controller OK
    IRQ 15 Secondary IDE controller (dual fifo) OK

    Only one yellow icon.
    Is this want you asked for? Thanks Dave.
     
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    I guess one question that I haven't asked.....is everything working? Printer, sound?

    What device shows the yellow exclamation mark? And what does it say the problem is? You initially said your printer, but you didn't know which icon it would be, so I guess that is why I'm asking.....you don't have any spare IRQs to move things to unless you disable com 1 or com 2.......do you have anything running through those ports?
     
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    Printer is hooked up but no functioning properly. I have one yellow?! in device manager called: Lexmarkx83 Scan\Print\Copy. I need to clear this conflict. How do I do it? Thanks Dave.
     
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    Try deleting it completely, reboot and see if windows finds it again. You'll more than likely need the driver disk that came with it.

    Has it ever worked with this configuration?
     
  10. Money Pit

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    Always did work fine. Just did a reformat and it messed up when I reinstalled it.
     
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    Ah, ok, now I understand.....the reformat moved your IRQs around and that's why it's not working. That is why I asked you if the sound was working......I've never successfully had sound and USB on the same IRQs and had everything be happy.

    Are you using the com 1 and com 2? If not, you are going to need to disable them either in your bios setup (and if that doesn't fix the problem and things don't shift around) you'll need to place a check mark in the box that says 'disable in this hardware profile' in the device manager area for them.

    Also, if you're not using the LPT port, that is an option too.......

    Now, if you'd only said that earlier........... ;)
     
  12. Money Pit

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    Thanks. I've resolved the issue by deleting the conflict in Device Manager, hitting refresh, clicking on advanced and selecting Browse. After inserting the program driver CD, Windows located the drivers. Conflict resolved Thanks Dave.
     
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