Next reinstall question

  AlouetteIII 11:23 23 Apr 2009
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Full XP reinstall this coming weekend. Computer has a 4 x USB card plugged in to a PCI slot; should this be removed before the reinstall then plugged in afterwards to allow 'plug-and-play', or doesn't it matter?
Thanks as always.

  MAJ 11:41 23 Apr 2009

I didn't remove mine (I forgot it was there) and didn't have any problems.

  AlouetteIII 12:19 23 Apr 2009

OK, thanks MAJ. I'll leave it in.

  Graphicool1 12:31 23 Apr 2009

I agree with MAJ and you can leave your graphics card and sound card in also. but remember the only things that should be plugged into the PC is the power lead, mouse and keyboard.

  Graphicool1 12:31 23 Apr 2009

And the monitor of course

  AlouetteIII 13:01 23 Apr 2009

Thanks for the tip

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