resource conflict?

  WaiKent 21:34 08 Jul 2003

i recently had a look at my hardware profiles and a program interrupt controller has resolved a resource conflict (code `15) which is probably why my resources are so low everytime. does anyone know how to fix this problem as a button which says hardware troubleshooter doesnt seem to work. My operating system is ME and processor 850Mhz amd athlon currently with round about 300 MB of ram installed.

  Gongoozler 21:55 08 Jul 2003

WaiKent have a look in Device manager (right click on My Computer, select "Properties", and click on the Device Manager tab). There should be a yellow exclamation mark alongside any devices with a resource conflict. Often the easiest way to resolve an IRQ conflict is to move one of the conflicting PCI cards to a different slot.

  WaiKent 10:03 09 Jul 2003

how would i know which slot is resolving the conflict?

  Gongoozler 18:21 09 Jul 2003

Your motherboard manual may show you how IRQ allocation is shared between slots. Otherwise if Device Manager shows two devices conflicting, just move one of them to a diferent available slot and see what happens. The most common conflicting devices are the modem and sound card.

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