SP3 and stuff does change around it seems

  jack 09:16 28 Aug 2008

Prior to SP3- on boot up I always got a No disk in drive warning - It was referring to the Multi Card reader- which had no cards loaded - the warning always came up twice before settling.
A recent Windows update included SP3.
Now on Boot up the 'No Card 'warnings' no longer appear but in its place I get

[IMG]click here[/IMG]

I clear the warning and nothing further amiss happens.
So I assume means the same thing.
or does it?

  crosstrainer 09:20 28 Aug 2008

It probably is, but could be looking elsewhere.

Open up control panel > Device manager and check to see if you have any yellow exclamation marks on any entry there.

  jack 09:54 28 Aug 2008

The only yellow in System/Device man/Hardware is the Raid Controller driver- which as I don't have a 'Raid' set up or driver it's normal to see that one.

  crosstrainer 10:16 28 Aug 2008

Must be looking for those cards in the reader then...If you want to you could disable them from device manager, you wouldn't get the message but would have to re-enable to use.

It might be worth a try just to confirm that the system isn't looking for raid drivers.

  provider 2 10:44 28 Aug 2008


This any help? Looks as if there are 116 Errors listed for XP Sp3 :

click here

  jack 11:32 28 Aug 2008

Will book mark that page for reference.
As stated there is - so far -no actual problem -but being Windows every thing is fluid

  DieSse 11:38 28 Aug 2008

"on boot up I always got a No disk in drive warning"

I would have thought you would only get this if something in the startup procedures was looking for something on a card.

Check carefully what's set to run at start up time - this little tool makes it better than msconfig, and very easy to do.

click here

  jack 12:07 28 Aug 2008

A very useful item- have downloaded and installed
We shall see what happens

  DieSse 21:37 28 Aug 2008

I just came back from a client who had just developed that identical error.

Turned out to be down to HP printer software, which I had to reload!!

  jack 10:31 29 Aug 2008

Noted -though I am all Epson.

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