New hardware is detected every time

  Robert-328012 21:46 15 Oct 2003

When I switch on my computer using XP Pro new hardware is detecting requiring rebooting before normal operation. The battery seems OK - are there some settings to be changed?
Thanks in anticipation of your help.

  woodchip 21:50 15 Oct 2003

have a look in device manager to see if you have two of the same item, if you have remove both and reboot you should then only have one and hopefully removed the problem. One may have a yellow mark this will indicate the offending hardware

  VoG II 21:52 15 Oct 2003

Have you tried following all the prompts to install the "new" hardware?

  darran_p 20:07 16 Oct 2003

I had this problem several months ago when I installed a new DVD ROM drive. The new hardware wizard appeared at startup every single time and only formatting my hard drive has solved the problem.

This is probably not the best advice but it solved the problem for me. Hope you find an easier way to solve the problem than this.

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