Problem after disabling ACPI function

  [DELETED] 11:04 17 Dec 2003
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I have had problems with my PC freezing and shutting down and had tried everything under the sun to resolve the problem, so I disabled the ACPI setting in the BIOS (to see if this would make any difference)and booted up the PC. Now its not recognising any of the PCI cards or USB. Just loads up as plain win98se. Even after setting ACPI to enabled and booting again. Any ideas? (mobo is Jetway 663AS Ultra)

  [DELETED] 11:38 17 Dec 2003

RE-install Windows if I was you!!

You esentially disbaled the advanced power management settings in Windows.

  [DELETED] 11:46 17 Dec 2003

I think you are supposed to turn theses off without an OS installed,and i think the only way to get them back is to reinstall,not sure tho.


Regards

  [DELETED] 11:50 17 Dec 2003

Looks like I'll have to re-install windows then. What a pain!

  Big Elf 11:51 17 Dec 2003

This is just a stab in the dark. Make a note of your BIOS settings then remove the motherboard battery and setup the BIOS again.

  [DELETED] 12:05 18 Dec 2003

I cannot format my hard drive either. when going into DOS and typing FORMAT C at the c prompt it says its the wrong parameter. Has DOS gone from my system?

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