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Just installed a 2 port serial ata pci host card does this take over from the ide channel on the mother board will not boot up with it in take it out and it boots up fine ?


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It sounds like an IRQ conflict with one of the other devices installed on the machine. You can try to tweak your IRQs in your BIOS to see which one it's in conflict with....it'll probably take a while to get the right one.
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