Network Adapter and MotherBoard conflict

Now, that I resolved the problem of the Video Card, I have problems with the Network adapter. I think is a problem of the Abit BX6 Motherboard with the generic network adapter or it has to be with the USB support (because the problem appears just after I installed the USB support).
The question is: What network adapter will work fine with the Abit BX MotherBoard ? ? ?
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mixelogjConnect With a Mentor Commented:
If you do not the usb support i suggest you disable it from the bios . The USB controller uses ( in most motherboards ) IRQ 11 . Many network adapters also use this irq . If you do not need the usb controller disable for the sake of your system ( saving resources ) . If you need it do the following :
1). Go to the system properties ( left click on the my computer icon ) .
2). Go to the device manager tab .
3). Go to network adapters ( hardware category )
4). double click on your network adapter , this should lead you to it's properties .
5). Go to the tab that says resources
6). If the automatic settings box is checked , uncheck it .
7). Look what is conficting . It must be the irq and maybe the dma .
8). click once at the irq and then click change setting
9). Try and find an irq that doesn't confict , you system must have one . You can see if it conficting or not by looking at the bottom of the window ,  the box that says on top of it : conficting device list . Try and find an irq that says no conficts .
10). The irq problem must be solved now , if the dma is also conficting repeat the steps for the dma also ( what you did for the irq ) . You will know if the dma is conficting by looking at the box that says : conficting device list without pressing the change setting button ( on the resource tab , where the used recourses are listed ) .
11). press ok and restart your computer , ignore any warning messages .

 Please come back to us with the results .


p.s. If you network adapter is configured by jumpers then see which irq is free by double clicking on the computer icon on the device manager of system properties . now that you know which irq and dma is free change the jumpers accordingly .
you may be having an interrupt conflict.. if I'm not mistaken, USB requires an interrupt..
A NIC card DEFINATELY requires an interrupt

Is this an isa card or pci netcard and what interupt is the nic card using.
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Is it a soft-set or jumper-configurable card?

It has nothing to do with your motherboard . It cooperates fine , this confict could happen to any motherboard .
juanrAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the ample answer Mixelogj, but I tried that many times and the computer hanged up. I don't know how the system assigned the IRQ 11 for the adapter and there was not way to change it because the system always hanged up. So I started to play with the BIOS, exactly with the "IRQ DMA assigned to PCI/ISA PnP" option. Then I set it to Manual and I assigned IRQs, I tried like 10 combinations, and nothing happened. So I set it again in Auto and BINGO ! ! ! the system assigned IRQ 10 to the network adapter, but it assigned IRQ 9 to the sound card and it didn't sound. Later I changed the resources of the sound card manually in Windows 95 and the problem was resolved.
Thank goodness, because I was going to buy a 3com Network adapter thinking that the network adapter was the problem...
I don't know if Windows98 is going to make the assignments of the IRQ and DMA easier.....I hope so......
Thanks anyway...........

if you changes the irq and dma by jumper then windows 98 won't help at all . anyway , i'm glad was of any use .
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