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New sound card lockups up system

I installed a new Yamaha PCI PnP sound card on my system( Cyrix II MMX 233) When I first installed it and rebooted to Windows 98 there was no problem and the sound system worked good. The next time I turned the computer on, Windows would only open to the safe mode. I restarted the system again and it did start in the regular mode. I checked the Device Manager and the sound card showed a problem but it did not show a conflict with anything else. I checked the ASD and it just said there was a problem and it would not be loaded ever again. It did suggest a new driver.

I tried to load the driver from the supplied disk and one from Microsoft. As soon as the driver loads in both cases the whole system locks up. I finally removed the new card and put the old 16 bit PnP back in with no problems. Any suggestions on getting the new card to work
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wtpAuthor Commented:
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Banyan99Commented:
Try and disable pnp on the card. Wondows may not show a conflict but that what it seems to be wheither it be IRQ/DMA or I/O Address.
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wtpAuthor Commented:
I kind of thought there must be a conflict somewhere. As far as I can tell from the documention on and with the sound board,  I am not sure it is possible to disable the pnp for it. I can't find any jumpers on it so it can be set manually. I thought maybe I could find what it is conflicting with and change it if possible. But without taking items out one at a time then trying it, It might just be easier to get a new card.

Ideas?
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Banyan99Commented:
I can tell you that most sound cards use IRQ 5 and so does a second LTP port. Do you have a second port. If so just remove that and see if the sound card now works. I also had similar probelsm once with a zoltrix sound card where I had to remove everything but the video card, insert the sound card let windows detect and configure then add all other cards back. It worked fine. It seems that some sound cards are not very flexibel in what IRQ's they will use. By doing the card has alot more options.

Hope this helps,

Banyan99, MCSE,A+
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wtpAuthor Commented:
I will give it a try and see what happens. Thanks for the help
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