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McaFee ran a performance checkup.on my HP 6640c.It said my ACPI IRQ Holder for PCI IRQ Steering Device has a problem.What the hay are that talking about?
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IRQ Steering is how windows sorts out system devices that technically use the same IRQ's as others. If you have disabled ACPI in the BIOS or if you run a MoBo that requires 3rd party power management drivers this could cause the problem. McAfee's tends to be a bit paranoid at times and can find "phantom" problems, before you panic or take drastic action try getting a hold of SiSoft's Sandra, a very good perfrmonce checking tool.

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Ive tried finding SiSofts Sandra on the net with no luck.
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How do I contact SiSofts Sandra?
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http://www.sisoftware.demon.co.uk/ - the download is shareware but it should suit your needs, if not you can always register.

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