I'm running XP pro I have had trouble for some time with it locking up while running various apps. It freezes everything so I can't even call up task mgr. The most recent error from event viewer is
acpi AMLI: ACPI BIOS is attempting to read from an illegal IO port address (0x71), which lies in the 0x70 - 0x71 protected address range. This could lead to system instability. Please contact your system vendor for technical assistance.
I show my SB Live and ATI TV card sharing irq 3 and pulling up device manager ..properties for the capture card reboots the machine. SB Live won't allow resource changes and irq 5 is not being used.
Oh..damn as I go on I'm seeing so many possible responses that I hate to even ask. Can I set the PCI slot in my BIOS? Is this a case of a device that just wont work with the NT systems HAL? I may format the primary and start fresh since it's been 3 years on 98 but oh what a pain.