Hardware Interupts HELP!!!!

Posted on 2006-05-24
Last Modified: 2010-04-13
I have a windows 2000 machine that is being seriously slowed down by hardware interupts. I have tried to use the sysinternals software to determine what it could be to no avail. Please Help!!
Question by:mwhodges
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    Expert Comment

    Server or Desktop?  Clean, fresh install?  Have you tried default BIOS settings?  Updated the BIOS prior to clean install?

    Author Comment

    Its a server. I am trying a repair right now on the server.  I have not tried the default bios setting.
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    Expert Comment

    How did you narrow the problem down to hardware interrupts?
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    Accepted Solution

    Unplug any unnecessary external devices. Re-seat the rest (keyboard etc.)

    Re-seat the hard drive cables.

    Author Comment

    I used the sysinternals application to drill down to the message about the Hardware interrupts. I disconnected everything internally and it hasn't  helped.  Is there anyway I could see what it is that would be causing this issue?

    Author Comment

    This all started after we had a stutter in our electricity Tuesday afternoon. Up until then it was working fine.

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