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Pc monitor refuse to start and freeze suddently

by IslandTripico / May 4, 2009 1:23 PM PDT

Greetings to all, I'm new here, and this is my questions, I found out there is some problem with my PC, and it happen since the first day I bought my PC in 2000, and here are the two problems:
1) After I shut down my computer and want to restart it right away, it just refuse to start, and the screen of my monitor has a message read like this "No Signal". I always need to wait for a while to get my Pc running again.
2) My monitor screen suddenly freeze up quite often on these day, I wonder maybe it is due to the Internet optimizing software programmed ?Internet Turbo 2003? I just install from CNET.

I check through my system event viewer and the below two messages is what I usually get:

1) AMLI: ACPI BIOS is attempting to read from an illegal IO port address (0xcfc), which lies in the 0xcf8 - 0xcff protected address range. This could lead to system instability.

2) The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load:

Below is my system information, I know it is kind of old so guys please don't laugh at me,

WinXP home edition 2002 SP3
AMD Duron(tm) Processor
801 Mhz, 384MB of Ram

Thanks for the help guys. By the way, I'm from Malaysia

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Hey, we had a Duron 800MHz in the house.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 4, 2009 9:05 PM PDT

It needed this YEARLY ->

But let's comment on "1) AMLI: ACPI BIOS is attempting to read from an illegal IO port address (0xcfc), which lies in the 0xcf8 - 0xcff protected address range. This could lead to system instability."

This means the maker needs to give you a BIOS update. Without that you may experience lockups and random hangs in Windows XP.

In closing, our old Duron came with Windows ME. Because there was no BIOS update this machine could not reliably run XP. It's now running Windows 2000 and Linux. Yours might be like ours where there was never a fix issued.

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Thanks for your help
by IslandTripico / May 4, 2009 11:34 PM PDT


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