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Problems with PCI Host Bridge

by sprite6 / August 19, 2010 6:23 PM PDT

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I would appreciate some help please,
My Sony Vaio laptop is totally 'screwed up' since installing Service Pack 3.
I seem to have a variety of problems which have manifested themselves since 'upgrading' to SP3! grrr, why isn't life simple!!
I get three messages on startup, the first is about not finding a pointer, the next two are about PCI Bridge as follows;

PCI Host Bridge
cannot install hardware
Access denied
PCI to PCI Bridge
cannot install hardware
Access denied

The other thing is that now when various windows are open, scrolling is all wrong insofar that scrolling does not move up & down smoothly it 'rolls' - sorry about this this explanation but it is difficult to explain.

Finally, my standby/hibernate button option at shut down is greyed out and not available.

What a mess!! I feel like trying to get back to SP2.



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Re: back to SP2
by Kees Bakker / August 19, 2010 6:27 PM PDT

That's possible. Just unistall SP3 from the uninstall folder in Windows. Or use System Restore. But realize you don't get any more security updates from Microsoft. That's not good either.


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Re: back to SP2
by sprite6 / August 21, 2010 1:44 AM PDT
In reply to: Re: back to SP2

Yes, I understand that. Hopefully my Symantec Internet Security will take care of that side of things.



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