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Error thats driving me crazy....please help!


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dub3325

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Hi everyone,

Heres my problem:

This Device Cannot Start: Code 10


I thought my HD crapped out a week ago, but realized all it needed was a memory and bios reset. After I did that....my two video cards (1 agp, 1 pci), now have error messages next to them in my device manager. I have tried everything on this thread http://www.hauppauge...hread.php?t=123 and have had no luck. Including unplugging and plugging in the card.

I can manually disable and enable the video cards and they will then function. However, when I restart my computer, they crap out once again. I am thinking that it could be one of my bios options. If anyone could help, that would be wonderful.
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if you completely uninstall one of the cards (let's say the pci one) through device manager...then physically remove it from the machine...on reboot does the agp card work without having to monkey with it? does it still have the error 10?
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Hi dsenette,

Thanks for the quick reply.

I just tried that, and the agp card is still a no go. I tried messing with the PCI registry settings, and that solves the problem temporarily. But it always seems to jump back to error once I reboot.
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what if you do the same process as above...but instead of removing the pci card you remove the agp card (after completely uninstalling it which may require getting drivercleaner pro and removing all of the agp card's drivers) and leave the pci card in
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I just tried that dsen....still no go......do you think it has something to do with my bios settings?
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it's possible...i was hoping that it was a conflict between the cards...

you've got the most current driver's for both video cards right? why do you have two?
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Code 10 is usually one of two things:

1) wrong driver.
2) system is basically out of room for any more cards. Go into BIOS and switch off stuff you don't use - things like serial ports, parallel ports, etc to free them up.

Alternatively, try this on the device that doesn't start:
http://www.socketcom...ote_Error10.htm
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I have two cards because I use 2 monitors for work. I downloaded both drivers specifically to each vid card so i'm 99% sure they are the right drivers.

Thanks neil. I'll give that a go right now.
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doesnt seem to be working......I never had any troubles with the default bios settings before, but now its just being a pain in my butt.

Another thing that is happening....is that my pci card loads before my agp card. Which is weird even though I set agp to priority....

/scream!!!! Wish I knew more about bios settings

Edited by dub3325, 30 May 2006 - 04:40 PM.

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