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LeperMessiah, Apr 4, 2008 #9 Rich-M Joined: May 3, 2006 Messages: 22,417 Download and install the newest motherboard chipset driver. The secondary FIFO| controller has no flags, is reported as working fine and the drive| works fine. all drives were> recognized in Control Panel/System/Device Manager and all drivers were> operating fine,> 3. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - (NT) Glad to point the way. Source

Terhune" wrote innews:[email protected]: > Restart in Safe Mode. It all started when I brought a CD-RW and had a hard time getting the installed, well the computer finally couldn't take the CD-RW anymore and stop booting up. Hardware Problem - Secondary IDE Controller (Dual Fifo) Discussion in 'Hardware' started by LeperMessiah, Mar 26, 2008. Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums: Talk To Other Members Notification Of Responses To Questions Favorite Forums One Click Access Keyword Search Of All Posts, And More...

I think it is being used by the SB32PnP ISA card but not sure. The registry does not contain the NoIDE value.I am 100% sure that the mobo is fine, since I have been using it till last week.Any help will be greatly appreciated RE: Alex Cavnar, aka alc6379 0 bentkey 10 12 Years Ago Cheryl, You really need to know what the bios is reporting to windows BEFORE you do any fdisking.

What do you see in Device Manager there,>> particularly in the Controllers and drives sections?>>> -----------------------------> Hi, Gary ...>> I haven't been around the group in about a year so it's too many words on an essentially dead subject Sorry.|| -------------------------------|| Back to the main issue, what we've succeeded in doing is removing all| drive recognition, even in Safe Mode.|| I removed generally, problems can and should be> fixed, rather than covered up.>> At any rate, Gary, I just noticed another thread (lotsa replies) to a> similar situation where someone asked before buying PogoSep 1, 2005, 6:50 AM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion (More info?)"Gary S.

Register now while it's still free! Thanks Reply With Quote Quick Navigation General Tech Talk and Support Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums General Forums General Tech Talk and Same problem.>> Calling Maxtor was fruitless. https://www.daniweb.com/hardware-and-software/microsoft-windows/threads/11018/secondary-ide-controller-dual-fifo No, you can't directly delete the FIFOs, but you *can* delete a certain Registry Key to accomplish the deed.

CheersClick to expand... At today's prices, another drive is the best/cheapest backup you can get, in my opinion.),4. OK, then.-- Thanks or Good Luck,There may be humor in this post, and,Naturally, you will not sue,should things get worse after this,[email protected]"pogo" wrote in messagenews:[email protected]| "PCR" wrote in| news:e#[email protected]:|| Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More...

As did the installation of Windows, with CD ROM usage. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/hardware-problem-secondary-ide-controller-dual-fifo.697330/ I hope this isn't my end. Post "Problem Devices" too, if any show up there.....snip PogoSep 2, 2005, 12:02 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion (More info?)"PCR" wrote in news:e#[email protected]:> Ach! There is always an option in there for setting everything back to factory default settings.

If it's for any other| > purpose, then you'll save lots of time and heartache if you| > reformat/reinstall instead. this contact form That only makes a duplicate and does not accomplish the objective. Glad tohear| > it. this was during the long ago court battles.

It's well within acceptable limits.Even more strangely, I added (curiosity and what did I have to lose?) the second drive which, partitioned, became D & F. Is this Setup the same as BIOS? I truly appreciate all your help! have a peek here The type of floppy is configurable and the cd drives can normally either be configured or set to Auto detect.

It was| during that collection/sifting sequence that the "Over Top" install| became apparent. So here is my problem. I do NOT recommend a reinstall very often and reseerve it as a last ditch effort to get back into a system for proper maintenance or troubleshooting.lolol, Gary ..

Very glad!| >| lolololol ...

Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Even though I still see controller flags, I do breathe a bit easier since doing the check you suggested.Anything further you can think of I should try or look at?Have a According to its Properties, the Secondary IDE Controller (Dual Fifo) has been 'dynamically disabled'. You then restart and let them be reinstalled.

I have a Gateway, PII, 300 mhz, 10gb hd, Win98SE, 128 mg or ram. Everything seems fine except for the "Secondary IDE controller (dual fifo)" problem listed in device manager. Find the entry for Secondary IDE Controller. Check This Out Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc.

Same problem.Calling Maxtor was fruitless. Click here to join today! PLEASE HELP!!! Somehow I suspect the problem is tied into, if not directly related to this drive's physical structure.I'll post any results from them I find ...Take care, Gary and thanks for your

Has anyone been changing hardware recently? Did the reinstall on your Mom's PC take care of her problems? I checked the partition info with both Fdisk and Maxtor's utility (good on both), reformatted the partitions and recloned the old drive (which I have been doing for backups for years. Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.It's easy to join and it's free.

Very glad!-- Thanks or Good Luck,There may be humor in this post, and,Naturally, you will not sue,should things get worse after this,[email protected]"PCR" wrote in messagenews:e4%[email protected]| I guess might as well What do you see in Device Manager there,> > particularly in the Controllers and drives sections?> --------------------------> Btw, Gary ... Never mind! I has me really curious,| however.|| In case you are curious ..

All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Live Scores Programming Apple Watch Beautiful Breasts Office Windows 7 Windows Server Phone Application Server Dropbox in Windows 98 OS (Entire Site) one at a time seems to always work> best)... NOT!!!>> I then extracted both ESDI-506.pdr and IOS.vxd to the proper Windows> directories and obtained and installed fresh VIA drivers (separately,> not in the same evolution ... I do have a good surge protector but not a backup like you suggested...sometimes the power does go off w/o any storms...I trhink I just need to not be on this

Also a sound blaster IDE driver is loaded and I can't seem to get this one to go away.