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Solved: 'Found New Hardware' bootup issue

Q: Solved: 'Found New Hardware' bootup issue

I installed a Pioneer DVD R/RW into a Dell XP pro machine. Before connecting the cables I downloaded the drivers from the Pioneer website because there was no disc available. I shut down, connected cables, rebooted, went through the found new hardware prompts. The auto driver installer was unable to see the drivers I downloaded. There was an UPGDVD.exe file that accessed DOS and updated the drivers that way. The device works fine.

The problem is that I still get a "new hardware found" popup upon start up and following the instructions w/ automatically searching or looking in a specific place is unsuccessful. The device still works fine after canceling the pop up. It is just annoying and I would like to remedy it.

Device manager sees the DVD burner and says it is working properly.

Suggestions?? Thank you in advance.

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I'm a newbie & I don't know which forum to go to, sorry if I'm in the wrong one. I've loaded winxp on my system & before I could finish protecting it, norton's & spyware programs, a virus or something got on my drives (got 2) and now every time I bootup I get "found new hardware" & it finds both my disk drives & my cd drives as well as some that have symbols & numbers in them. I've seen this before on my neighbors pc & they had to format & start over, that fixed theirs. I don't want to format my d drive because of all the data on it. I have a backup, but not a current one. besides its a lot of work to restore it. has anyone seen this problem & how do I fix it!!!!!

Puterdude
 

A:on every bootup I get found new hardware

use your existing protection to attemp to rid your computer of the malicious code. you may have to download one or more removal tools (security.symantec.com). which particular protective softwares do you have already? make sure they are both upo-to date before going after the viruses.
 

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Happened about 20 seconds after logging in, no idea why, maybe it was something i downloaded? Ive run malwarebytes, MSSE, all clear

can someone help identify the problem?

Thanks in advance, you guys are lifesavers!

A:BSOD After bootup. No new hardware - Driver issue?

What about the network adapter issue? You did not responded there. I think you should have marked that one as solved before starting a new discussion.
Seemingly random BSOD - PFN list corrupt

This time it is a display issue. And the display driver is the latest, 340.52 WHQL.

Stress test the Graphics Card using Furmark.
Video Card - Stress Test with Furmark
Take the 15 minutes benchmark test.

Check if the Power Supply Unit (PSU) supplying adequate power to the computer or not.
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Also let us know the wattage of the PSU.

Is the computer hot? Report us the heat of the computer after a couple of hours of your normal usage. Upload a screenshot of the summery tab of Speccy. Alternatively, you can publish a Speccy snapshot too: Speccy - Publish Snapshot of your System Specs .

Let us know the results.
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Code:
BugCheck 116, {fffffa800b6b3010, fffff8800f5c193c, 0, 2}

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for nvlddmkm.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for nvlddmkm.sys
Probably caused by : nvlddmkm.sys ( nvlddmkm+15393c )

Followup: MachineOwner
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2: kd> !analyze -v
*******************************************************************************
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
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VIDEO_TDR_FAILURE (116)
Attempt to reset the display driver and recover from timeout failed.
Arguments:
Arg1: fffffa800b6b3010, Optional pointer to internal TDR recovery context (TDR_RECOVERY_CONTEXT).
Arg2: fffff8800f5c193c, The pointer into responsible device driver module (e.g. owner tag).
Arg3: 0000000000000000, Optional error code (NTSTATUS) of the last failed operation.
Arg4: 0000000000000002, Optional internal context dependent data.

Debugging Details:
------------------
FAULTING_IP:
nvlddmkm+15393c
fffff880`0f5c193c 48ff256d6d7200 jmp qword ptr [nvlddmkm+0x87a6b0 (fffff880`0fce86b0)]

DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID: GRAPHICS_DRIVER_TDR_FAULT

CUSTOMER_CRASH_COUNT: 1

BUGCHECK_STR: 0x116

PROCESS_NAME: System

CURRENT_IRQL: 0

ANALYSIS_VERSION: 6.3.9600.16384 (debuggers(dbg).130821-1623) amd64fre

STACK_TEXT:
fffff880`029c71c8 fffff880`10159134 : 00000000`00000116 fffffa80`0b6b3010 fffff880`0f5c193c 00000000`00000000 : nt!KeBugCheckEx
fffff880`029c71d0 fffff880`10158e3e : fffff880`0f5c193c fffffa80`0b6b3010 fffffa80`0b60fa60 fffffa80`0a4c8410 : dxgkrnl!TdrBugcheckOnTimeout+0xec
fffff880`029c7210 fffff880`0f40ff13 : fffffa80`0b6b3010 00000000`00000000 fffffa80`0b60fa60 fffffa80`0a4c8410 : dxgkrnl!TdrIsRecoveryRequired+0x1a2
fffff880`029c7240 fffff880`0f43ded6 : fffffa80`ffffffff 00000000`0000523b fffff880`029c7390 00000000`00000005 : dxgmms1!VidSchiReportHwHang+0x40b
fffff880`029c7320 fffff880`0f423ce9 : fffffa80`0a4ea000 ffffffff`feced300 00000000`00000005 fffff880`0f55852a : dxgmms1!VidSchWaitForCompletionEvent+0x196
fffff880`029c7360 fffff880`0f426be7 : 00000000`00000001 00000000`00000000 fffffa80`0b606010 fffff8a0`09e05250 : dxgmms1!VIDMM_GLOBAL::xWaitForAllEngines+0x1e9
fffff880`029c7460 fffff880`0f4252d8 : fffff8a0`09e05250 00000000`00000000 fffffa80`0a4ea000 00000004`00000005 : dxgmms1!VIDMM_GLOBAL::SetupForBuildPagingBuffer+0xd7
fffff880`029c74a0 fffff880`0f42522e : 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000001 fffffa80`0a4ea000 fffff880`0f423b56 : dxgmms1!VIDMM_GLOBAL::UnmapVideoApertureSegmentInternal+0x34
fffff880`029c7630 fffff880`0f42e77e : fffffa80`0a2cb930 00000000`00000001 00000000`00000001 00000000`00000000 : dxgmms1!VIDMM_GLOBAL::UnmapVideoApertureSegment+0x13e
fffff880`029c76a0 fffff880`0f42e527 : fffff8a0`09e05250 00000000`00001000 fffffa80`0a2cb930 fffff8a0`09e05250 : dxgmms1!VIDMM_APERTURE_SEGMENT::UnmapApertureRange+0x7a
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A:Solved: SATA DVD not found after hardware installation

I tried the dvd in SATA port 4 and it worked fine. Don't know why port 3 woudn't work, but it really dosen't matter at this point.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-sata-dvd-not-found-after-hardware-installation.836879/
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A:Solved: new found hardware wizard keeps opening at start up

Did you try going to Device Manager and checking for the device with a yellow exclamation point. If so, highlight the device, select properties, disable device. this should stop the search for drivers.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-new-found-hardware-wizard-keeps-opening-at-start-up.793900/
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A:Solved: Possible hardware issue

It may very well be a virus but you won't be able to tell if you can't boot up in safe mode and perform a virus can. Have you tried that yet?

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That's about as much help as I can give you with the limited information you provided.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-possible-hardware-issue.790219/
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A:Bootup issues with hardware

sorry for double post:

i have a:

P2 333mhz
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/bootup-issues-with-hardware.169632/
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Hi Sublime and welcome to TSF !

Have you tried safe mode or last known good configuration ? Repeatedly press F8 while windows starts.

If safe mode doesn't work with the dedicated video card then unplug the radeon 9550, reset the CMOS, enter the BIOS to check that the video is set to use the onboard GPU and try to get within Windows in safe mode with the onboard video.

Enter the BIOS at startup and tell us about the temps, fan speeds and voltages you'll see in the hardware monitor or pc health status screen (if there's such a screen).

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A:Solved: Crossfire hardware issue

You can, but the Palit will work as a 512 MB card. There could also be compatibility issues, so I'd recommend getting another Asus.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-crossfire-hardware-issue.842794/
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Verify that, in the C:\Windows\inf folder, the usbprint.inf and usbprint.PNF exist and have their full .inf and .pnf extensions.

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A:[SOLVED] Win7x64HomePrem BSODs, hardware issue?

Hi and welcome to TSF run memtest86+,run chkdsk,and sfc /scannow can you please follow the instructions here http://www.techsupportforum.com/1871981-post2.html and attach the info to your next post it will give someone here a chance to run things through a debug and start to track down your other issues

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A:How do I randomize all hardware serial numbers each bootup?

Why?

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/how-do-i-randomize-all-hardware-serial-numbers-each-bootup.829226/
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Office does not add any Drive letters when you install it. If you want to map a different drive or partition to save your Office Files to, you have to do this manually.
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Hi -

What was the info on the BSOD (Blue Screen)?

Look for something like -

STOP 0x0000008e (0xc0000005, ......)

There may be a driver name below it like abcdef.sys

I don't understand why you would purchase an identical copy or Windows 7 Pro OEM.

The reason for c: = "system reserved" when trying to access it during installation from the x: drive -- x: = RAMDISK used to load Windows into RAM during installation; c: is the system reserved partition created by Windows, which then loses its drive letter and becomes hidden leaving c: available for the OS drive letter.

Wiping the HDD and fresh install is really the best option here.

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Regards. . .

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Stormy
 

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checked BIOS for 'memory remap' option, which is unavailable.

updated the BIOS.

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Anyone have any suggestions.
 

A:Solved: Memory Issue in new build relating to 'reserved for hardware'

Only about 3.25 GB RAM is usable on a computer with a 32-bit OS. The solution to your problem is a 64-bit OS.
 

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A:"Hard Drive Was Not Found" on bootup.

FWIW: Black Screen (fixmbr) - http://support.microsoft.com/?scid=kb;en-us;314503 I'd run the fixmbr command from the XP Recovery Console, as a first step.Then...I would run the chkdsk /r command on that boot partition/drive, since it seems that you have some drive problems.Louis

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The repair installation won't lose your applications or files if done properly. That's the first thing I'd try. Note that you'll have to reinstall all the service packs and patches that were applied to the original installation.
 

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Does anybody know what's going on?
 

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Hi, Karen.

You said in your post that you get as far as the Windows logo. If you're seeing that, your computer is definitely seeing your hard drive (using a "normal" IDE drive, you should not have to press F6 to load a driver during the Windows installaion). Your problem lies elsewhere.

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I have had a lot of problems with these Realtek NIC's. Make sure you have the latest drivers for the NIC. Many times it fixes these issues.

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A:Solved: "Hardware manager found an error..." during boot

Thats probably the error, its likely detecting that the power supply fan is not working. Check to see if it came unplugged (its probably plugged into the motherboard, or should be, to enable it to be monitored).
 

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A:Bootup Issue

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A:Having a Bootup Issue

hello ,

did you try this

do you have a Windows Xp cd, not the restore cd's that come with some systems, the cd will have the Windows logo & 3D hollowgram/image on it

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http://www.helpwithwindows.com/Windo...p2-bootcd.html

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A:Serious Issue on Bootup

Do you have more then one Hard Drive on the computer? It looks like you have 1 SATA HDD that is your boot drive, and then the computer is hanging on the 3rd Master and Slave IDE drives, either another IDE Hard Drive or one of your CD rom drives that is either not plugged in correctly or has failed. In the Bios setup, go into the Standard CMOS setup and see that your boot drive is being recognized (it should be either Drive 0 or Primary Master) and what if anything is listed for 3rd Master and Slave slot. Your PSU might also be failing. In the Bios go to PC Health and post the Voltages, Temperatures and Fan Speeds. If you think you need to reinstall Windows, go to the Boot order in the Bios and make CD rom drive the first boot device.

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A:Have issue with bootup for XP

You may have accidently disconnect the IDE cable for the floppy drive or jogged the power cable. You have two choices 1. you can reseat the IDE cable and power cord to the floppy drive or 2. you can go into BIOS and disable you floppy drive. You can access your BIOS by pressing any one of these keys f1, f2, ESC, or del. I would start with f1 first.

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A:Bootup issue - help

Solid connection. Always a good idea
 

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A:possible hardware issue...[moved from hardware]

just curious how is this an win XP issue when I am not even getting to the point of installing?

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/possible-hardware-issue-moved-from-hardware-177370.html
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A:Vista bootup issue

Hi Welcome to TSG!!
Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop. alternate download link 1 alternate download link 2
Make sure you are connected to the Internet.
Double-click on Download_mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:
Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware

Then click Finish.
MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan. If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself. Press the OK button to close that box and continue. If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.
On the Scanner tab:
Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.
Then click on the Scan button.

If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the Start Scan button.
The scan will begin and "Scan in progress" will show at the top. It may take some time to complete so please be patient.
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Click OK to close the message box and continue with the removal process.
Back at the main Scanner screen, click on the Show Results button to see a list of any malware that was found.
Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/vista-bootup-issue.726457/
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A:Weird bootup issue...

nope - and I'm gonna catch hell for posting this, but I already have discussed my objections to having PATA and SATA in the same system. I won't say anymore. See my other threads regarding this. I'm sure another firestorm will ensue.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/weird-bootup-issue.70053/
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Maybe you just need to manage startup programs and icons.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/460291/win7-bootup-issue/
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Hello sparker and welcome to Seven Forums.

I'm guessing if the battery has enough power to boot into Safe Mode, it should have enough power to do a normal boot. It sounds like something might have damaged or corrupted the Master Boot Record. One of the Forum experts prepared this troubleshooting tutorial that might help. It's time consuming but it has helped many solve their boot problems:

Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/276092-windows-7-bootup-issue.html
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A:Issue on bootup.. very strange.

Your PFN List is invalid, this thing is called a Page Frame Database which by itself is one big one-dimensional array. And about MEMORY_MANAGEMENT:

 
 
The "0X0000001A" error also known as the Memory_Management error occurs when the system memory malfunctions. Every system has at least two memory banks and the memory is installed on it. If the problem is in one of them then the total system memory decreases and the operating system gives you the blue screen error of Memory_Management.
 
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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/594597/issue-on-bootup-very-strange/
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A:Strange bootup issue

Hi, have you tried listening out for any bleeps to indicate a hardware issue?

the error beeps are explained here
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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/strange-bootup-issue-679314.html
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/bootup-error-and-indexer-issue.801013/
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I have the exact same issue with my Presario 900.

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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/compaq-presario-900-bootup-issue.141683/
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A:Network/internet issue after bootup

  
Quote: Originally Posted by salefin


Hi,

I'm having issues with my network / internet connection after bootup i.e. I have no internet connection after starting computer.
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What could cause this issues and where I should start looking solution?

Thank you very much in advance.

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Any chance we could get your system specs and network setup?
Ken J

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/131489-network-internet-issue-after-bootup.html
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Sorry to say mate - but that's simply impossible.
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A:Windows 2000 Bootup Issue

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-2000-bootup-issue.263517/
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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/lingering-bootup-issue-after-virus-cleaning.184334/
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Did you finish the updating process, and the 15-20 boot time is for regular start of Windows, or are you still stuck in the update cycle?

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Further information on this problem:

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/new-hardware-found-w2k.66890/
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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/found-new-hardware-133092.html
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I keep getting new hardware found baloons popping up.
I have not insstlled anything new

I received them for Generic Mouse, Volume, and Disk

What is causing this ?

A:new hardware found

Hi and Welcome to TSF

Any yellow question marks or exclamation points in the Device Manager? If so, could you list them?

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/new-hardware-found-110985.html
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Everytime I start up the PC, (new hardware found window) shows up. I cannot seem to get rid of it..Any help will be greatly appreciated.
Thanks ED
 

A:Found New Hardware

Check in Device Manager and see if there are any yellow question marks or exclamation points next to any of the devices.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/found-new-hardware.22006/
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Everytime I boot up my WIN XP PRO, I get a message "New Hardware Found" .... but I dont have any new hardware.... then I go into device manager and everything is fine ... no yellow marks.. no notices of any new hardware... etc....

Its annoying.... how do I resolve this?
 

A:New Hardware Found

You never get an indication of what device is being recognized as new?

I have seen HP all-on-one printers cause something similar at times. Check your Startup folder in the Start menu and delete any install shortcuts there. And/or you could go to the Configuraion utility (Start --> Run --> msconfig) and check for the same thing there.

If that doesn't seem to do it, check your Windows Log files by:
1. Click Start
2. RIGHT Click the My Computer icon
3. Click Manage
4. Look in the log files under the time stamp of your last bootup and see if anything is indicated there.

Good luck.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/new-hardware-found.696709/
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every time i boot up windows 98se reports new hardware found(unknown device),obviously i cant install a driver for an unknown device,it says that again after i press cancell then when i press cancell it says found new hardware pci card.
I reinstalled EVERY driver i had video,modem,lan,sound,sidewinder,even the disc that came with my moniter.
In device manager i have 3 yellow question marks in the"other devices" category,2 are for the unknown device and one for the pci card.
any ideas/
i have an amd athlon 1400 with 256 ddr ram,radeon 64 ddr video,onboard sound.
thanks in advance
Tony