[mswindowsxp] Re: Windows StartUp Music.

  • From: Joe Parker <joeparker@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: mswindowsxp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 17 Jan 2004 00:14:30 -0500

Yikes! We left all that IRQ nonsense behind us with Win9x. In order to be 
Windows compliant now, all hardware and software must share IRQs nicely. WHEW!

If we can assume that _no_ sound works, then I'd say somebody bumped a wire 
or plug while messing with the floppy cable. If only the startup or system 
sounds aren't working then I dunno.

At 09:50 PM 1/16/2004, you wrote:
>It sounds like the floopy drive's IRQ is being shared with the sound card?

> > a blemish. However, I discovered this morning that my floppy
> > drive was not working and found that the connecting lead was
> > too short and not allowing a plug to seat correctly.
> > Replacing with a longer lead fixed this, but stuffed up my
> > start-music again!

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