Boot up problem after installing pci modem or netw

  madmike036 18:39 22 Sep 07

When i install my modem or network card my pc turns on, the hd light does not blink nor can i hear the hd
and my pc does not boot up it works fine with neither of them installed i want to use the modem to sen faxes

set up
win xp Home ed

  STREETWORK 19:03 22 Sep 07

First thing to do is to remove the card/modem and reboot. Does this clear the problem? If so then reinstall the drivers for the card and modem, shut down the PC, replace the card/modem and reboot. If the PC boot OK then problem solved.

The other thing to check is that you have not pulled out any plugs in the case or loosened anything.

  madmike03 14:27 23 Sep 07

Ive tried that the pc will not boot up with modem hardware installed or with a network card installed i put in another pci device and it sarts fine please help

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