XP needs usb hub unplugging before it starts

  Ixtana`ran 22:27 04 Aug 04

When starting XP Pro i need to unplug usb hub before it will start otherwise it stops on the black screen between XP logo and log on user screen,checked for probs in admin tools said it was 2 processes trying to use same resource thingy?.update bios it instructed, done that no joy.aso could be device driver does give any clues how to sort it though?.Any ideas out there.THANKS

  Night Ryder 22:30 04 Aug 04

One of the PC's I use at work does this. Refuses to boot when I have a USB stick atached. I have to boot first then plug in the USB device which is then recognised by windows and all is OK.

  Ixtana`ran 10:07 06 Aug 04

Turned off unused onboard serial,parallel ports now starts ok

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