AOA Forums AOA Forums AOA Forums Folding For Team 45 AOA Files Home Front Page Become an AOA Subscriber! UserCP Calendar Memberlist FAQ Search Forum Home

Go Back   AOA Forums > Hardware > General Hardware Discussion

General Hardware Discussion Hard drives, CD, DVD Monitors, All hardware questions not better served by our other Topics

LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 19th February, 2003, 10:59 AM
gdeman's Avatar
Join Date: January 2003
Posts: 37

dumb, ignorant, stupid question!!

hey guys i gotta reall dummy of a question for ya see if you cvan help. I got irq sharing with my USB controllers in my device manager. I dont have any usb devices that im aware of both my mouse and keyboard are ps2. anyway apparently these controllers are using bandwidth also that i wasnt aware of, with no USB devices should it be safe to go ahead and disable these in the device manager? i know i know its kinda moronic but id like to disable these if im sure no adverse things will happen to my performance or PC!!
thanks G>.
EpOx 8rda+
AMD XP 2400+
visiontek gforce 4 ti 4200 128
IBM deskstar ata133 60gig
TDK velociraptor cdrw 52x
antec 450 psu
thermaltake V7+
2x256 corsair pc 2700cas2 XMS 7,3,3,3
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 19th February, 2003, 03:38 PM
cloasters's Avatar
Asst. BBS Administrator
Join Date: September 2001
Location: Location, Location
Posts: 21,956

This isn't a dumb question! I think it's safe to disable your USB devices. I suggest that you disable your USB capability in BIOS first. If they show up in Device Manager after switching them off in BIOS, remove them.
When the world will be better.
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!
Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
dumb question dolanenwindrift ThunderRd's AOA FOLDING@HOME Team 14 19th March, 2005 10:17 PM
Ignorant question. Again. Ascii? cloasters Programming and Assembly Language 5 25th March, 2003 11:08 PM
Dumb Bios Question hocusfocus EPoX MotherBoards 3 20th March, 2003 04:17 AM
Dumb Question For EPoX Tech kimnjim EPoX MotherBoards 4 5th December, 2002 01:13 AM
Dumb Question Thundr7 EPoX MotherBoards 10 15th August, 2002 08:29 AM

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 10:57 PM.

Copyright ©2001 - 2010, AOA Forums
Don't Click Here Don't Click Here Either

Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.3.0