Microsoft ACPI compliant system? too many?

By oneill2004uk · 4 replies
Jul 30, 2008
  1. Been trying to solve problems with my graphics card for ages think i've finally found it :)

    in IRQs i have about 100
    "Microsoft ACPI compliant system"

    why do i need so many?

    is this a error?

    i was hoping someone would know something about these and why i have so many.

    just got me worried when the list appeared with loads of them on,

    system specs:-

    OS: Running vista ultimate 64bit & XP Home with 2 Hardrives
    Case: Coolermaster Black NVIDIA Edition Stacker 830
    Power: CM Realpower 850W Modular PSU
    CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad Extreme Edition QX6850 3.0ghz Kentsfield
    Motherbaord: Asus Extreme Sriker II 780i
    Controllers: Scythe Kama-Meter Multi Functional Controller
    Memory: Corsair 2GB DDR2 XMS2 Dominator PC2-8500C5 TwinX
    Drive: ASUS DRW-2014L1T DVD±/RW DRIVE
    Storage: 2 x Samsung SpinPoint T 160GB SATA-II
    Sound: Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeMusic 7.1 Sound Card
    Graphics: 512MB BFG Tech 8800GTS

    hope someone can help.
  2. CCT

    CCT TS Evangelist Posts: 2,653   +6

    That is not a normal thing imo.

    In Bios;

    Make sure your Advanced setting for Plug and Play OS is set to Yes.

    Then, under Power, set the ACPI APIC Support to Disabled for now.

    Boot and see what, if anything, changes.
  3. oneill2004uk

    oneill2004uk TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 17

    cheers mate :)

    right i've changed the plug and play os to yes but the other thing is enabled and its greyed out so i can't alter it :(

    did also check the IRQS again and nothing changed but then i suppose it wont without acpi being off will it?
  4. CCT

    CCT TS Evangelist Posts: 2,653   +6

  5. oneill2004uk

    oneill2004uk TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 17


    sweet thats good to know i guess :) mine looks the same as his. hehe

    now all i have to do is change my sound card slot and hope that the irq changes fingers crossed i guessed

    thanks alot
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