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<a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NTLDR" target="_blank">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NTLDR</a><br><div style="margin:20px;margin-top:5px;">
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<div>Originally Posted by <strong>Wikipedia</strong></div>
<div style="font-style:italic;">"/pcilock — Let the BIOS assign device addresses instead of Windows"</div>
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<a href="http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000492.htm" target="_blank">http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000492.htm</a><br><div style="margin:20px;margin-top:5px;">
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<div>Originally Posted by <strong>ComputerHope</strong></div>
<div style="font-style:italic;">/pcilock: Prevents the operating system from automatically assigning IO/IRQ resources to PCI devices.</div>
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Basically it just lets the BIOS control PCI devices instead of the OS, Windows XP.
 
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