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Device Manager: !Hard Disk Controllers Problem

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Dano2, Dec 18, 2000.

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  1. Dano2

    Dano2 Thread Starter

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    Under Device manager I have a ! under the Hard Disk Controllers....It reads as follows

    !Primary IDE controller (single fifo)
    Standard Dual PCI/IDE controller
    !Standard IDE/ESDI Hard Disk Controller

    *So I have a explanation mark next to the first and third one...

    My sytyem is a Pentium 133/16-ram and a 1/2 Gig HD running win-95

    Any help would be great, thanks....

     
  2. LarryCore

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    <BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by LarryCore:
    Lots of possible causes.

    Most common is a virus. Have you scanned lately?

    Also, check the NOIDE tip here:
    http://www.helponthe.net/tsgbb/Archives/Archive-000002/HTML/19990710-9-000032.html
    <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

    I havent scanned for a virus lately, but I did put in a used
    HDD from a friend, that had scanned for viruses and found the
    drive to be fine...I also used it
    on the machine I took it from and
    it was ok as far as I can tell, and it works fine besides the !next to the line....
     
  4. LarryCore

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    <BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by LarryCore:
    So, did you check for the NOIDE registry entry?

    <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

    It mentions something about if you have a Matsu****a Cd you might have the wrong driver...well I have a Matsu****a CR-583-C, do you think this could be part of my problem and if so do you know where I could get the right driver for it? I am not having luck finding it...
    Thanks

     
  6. LarryCore

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    That would not make the IDE controller go out, that would just affect the CDROM.

    I take it you looked for, and didn't find, the NOIDE entry, then?

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