In message <6EDB0A8F-6629-4FC2-8B85-544F2F64365E@xxxxxx> Brownman
>I will try that but as all of the drives in the machine are SATA I can't see
>how it would cure it. I will try anyway and report back.
Depending on your motherboard, the eSATA port may not be on the same
controller as your other drives.
Many modern motherboards have two or three SATA controllers, it's
entirely possible that all your installed drives are using the first,
and your eSATA port is on the second.