"Orthogonal" <Orthogonal@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> I've had Window's Vista Ultimate 64-bit for about a year now and things
> been fine so far. However, today, none of my IDE drives are detected in
> Vista. Neither the CD/DVD Rom or IDE Hard Drive are detected. They have
> disappeared. They do not show up in the Device Manager or anywhere else. I
> have Window's XP Pro installed as a Dual-Boot backup just in case. XP
> the drives just fine as well as the BIOS, but for some reason Vista will
> I've tried a system restore and reinstalling the motherboard driver's but
> have had no success. Any other thoughts?
Try disconnecting one of the drives and see if either is recognized. You
might want to try a different IDE cable too..
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