Pc stucks at detecting ide drives

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Hello,

my computer alwayz stucks at detecting ide drives ......

it normally used to remove my hd connection and put it back and some times used to strt

but now i cannot start even by that method..

plzz help me !!

thanks in advance



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Just to clarify: Are you saying when you start your PC up after the BIOS splash screen your system has a delay detecting IDE devices?

If this is the case it may be worth trying to boot your system with just the hard disk attached (Remove connection for CD / DVD Drive etc).
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i tried this but it wont pass ' detecting ide drives... ' in the start itself !!
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Have you tried replacing the IDE cable for your hard disk drive?
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by repalcing you mean purchasing a new ide cable?
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It's a cheap suggestion. Have you tried starting your PC up with just your keyboard, mouse, VGA, and power attached?
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i even started it using only the powwer supply and vga
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