right well , 2 days ago while playin a game nd swapping between that nd 2 other program my pc froze twice and the crashed completely , i restarted it and it got stuck on the xp loadin screeny thing . so i turned it off nd left it for an hour or so ......... turned it bac on and started it in safe mode , ran a defag.... 5hrs later it finish... then a virus scan ... nothin wrong there . off goes the pc , bac on . the xp load screen took about 50 times for the blue dots 2 go accross before it decided 2 continue . ive run a ram check , fine , i then ran eventvwr.msc , looked at the system log 2 see alot of errors of which non i understand
The device, \Device\Ide\IdePort0, did not respond within the timeout period.
The driver detected a controller error on \Device\Harddisk0\D.
The DHCP Client service depends on the NetBios over Tcpip service which failed to start because of the following error:
A device attached to the system is not functioning.
in total bout 19 errors nd 8 warrings in a row .
am i needing a new harddrive? or a sledge hammer to my pc
sorry if this is something that has been covered before
ty 4 any help