I have since formatted and re-installed Windows 3 times but still can't get it stabilised. System BIOS picks up all my IDE equipment but XP sees my DVD drive as a CD ROM drive and won't run any discs. When I try to burn any info onto my CDRW drive the system only sees a blank CD-ROM not a blank CD-R or CD-RW. My Floppy Drive is recognised but keeps telling me to insert a Floppy Disk even when one is in there!
Also whenever I connect to the Net before I get a chance to download my Firewall software I get battered by spyware, Trojans and hackers and have to reformat again. Last time I got done by Hacktool.Rootkit!
What do I need to do to run a stable system again?
1Gb 3200 PC DDR RAM
Athlon 64 3400+
Geforce 6800 GT VideoCard
Maxtor 40GB HDD