I hung around today with my new System working on a Software Project, while suddenly my WinAmp (which was currently reading an mp3 file from drive K) stopped playing. I checked it and it's process was lost. Suddenly the hardware removement / enchangement dialogue from windows came up, telling me that i did an unauthorized removement of my harddrive (IC35L060AVVA07-0) which is an older IBM drive with 60 Gigs or something. I bought a fresh Barracuda for my new System and that one works fine till now. However the error message stated that somehow the BIOS or the mainboard or whatever could'nt find my drive anymore. Like if i had unplugged it (which was in fact not the case).
What was that error? Did anyone expirience something alike?
Can anyone give me a hint about this, or tell me if this is just the last breaths of my old hard drive? Whatever, i beg for help... before something worse happens :)
Thanks & cheers,