help with consistent errors in event viewer

Hey guys,
After checking out the system event viewer on my freshly installed and put together system,
I'm getting the same errors over and over
I get 7 entries that say..

Event Type:      Error
Event Source:      Disk
Event Category:      None
Event ID:      11

Description:
The driver detected a controller error on \Device\Harddisk0\D.

For more information, see Help and Support Center at [url]http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp[/url].
Data:
0000: 03 00 68 00 01 00 b6 00   ..h...¶.
0008: 00 00 00 00 0b 00 04 c0   .......À
0010: 01 01 00 00 00 00 00 00   ........
0018: 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00   ........
0020: 00 7e 00 00 00 00 00 00   .~......
0028: 0f 03 00 00 00 00 00 00   ........
0030: ff ff ff ff 03 00 00 00   ÿÿÿÿ....
0038: 40 00 00 8f 02 00 00 00   @......
0040: 00 20 0a 12 40 03 20 40   . ..@. @
0048: 00 00 00 00 0a 00 00 00   ........
0050: 00 c0 18 9e c0 5a b3 89   .À.~ÀZ³0
0058: 00 00 00 00 68 bc ba 89   ....h¼º0
0060: 02 00 00 00 3f 00 00 00   ....?...
0068: 28 00 00 00 00 3f 00 00   (....?..
0070: 08 00 00 00 00 00 00 00   ........
0078: f0 00 04 00 00 00 00 0b   ð.......
0080: 00 00 00 00 08 03 00 00   ........
0088: 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00   ........

accompanied with this error..

Event Type:      Error
Event Source:      atapi
Event Category:      None
Event ID:      5

Description:
A parity error was detected on \Device\Ide\IdePort0.

For more information, see Help and Support Center at [url]http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp[/url].
Data:
0000: 0f 06 10 00 01 00 64 00   ......d.
0008: 00 00 00 00 05 00 04 c0   .......À
0010: 03 00 00 80 00 00 00 00   ...¬....
0018: 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00   ........
0020: 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00   ........
0028: 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00   ........
0030: 00 00 00 00 01 00 00 00   ........

Overall, the system runs like a dream.
I'm running xp pro sp1 with the following..

CPU- Intel Core2 Duo Desktop Processor E6600 (Conroe)
Motherboard - MSI P6N SLI Platinum
RAM - CORSAIR XMS2 2GB (2 x 1GB) DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit
Video Card - XFX GeForce 7950GT 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 HDCP ExTreme Edition
PSU - CORSAIR CMPSU-620HX 620W
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3320620AS 320GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s (x's 2)
Maxtor 300gb IDE 7200rpm - 8mb cache
Lian-Li aluminum box
CPU Cooling - Noctua NH-U9F
Creative SB Audigy2 Platinum
Mackie Onyx 400F
8 in 1 internal media reader
Adaptec AUA-3121 USB 2.0 & Firewire PCI Adapter Card
Liteon CDRW 52x24x52
NEC DVDRW ND3500A
Noctua NF-R8 and Apevia case fans.

Thanks for any help
senorpabloAsked:
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Shift-3Connect With a Mentor Commented:
This appears to be a problem either with the primary IDE controller or a drive connected to it.  Check all cable connections and swap cables if possible.  Run SeaTools to check for hard drive problems.
http://www.seagate.com/www/en-us/support/downloads/
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marce_litoCommented:
i had a similar experience with an hp system... however, the computer sometimes corrupted some files... and that was not good at all... as it was new when it happened, warranty took care of it... hp replaced my hard disk and/or cables... so there may lie your problem... it could be also your motherboard, but that's unlikely...
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SysExpertConnect With a Mentor Commented:
1) Get the latest chipset drivers for your Mobo.

2) Run a drive diag via the Vendor diagnostics ( Maxtor/ Seagate )

3) Are there any issues showing up in the Device manager ?

I hope this helps !
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senorpabloAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the responses,
I've visually inspected and reconnected the drives and power.
Drivers are all up to date. As for the seatools..
it requires .net 2.0, which I can't install without installing sp2, which I'm really trying to avoid.
Still not sure what is causing this
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Shift-3Connect With a Mentor Commented:
Use the DOS version.  They provide an .iso for burning it onto a CD.
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senorpabloAuthor Commented:
Here's the latest..

I disconnected my cd and dvd drives (ide) and my maxtor ide drive as well, leaving only the 2 sata seagate drives connected.
I noticed that my event errors were always happening on boot, so time for process of elimination.
After disconnecting and reboot 10 times, there were zero errors.
It turns out, the maxtor ide drive is causing this.

Because drive works great and there are no reported errors so far, I'm thinking that since my system uses primarily SATA as its' means of connectivity, during boot, the system is booted before the IDE drivers are ready and loaded, causing these errors to occur.

Anyone?
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souseranCommented:
What is the Boot Order in your BIOS? If the SATA is the primary, is it first in the Boot Order?
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senorpabloAuthor Commented:
SATA is first in the the bios, actually all others are disabled.
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marce_litoCommented:
i relly don't think that's the problem... as i said before, i think it's most probably the drive itself or the IDE cable... if the drive works with no problems on another computer, i'd bet for sure it's the cable... there's a minimal chance that the motherboard is faulty, though...
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SysExpertConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Run the Maxtor diagnostics, and also take a look at HDtune, as it also shows errors from the SMART statisitcs of the Drive.


I hope this helps !
 
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