On Tuesday night I was burning a CD when my system seemed to hang. I
therefore rebouted, and got a blue screen telling me that Windows was
going to run my hard drives in MS-Dos compatibility mode, as there was
a conflict between 32 bit drivers and something else (I forget what!).
On reboot my CD - Roms (CD Rom and HP CD Writer on the secondary IDE
channel) had vanished. The 2 hard drives (Primary IDE) looked fine.
When I looked at System properties I found:
Hard Drive Controllers:
Intel 82371SB PCI Bus Master IDE Controller (This one was said to
be working okay - unlike the other 3 entries)
(!) Primary IDE Controller (dual fifo)
(!) Secondary IDE Controller (dual fifo)
(!) Standard IDE/ESDI Hard Disk Controller
and also I was told my hard drives were "using MS-DOS compatibility
mode file system".
Any one got any ideas what is wrong?!?!? I did a scan with Norton
Anti Virus 5 and the latest Virus definitions last night but found