I have a PC with 2 hard drives in. My main hardrive is an IDE and it has my os on it where as my second hd is a SATA hd and i use it to store games and music on and so on.
Randomly one day, my computer couldnt detect my second hardrive. I turned off my computer, paniced a bit, came back and it was working again. Then a few months later, again all of a sudden my computer started up really really slowly and xp wouldn't load, it just showed xp loadin and showed the blue bars scrolling across the screen for an hour.
i decided to unplug my second hard drive to see if it worked better, and it does, my computer is working fine, but when i try and use my second hard drive i get the same problem.
I have made sure that my IDE hd pin is set to the right slot and so on.