HDD there but only recognised occassionally

  captain birdseye 14:09 08 Nov 2004
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Booting fails because ntldr is missing on Win 2k machine. Booting from Acronis or Ghost cannot find any HDDs to image. Booting from Win 2K disk to repair cannot find a "C" drive. I have just managed to boot normally and am frantically doing a back up (of both my hdds "C" & "D" before I loose them again......whats going on ? Why are my drives coming and going? Anybody got any ideas please? Once these backups are complete I can do a full re install but I am just curious.......Cheers.

  cherria 14:31 08 Nov 2004

Could you have a loose cable from the controller to the HDD?

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