Q: Atapi - Event ID:11 - The driver detected a controller error on \Device\Ide\IdePort0. This thread is locked from future replies

I am getting following error in my event viewer log:

Log Name:      System
Source:        atapi
Date:          11/1/2009 1:18:38 AM
Event ID:      11
Task Category: None
Level:         Error
Keywords:      Classic
User:          N/A
Computer:      hendrim-PC
The driver detected a controller error on \Device\Ide\IdePort0.
Event Xml:
<Event xmlns="">
    <Provider Name="atapi" />
    <EventID Qualifiers="49156">11</EventID>
    <TimeCreated SystemTime="2009-11-01T05:18:38.899Z" />
    <Security />

Anyone any idea what is causing this?



I replaced all the cables and the hard disk however I get the same Error (money wasted).

When you start the PC and get "PIO MODE" in Computer/Manage/Device Manager/IDE ADA ATAPI Controllers/ATA Chanel X/Properties/Advanced Settings is the cause your PC is freezed.

My "temporal" solution for this problem is:

1-Shut down the PC.

2-Pick Up and Put the Hard Disk cable in the same port of the motherboard

3-Start the PC and review in the Advanced Settings box -> "Ultra DMA Mode 6"; at this moment you can work without problems.

* If you can exchange your motherboard (while under warranty) DO IT!

-.- We all will be WAITING that Microsoft get a solution to force the start up from "PIO MODE" to "ULTRA DMA 6"

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Sorry this didn't help.

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