right click my computer/properties/hardware/device manager
expand IDE ATA/ATAPI CONTROLLER
right click primary/seconday ide channel, should b seconday
properties/advanced settings/current transfer mode
and it should tell you wat its running, u can change by where it says transfer mode change it to PIO Only, if its on DMA if available
ok i got my problems fix i ran a ram test and BOOM i had a stick of ram that as crapping out on me !! i removed the stick and tested agian and no errors fo i wentout and bought a stick of 512 running 700+ megs know and Xp is running Smooth know and all the games run GREAT !!!
Ep, glad to see you come back and tidy up...did want to ask a one day favor, I want to enhance my resume , was hoping you could make me administrator for a day, if so, take me right off since I won't be here to do anything, and don't know the slightest about the board, but it would be nice putting "served administrator osnn", if can do, THANKS