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Error with hard disk controller

Explanation: The system has detected a failure related to the IDE hard disk controller. The controller is a separate I/O card that plugs into the motherboard on older systems. Newer PCs have the controller built into the motherboard.

Diagnosis: This is usually a problem related to the hard disk controller, of course, but it could also be the hard disk(s) themselves.

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