Heya. My PC just stopped dead one day and I've had no luck restoring it. The PC goes through the BIOS, POST, hangs at detecting IDE drives and then goes to a black screen with a blinking cursor in the upper left hand corner. I've been able to boot to my XP install cd and then select 'repair' but when it gets to 'starting windows' I get a blue screen with the error 'page_fault_in_nonpaged_area' and it mentions 'partmgr.sys'. I've swapped out RAM, the floppy drive, the HDD, the ribbon cables. No change. I've been able to boot from a floppy but *only* if the HDD isn't connected even though I've set the floppy to boot first. Another thing I've noticed is that once in a while when it's detecting the Drives it won't detect the HDD unless I go into the BIOS and manually have it autodetect it. I'm going crazy here. Any ideas?