I have a Dell computer that keeps losing its drives, I can be using it fine and then the system blue screens on me and when I restart the system the BIOS won't boot and gives the "Hit F1 to continue or hit F2 to check settings" hitting F1 does nothing and if I go into the BIOS it shows me that the hard drive and cd-rom are missing. The drives are on seperate IDE channels with seperate cables. If I open the case and reseat the IE cables it will boot up fine until it crashes again. Strangely if I don't do anything after it crashes and come back to it after a while, 30mins+. it will boot into windows OK. I have tried new IDE cables but it still crashes. I have a feeling it may be a problem with the mobo as it affects both drives. has anyone any other thoughts?