Ok been going alot of this lately, Usually during startup into windows, I get a code saying AO on my mobo(IDE Initializing), and just very recently, I changed basically all my sata cables,etc to whatever I can find, I am getting brand new ones soon, just to make sure its not some bad cables. Question to everyone, If it is indeed a bad cable lets say and during boot up into windows, hanged and I get this code, can It pertain to my other backup drivers other then the one that's for the os?? Or is the A0 error ONLY for the main drive loading into os?? In otherwords, can A0 relate to other drivers while booting into windows??? While Loading into windows, I don't even see the # 8 rotating around(Now Loading) as it should, the moment when its trying to load into windows, Code A0. I do recall only one time that the system did a restart on its own and I got the same thing in the event viewer but I didn't check the bugcheckcode,etc so don't ask about that one, sorry. The code A0 shows during windows startup and startup will hang then will do a complete system restart and in the end, I got this: I checked under event viewer and I got this: EventData BugcheckCode 160 BugcheckParameter1 0xc BugcheckParameter2 0xffffffffc0000001 BugcheckParameter3 0xffffd802cd125d10 BugcheckParameter4 0x0 SleepInProgress 6 PowerButtonTimestamp 0 BootAppStatus 3221225473 Checkpoint 0 ConnectedStandbyInProgress false SystemSleepTransitionsToOn 0 CsEntryScenarioInstanceId 0 BugcheckInfoFromEFI true Any help would be great, other then that, system is working fine, just recently took out that one bad stick of memory, Thought I had two, apparently its just one.