The device, \Device\Ide\iaStor0, did not respond within the timeout period

Issue After an updated release of Intel’s Matrix Storage Manager [v.] and chipset drivers for Windows, you experience unexpected system timeouts, lockups, pausing, or freezing. The following event is recorded in the System event log: Log Name: System Source: iaStor EventID: 9 Level: Error The device, \Device\Ide\iaStor0, did not respond within the timeout period. Cause The issue is the result of Aggressive Link State Power Management (ALPM) on the PCI-Express bus negotiating a lower power state for the link between the controller and disk when there is no activity. »

Device Manager does not display devices that are not connected

Issue Device Manager displays only non-Plug and Play devices, drivers, and printers when you click Show hidden devices on the View menu. Devices that you install that are not connected to the computer (such as a Universal Serial Bus [USB] device or “ghosted” devices) are not displayed in Device Manager, even when you click Show hidden devices. Workaround Click Start, click Run, and type: cmd Click Ok »