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. »

Reset The Windows Update Catalog

Insert the Windows Vista installation disc in the disc drive, and then restart the computer. When you are prompted to restart from the disc, press any key. When you are prompted, configure the Language to install, Time and currency format, and Keyboard or input method options that you want, and then click Next. On the Install Windows page, click Repair your computer. On the “System Recovery Options” page, click the version of the Windows Vista operating system that you want to repair, and then click Next. »