J_RaD - 5:33 pm on Jun 16, 2010 (gmt 0)
Time to buy a new drive and ghost it. Continued use of that drive is gambling.
if your IDE controller goes your drive will vanish and never return, although your data is still on the platters unharmed you'd have to replace the board to gain access to it again.
Just for the heck of it what does your SMART data say?