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I'll give that a try then. If you take it to a repair shop under warranty, they may attempt to reinstall Windows and your files could be lost. It has happened to my computers causing strange beeps and often repeated clicking noise coming from the hard drive. However, if you can't afford it then you want to try out Spinrite by Steve Gibson.

I don't want to say what the alternative is, it's bad. i mean all that unscrewing of laptop and then fixing it back again? From the healthy drive, transfer the IDE controller. PC Laptops Computer dies on me (can't say it better due to no technical knowledge; pls read :-) The 'click' sound you hear when your computer goes off is the hard http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/operation-system-not-found-strange-sounds-from-hd-578113.html

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Of course, immediate denial has run its course. Pretty much it can just confirm that it is damaged. Honest!) XP inhales View Public Profile Find all posts by XP inhales #13 08-03-2005, 08:43 PM Uvula Donor Guest Join Date: Sep 2003 Just went through this exact

Remove the screws and pry the two sections of the body apart. It is more prevalent on portable drives since all of their power is being supplied by the USB port and is exacerbated by old USB standards (1.x), unpowered hubs, or long XP inhales View Public Profile Find all posts by XP inhales #41 08-12-2005, 03:23 PM Alien Guest Join Date: Apr 2003 Quote: Originally Posted by XP inhales Thanks, Hard Disk Making Clicking Noise I will do that tomorrow.

Stay Away From These 2 Features Khamosh Pathak Top Deals Search Open Menu Close Menu PC & Mobile Windows Mac Linux Android iPhone and iPad Internet Security Technology News Lifestyle Entertainment Hard Drive Noises You'll likely not be able to boot into windows again, not without a successful physical repair/fix (see below). The last things to try are replacing the data cable and trying the device on another PC. Alien View Public Profile Find all posts by Alien #24 08-05-2005, 08:57 PM Harmonix Guest Join Date: Nov 2002 Quote: Originally Posted by XP inhales Harmonix, I have

Originally Posted by 2F4U Is neither Windows nor Ubuntu booting? Normal Hard Drive Sounds The NTFS version of GetDataBack costs a_lot_of money, like $150 I think. Posts 49 "Operating system not found" ??? Btw, after changing the boot order, why is the last thing you see the IP address?

  • Is there anything to do - would booting from a CD with a virus program work, or possibly booting from a Windows CD and reinstalling the operating system?
  • Once you are able to boot you can take the next step.
  • The problem occurs since she has pressed the Esc key at a time where the computer was "wakening up" from hybernation mode.

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Also, is there a way to easily remove the hard drive? I got into the BIOS and the disable the network priority and change to first boot priority to IDEO (which I think is the HD) Now it boots with just black Hard Drive Making Beeping Noise We'll see. Hard Drive Making Buzzing Noise than suddenly a bluescreen appeared and restarted with black screen with "Operation sytem not found" Also a strange sound always comes when I turn it.

Toshiba Satellite L20-S310TD Notebook HI my sons acer travel/mate 6292 has crashed and will not boot up, the screen is black but its stating the NTLDR is missing and asking to Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links TechSupportForum.com Advertisement 06-02-2011, 12:06 PM #2 Wolfeymole Registered Member Join Date: Nov 2006 Location: The Slaughtered Lamb. Also, when all else have failed, then you use a screwdriver on the disk, or replace the IDE controller with one from a similar disk. If it says none or 0GB, it means you have an issue with the hard drive. Hard Disk Making Grinding Noise

And if you have any last minute guesses (I can't get to the post office until Wednesday) fire away. b) On a laptop: Well, there's a challenge. If you or someone else has an other suggestion, please let me know. i have a lot of important data in my hard disk Adv Reply March 17th, 2012 #2 coldraven View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Ubuntu addict and loving it

I do not have a boot disk or any of the XP software disks (misplaced in a move), so if there is a place where I can download any software I Hard Drive Making Scratching Noise even gparted doesnt show any partition. I need something free that I can safely put on a floppy and try to boot the computer.

This is the printboard with all the electrical components on the outside of the disk.

IOMAX USB 2.0 to SATA/IDE Adapter Kit with Power: Amazon.co.uk: Electronics Have you ever made any back ups to say an external drive? 06-02-2011, 12:42 PM #7 Kurbitur Registered Will be bookmarking it for future reference. HP Pavilion ze5185 Notebook I'm having a good bit of computer problems and its killin me At firs enter bios and find if really is presented your hard drivers. Hard Drive Making Whirring Noise Once the drive has been removed, you can either connect it internally in a desktop computer or via an IDE/SATA-to-USB adapter cable and test as an internal drive described above.

I leave this one for last as it requires the most disassembly. And the BiOS can detected my hard drive. Find them. 2. Try putting in your XP install disk and selecting the repair option, then type "fixmbr".

In that case, a company specializing in data resque is your bet. Download our apps. No danger rides in cars, no crumbs or soda in the keyboard. e) If you think you're up to it, buy an identical or nearly identical disk (a used one will do).

But I still have a doubt about a possible "partition table" or other similar problem. Alien, No more ideas? Good. Alien View Public Profile Find all posts by Alien Bookmarks del.icio.us Digg Facebook Google reddit StumbleUpon Twitter « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email

You also may like.. [PC Help] My Computer Won’t Power On! It will simply slide snugly into the drivebay and the motherboard connections in a metal casing possibly also being secured by a small screw to stop movement. 06-02-2011, 01:03 PM XP inhales View Public Profile Find all posts by XP inhales #43 08-24-2005, 05:14 AM XP inhales Guest Join Date: Aug 2005 This is it? FAQ Forum Quick Links Unanswered Posts New Posts View Forum Leaders FAQ Contact an Admin Forum Community Forum Council FC Agenda Forum Governance Forum Staff Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct Forum

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