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RE: [tlug] Help! Total hardware failure


> This time when it boots up again, there is a clicking noise. Not a
beep or
> anything like that, but a mechanical clicking noise. I wait, and the
> computer doesn't go past the POST screen.

Sounds like dead or dying hard disk to me.  The disk is probably no
longer readable.  Continuing to use the disk may make it worse.

> If not, can hard drives be repaired? Where would I go to do that?

Repaired: not really; data recovered: worth a try.  Please contact me
off-list if interested.


Jim Blackson
Ontrack Japan / Y-E Data, Inc.

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