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Posted on Thursday, January 24, 2002 - 9:26 am:   

computer went black on restart whats in the system comes up. Then says press f-2 to enter setup, entering setup comes up and the computer wont't go any further. Anybody got any ideas thanks Sue
Posted on Friday, January 25, 2002 - 3:36 am:   

Look around in setup to see if the hard drive is being recognized.

Also are thier any error messages before the F2 point, you may have to watch carefully.

Posted on Friday, January 25, 2002 - 10:15 am:   

Thanks for the info Kevin other than saying zero disc it just says entering setup with the info thats in the computer like cache mouse and keyboard detected. Thanks Sue
Posted on Saturday, January 26, 2002 - 11:58 am:   

The hard drive makes a strange clicking sound could this mean my hard drive is gone. Thanks Sue
Posted on Saturday, January 26, 2002 - 1:21 pm:   

It's called the "click of death", if you know what brand and model you can find diagnostic programs on the manufacturers websight.
Matt Weston (Matt12330)
Posted on Sunday, January 27, 2002 - 6:18 am: - MAXTOR - WESTERN DIGITAL - IBM - SEAGATE

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