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HTS424020M9AT00 hard drive will not boot up.

It is making a loud clacking noise and will not boot up. It is saying there is no operating system. We run ran XP

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Does you drive make any sounds like these? If yes you have a mechanical problem and you should get a specialist to work on it if you need that data.
If not - try to remove the drive from the enclosure and connect it directly to the computer to recover your files.

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If it is clacking you will need to replace your hard drive.

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