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Clicking sound from the hard drive means that the hard drive is not able to get to the boot track where the start up info is. The hard drive has a problem. If it is under warranty, call for service.
If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe

Posted on Nov 28, 2008

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