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I have a presario v5102us and it won't always boot up. I can her a clicking in the cd rom and black screen

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  • kimmiegrif Feb 19, 2009

    thanks but the noise is definitely coming from the cd/dvd drive.
    The comuter will turn on and then it seems to be trying to boot from the cd rom.  At first you had to play around with trying to open the cd rom to get it boot...now that doesn't always work.  We turn it on and off continuously.  Then we close it up. Give up on it.  I then think okay...I will fix it...and turn it on and it boots up.  That happened tonight and now I am attempting a compaq pc recovery......I am at 70%

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That clicking is more than liekly your hard drive and there is nothing you can do to prevent it from failing, back your data up and consider migrating to a new computer or ghosting your hard drive. BACK UP YOUR DATA. once it crashes that disk will be nearly inaccessible.

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This particular logo / image has nothing to do with your hard drive... it is embedded on a physical chip (EEPROM or ROMBIOS) on your motherboard.

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