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Will not start up - makes clicking noisee from near dvd draw.

When you turn on the vaio fz 21M the screen gets stuck and a clicking noise from near the dvd draw can be heard. The computer then gets stuck and, sometimes, after a while it stateds that the operating system cannot be found. Any advice?

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Hi there.
The hard drive is on its way out and at some point its going to need replacing.
If the problem is intermittent and you can still get it to boot into windows i would suggest you back up all your data (pics,docs etc) to an external drive or to CD/DVD before you loose everything.

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Make sure everything is pushed in and attached correctly. It sounds like the hard drive could be loose or something.

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