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Compaq Presario 5000 Laptop

When I turn it on, it beeps a few time & the power light stay on but nothing else happens. F10 bios attempts does nothing. Should I replace the HD?

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Re: Compaq Presario 5000 Laptop

Before you get too excited with buying a hard drive
Go Take a look at what the beep code means
And possibly it is as simple as reseating ram or something
Hope this helps you

Posted on Dec 02, 2007

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