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While trying to bootup my harddrive makes this clicking noise, and shows a message operating system not found, how do I correct this problem

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Hi Mark,
The above message seems to hard drive issue. I recommend you to check with GWSCAN link. GWSCAN will isolate the issue with hard drive or not. http://support.gateway.com/s/HARDDRV/Misc/GWSCAN512/GWSCAN512su46.shtml
I believe above link will help to confirm your issue.

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