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Laptop sounds alarm 30 seconds when turned on

My 5050 wont turn on at first touch of on off switch 4/5 goes sometimes and when it eventually comes on it sounds a loud alarm for about 30 seconds and asks you to choose an operating system and press enter before it goes to the windows logo. also taking ages to shut down sometimes not at all and have to turn off at on/off switch

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Your system has got Viruses. Better you Re-install the OS after formatting your Hard Drive. Your problem will be solved.

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