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Power on but, No beep?

Hi! I hope that you will quite well. There are some Critical problem in my System, first problem in my computer that is No beep... many times RAM plug and unplug but invain... no display, no beep. I am very worry about my computer so, so what is the reson?

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You may want to boot from the install disk, in CD area, to see if you have a blown hard drive.

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