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Powering on Aramada laptop it beeps

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  • shawn3930 May 07, 2010

    no without the hard drive it beeps, so I am thinking it is the motherboard.

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Hi
one thing im thinking at the moment

can you get to the hard drive if so take it out then try turning it on if it stops the beeping when powering up its a case of you need a new hdd.

if it's not what i've said get back to me.

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