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The unit will not boot-up. Static message on screen reads: ViaDJ Starting ... I suspect, based upon research that the hard drive has failed. I can hear the hard drive spinning, but nothing happens. Also, the installer is out of biz and did not leave a boot disk which I've come to learn is an Elan policy for its distributors. In anticipation, thanks Jerry

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Ok, my Elan Via!dj unit was doing the exact same thing. This is how you fix it. Take an aluminum baseball bat and in an over-the-head, ax swinging, motion, strike the unit from the top 4 to 6 times. Dispose of unit in dumpster. Fixed. - John Wilcox of San Diego California

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