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My laptop wont boot and its makes 7 or 8 beeps

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i have a problem with my laptop maybe someone can help.my laptop when it is working will stay on for about 2-3 hours and then all of a sudden act like its rebooting but it doesn't get past the compaq screen and before that it make about 8 beeps.also sometimes when i turn it on.it just stays at the black screen before the logo and make the same beeps.my model is a compaq r4000 if that helps.its a decent laptop.I would like to save it if it can be saved.Please help if ya can.thanks

david

san angelo tx

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I have a a compaq armada m700 it had same issue had to remove my HDD and back it up using an external USB IDE converter then reformated the HDD. CHKDSK reveals a bad boot sector and a driver problem COMPAQ has an open source of updates and drivers you can download but my advice is get a new HDD you could always usethe old one as a back up. Hope this help

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