Question about Dell OptiPlex GX270 PC Desktop
Sad to say, you need a hard drive. The clicking sound you're hearing is typical of a drive that has gone bad. The monitoring message you see is from the motherboard's SMART monitoring, which checks several drive parameters and tells you when something is out of normal range. Often this gives some advance warning of a drive going bad, but this time it's just another sign the drive is already bad.
Installing a new hard drive is quite simple, with only two cables to plug in and some screws holding the drive in place. You will need to reinstall Windows and your applications since the new drive will be blank. There isn't anything you can do to repair the bad drive. If you have data on the drive that you don't have backed up on some other medium and you must have, there are companies that offer data recovery services. Just be aware it can be expensive.
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Posted on Nov 11, 2010
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Hi, reset the BIOS u need to follow below given steps(Perform all the steps carefully )
1.Restart the notebook.
2.Tap the F10 key as soon as the Dell logo appears.
3.Using the arrow keys, navigate to Exit Menu, select "Load Setup Defaults" and select "Exit Saving Changes".
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