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If your hard disk runs perfectly with sound,there will be no problem.But if with some sound u are facing poblems,then u may want to replace it soon.Check waranty also,because most of the hard disk are coming with 5 years waranty.no worry please.

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This error message - "No bootable device. Insert boot disk and press any key" means -

The PC cannot see a boot file/disk on either the hard disk or floppy drive.
Check the floppy drive and remove and floppy disk.
If there was no disk in the floppy drive then it is a hard disk problem.
Check the BIOS to see if the hard disk is detected, if not open the case and re-seat the data cable on the hard drive and also where it connects to the motherboard disk controller.
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Press ctrl+alt+del to restart is just an instruction. Did you do it?
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