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Starts making a clicking sound..then wont boot up.

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  • htownsfin522 Apr 01, 2011

    But It detects it...the WIndows Logo doesnt appear, but the loading bar does...If i leave it along then cursor shows up.
    So I found a Windows 7 cd. booted it up, to see if i can repair it at least. and its allowing me/not allowing me. Due to the fact the PC is a Vista...

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The clicking sound most likely is the hard disk. It is probably faulty (known as the click of death).
Go into the BIOS configuration and see if the BIOS detects the hard disk. If the BIOS cannot detect the hard disk then the hard disk is faultu.
To get you PC operating again, replace the faulty hard disk, install Windows on the new hard disk plus the HP's motherboard device drivers and your programs.

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