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I currently have a amd athlon II x2 215 processor 2.7ghz. my computer started running slow the other day so i restarted it in which it started to beep and now gets as far as the compaq screen. i can only get on the bios setup utility thing but dont have a clue about that. if there is a solution for it would be appreciated as all files are on there. overwise any help on how to reformat and reboot the whole system again wuld be fine just to fix my pc!

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The digital threds inside may have overheated or you computer has a no go virus is so do not power it up to prevent damage to the computer and take it to a professional computer tech don't send it to hp though that would be a huge bill

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