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Computer not loading up strange symbol indicating some problem

When I last turned on my computer as normal the tower lights up and the fans switch on. However the computer isnt loading and a symbol has light up on the tower in shape of can or cylinder that flashes on and off theres also a noise as if somethingh is getting stuck. Id like to know what the symbol means, I havent done anything drastic to my computer since I set it up so any ideas what could have gone wrong would be apresheated

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  • sparrish11 Sep 08, 2008

    when i power on the computer, it goes through the motions to try and read the disk drive. it hums and the screen doesn't show anything. the computer is getting power. at our last place, it was running fine. since we moved, i can't boot up the computer. i checked all plugs and wires. everything is connected properly. how can i get it up and running?

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That is the hard drive symbol. The noise is most likely the hard drive, and I would say that your hard drive has failed/crashed and needs to be replaced.

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