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laptop stop workimg

By miestro1 ·
I have a gateway m460 laptop, while downloading a file, my screen blinked and my hard drive started making a clicking noise. My cd rom wont work to try to put my restore cd in it, what do i need to do .

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Remove the HDD

by OH Smeg In reply to laptop stop workimg

And test it with the Makers Testing Utility in another computer that is fully functional.

http://www.tacktech.com/display.cfm?ttid=287

Then if the drive is faulty you'll need to replace it and the Optical Drive so you can reload the OS onto the new HDD.

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