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Old 03-23-2004, 08:06 AM   #11 (permalink)
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yeah i think the guy who wiped out the drive messed around with hard drive phisiclly. because he told me there was a way to reformat a drive by doing something to the drive phisically. there is noise being made from the harddrive. i hope its not a hard drive failure because i dont really want to spend some money on a new one.
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Old 03-23-2004, 07:42 PM   #12 (permalink)
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thanks anyway, i figured out how to boot it up. since the cdrom wasnt booting up, i had to go to the bios and change the boot selection and then once i did it, it booted up.
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