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blues277

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Hi, whenever i start my computer, it doesnt boot but instead, the screen has nothing on it, and the modem gives 3 beeps, any idea what's happening?

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Your hardrive may have said goodbye. Does it give any error codes?
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hey, i got it now, i think i got to get a new cable for my IDE.. now i have another problem, since i dont know much about computer, im stuck on how to add a HDD to My Computer... sorry for the hassle
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Take a look at this article for help on installing a HDD.

http://www.pcmech.co...w/harddrive/43/

Remember, it's not necessarily the HDD that broke, but your current one could be installed wrongly. Try reinstalling it before getting a new one.
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Thanks for the help
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No problem. If you have any more questions, just ask. Someone will always be here to assist you.

Take Care. :tazz:
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