Hi, my pc have a recurring issue where it will click exactly 8 times all the time and nothing shows up on the screen (i have checked the fans on the cpu, gpu, psu are running) when i tried to reboot. Now it just seems to get worse as it happens almost everytime. I tried unplugging the hdd and dvd drive and its the same.
But that isnt the end of it, if i manage to not get the dreaded 8 clicks, i am stuck at the loading operating system... screen forever, i cant f8 or anything. Please help!
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It's a faulty hdd, the needle arm is broken from its spindle and is unable to read the inforamtion from the disk.
You will need a replacement hdd, you might be able to recover some data files from the faulty hdd if used as an external hdd and the data is copied to your new hdd but you won't be able to recover the OS. It's only a possibility and it might be that the faulty hdd is totally faulty and any data recoverywould not be possible.