Possible hardrive failure

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lexmarks567

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My moms computer is dead right now. She turned on the computer after attempting to boot up gives this error message

Disk boot failure insert system disk
If i insert a recovery disk it gives this error message

No hard drive found PC recovery cannot be continued
you can hear the hard drive spin up then it goes click click then whines down. it does this over and over. i removed and reconnected the HD same error messages.

computer is a compaq presario sr1738nx(we both have the same computer i just rebuilt mine with gaming in mind) the hard drive is a Western digital 200GB and was made in 2005.
 
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Yes it does sound that the Hard drive has gone faulty........can you try it on another PC as a secondary drive and see if it gets recognized
 
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