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reboot and select proper boot device

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  1. andrea87

    andrea87 Thread Starter

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    I know this question has been asked before and I've read some of the other threads but I still don't know what to do.

    I turned on my mums asus eee netbook yesterday and it started making crackling noises and came up with the message "reboot and select proper boot device" etc. I don't have the CD and it doesn't have a CD-ROM drive anyway. I've also read something about changing the boot order and putting the HD as first priority, but that didnt work either. Can someone please help me
     
  2. DoubleHelix

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    Not sure what you mean by "crackling noises". But the symptoms sound like the hard drive is dead.
     
  3. andrea87

    andrea87 Thread Starter

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    Maybe its not so much a crackling, but it's still some sort of noise. Is there anything I can do about the hard drive being dead?
     
  4. DoubleHelix

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    Replace it.
     
  5. andrea87

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    Ok, thanks.
     
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