Having problems with your Acer TravelMate 518TX Notebook ?

Ticking problem on power up

\015 I recently brought an Acer travelmate 518tx off of ebay, when i received it, i charged it up but when it came to turning it on i hold the on button and all i can hear is a ticking noise from to bottom of the laptop.\015\012why is this doing it? and what can i do to fix it?\015\012Sammyjo\015

Answers :

The ticking noise is most likely the hard disk and the ticking noise indicates that the hard disk is faulty.
\015\012A normal functioning hard disk makes a spinning sound.
\015\012I suggest you get your money back or get a new hard disk and install Windows to get the laptop operating again.
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