Having problems with your Dell InspironTM 1501 Notebook ?

My laptop was working fine and then it made a funny squealy noise and the screen went off and since then i cannot get the screen to come on. What could this be and how do i fix it?


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A funny squeaking noise may mean that your Hard Drive has crashed. Try to get into your BIOS (hold the F2 key (or whatever it says to use to get to Setup). If it goes to Bios, then you know the screen is working. Restart Windows normally. Hold down the F8 key this time, to try to get to Safe Mode. Go ahead and use the arrow keys to choose Safe mode with Network Support. Since this needs your Hard drive you can verify its operation. If no go then you will probably need to replace your Hard Drive.
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