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Are you getting anything at all on the screen or just a green light on the front of the PC?
IF the drive was removed make sure that the ribbon cable was not reattached with pin 1 on the pin 40 position, try turning the cable over 180 degrees and power back on, you will also have to reset the intrusion detection
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