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IBM T20 hard disk won't start, no display, and beeping

\015 I have an IBM T20 and when I start it up, the screen does not come on, don't hear hard disk working, but the fan is working. There is beeping when started - 3 beeps, then follow by 3 beeps, and then 1 beep. Can this be a mainboard issue?\015

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The problem has not been fixed yet. I thought this was a regular support site that did not require myself to be on any plan, and was hoping for your advice in providing me a solution.
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\015\012Thanks
It may be drive issue,:

- replace the hd and cmos battery,
- change boot device priority in BIOS
to 1st: cd/dvd
2nd: hd
3rd: floppy or network boot or usb-boot

- exit BIOS saving changes: yes
- reboot from windows cd-rom for testing the cd drive
- try booting from new hd (if bios recognizes it,
then install operation system

- if still the same prob, see a technician about this issue












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