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Fixed Disk Parameter Error - System Halted

\015 I have a problem here. Can anyone please help. My computer was working fine until the other day i turned it on and while booting it beeps 3 times and then says "Fixed Disk Parameter Error - System halted". Once this happens you can not do anything by pressing any key, you are just stuck and have to unplug the computer or take out the batterie to turn it off. Also, to let you know whiile it tries starting up before the 3 beeps happen, the hard drive is making some clacking noises. Made me pretty sure the hard drive was out. Then i figured out how to get on, when i hit power to start up i gotta hit F12 and it will let me on and use my computer like normal. Also while im using it no sounds coming from the hard drive. Anyone have any idea what's wrong here?\015

Answers :

Sounds like bad disk, although 3 beeps sometimes relates to a memory problem on some motherboard bios's.\015\012\015\012Click Start>run then type'chkdsk' and then Enter, this will run a damage segment diagnosis and repair, if capable.
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