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Old 07-31-2014, 09:49 AM   #1
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Default Power cable of Internal HDD disconneted while it was running. Now not working

I was using my DESKTP computer when due to some cabinet issues, the power cord of INTERNAL HDD got disconnected resulting in COMPUTER CRASHING.

Since then, it not booting up, all I hear is a BEEP sound when ever I try to start it.

Does that mean that its dead?
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Old 07-31-2014, 10:56 AM   #2
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probably yes, although I would check all other connections in the PC are properly/firmly inserted (Especially things such as RAM not fully seated), and then try the suspect drive in another machine or external USB enclosure before giving up on it...
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Old 07-31-2014, 11:06 AM   #3
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On my desktop a single beep means A-OK.

I doubt it's dead but we need more info; is this a branded (Dell, HP, etc.) unit or one you built? If branded do you have a recovery DVD, if you built it you should have your OS install disc.

In either case if you're running Windows and have your install/recovery disc, insert it and enter BIOS to change the boot order; if it's branded unit you'll have a one time boot menu option, usually F12. Change the boot order to DVD first and boot to the Repair option.
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Old 07-31-2014, 12:21 PM   #4
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Wires are at fault. HARD DISK working super fine with 0 bad sectors. Thanks for the response guys
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Good to know, thanks for the update.
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Old 07-31-2014, 09:17 PM   #6
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I was using my DESKTP computer when due to some cabinet issues, the power cord of INTERNAL HDD got disconnected resulting in COMPUTER CRASHING.

Since then, it not booting up, all I hear is a BEEP sound when ever I try to start it.

Does that mean that its dead?
Usually, a continuous beep indicates a RAM problem. You may try reseating your RAM sticks or try swapping each RAM module to a different RAM slot.
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