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On an HP Pavilion dv5210us notebook PC, attempting to boot now results in four beeps and no progress yet power button remains lit.

I think this may mean the disk drive is no good and the computer cannot boot.

Is that correct, or is something else wrong?

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More of a superuser question really. That being said, HP's website has a list of beep codes, 4 beeps, 3 beeps, etc., each has a different meaning. – Xorlev Feb 14 '10 at 17:24

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