Dell Inspiron 1521 does not boot up

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Dell Laptop Inspiron 1521 does not boot up.

I tried:
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1.- Replaced hard drive - Result OKAY
2.- Connected Laptop to another Monitor: Result OKAY

When I press the Power Switch I hear a click about every seconds and a blue light comes on.

Please advise what else I can do.

Thank you.

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Hi Rocasan,

Usually the clicking you hear is a failed Hard Drive. This is confirmed with the fact that you say i he machine works with a different Hard Drive.

You could try connecting the suspect drive into another machine (as a secondary drive) and retrieve data if possible, but I suspect the drive will cause the other machine to not boot, or if it does boot then I suspect that the drive will not be accessable.

Sorry to bring the bad news, but I fear all data on that drive is lost.