Clicking noise from laptop wont turn on

littleleg11

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Hello,
my acer laptop wont turn on it sounds like its clicking from near the power supply i have purchased a new power supply and battery and still no joy...what else can i try, a techie told me it was spiking may be the motherboard but it did turn on until the old battery died now nothing
 

pepe2907

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The click sounds are characteristic of damaged harddrives. The HDD may be dead but there is some chance some data may be salvaged from it.
 
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