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Hard Drive working intermittently

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After powering up my Gateway it will sometimes load the BIOS and then the operating system.Sometimes It comes up and other times it just doesn't. After a few days it will come up again and then work for a while and freeze.After shutting it down and restarting the power led will light up but it will not connect to the hard disk and load the operating system. Any suggestions are ore than welcome.Thanks
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I removed the memory and hard drive. Started the system up, but not even the bios info comes up anymore. Do I have a damaged motherboard ? What can I do next ?
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I think it is the motherboard, cpu or cpu fan assy.Will try to verify by replacing components when they become available.
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