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Old 01-13-2007, 05:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Do i need to buy a new hd?

I waas using my bro's old hd to make an external hd. after i formatted it, it seemed to work for a very short while, but now doesnt show the hd when i open "my computer" (although it is listed in the "safely remove hardware" thing...) More importantly, the hd makes a clicking sound... like a clock... So i assume thats not good. Should i just buy a new hd? or what

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Old 01-13-2007, 06:12 PM   #2 (permalink)
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If it still has warranty left, send it back. If its starting to click, it will most likely die.

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Old 01-13-2007, 06:19 PM   #3 (permalink)
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its 4/5 years old so i dont think its under warranty... and its clicking is loud and constant... guess im goin to newegg now

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Old 01-13-2007, 07:04 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Yeah its toast.
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