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Old 08-30-2008, 01:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys just wanted to have something figured out, last night as I was reinstalling windows during the whole process my cd drive would start making clicking noises and then stop over and over again. Is this normal? this is the first time it has done this.

Would appreciate any advice, thanks.

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Default Re: Strange clicking noise in cd drive?

I really hate to say this, but in every instance I have ever had a cd-rom begin to "click" it has ended in a dead cd-rom. The only other reason it may have clicked is because it had trouble reading a dirty disk, but like I said, mine have always kicked the bucket when they've reached the clicking point.

Although, some cd-roms I've had, have continued to work for a few more weeks after the clicking started. In other words, you may want to look for another cd-rom if this continues.


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Default Re: Strange clicking noise in cd drive?

If this drive is also a cd burner then I wouldn't wait until it starts making coasters.
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