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Old 04-01-2005, 03:59 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I was on my computer when i heard some clicking noises then i found out it was comming from my HD so i restarted to see if that does any good well it never it wasnt reading the hd after a few moments it started working agian, so do i have to worry becuase i cant hear the clicking sound still or should i start thinking about replacing the HD


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Old 04-01-2005, 04:57 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Wierd noises usually indicate that the hard drive is about to fail. Maybe it's time to replace it.


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Old 04-01-2005, 05:41 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Yeah new hard drive time. Its not worth getting it repaired. you'll spend more money getting it fixed than buying a new HDD. U may want to send it to a specialist data recovery company if you wish to retrieve any important data. If the hard drive still reads, back up important data right away before the HDD does fail
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Old 04-03-2005, 05:18 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Thanks I'll geuss i'll buy a new one two da at computer fair thanks agian.
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Old 04-03-2005, 07:16 AM   #5 (permalink)
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try and get a Seagate or Western Digital, those are very reliable drives
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I never brought it today but i'll see which one i can find thanks agian
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Old 04-03-2005, 03:58 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Backup right away it will fail

That's the head not moving right
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Old 04-03-2005, 04:13 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Does Anyone know were i could be able to get a 40-80gb within £25 not smaller than 40gb thanks
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Old 04-03-2005, 05:18 PM   #9 (permalink)
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I had a WD that would do that, sounded like it was turning on and off, it would do that for 5 min, then stop about 2 hours, and continue, it lasted one more year before SMART on a new machine said that it was failing and i decided to use that to force my mom to buy me a nice new HDD

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