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Old 07-15-2005, 07:45 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi guys,

I have a question about my hard disk behavior:

If I shut down my PC my hard disk makes a "click" inside her case like the reading head etc. touch against something like the inside wall of the case, I don't know.

Why my harddisk do such a "click" noise. Is it normally?

My harddisk is a Samsung Spinpoint 80 GB and totally new?

Thanks for your answers.

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Old 07-15-2005, 11:02 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Might just be the heads parking which would be normal. I have an 80gig maxtor thats noisy like that. If the heads were really hitting the side I dont believe it would last this long.

Just make sure to back up your important data every now and then.

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Old 07-15-2005, 11:11 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Yes, the noise you hear is the read/write head reaching the end of it's travel as it parks.

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