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clicking sounds?!

By iambryan
Mar 8, 2007
  1. my computer makes clicking sounds every once and awhile but lately it happened more often. it hink its my HD. but now my computer doesnt work. i can get to the desktop but i cant do anything more. it just like takes a looong time to load anything. and freezes sometimes.
    help?
    what is my problem? what can i do?
     
  2. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 12,691   +337

    RMA your hard drive, and hope that you were smart enough to backup data when you first suspected it is your hard drive.

    Run a drive diagnostic tool on it if you want to be sure.

    Drive diagnostic utilities compendium
     
  3. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 10,074   +13

    clicking sounds are a hallmark sign of imminant hard drive failure. back up and replace if you can.
     
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