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Seagate Hard drive makes horrible chirping noises on boot-up

By BrutusMD
Mar 10, 2009
  1. Hi

    The harddrive makes this chirping noise for about 20 seconds when I power on the computer, please see the link.

    please add the http www as I can't post links because I'm a new member

    .youtube.com/watch?v=nQfQ3ZVUd68


    After that and the rest of the time it runs fine.

    Could it be a power supply issue on startup or is there something definitely wrong with my hard drive.

    Many thanks
    B
     
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,185   +225

    It's most likely a dying hard drive. It may still be under a 5-year warranty
     
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