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HDD Whine or Squeel
Posted 19 April 2003 - 09:10 PM
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Posted 20 April 2003 - 02:02 AM
Im starting to think that too. The real question is what to do about it.
... im starting to think thatHds just get louder over time....could be my imagination though
Posted 20 April 2003 - 02:05 AM
check your power settings in windows control panel and see if you have it set to turn off harddisks after a certain amount of time.
thats what it could be or your hardrive might just be dieing
Posted 20 April 2003 - 03:34 AM
Posted 20 April 2003 - 04:54 AM
most hard drives dont have the 3 year anymore. Maxtor dropped it, if you can RMA a fujitsu its a miricle lol
It's under warranty and most hard drives come with 3yrs.warranty anyway.
Posted 20 April 2003 - 05:21 AM
You can test the hard drive for fault by running testing software that is available free from this site http://www.passmark.com/
Some drives make that sound when the mice running on the belt bump into each other
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Posted 20 April 2003 - 10:31 AM
I guess I will keep an eye, or ear on it to see if it gets louder in the next few weeks. I do plan to backup everything, just in case. Have a Happy Holiday everyone. Mike
Posted 20 April 2003 - 06:06 PM
Posted 20 April 2003 - 10:08 PM
maybe you should threaten to get an imaginary cat.
Posted 21 April 2003 - 06:09 PM
I am pretty sure the jumpering has nothing to do with the squeel, but I thought I would ask anyway. Thanks again !!
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