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Noise coming from Hard Drive

After my last hard drive went bad, i got a new one with the RMA from Western Digital. However, when i installed the new hard drive, i hear a noise that kind of sounds like a wire hitting a fan, but a little different and it only happens when the hard drive is loading something. I brought my computer to a shop, but they told me that they tested the hard drive and that it was fine and that they didnt hear any noise. I am positive that there is a noise, and i dont know what to do at this moment. I am just wondering if this is an issue that i should be really concerned about. I think it is the hard drive because i have checked all of the fans in the case, with no wires hitting the fans, and as i stated before, the noise only happens when the hdd is loading something. This is a computer i built myself, so no help from any manufacturer..........
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  1. IMHO It is something you should be concerned about.

    Please, please do not store data of any value on this hard drive. Either buy a brand new [not refurbished or anything like that] hard drive or insist on obtaining a replacement for this one asap.............
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    Download the data lifeguard diagnostics from WD and see if they turn up anything.

    http://support.wdc.com/product/download.asp?level1=6&lang=en
  3. An additional source of diagnostics, though Data Lifeguard is the most reliable and the only convincing for WD:
    http://www.pcworld.com/downloads/file/fid,22373-order,1-page,1-c,alldownloads/description.html
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