Hard Disk Tags: Hard Drives Format Storage Last response: January 5, 2010 1:33 PM in Storage Share Dave_r January 5, 2010 7:57:49 AM Hi... why my hard disk noise when try to format it and reinstall windows XP More about : hard disk Anonymous a b G Storage January 5, 2010 8:09:20 AM You say "when try to format it and reinstall". Are you saying the disk won't format ? If there is a mechanical fault this would explain both the trouble with formatting and the noise -- in which case you need a new drive. m 0 l leo2kp a b G Storage January 5, 2010 1:33:29 PM What kind of noise? Is it a clicking sound or a whining sound? If it clicks, is it rapid, or is it in a pattern, like "click click, pause, click click, pause..."? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedRecommend Hard Disk or SSD for school/office/research/ Forum SolvedCan I use a 3.5" form factor Hard Disk for Optiplex 755 (SFF) Forum SolvedInternal hard disk Forum SolvedStop hard disk from loading media icons Forum SolvedHi, anyone can help me to get the data in my external hard disk without formatting? Forum SolvedHard Disk Drives Forum Solvedrecover data from hard disk Forum SolvedFound 1 bad sector on Internal hard drive; safe anymore to write data on this disk? Forum SolvedSegate Hard disk platter Swaping Forum SolvedHow Much a PC can afford Hard Disk Storage ? Forum SolvedEnable a disabled hard drive in Disk Management Forum SolvedNeed feedback - dead laptop - using Hard Disk Drive on new computer Forum SolvedMy hard disk suddenly shut downs. Forum SolvedHard Disk not getting detected after CHKDSK midway failure Forum Solveddo i need to reformat my old hard disk (OS) when buying a new pc? Forum SolvedData storage duration on Hard Disk Drive Forum SolvedHard Disk End-to-End Error Forum Solvedwill ide hard disk work on my asus m5a97 r2.0 motherboard Forum SolvedHard Disk Drive (HDD) problem Forum Solvedhow much will the price be for a 1 exabyte hard disk??? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !