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Possible HD Failure?

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October 24, 2010 5:53:05 PM

I have a noise that only occures in my computer when a Maxtor hd is running. I want to know if it is my hard drive failing so I put a video on YouTube (here) to see if anyone can identify it.

Thanks in advance!

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a b G Storage
October 24, 2010 9:07:58 PM

Try downloading HD Tune
www.hdtune.com
Run the diagnostics, check SMART info...
But back up your data anyway.
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a b G Storage
October 25, 2010 12:40:55 AM

John_VanKirk said:
Hi there,

Here is an interesting web site by Convar from Germany that gives you audibly HDD sounds and what they mean - mostly bad.

http://www.datenretter.de/audio.htm?po=0&media=3&langua...

That way you can directly compare your HDD to known HDD failure sounds.

Hope that helps!


That is cool. I really like it.
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