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My HDD Have a noise that sounds like a bucket of loose nails

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April 21, 2012 7:16:38 PM

Hi, sorry for my Engrish :) 

My old Seagate Barracuda ST380011A 80Gb sounds like a bucket of loose nails and works very slow sometimes.
It begun half year ago.

Why is it have this noise.
Can I fix it or not?





a b G Storage
April 21, 2012 7:42:28 PM

You'd be better off getting a new one asap before you lose your data. It must be 10 years old by now and being a mechanical component, it's exposed to wear and tear over the time.
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