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I keep hearing a hardware disconnecting sound when im in windows .. cant figure out what it is...is there a way to find out? Maybe an event log? I feel its my vertex 3 but wouldn't windows shut down instantly if it was my hard drive?
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Of course. My Computer (RMB click) -> Manage -> Event Viewer -> Windows Logs -> System.
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Of course. My Computer (RMB click) -> Manage -> Event Viewer -> Windows Logs -> System.
Thanks...ok so i guess i have no idea how to read that? i guess a better question should've been how can i find out what hardware keeps making disconnect/connect sound? It can't be my SSD right because windows would shut down?
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Not sure but basically all info is supposed to be stored in RAM, and HDD is when you need some info from the sort of long term storage so it might be possible? But I sort of doubt it,.
    
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Not sure but basically all info is supposed to be stored in RAM, and HDD is when you need some info from the sort of long term storage so it might be possible? But I sort of doubt it,.
You're right. I've pulled the HDD out of a living system, and it didn't crash until I tried to open something from the HDD OP, check for loose USBs
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You can also type "reliability" in to the search box in the start menu...
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