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hard drive starting to make clicking sounds

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just wondering if there is anything i can do to help it last alittle longer until i can get myself a new HDD sounds like the reader is skipping and losing track cause i wont have much cash until i get my tax back :S
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post #2 of 4
Quite common with mechanical parts.
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Is it possible to backup the very important info on DVD's or an external drive? If you can, then just run chkdsk /f and use it till it dies. Pray! smile.gif
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post #4 of 4
clicking sound = u can still use for a while or some part of the data can still be recovered, try to keep the drive cool if u really need to use it , but drive internally already damaged and will fail completely eventually.
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