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Hard drive being louder

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My western digital caviar green 1tb hard drive just started getting quite a bit louder than before. I have only had the hard drive about 9 months and until just recently it has been completely silent. Is there anything I can do to make it quieter, or is this something I should be worried about?
post #2 of 4
What kind of noise? Clicking is bad.
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post #3 of 4
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It is sort of a clicking noise but it is not the click of death, should I be worried? My seagate barracuda did this too and I ran diagnostics and it said nothing was wrong but I just stopped using because it was getting annoying. This one is not very loud at all but when my fans are turned down I can occasionally hear it.
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No answer? Should I just go ahead and send it in for a replacement or will it still be fine for a little while?
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