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When I turn on my PC, it gives a sound like it is restarting. Why is that? :O
 

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That "cluck" like sound I don't know how to describe it better. xD

Or maybe it is the sound of one of my hardware?
 

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Originally Posted by Grobi View Post

That "cluck" like sound I don't know how to describe it better. xD
Or maybe it is the sound of one of my hardware?
can you record a video or audio clip? I'm a bit confused here.
 

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cluck? the only sound i can think of remotely to a cluck would be a "ticking" HDD or you have a disc in DVD drive.
 

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I would probably guess the sound is your HDD starting up or operating as well. No other component really makes a "clicky/clucky" sound.
 

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Hard drives starting up, and/or the laser mechanism in your optical sliding around.

EDIT: I just saw you have multiple Seagate hard drives. I'd reckon it's them, because the one I had made a real ruckus compared to the Hitachi/Samsung/WD drives I've owned.
 

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That sure does sound like some HDD's powering down. (A few months ago one of my WD250's did that when it was idling for a long time.)

Not sure why it's doing it however.

You could probably hear them spin back up by going into them via explorer.
 

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Guessing HDD's too.Does it only do it at start-up or does it do randomly also?Try accessing a file on each hard drive and see if the sound gets reproduced through that.I've had a hard drive fail on me and they make a loud clicking noise and would keep going on like that.Check all your hard drives health and do any error checking on them using a program like HDTune.
 

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Only when it starts up, I'll record the sound tomorrow or smth when I am not this tired.
 

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I just now realized you said it happens when you start the PC.
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For some reason I though it happened when you are already in Windows.

Anyways, my old 250's have had a single loud click to them when starting and stopping for at least the last year and they have been working fine. I am not familiar enough with modern drives to know if that means death soon however.
 
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