Thread: Hard drive Sounds?
02-14-2007, 06:45 PM #1
Hard drive Sounds?
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- Jan 25, 2005
- 1.2gHz g4, 12 inch, 60 gig, 768RAM, bluetooth, ATI radeon 9200, macally bluetooth mouse, JBL speaker
Hi. this morning i thought i heard my computer make this wierd sound, but didnt hear it again so just thought i misheard. well now, at 5:45, its definitely making some really wierd sounds. it almost sounds like an older car stereo with a tape deck, when you rewind or fast foreward. it makes some low pitch whining noise that changes in frequency. its also doing this more frequently. this morning it was hardly doing it. now it's almost doing it non stop. I'm thinking its the HD, so i backed up all my stuff to another laptop. might shut this one down soon. Any ideas on what it could be, or if theres a way to find out? thanks
02-18-2007, 12:05 AM #2jamesxGuest
02-18-2007, 04:27 AM #3
- Member Since
- Jan 14, 2007
- Mac Mini 1.83, iBook G3 800, iMac G3 233, Mac Classic, Apple IIc. And too many PC's to count.
It most definatly sounds like an HD failure. I wouldn't expect that HD to last much longer.
Don't trust me though, it's 2:30 AM, and I've been up since 7:00 AM
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