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HDD making clicking sound every 10s in Win 8.1 - Load/Unload cycle count increasing

I have problem with my Samsung SpinPoint F3 HD103SJ HDDs. As soon as Win 8.1 loads up, and its in idle, they both make clicking sound every 10seconds. It sounds like the heads are parking. I have ...
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My keyboard is making weird clicking noises and some keys are acting strange

So when I was making dinner, my cat sat down on my laptops keyboard and now it's not functioning like it should... Every time I press a button, there is this weird clicking sound and I have to wait a ...
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Graphics card clicking during POST

During the POST the graphics card makes a rhythmic clicking sound and the post lasts much longer than usual. However after 5-10 seconds the computer boots as normal. When I remove the graphics card ...
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Dell Laptop clicking noise (fan or hard drive issue)

I have a DELL 17R SE 7720 laptop and have recently noticed it has been clicking - I am not sure if this is fan or hard drive related, I have a video to illustrate the issue. Can anyone suggest my ...
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Trying to boot an old 1990 Macintosh classic, the HD spins, clicks a bit, dies, and then restarts (video included)

I recently pulled an old 1990 Macintosh Classic from my Dad's garage that had been sitting there for nearly 15 years. I plugged it in, and was delighted that turning the switch did something. The ...
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Secondary hard drive loop?

I just did a complete cleaning of my Windows 7 PC, blowing out all the dust and such. When I put it all together again, a cable was pinched in between the chassis and a fan. It started out making a ...
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MS Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000 - Stop Key Clicking

My new MS Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000 clicks when the spacebar is pressed. All other keys are silent - as is my preference. How do I stop the spacebar from clicking?
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Strange click and hard disk pause when laptop held at angle

I've noticed that when I carefully rearrange my Sony VAIO Fit 15 in bed while holding it at a very specific angle, an audible click comes from withing the casing. I also noticed that while watching a ...
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Has my hard drive arrived faulty?

I got a 1TB Western Digital Blue hard drive, and it is not recognized by my BIOS or Windows installation. BIOS shows hard drive is placed in SATA slot, but no serial number, model number, or capacity ...
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WD Passport 2TB occasional mild clicks [duplicate]

I have a new 2TB external drive formatted as exFAT.. when I started copying data to it, I heard very mild clicks (I know more or less how a failing drive sounds and this was a lot more quiet) and then ...
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'Mouse click' sound keeps randomly happening on Windows 7

My PC keeps making a mouse click sound that happens when you open a folder or click a link on the internet. Thing is- it does it when nothing is open and there is no user activity. It's almost like ...
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Notebook hd linux compatible (without parking head issue)

Recently I've bought a 2,5" sata hd for my netbook (an acer aspire one but this details is doesn't interest ). I've bought a classic (electromeccanical and not ssd) hard disk. Well, after, I've ...
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Load/Unload Cycle of a Hard Drive

Hard Drive Information: Make: Western Digital Model Number: WD5000BPKT What the non-computer-fellas call it: Western Digital Scorpio Black Age: About 2 to 3 months old. Power On Hours: 127 ...
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I hear clicks in the speakers but i did not click anything

I hear clicks in the speakers but i did not click anything. These kind of click when you double click on the directory in the windows explorer. I don't know where is this coming from, also media ...
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My external disk made a clicking noise. What should I do?

I have a USB2+Firewire external disk that made a clicking noise, and Mac OS X immediately unmounted it and put up a dialog box saying that a peripheral is misbehaving. The disk made a clicking noise ...
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How do I test a PCB?

I just replaced the PCB on a drive I have with another one of the same model but the FW/PN were different because I couldn't find the exact match. I don't really care about the information on the ...
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Seagate Barracuda Green & Intel RST RAID 1 - slow drive wake up / clicking

I've got an interesting problem that I can't quite figure out. I'm using dual Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB drives ( ...
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how to find bad disk in raid array?

I have a RAID5 array and one of the disks clicks whenever I start up the array. During array operation, it seems to run fine though. This has me worried that I'm going to start running into problems ...
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How long does it take for a failing HDD to die? [closed]

I have a 320 GB HDD at 5400 RPM that I bought as part of the first Dell laptop I ever got. This laptop (an Inspiron 1545) was relatively fast to start, but performance declined over time. But now, ...
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Sporadic disk clicking sound

I'm having some unusual and sporadic hard disk clicking issues. Here is a cronological description of the facts. I'm using an ASUS P6T-SE with Intel Core i7, 6Gb RAM 600W Power supply and ATI4670 ...
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New Laptop hard drive is clicking

Ive got a new laptop and the hard drive keeps clicking randomly and sporadically. I've ran Check Disk and there were no bad sectors. I've also tried HD Tune (and others) to check the health of the ...
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Sound crackling on a brand new Gigabyte motherboard

I purchased a brand new Gigabyte EP45-UD3LR, but when I put together the computer and started it, the music seemed to crackle. I taught it was some driver problem, so I reinstalled Windows 7 x64. ...
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What is causing my hard drive's click of death?

Upon bootup I have a drive that will spin up click and few times then spin down. I have a spare drive (same model number) I attempted to transfer the heads from with no luck, HOWEVER, the heads from ...
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Clicking/Croaking Noise coming from computer

My laptop (a HP Compaq 6735s) is about 1 year old and has recently started making funny clicking/croaking noises. The noise happens a lot when I turn the laptop on and now and again while the computer ...
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Faulty hard-drive?

I just purchased a brand new laptop, and I believe the hard drive to be faulty. Here are the symptoms: It's a 500gb 7200 rpm hard drive, the relevant part formatted to ext4 and running Gentoo Every ...
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Is there a linux program to make my keys clicky?

In Windows, you can use the ClicKey program to make click sounds when you type keys. In Mac OS X, you can use KeyClick. Is there any such program for Linux? I'm using Gnome and Ubuntu 9.10. xset c ...
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My hard drive does single clicks every once in a while. Is this considered the click of death?

I've watched a few youtube videos demonstrating the so called click of death and they all show a hard drive that 'clicks' nonstop. My hard drive will occasionally make a clicking sound, but it ...
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What causes random clicking/navigation sound while PC is idle?

On my Dell D630 laptop running Windows XP Pro SP3, I randomly hear the "Windows Navigation Start.wav" played. This happens even if the only application active on the PC at the time is Microsoft ...
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Semi-random clicking sound from Macbook Pro

There is an occasional click sound coming from my Macbook Pro (17", 2.2 Ghz Core 2 Duo) I upgraded to Snow Leopard recently, but the computer was also in for service about week before that, so I ...
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Hard drive won't initialize, spins up, makes 2 clicks, and spins up again

When I booted my computer today, it wouldn't progress past BIOS. One of the drives ( the one holding the OS, of course ) spins up, goes "click click", and then spins down and repeats the process. How ...