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Windows 7: Please help my Harddrive is making alot of loud nosies,

16 Sep 2011   #11
Zepher

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by applepie View Post
Thank you for the advice,
I have backed up everything I care about in terms of files, pictures etc.
I will be getting a new laptop anyway.

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This is the information about my computer:
PC Manufacturer: Dell Computer Corporation
Computer Model: OptiPlex GX 240
Motherboard Manufacturer: Dell Computer Corporation
Computer Product: OptiPlex GX 240
CPU Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.20 GHz
Version x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 4
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Page File Size 576 Mb
Page File Free 94%
Physical Memory Size 383 Mb
Physical Memory Free 24%
Disk Type Fixed Disk
Disk I.D. C drive
Total Disk Space 37.2Gb
Free Disk Space 30.5Gb
that machine listed above is less than 10 years old.
I've still got a working Compaq Pentium 3 600mhz with a 6gb HD that I use to tune the ECM in my car.

20 year old machines usually had about 20-120MB hard disks.
I thought you were being funny, hence my comment about using a few floppies to back up your stuff.
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21 Sep 2011   #12
applepie

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit.
 
 

Hi Zepher,

Thank you for sharing!
What is an ECM?
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22 Sep 2011   #13
Zepher

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

ECM is the Electronic Control Module, aka Computer.
In newer cars they are called PCM, Powertrain Control Module.

here is a quick read about ECM tuning.
http://wiki.3400z24.com/ECM_tuning

and a screenshot showing some settings from my laptop,



My engine above and my driving my car below,
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22 Sep 2011   #14
Imperfect1

 
 

Just a suggestion applepie, but why don't you post your inquiry in the Hardware & Devices section?
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24 Sep 2011   #15
lhorwinkle

Win 7
 
 

A computer with a P4 / 2.20 GHz processor is most definitely not 18 to 20 years old.
It's not even 10 years old.
It's perhaps 8 or 9 years old.
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