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Windows 7: Swirl and Clicking sounds

31 Mar 2011   #21
Mike Connor

Several, including Windows 7 x64 Ultimate

Might be of interest to you;

How a Hard Disk Drive Works

Regards....Mike Connor

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06 Apr 2011   #22
Mike Connor

Several, including Windows 7 x64 Ultimate

Knew I had it somewhere. Found it on another machine. Here are a lot of the sounds various drives make when failing;

Failing hard drive sounds - - Datacent

May be useful, so I added it to this thread.

Regards....Mike Connor
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