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Windows 7: Seagate and the click of death

25 May 2012   #31
FaberTech

Windows 7 x64 / Windows Server 2008 / Linux (Redhat & Deb distros) / OS X / More
 
 

Well the only thing i could get Seatools to say, is the hard drive is taking a long time to scan. and gave me some possibilities of why it would be. One of them being that it may be overheating.




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25 May 2012   #32
FaberTech

Windows 7 x64 / Windows Server 2008 / Linux (Redhat & Deb distros) / OS X / More
 
 

It wont even show that in the log. but im just going to call them and tell them what this thing is doing. I ran tests for 48 hours and it wont come up with anything. it only does the click of death when you do a mass transfer of data. or if its just sitting there doing nothing. but when i run tests, it just gets really hot and clicks a little bit, but keeps going until its done testing. then it dies.
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25 May 2012   #33
Brds7t7

Windows 7 Pro 64-Bit, Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit, Windows 8.1 Pro 64-Bit
 
 

I can't see there is much more you can do. The drive obviously needs replacing. Seagate should honour the warranty regardless of what Seatools says. When mine was clicking Seatools kept reporting back there was no problem even though it was taking forever to do a short test.
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