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Windows 7: Computer hdd starting to make noise...

19 Jun 2011   #1

Windows 7 Premium 64 bit
Computer hdd starting to make noise...

My Computer Hard Drive is tarting to make noise?

Its making a bit of a whirling noise all the time now for about 3 days non stop,

Before it only made this noise once in while and not too often or for too long at a time.

I bought the computer brand new the end of Jan 2011.

Anyone have suggestions?

Is this normal, or should I be concerned about it and checking on something.


Happy Father's Day All!

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19 Jun 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate RTM (Technet)

BACK UP ANYTHING IMPORTANT IMMEDIATELY! Do not do anything else until you have backups. Your data will be lost otherwise.

THEN contact the manufacturer and get the drive replaced.
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19 Jun 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit

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19 Jun 2011   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium

You might want to check your power supply. In my experiences whenever I heard a whirling sound from my HDD its was either a sign that my power supply was going out and wasn't delivering enough power to HDD or your actual HDD is going out.

A backup would be a good idea at this point.
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