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Windows 7: scan found errors on hdd and fixed them, do I still have a problem?

07 Feb 2014   #1

Windows 7 home premium
scan found errors on hdd and fixed them, do I still have a problem?

My hdd made some click click beep noises... so I scanned it with seatools. It found several errors the first check and fixed them all. The second scan it found 2 errors and fixed them. What I am not sure of is whats next?

Is my hdd going to die on me anyways? Was that what the noises were implying?

Or are the errors a one time thing and the noises were just letting me know there was disk errors that needed to be fixed?

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07 Feb 2014   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, & Mac OS X 10.9.2

how old is the drive? as rule of thumb clicking is a bad sign and normally means back it up and replace it NOW!

ive never heard a harddrive beep.. mainly as they have no speakers to make such noises.
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07 Feb 2014   #3

Win8/8.1,Win7-U64, Vista U64, uncounted Linux distor's

What does SMART report?

Clicking is never a good sign and you may have a dieing HDD. No matter what I would do a backup before proceeding any further. It's possible you had a few bad sectors and they have been reallocated and the hdd well continue to function, or bad sector may continue to develop, in that case the drive needs replacement.
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07 Feb 2014   #4

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit 7601

Actually I have had 2 computers that the hard drives clicked every once in a while the first one I got which is about 5 years old now is still going strong, not actually sure if still clicks because its in another room running headless and I connect with RDP and my other computer is a little more than a year old and it still clicks once in a while . Now if your hard drive clicks constantly then you have a problem

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