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Old 04-03-2017, 02:27 PM
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Hard Drive Making weird sound.

My Computer Hard Drive Making weird sound. I had already experienced bad sectors sound before. But its something like car accelerator.

I am afraid, its bad sector, but doesn't seems to be, there is about 20+ GB data saved and it overall capacity 300GB.

How to i know my data is safe?
 

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Old 04-03-2017, 02:31 PM
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First thing, Backup all the data to another drive asap. Don't wait, backup now!

Then use the manufacturer tools to test the drive and take action from there.

Best thing to do is backup and buy another drive.
 
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Old 04-03-2017, 03:46 PM
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Just like Inventive says.. back that sucker up right away.

Same thing has happened to me... "huh.. that's weird, it wasn't making that noise yesterday. Ah who care I'm sure it'll all be oohh no.. oh no"
 
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Old 04-03-2017, 05:01 PM
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My Computer Hard Drive Making weird sound. I had already experienced bad sectors sound before. But its something like car accelerator.

I am afraid, its bad sector, but doesn't seems to be, there is about 20+ GB data saved and it overall capacity 300GB.

How to i know my data is safe?
If the Hard Drive is making a constant clicking sound then that means the Hard Drive is bad and about to fail completely. I know this from experience at my job.
 
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Old 04-04-2017, 07:10 AM
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Just like Inventive says.. back that sucker up right away.

Same thing has happened to me... "huh.. that's weird, it wasn't making that noise yesterday. Ah who care I'm sure it'll all be oohh no.. oh no"
I can even copy my data to another drive, it says "Drive is Busy" every time i tried.
 
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Old 04-04-2017, 09:04 AM
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Looks like you need a new HDD. Take your computer to a computer store, they may be able to pull the data off it into a new HDD but I won't make any promises.
 
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Old 04-04-2017, 09:25 AM
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Looks like you need a new HDD. Take your computer to a computer store, they may be able to pull the data off it into a new HDD but I won't make any promises.
Yep, i told a computer hardware expert verbally about the problem. He suggested me the same the same thing. He also didnt make any promise btw. 😂😂
 
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Old 04-07-2017, 01:56 PM
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now it's time to backup your data as soon as possible
Read post #5.
 
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Old 04-11-2017, 11:40 AM
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do you save your things into cloud drive if not start saving. google drive will give you free 15GB.
 
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If the Hard Drive is making a constant clicking sound then that means the Hard Drive is bad and about to fail completely. I know this from experience at my job.
 
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