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Hard Disk Noises are Warning Signals

If your computer hard drive has started making some weird sounds recently, it could actually indicate a failing hard drive.

Failing hard drives often show warning signs of their imminent demise. If you're lucky enough to see or hear one of these signs, stop what you're doing and immediately back up your data.

Hitachi has released wav sound files of failing hard drives intended to help you diagnose if the sounds your hard drive are making are indicative of a bum drive.

If you hard disk noise resembles any of the following noise pattern, it could mean that the Hard Disk Head is damaged

See: Clicking Sound in Hard Drives