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Hard drive always spinning.


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jrspie

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Hi,
I just put the parts from my old pc into a new case-just until I can get a new cpu and mobo.
Everything is working as it did before. Just a good bit cooler.
However, my hard drive has taken to spinning constantly. I've unplugged everything else. It's the hard drive. I can hear it and feel it vibrating when I touch it.
Could I have plugged this into the wrong spot on the mobo.
The system used to be an emachines t6212.
Mobo is a ms-7093. Hard drive is a 200 G. Seagate.
I unplugged the power line to the hard drive and the noise, vibration stopped.
Any ideas on how to fix this?
I'm still really a newbie.
Thanks,
J,
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Hard drives are attached to the power supply using the four-pin "molex" connector, and attached to the motherboard with the ribbon cable. The power-on switch that attaches to the motherboard is suppose to allow the motherboard to control the power supply. And with it being an emachine, who knows.

Double check you connections.

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