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Computer slowing + making feintregular clicking sounds


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roofusthedoofus1

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Hello,
im new here to the forum.

my computer is making faint but regular ticking or clicking noises, while the computer slows down considerably. it's coming from the hard disk i think but the computer itself has been also slowing down in general recently, so i'm not sure what the real source of the problem is. Heres the hijackthis logfile if its any help...

Thanks in advance for your suggestions!

[attachment=30494:Hijackthis.txt]
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Reason for edit: Repetitive Post

Edited by rshaffer61, 27 May 2009 - 07:56 AM.

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my computer is making faint but regular ticking or clicking noises

Your hard drive is in a critical state. The read/write head that reads or writes info to the hard disk is failing. Backup your data while you still can.

If you want to make sure that the clicking is coming from the hard drive, download Seatools For DOS from here: http://www.seagate.c...ols/seatooldreg
Download the Graphical ISO CD-ROM Image EN file.
Then burn the file to a disc using BurnCDCC, from here: http://www.terabyteu...ee-software.htm
Boot from the disc and run an acoustic test.
Here is a tut: http://seagate.custk...sp?DocId=201271
Only do this step once all the important data has been backed up.
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