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Computer making odd sounds and programs crashing computer


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My coumper is making a kind of grinding and scraping sound. Almost everytime I load a program of any sort the whole computer crashes. I have no idea whats wrong.

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Open up the computer and listen to see if it is the hard drive making all the grinding sounds. If it is it sounds like the drive is going bad. You might also do a check disk if you have XP.

http://www.microsoft...-us/chkdsk.mspx

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It was the hard drive.

Thanks for the help
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