Originally Posted by aidynphoenix
hey guys.. sence its springtime here and getting warmer i swapped everything into a bigger case.. and then i was having the computer lockup and hardrive pause problems again. than i moved some stuff around again, and now its working ok again. yet it was never getting warm. is it possible. there is just a bad connection in the ide plug? or is it likely a bad component on the hardrive-board? or worse?
It was making clicking noises. If a harddrive makes noises, it's 99.99999% of the time dying. It's on its way out, just forget it. There really isn't anything you can do to save it.