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Old 05-04-2010, 03:37 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by aidynphoenix View Post
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.

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Old 05-04-2010, 03:54 PM   #12
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Back it up and replace it. Better to deal with it while it's still alive, rather than when you just saved something important that you didn't back up.

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Old 10-19-2010, 05:29 AM   #13
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well i backed the drive up.. put it in another tower.. its been running fine for 5 months now..
strange.. no clicks or sounds anymore.. could it be a bad IDE cable?

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