hard disk start up noise

  pekay 11:32 21 Apr 2003
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on start up my hard disk sounds like it is over-revving,this lasts for about 20 secs,i think i might know what the problem is but iwould like to hear somebody elses idea.

  hadileen 12:34 21 Apr 2003

i think your hard disk will is diying , backup your info and try to write zeros the drive.

  ricvic 12:37 21 Apr 2003

I once was caught out by this. Take the case off and listen carefully for the source of the noise. It may be the power supply fan.

  Big Elf 12:41 21 Apr 2003

Have you fitted a fan to the hard drive as it may be this that's failing?

  DieSse 13:10 21 Apr 2003

This type of noise can come from the CD drive, if you have let a CD in it.

  DieSse 13:11 21 Apr 2003

let ??? - left I meant

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