Noisy hard disk on a Laptop

  muscic lover 23:06 21 Mar 2006
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I have a Novatech Laptop less than one year old (so if all else fails it can go back!!).

When I start it up it begins to buzz noisily... and doesnt stop until I turn it off again, any ideas why it does this and how can I get it to stop... also am i in danger of losing all my data??

Over to you guys!

  DieSse 23:22 21 Mar 2006

More likely to be a noisy fan I would have thought.

  DieSse 23:23 21 Mar 2006

PS - to never be in danger of losing all your data, do regular backups.

  johnnyrocker 23:25 21 Mar 2006

is it a buzz or a whine as there is a big difference and does the buzz seem to be coming from speakers?


johnny.

  woodchip 23:29 21 Mar 2006

Buzz can be anything

  Softstag 23:58 21 Mar 2006

It is most likely a fan, but if it is the hard drive then backup now!

Sadly, if you have a noisy laptop within warranty, there is little you can do but send it back for repair.

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