Clicking noise from PC when starting a download

  legion 11:18 27 Mar 2004

and then the PC locks up, any ideas, it is for sure coming from inside the case, but since its random, its hard to track the noise down to a certain area.

  Big Elf 13:27 27 Mar 2004

A clicking noise could be associated with a failing hard disk. Visit the manufacturers website and download (if you can) the disk testing tool. These normally create a bootable floppy which then runs the test.

  Â ÑÌÇKÑÂMË 13:29 27 Mar 2004

Do you have an internal modem? may be this that is the culprit not the hdd.


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