Clicking noise from PC when starting a download

  legion 11:18 27 Mar 2004
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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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