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Mac making funny noises

Sounds like a fan dying .. this is the first time i have ever heard it do this .. any ideas?

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    KenKaBob May 11, 2010

    Hi, Sorry t hear you are having problems,


    I'd need a little more information:


    What Model Mac do you have ?
    Speed, Ram, Hard Drive size.. ?
    How old is the machine ?


    It is not uncommon for older Macs internal Fans to start making noise, they turn a lot and the older it is, well, the more it gets worn...


    Fans can easily and fairly cheaply been replaced, but be attentive to this noise, it could be a dying hard drive...

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It sounds like a problem with the drive itself, since the disc image leaves your desktop as it should.

It looks like you're going to need a new optical drive.

You can find your closest Apple Authorized Service Provider with this page:
http://www.apple.com/buy/locator/service.html

Or check your local Yellow Pages for service technicians that work on Macs to call around and compare prices.

Good luck.

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