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What do i do when my computer says that my hard drive has a bad blockage

I asked a question yesterday about how to find out why my computer makes such a loud screeching noise and the answers helped me find out that my hard drive had a bad blockage. How do i unblock or fix this issue?

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If you mean the hard drive has logical errors then running chkdsk/f will fix that. If you mean the hard drive had physical errors, replace the hard drive.

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You're going to have to narrow it down by removing components. Start by removing the hard drive, if the clicking stops then you know that it's a component that needs or uses the operating system. If it stops then put the hard drive back and remove other components, CD drive, keyboard, etc... until you can either locate exactly where it's coming from or it stops. The CD drive could be the culprit, and removing the keyboard will expose some of the inner workings so you can hear it better and possibly find what it is. This isn't a simple fix, it will take a little effort, but I believe you will find the problem, this is the exact same way that I would do it if you were to bring the computer to my shop.

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SOURCE: Loud noise from speakers when laptop closed/standby

Hi there.
Your microphone is on, and when you close the lid it is closer to the speaker. It needs
a loud noise (like closing the lid faster) and it enters into a feedback loop.
We need to find a way to make the microphone not play back.
Try left clicking on the speaker icon in the bottom right of the screen, and click playback
options. Here mute the microphone, and see if it solves your problem.

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SOURCE: DVD drive makes a loud cracking noise

dvd silencer is available in toshiba model use silent mode in that dvd silencer
check for DVD silencer

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SOURCE: Operating system not found, disk corrupt, strange clicking noise.

I think this problem stems further than just a hard drive issue, yes replacing the HDD works.... for awhile but if you leave it on for any lengthy period it will start up again. In My experience it has anyway. I think this may even be a heat issue as well, Im gonna order another hard drive from newegg and this time Ill run speed-fan along with it and see if that will remedy the problem, if it does i will share My experience here.

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store.westerndigital.com or http://www.seagate.com/www/en-us/products/external/

Posted on Feb 22, 2010

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