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Ticking noise Hello, I have bought an Iomega Ultramax 500GB HD (tripple interface), and use it on my macbook pro. The drive is making an awfull ticking noise. Is there any way to solve this? Thank you very much Stijn

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  • stijn_knapen May 24, 2009

    Thank you for the fast response!
    I use it with TimeMachine, but these data are (for the moment) safe on another external disk.


    I live in Belgium, so I hope replacing the HDD won't be a problem.


    Thank you!

  • stijn_knapen May 24, 2009

    Wonderfull :) I hope it goes as smooth as you say.
    Thanks again.

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Hello,

Ticking noises are indicative of major hardware failures. As no HDD manufacturer actually warranties data, if you have important files on it your drive, you will likely need the help of a pro.

If you have all your data backed up elsewhere(including on the Mac), contact Iomega and have it replaced under warranty.

https://iomega-na-en.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/iomega_na_en.cfg/php/enduser/cci/product.php

If you do need files recovered, let me know as well as your region and I will recommend a good location.

Chris

Posted on May 24, 2009

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    Chris May 24, 2009

    Should be no problem, Iomega has been good to deal with in my experience and from the link I provided you can pick one of the Europian links and they will direct you to the nearest RAM/Service center.

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    Chris May 24, 2009

    Should be no problem, Iomega has been good to deal with in my experience and from the link I provided you can pick one of the Europian links and they will direct you to the nearest RAM/Service center.

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