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Computer won't shut off (occasionally)

My Dell Dimension 4600 occasionally refuses to shut off. It makes grinding sounds and I have to turn off all power to the machine. Even when I turn the power back on the grinding is still going and I have to hold the power button in to make it stop.

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  • nan2ksja May 25, 2009

    The noise seems to be coming from the CD CD/RW drive.

  • Lee Hodgson
    Lee Hodgson May 11, 2010

    Hi there.
    Is the grinding sound coming from the hard drive?


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Usually this the indication of Hard driver problem.
this hard drve is on its last lag. it is hardware failure.
get a new Hard Drive and copy everything to the new hard drive. save this one as a backup.

Posted on May 22, 2009

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