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Deskstar 1TB SATA started making ''uncommon'' noises.Now I can't find or access any of the data on the drive. It starts making noise as soon as I put power to it(Heads crashing???)!

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It seems ur hdd is old, while the pc is powered on, bring ur ear closer to the hdd n make sure that it does not make any noise (like 'tuk tuk' or 'kirr kirr')..in such case itz probably gone bad n need to b replaced..

Posted on Nov 12, 2009

  • Subhradip Chakraborty
    Subhradip Chakraborty Nov 12, 2009

    1 tb hdd is however not too old at all..!!..
    it may also happen by the followings:
    a) lack of care...
    b) sudden or imperfect switch/power off..
    c) bad ground/earthing..
    d) shock or thud..esp. when ur hdd is operating..

    if itz under warranty, contact ur system admin/vendor immediately....


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