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WHEN I START MY COMPUTER MY HARD DRIVE MAKES A LOUD HUMMING NOISE, THEN ONCE ITS STARTED IT STOPS, BUT THIS NOISE IS VERY LOUD, BUT IF MY PC IS WARMED UP AND I RESTAREDED IT WILL NOT MAKE THE NOISE.

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  • jgwray Jan 28, 2008

    I too have similar problem. My Maxtor 80GB Personal Touch 3100 has been working for a couple years now. Now, for no apparent reason, it hummms loudly and is not recognized. I've tried installing as an internal HD but it does sound like it is locked up. I need that DATA. Is there any thing I can do first before approaching an expensive date recovery option???????

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If it stops and after some time it stop making noise then it means its having problem with the magnetic plates so i suggest you to change the drive.

maxtor drives are very sensitive to shocks may be it get a shock.

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