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Ticking noise and doesn't show on my computer

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I had a similar situation ticking sound and in my case it was a stuck reader therefore making it defective. Good news is that they usually have good warranties (some have 3 years) and if you call the manufacturer they will replace it with a new one if its still considered under warranty, they can check by either your receipt or some manufacturers can use the serial number and production date. Do this before trying to take it apart since that usually voids some warranties good luck

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The ticking noise is usually a sure sign of a DEAD hard drive.

Quite often in the case of a knocked or dropped drive.

It may be possible to test the drive by removing it from the caseand installing it in a regular computer that has SATA.

These cases are quite tricky to open and I tend to use the flat end of a nail file on each side to keep the sides slightly apart as I work the rest of the case

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