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I have hooked this up with my laptop to back up my system and the drive is not linking with a laptop that it has manytimes before and is now making a clicking noise like something is catching. This is the second unit, the first lasted 2 weeks with the same problem, this one is a replacement and is only 14 months at most old. Can you assist please

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If the drive is making noise, that means the drive is physically malfunctioning. It is possible that your laptop is causing a short in the units. However if you use usb ports often with no other issues, then it is probably just the drives being defective.

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