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When a hard disk makes a clicking sound and the computer does not detect it then the hard disk is faulty. This is commonly known as "The click of death".
There is no way of fixing this hard drive, if you need to recover your data, then there are companies that can recover data off faulty hard drives BUT it will cost you an arm and a leg for their services.

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It dosen't works it make a sound like(tic tic tic about 5 second and will shut down)


HDD , if the power is good, is it? full spec voltage.
most FAST 1tb drives need a power pack,
has a 7 year warranty their home page states, so why not use that.
no HDD should make load noises, only ear close whiling sound.
soft ear close tics very very quiet is normal, load , NEVER.
if it makes noise say at arms distances that is bad.
2 causes:
1: the power pack is not plugged in, or missing or wrong pack used? (never run HDD with missing pack or wrong one.
2: drive bad. (bad drives click, when bad)
it can be the drive bad, or the power regulator toasted.

7 years. is a very long time. read the rules on your warr, card.

do not ever block the cooling slots of any HDD, case. ever.
or it will overheat, all fast drives can overheat, easy.
make sure that dont happen.

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The tic tic tic noise is known as the tic of death. This hard drive is faulty especially when you go into the BIOS and the hard disk is not detected. This is why when you try to install Windows it cannot detect a hard disk.
The hard drive needs to be replaced in the computer/laptop, Windows installed and the computer or laptop's device drivers plus your programs etc. to get a functioning computer/laptop again.

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Hello,

you should not need drivers for that all, windows should be able to recognize it.

These things usually need an external power supply, first check if it is connected.

Try it with a different computer. If it works then I suggest a system restore on the other comp.
If it doesn't work (which is likely) then you should take apart the metal case, remove the HDD (which is a totally standard desktop HDD) and plug it inside the comp with the SATA port. Windows then will correct the disk errr upon turning on. If it doesn't work this way either then it's dead. If it works flawlessly, but when put back into the case it doesn't wok again then the housing is faulty.

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My hitachi hard drive Hitachi HDT721064SLA380 isn't detected by computer and i can here a sound "tic tic" in the HDD ,Thanks .


Hi Welcome to Fixya!
Your hdd is making that sound mainly because it could already be damaged inside. That is also the reason why it is not being detected by the computer.
Same thing happened to me with my 120gb Seagate Barracuda.
Consider in replacing the hard drive on your computer.

Hope this could help!
Have a great day!

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While under the hood, look for the cable connecting the engine block to the body of the car and clean both ends of that cable.
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this problem to an i/o device happens mostly when itz defective/faulty..
check the following:
(to take data backups u gotta connect the hdd to another pc/laptop, for such cases a hdd-case is available in the local spare market, it'll make behave ur hdd to act as an external removable drive)....
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2)check for bad connections..
3)update/flash the bios..
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