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500 GB WD My Book clicks sometimes, but still works?

I got my WD My Book 500 GB external hard drive yesterday, and from the moment I put the first file on there, I noticed it made ONE very low volume click when it began to write a new file. It also makes a few clicks (maybe one or two) when accessing it. Other than that, it's quiet. Should I take mine back and exchange it for another one?

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  • xphen0m Aug 26, 2008

    Yeah, I read on WD's site that clicking I'm hearing is, infact, normal. Thanks, though.

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I think i would to be on the safe side and mayby the technicians there can explain what is going on with it and you should be able to get a nother one best regards mike

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