[OT] Hard Drive Clicking Noise for Hitachi Mobile Drives

Matthew Miller mattdm at mattdm.org
Thu Dec 23 03:38:40 UTC 2004


On Thu, Dec 23, 2004 at 10:05:15AM +0800, Ow Mun Heng wrote:
> I only found out today when I checked on DELL's website and found the
> firmware update. Seems like IBM also had something like this reported in
> ZDnet.

The IBM laptop drive I put in my Toshiba Libretto often makes a
disconcertingly loud click. It's worked fine for years, though. I talked to
an IBM tech right after I got the drive and noticed the weird noise, and was
told that it's completely normal and just the drive realigning itself.

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