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Of course I did all of the checks in the software and errors were fixed automatically but that made no difference to the problem at all. Do the cloning on to the new hard disk and replace the old disk with the cloned hard disk. I probably wouldn't trust it though. it's very simple Click to expand... have a peek here

Related Threads Language: English Back to Top English Deutsch Español Français Italiano ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΑ Nederlands Polski Português Русский Türkçe اللغة العربية Looking for something else? You may know that hard drives work in somewhat similar way to a needle and vinyl record, although it is writing and reading via a magnetic field with much more advanced ARRR!!) I got rid of Microsoft Security Essentials in favor of Comodo. I then froze it for 2 hours left it is the freezer and punched a hole where the power goes and the usb plug goes. Visit Website

Hard Drive Clicks And Computer Freezes

My computer finds the disk (Im using a swedish version of XP so i dont know all the terms in english) in disk management, but it doesnt show up as a I have since relocated my small fridge in my lab next to my test bench with a external USB enclosure in the freezer portion. I found out where the noise is coming from and its my secondary DATA drive. these past 2 days, the power had been cut off and on, since i've got problem with my electrical plug.

And I actually don't know which cable it looks like... Whats more amazing, I did it 3 months ago… and no more problems at all. Fail. Computer Freezes And Makes Buzzing Noise When Playing Games I bought a new hdd, oh well atleast its bigger than the one i had.

thanks for any help!!! Hard Drive Clicking Noise Fix If you hear a hard drive clicking noise, take prompt action to recover as much data as you can. in the bios it detects the 500gb drive but windows doesnt. http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f25/solved-computer-freezes-and-makes-a-weird-sound-635897.html Penisochio, Aug 4, 2009 mdcclxxvisoad No Longer a Noob Joined: Jul 15, 2003 Messages: 14,544 Date Posted: Aug 4, 2009 #12 Well if you are reformatting and it's still having problems,

So tonight ill grab a zip-lock and try it. Hdd Regenerator what model of computer did you say you had? xamix Graduate Posts: 154 3+ Months Ago That sound usually means that the disk has a bad sector and cnnot be writen or read in that part of the disk... My brother's ipod classic 3g started having hard-drive failure.

Hard Drive Clicking Noise Fix

Related posts: How to Recover Data from a Crashed Hard Drive How to Permanently Wipe All Data from a Hard Drive How to Easily Migrate Data From One Windows User Account http://www.ign.com/boards/threads/my-computer-has-this-clicking-sound-before-it-freezes.183460501/ So once you get the drive operational, get all the data off that you can before it fails again. Hard Drive Clicks And Computer Freezes Casey Reply October 2, 2009 Macs and PCs both use the same type of hard drive, they are just formatted differently. Click Of Death Fix Sign in to continue I have a PSN account Sign In Welcome back!

could be the fan stopping and making some kind of strange noise and then it overheats or something ShadowbladeX, Aug 4, 2009 Penisochio Star Joined: Aug 8, 2006 Messages: 41,951 Otherwise you can try this method to put your hard drive in freezer or cold refrigerator (but only after reading all the steps below first!). If it's the keyboard controller, then that might explain the freezing, as the controller is located on the board. HjgroveMay 11, 2014, 6:19 PM That clicking noise is known as the "Click of death", Its where the head is going from side to side try to read data off the Hard Drive Clicking Sound

It might not boot or only boot occasionally. Ad choices Follow Tom’s guide Subscribe to our newsletter Sign up add to twitter add to facebook ajouter un flux RSS About Us Articles Free Resources How to Make Your First I did, however, read another article where a guy said his drive was still going strong a year later after doing this. in fact most software just locks up when it's trying to access the drive.

Penisochio, Aug 4, 2009 mdcclxxvisoad No Longer a Noob Joined: Jul 15, 2003 Messages: 14,544 Date Posted: Aug 4, 2009 #22 All you do is open up the case. Spinrite Joe Sans Reply April 5, 2013 John… Let me tell you a little secret I use in a DoD Forensic lab… I use a 10G fish tank… Fill with Mineral Oil, Debbie Reply July 10, 2013 Wow, that is brilliant, Joe!

I'd hate for WD to get it and call me saying "Oh yah well your drive works so tough luck buddy we're sending it back!" Though I really doubt they would

It keeps freezing when I play FIFA 12 and becomes unresponsive and I then have to turn it off using the on/off button. And I forgot to mention as this game runs a cry3engine , its pretty heavy for my GPU so I force downclock it to GPU:400 mhz and memory:800 mhz. Can that harm my computer components [ie: motherboard], or my good drive while it's passing it's contents over? Speedfan This site does a great job of describing why freezing a hard drive is useless.

Shaun Reply May 24, 2014 I have tried my crashed Hard drive in the freezer for 2 hours. I'm assuming the driver inside the hp is an hp. And well I clean out my pc every month or so with a can of compressed air. I can't find the model number.

My daughter had an iPod that quit and we froze it and it's still working 4 years later. Memtest86+ | Seatools How to Benchtest Info & Selection of PSU's 03-16-2012, 09:19 PM #4 haw808 Registered Member Join Date: Mar 2012 Posts: 103 OS: win7 Quote: The ice does not melt (since it is solid CO2) and should cool the drive to at least -20 to -30 degrees Centigrade, if not lower (the ice itself sublimes at thanks my computer keeps shutting off during playing games, etc thenayster Motherboards, Bios & CPU 2 03-15-2012 08:26 PM Posting Rules You may not post new threads You may not post

If heads are dead, then heads are dead. Casey Reply June 5, 2007 Sam, You will need to put the whole drive in there. Here is the problem. Sometimes they have been subjected to very high voltages, and cooling them has rarely causd them to work again.

Sounds like you let out the magic smoke. I am not sure if the heat could have messed it up or not but I have done this many times before. Could putting a Clicking Hard Drive in a Freezer Really Work?