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Re: Hard Drive Revving noise

 
 
Evan Platt
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      04-09-2009
On Thu, 9 Apr 2009 20:14:54 +0000 (UTC), "Steve.IA"
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>Dell Optiplex GX280
>XP pro SP3.
>Intel Pentium 4 3.00GHz
>Maxtor 6Y250M0 HD
>2048 Mbytes Ram
>
>Occasionally, even when pc is not working hard, say, playing solitaire or
>using MSWord to write this, I can hear the HD rev up for a few seconds
>then coast down. It will often not do it for hours, but after it starts,
>it revs every 15 seconds or so and may or may not continue. I can't make
>it start, and nothing I've tried will make it stop. It seems to have a
>mind of its own, starting and stopping the series of revs.


<SNIP>

I agree with C.D. Sounds like a CD drive, not a hard drive. You keep a
CD or DVD in the drive?
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