Re: Hard Drive Revving noise

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by Evan Platt, Apr 9, 2009.

  1. Evan Platt

    Evan Platt Guest

    On Thu, 9 Apr 2009 20:14:54 +0000 (UTC), "Steve.IA"
    <> wrote:

    >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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    Evan Platt, Apr 9, 2009
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