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My Hard Drive is making weird noises, usually when something is downloading, or pages are loading, things like that. It sounds like a switch flicking on followed by a zzzzzzzzz and then a switch flicking again. I'm running XP
 

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Hi,

I have two bits of advice for you.

1) Stop what you are doing right now and back that drive up so you don't lose any data should it quit (which it might).

2) Download the drive manufacturer's utility and test the drive to see if it is actuallly going South.
 

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I have a Western Digital Hard Drive, I know, theres my first problem. I went to their site downloaded their utility and ran a test problem is I don't know what most of it means.My hard drive passed the initial test, and in the SMART status bar everything was good other than the Raw Read Error Rate, which had the red X instead of the green check. Help?
 
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