Having problems with your Toshiba G15-AV501 Qosmio Notebook ?

The hard drive is clicking loudly. It has been doin this for quite some time and my concern is that it is about to crash.


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I had this issue, so I removed drive two and it boots up faster again and the noise is gone. I checked the 40GB Drive I removed and it was going bad. What I did was replaced it with another drive, installed XP on it, and now I can boot from either drive but both are seperate OS's.
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Probably NOT the hard rive. More likely one of the cooling fans has collected a lot of dust and is out of whack. Mine did same. clicking sound especially after 3 -4 minutes after starting. (if it is a hard drive the ckicking will be continuous from mopment of strt up. Also hard drives that click don't last doing it for ANY length of time. If the make that kind of sound they die fast!
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