Having problems with your HP Pavilion Ze4900 Notebook ?

I have a "clicking" that sounds like the HD head may be seeking; happens sporadically, but very annoying; suspect may have been responsible for damage to last hard drive; have updated BIOS but no help


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A clicking sound coming from the HD is a bad sign. If I were you, I would back up your HD now just to be safe.

Before doing anything else, make sure your hard drive is seated on a flat surface. Some older hard drives may have trouble operating on an uneven surface. If the clicking sound persists, follow the procedure below:

In the Start menu click on Computer, then Right-Click on your HD. Open Properties, and open the Tools tab. You will see a process called Error-checking. Click on that. Check both boxes, then press Start.

After the Disk-check is finished, restart your computer. Hopefully the clicking will be gone.

If the clicking is not gone, the hard drive is most likely dying. So make sure your files are backed up, because you will need a new HD.

Hope this helps!

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