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#1 DURN

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Posted 11 February 2009 - 04:21 PM

I don't think this is a problem but I've noticed that one of my HD's is continually writing in a rhythmic fashion like a persistent heartbeat -- even when I'm not running any programs or a scan.

Any thought as to what this could be?

Thanks

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Posted 12 February 2009 - 02:03 AM

Does this hdd contain you operating system?

Have you looked in the Task Manager to see what applications are running?

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Posted 13 February 2009 - 01:12 PM

Is the "heartbeat" abnormally sounding? If so it may be your hard drive on its last legs.

Either way you might want to back up as a precaution
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