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#1 frankie


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Posted 12 April 2007 - 10:47 AM

When I first start up my computer it makes a funny grinding noise for about a minute then it will go away,also during this period of noise if I just move the tower around a little I can get it to go away faster.
My question is how could I tell if it is my CPU fan or the hard drive that is making the noise.
The PC is a desktop and it is working Good.


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#2 garmanma


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Posted 12 April 2007 - 03:06 PM

Try taking the cover off and see if that helps in isolating the noise. You can also place your finger on the center of the fan and on top of the hard drive if there's room and maybe feel the vibrations I'd suspect a fan first. Most hard drives make a clicking noise going bad, but I imagine the platter's bearing could fail
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