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PC hang after 3-5 minutes and HDD noise

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by lupin0915, Sep 27, 2003.

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  1. lupin0915

    lupin0915 Thread Starter

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    Hi,
    Last night I was playing a game over internet when my PC started hang.
    I rebooted it and I had 4 times in a row a bleu screen with at the top a sentence saying that my HDD was not a bootable device.
    I unplugged the PC, check the HDD connections then restarted. It did this again and after few trys did boot up wXP.
    I can now boot up but after 3-5 minutes the system hang after I can hear a little 'clac' noise in the HDD. Like if it was parking the heads.

    I have NAV well updated and never saw any virus. I have a fire wall but I have to open it when playing over the internet....

    I am now clueless on what to do. Any advice would be welcome.
    I have read in this forum a lot of Hijack this report but I don't know what it is and how it can help me.
    Thanks in advance for any help.

    Lupin.
     
  2. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    You are hearing the Click of Death! Backup ANYTHING you want from the disk right now! The drive is almost surely dying.
     
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