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How to (Not) Fix a Clicking Hard Disk [Video]


Most people who have owned computers have had to live through the experience of a clicking hard disk. Not only is it incredibly annoying, there’s also the sensation that each click is a countdown to hard drive death. Well, an intrepid YouTube user has uploaded this handy video that will stop that irritating clicking once and for all.

Just don’t bank on this method preserving any of your data. My personal take away from this is that when my hard drive starts clicking, it’s time to get a new one and give the old one up for dead.

(via Bits and Pieces)

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