Topic: Loud noise
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Old March 10th, 2019, 03:27 PM
Digerati Digerati is offline
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Yeah, that's a good point. If the source of the sound is not easily discernible, a make-shift stethoscope using a paper towel tube should work. And, being made of paper/cardboard, there is no danger of ESD (static discharge) or shorting something out.
Originally Posted by kuzzz
I don't know how long this will take because it only makes the noise occasionally.
I understand. Intermittent problems are always the most difficult to troubleshoot - especially if you cannot duplicate them on-demand. But for sure, because this could be a hard drive, don't delay backing up your important data.
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