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Old Nov 14, 2010, 12:02 PM   #1
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Weird scratching noise coming from computer

I have an aluminum macbook that is abou a year and a half old. It is making a weird scratching noise every few minutes. It sounds like I have DVD spinning in my disk drive and I am moving the laptop around. There is no disk in it so I am worried it's coming from my HD. Any ideas on what I should do?
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Old Nov 14, 2010, 12:03 PM   #2
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Can you record the noise and upload it to us? HDs can be very noisy, especially when they get older
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Old Nov 15, 2010, 03:35 PM   #3
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I'd be surprised if it were the HDD making the noise. The more likely culprit is the fan. See if you can identify where the noise is coming from.
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