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Old Sep 28, 2005, 02:05 PM   #1
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hi i have the new slotloading ibook and was wondering if everybodys disk drives make a noise when waking/ booting up- its kinda weird...
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If it has a CD in there then yes
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yea...the powerbooks do it too....just part of the beast!
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Old Sep 28, 2005, 02:31 PM   #4
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hi i have the new slotloading ibook and was wondering if everybodys disk drives make a noise when waking/ booting up- its kinda weird...

Mine don't.

My Powerbooks didn't either unless they were misalligned.
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Old Sep 28, 2005, 03:09 PM   #5
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mine does. whenever you wake it up from sleep or turn it on. i think it's the sudden motion sensor on the hard drive--the sound we hear is probably the hard drive unlocking.

my computer works fine--plays dvds and imports cds without problems. i was also concerned when i first got my 'book----the thing makes scratching noises when you turn it on?!? what?!

i don't think it's anything to worry about.
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Old Sep 28, 2005, 03:29 PM   #6
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the hard drive unlokcing sounds right; that wouldn't of occured to me...
yeah, it's an awesome machine, eh? i love the scrolling trackpad the most, and the cd rip speed is SO fast. however, i may have copioed a majorr problem fro my old machien... anyway, thanks for the help
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Old Sep 28, 2005, 06:10 PM   #7
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I don't think it's the SMS because my original G4 iBook makes the same noise. Still, it's normal and definitely nothing to worry about.
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My new iBook does the same thing. It doesn't seem to be anything unusual.
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thanks al ot everyone!
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An interesting story about the iBook being used in schools. Already being used in Maine. Our govenor may incrase the program in Massachussets.

http://www.boston.com/news/local/art...book_learning/
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