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Old Dec 29, 2006, 08:57 AM   #1
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Question Very Strange Operating Noise on Powerbook G4

I meant to ask this a while ago, but just getting to it now. My powerbook makes this very weird nose that I find not only annoying, but concerning. Whenever I move my mouse around, it sounds like the HDD begins doing some action and it makes a noise similar to running disk utility. Also when I have the screen open and if I carry the powerbook, say for example of I want to hand it to someone or show them something, a medium to high pitched noise comes on again emanating from the HDD area. What the heck is going on?
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Old Dec 29, 2006, 09:40 AM   #2
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I know it's not the most exciting question, but I could really use some input here.
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Old Dec 29, 2006, 09:36 PM   #3
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How old is the PowerBook? It could be the hard drive and the motion sensor making that noise, if it's a newer model. Does the sound disappear when you mute your speakers?
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