my lacie triple extreme hard drive is clicking, what does this mean?

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by student_trap, Mar 13, 2007.

  1. student_trap macrumors 68000

    student_trap

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    the title says it all, i am just backing up my itunes library (about 50 gigs) and it is clicking like crazy? Is it breaking?
     
  2. epochblue macrumors 68000

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    Clicks and other noises (aside from the sound of blissful spinning) are typically a sign that a drive is about to die. :(
     
  3. student_trap thread starter macrumors 68000

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    oh dear, and its under a year old too! should i be looking for a new drive now then?
     
  4. Sdashiki macrumors 68040

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    no, be looking for a warranty return/exchange, that should NOT happen.

    but it DOES, thats what the warranty is for!
     

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