Clicking HD?

Discussion in 'iMac' started by rcr, Jul 12, 2011.

  1. rcr macrumors member

    rcr

    Joined:
    Jul 27, 2010
    Location:
    Newcastle Upon Tyne
    #1
    Hm, has it always been there and I never noticed it or did it just appear since I put the extra 8GB memory in and initiated FileVault. I can hear a small, almost inaudiable tapping from the back of the computer when ever I use anything. Could it be bad or is this normal?
     
  2. jonbags macrumors newbie

    Joined:
    Jul 12, 2011
    #3
    Recently installed MS Outlook 2011? The "no new mail" alert sounds a lot like a faulty hard disk click. Drove me mad for days.
     
  3. rcr thread starter macrumors member

    rcr

    Joined:
    Jul 27, 2010
    Location:
    Newcastle Upon Tyne
    #4
    Sorry, I didn't mention, it's on the iMac.
     
  4. simsaladimbamba

    Joined:
    Nov 28, 2010
    Location:
    located
    #5
  5. rcr thread starter macrumors member

    rcr

    Joined:
    Jul 27, 2010
    Location:
    Newcastle Upon Tyne
    #6
    Sounds like a very very faint finger tapping on the casing in a non rhythmic way. Could be the HD needle and I can only hear it because the rest of the computer is so quiet?
     
  6. rcr thread starter macrumors member

    rcr

    Joined:
    Jul 27, 2010
    Location:
    Newcastle Upon Tyne
    #7
  7. rcr thread starter macrumors member

    rcr

    Joined:
    Jul 27, 2010
    Location:
    Newcastle Upon Tyne
    #8
    ...it stopped.

    Could it have been the machine warming up?

    I'm listening now, wondering if it could even have been the desk, bah!
     

Share This Page