i can hear my hard drive

Discussion in 'macOS' started by phas3, Jan 7, 2009.

  1. phas3 macrumors 65816

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    i have a blackbook and recently ive been hearing my hard drive work, or write whatever the term is and more often i am getting the beachball is there something i should be worried off? i do disk permissions and no error comes up
     
  2. ltldrummerboy macrumors 68000

    ltldrummerboy

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    Oct 15, 2007
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    The thing you should be checking is the S.M.A.R.T. status of your hard drive. Onyx should be able to do that. Just search for it on Macupdate.

    Do you have a backup? I would recommend that if you don't already. $90 for a backup drive is much better than losing all your data.
     

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