My hard drive is clinking all the time even when idle..Is there anything I could do to it? I am running Windows xp home ,1 gig memory,400 gig main harddrive.
Thank you for your help.
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Get new drive, backup data, replace clinking drive. You can get a 2TB drive these days for under $100USD.
As for drive noises, some older MFM or IDE drives had a copper grounding strap that contacted a carbon electrode attached to the rotating disc hub in order to drain …
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