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Beeping Sounds From a Motherboard

The Beep of Death: Contrary to popular belief, the ‘beep of death’ does not necessarily come from the hard drive itself. Popular brands of hard drive, such as Seagate and Maxtor, do not have speakers built into them. If you think...

How To Fix a Stuck Hard Drive Spindle

How To Fix a Stuck Hard Drive Spindle

Hybrid drives and platter based drives are still very common in PCs because of their afford-ability and higher storage capacity. Traditional drives pose a few problems that deal with the rotation of the platters. One is if the spindle...

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How To Fix Hard Drive Stiction

A hard drive contains a few mechanical parts inside the case that can cause it to beep under the wrong conditions. Depending on the storage capacity of the drive, it will include one or more platters coated in a magnetized substance which is...

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How To Fix The Beep of Death

Over the last few years hard drive storage capacity and read/write design has dramatically changed. However, the basic mechanical functions and design of the drive remains the same, and so does the dreaded “Beep of Death”. Don’t confuse the...