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Current version by: Andrew W. ,

Title:

Hard Drive Clicking every 5 to 10 seconds

Text:

I've recently bought a Compaq Armada 1120 second hand, and it works well. Although, it's hard drive seems to click every 5 to 10 seconds. I've noticed it will stop doing it for awhile when I do nothing. I can also hear the hard drive doing things right after I click on something. This computer is from the 90s and I'm wondering if it's Hard Drive should be replaced, or if this is normal for laptops from it's time.

I'm new to collecting computers like this lol

Device:

Compaq Armada 1120Laptop
Compaq Armada 1120Laptop

Status:

open

Original post by: Mario83w ,

Title:

Hard Drive Clicking every 5 to 10 seconds

Text:

I've recently bought a Compaq Armada 1120 second hand, and it works well. Although, it's hard drive seems to click every 5 to 10 seconds. I've noticed it will stop doing it for awhile when I do nothing. I can also hear the hard drive doing things right after I click on something. This computer is from the 90s and I'm wondering if it's Hard Drive should be replaced, or if this is normal for laptops from it's time.

I'm new to collecting computers like this lol

Device:

Compaq Armada 1120

Status:

open