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if you have any concerns about unusual noises from a WD hard drive you can test it with WD Data LifeGuard Diagnostic for Windows as long as it's not the system boot drive: http://support.wd.com/product/download.asp?groupid=613&...
if you have any concerns about unusual noises from a WD hard drive you can test it with WD Data LifeGuard Diagnostic for Windows as long as it's not the system boot drive: http://support.wd.com/product/download.asp?groupid=613&...
 
I suggest you select the Long/Extended test which is more thorough than the short test. I've known a few drives pass the short test but fail one or more stages of the long one.

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Original post by: mark ,

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if you have any concerns about unusual noises from a WD hard drive you can test it with WD Data LifeGuard Diagnostic for Windows as long as it's not the system boot drive: http://support.wd.com/product/download.asp?groupid=613&...

I suggest you select the Long/Extended test which is more thorough than the short test. I've known a few drives pass the short test but fail one or more stages of the long one.

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open