Hard Drive

  Spr 09:36 11 Sep 04
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I have been having problems over the past week or so with PC locking up mouse pointer jerky & Not Responding messages now there is a knocking coming from the PC could this be the HD playing up or is it time to have a new one it is only a couple of years old. I'm running windows XP petium4 512 RAm

  spanneress 09:40 11 Sep 04

I would check all software problems first..run the usual spybot,adaware etc. Has the mouse started jerking since a hardware change at all? Has the PC been moved recently? Have you got a warrenty on the HDD? Back up all your data immediately..how do you know it is not your PSU or fan making the noise? What hapens just before the system locks up? That might well be virus related....

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 09:50 11 Sep 04

Check your Hard disk with these free tools (both do same things)

Hard disk tools :-
Seatools click here
WD Data lifeguard click here

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