i really really need help

  nichola210 19:36 25 Feb 04
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i have a pentium 2.8 1 gig hard drive on win xp
i hear a clicking noise and then my computer freezes. last time this happened it never came back on and i had to format it.
Any suggestions please?

  LeadingMNMs 19:42 25 Feb 04

Are you sure you mean its a 1G HDD as this would make getting XP and a few other programs a very tight fit.

  johnnyrocker 19:46 25 Feb 04

nigh impossible would have thought.

johnny.

  Mister Splendid 19:53 25 Feb 04

Sounds like your hard drive is expiring. Only remedy, if it is, is replacement.

  JIM 19:55 25 Feb 04

Do a scandisk and see if it reports any errors.
Can you say/discribe what your doing when it happens (the clicking noise)and if it is soon after you boot up.

Open up my computer right click on properties and the info will be there to say what size of drive you have and how much space is left.It is "windows xp" your running?

  JIM 21:30 25 Feb 04

refresh.

  woodchip 22:48 25 Feb 04

You may have a corrupt MBR, but not sure how you correct this in XP

  Mikè 23:12 25 Feb 04

Use the fixboot click here

  nichola210 17:48 26 Feb 04

yeah thanks.
sorry i meant 1gig memory 200 gig hard drive on win xp

  woodchip 18:07 26 Feb 04

Have you tried the MBR

  clayton 18:13 26 Feb 04

what make is the drive ? most manufactorers have there own software you can download to test the condition of your drive.

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