Dead hdd

Forum discussion tagged with Dead hdd.
  1. Pycass

    Question HDD- dead for good?

    I just want another opinion on my self diagnosed dead hdd. I was playing a game (that is on another drive) and all of a sudden I started hearing a weird clicking noise. It sounded like the drive struggled spinning. I had to cut the power for my pc to shut down. Few minutes were needed for my pc...
  2. Kacperskyy

    [SOLVED] HDD - No screen/USB power

    Recently my pc started to malfunction, I have been using it for 5yrs now. So the problem is with the HDD, its a WD Blue 1TB and I know that its dead (i have been hearing scratching and other signals of its death) So I unpluged it and my pc dont give aby screen signal nor USB power (my mouse...
  3. Kacperskyy

    Question HDD Failure

    So, I have been using my pc for 5yrs and I have never changed the hdd. Two days ago my pc started to malfunction, when trying to turn it on it went into a boot loop, then i restarted it and it booted to bios, the hdd was detected by mobo, when i tried to go into windows it stuck on a fullscreen...
  4. CDDogg

    [SOLVED] HDD Died, Windows Struggles Now.

    So a few months back one of my internal HDDs started having issues, and it eventually died. It wasn't my C: drive so it dying posed no obvious threat to my OS. So I disconnected it, recovered anything important that I could, and since then I haven't replaced it (I have 2 other HDDs so it's not...
  5. T

    [SOLVED] Hard drive chirping

    I was gonna buy a hard drive off a friend, but when he was taking it to his pc to format he dropped it on a tiled floor. When he plugged it in, it made a chirping sound but still formatted ok. I have it plugged in and it works ok, but makes some weird sounds. He gave it to me for free so I...
  6. G

    Question Pc Crashed while partitioning and wont boot with that hdd

    I just got an ssd. I was gonna use all the free pace on my previous drive as extra space. However, it crashed while i was partitioning it. Now, not only will it not boot, but i cant boot of any other device while the hdd is plugged in.Preferably I would like to at least recover the data from it...
  7. naturesninja

    Skylake Z170 Mobo and Cooler recommendation

    Well, I took the guard's advice and have decided to stop lollygagging on upgrading my gaming PC. Skylake it is! BUT It seems that most, if not all Z170 mobos are having MUCH higher than normal negative reviews. I have usually stuck with ASUS's higher tier motherboards in the past, but like the...