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[SOLVED] External Hard Drive is making click sound while safely removing it

Jun 28, 2020
I recently bought a WD My Passport external HDD, 5 TB which makes a click sound whenever I use 'Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media'. After getting the drive, I ran a Data Lifeguard Diagnostic test but it did not detect any bad sectors. Now, I have already filled it with almost 1 TB of data but the drive makes a click sound only while being ejected from the system otherwise it operates normally. I need help on this.