Hard drive dead?

Logan finch

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Asap help please, just been playing some games as I normally do when my HDD 1tb just froze my comp I had to hold power button, restarting it back up it makes a clicking noise then like a wizz noise like its winding back up? looking into my case nothing in the way of the HDD causing anything even if thats possible any ideas? time for a new hard drive and if so how easy can it be getting my windows onto it?
 

kaptainkuftic

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Yep, it's probably done for. The tell tale sign of a dead HDD is a clicking or grinding sound coming from inside the casing.

Use the same motherboard as you had, get the windows installation media on a flash drive or CD, use it on a new HDD
 

kaptainkuftic

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Yep, it's probably done for. The tell tale sign of a dead HDD is a clicking or grinding sound coming from inside the casing.

Use the same motherboard as you had, get the windows installation media on a flash drive or CD, use it on a new HDD
 

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