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Old 11-23-02, 05:33 PM   #13
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Well, I have a 10GB maxtor that has had a few bad sectors and a 30GB maxtor that sometimes has trouble starting up...beeps a few times and then everything is good. So they're dying but not dead!
My 30GB Maxtor has being doing that "beep-beep" (or in some cases, a series of pops and clicks) since the 8th month I've had it but I've stuck with it - so far 3 years. Only get this "beep-beep" or click-o-rama once a week, tops.

I probably won't replace it until I hear it clang and grind.
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It gets annoying but the drive keeps on tickin' and that's all I care. Lately it hasn't done it at all.
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