My computer makes a crunching sound


My computer is constantly making a crunching sound and is very slow. Any ideas?


This question was answered on March 22, 2005. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

This could a be a sign that your hard drive is dying This is most commonly known as head crash where the hard drives read/write heads are actually touching the platters in your hard drive; you should back up your important data to either a removable storage device or to another hard drive before your information gets corrupted on your initial hard drive.

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Posted by Ronald of Chandler-Gilbert Community College on March 22, 2005