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Why does my computer hard drive light blink and make noises like it's trying to open up something?

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This question was answered on February 24, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

That usually happens when you are either running a program, or when you aren't doing anything on your computer The hard drive may be trying to run a screen saver, or something else It is normal.

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Posted by Leo of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on February 24, 2003