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    What does it mean when a HDD beeps quiet loud?

    Its not clicking (yet), its just producing a proper loud PC beep out of my 2.5" maxtor one-touch 60gb usb drive

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    never heard a hard drive beep before :S

    i once had one that sounded like that old popcorn song..just before it died lol

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    I had the beep from a 2.5" seagate hdd when its usb enclosure was faulty, didn't seem to be providing it with enough power.

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    The beep must be specific to the Maxtor One touch drive. It probably says what it means in the manual. It's possible the Hard drive is on its way out and the enclosure is telling you this.

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    Hmm, well i'm moving everything off it to be safe, just gonna keep using it till it goes

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    Did it not come with any software - some have a kind of diagnostic thing with them.
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