My laptop is making a terrible grinding noise

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  1. Vyb

    Vyb serial chiller Gold

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    and it's kinda got a pulse. WTF?

    I guess I should be thankful for the pulse. :dontknow:
     
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    Is it dying? Needs a lube job? WTF?
     
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    Is there a DVD or CD in it? :dontknow:
     
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    Something stuck in the cooling fan? :dontknow:

    Try some duster. :c

     
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    Took a DVD out. It wasn't spinning but I took it out. The noise continues. Everything seems to be working ok.

    This laptop is fucking old though. And had a lot of use around the world.

    She's defied space and time. She's been to a place you couldn't possibly imagine.
    [​IMG]
     
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    :idea:
     
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    this is why i miss desktop computers; problems were easy to spot on those things.
     
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    It'll increase grinding when I refresh a webpage? :weird:

    Is that a fan issue?
     
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    Mute it
     
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    Speakers are gone on it. The only way to listen is with headphones. :facepalm:
     
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    low selfestitle Moderator Staff Member

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    Vyb, is your laptop running fairly hot?
     
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    Vyb serial chiller Gold

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    I don't think so. Feels ok.
     
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    low selfestitle Moderator Staff Member

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    Windows machine? Wouldn't hurt to run diskcheck in case it's hard drive related.
     
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    Ya. Ok. :thumbsup:
     
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    Mine did the same thing before the hard drive finally died

    You may want to back it uup now just in case
     
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    If it's making a "tick tock" sound, there's a very good chance the hard drive is going tits up on you. I've had a couple do that through the years.
    Now would be a really good time to back up your shit. :beer:
     
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    Hey Spazz! :lo5:
     
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    Good evening, low! :D