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10-11-2009, 11:14 AM #1Strange clicking noise coming from iMac 24"
I have this constant clicking noise coming from the bottom of my iMac 24"
The noise begins when I turn the machine on, and wont stop, until I turn it off. It is a constant clicking, with no audible change in loudness, just a constant clicking.
I've done some research and the descriptions of the noise are unspecific. I have recorded what my noise sounds like in hopes of figuring this out.
I have tried enabling the Energy Saver option "Put hard disks to sleep when possible" but that didn't work.
Attached is an .m4a of the noise, it is 3 seconds long and kind of quiet but its there.
Thanks in advance for any help!
Last edited by method; 10-11-2009 at 11:23 AM.
10-11-2009, 11:41 AM #2
I would say its the harddrive.
11-30-2009, 08:36 PM #3
Sounds like my hard drive a week before it died. I'd backup all the data if I were you.
12-15-2009, 04:59 PM #4agreed
you better back that up. the new imac have a notorious reputation of having load harddrives, but that sounds like a dying one