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humming sound coming from hard drive and it is very annoying.

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This not not good as it indicates the disks are not balanced properly or mounted improperly

 

It is possible the humming is simply being amplified because the drive is not securely mounted 

For example, a tuning fork that make a small amount of noise can be amplified by pressing the base against any surface such as a desk top.

 

See if you can re-mount the drive using all 4 screws.  If not possible (some laptops) then use a felt pad that is taped on one side.  Even wedging a small piece of pliant material such as used to cushion a glass surface will work.

 

 

If in warranty and you can still feel the disk vibrating then see if you can get it replaced.

 


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