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Hard Drive With Potential Failure


I have 2 of the seagate 1. 5 tb models which i bought before i was informed of the failure rate and i figured that it would be wise to ask here if i should be alarmed because if i dont check now i never will. Basically my problem is that the drive tends to "stall" after a period of idle time. It is usually only an issue in windows but it happens too often now. For instance, i go to my computer in the morning and click on the folder on the drive (which is the secondary non os drive for storage) and it will stall and about 3 seconds later there is a small click sound as is if it were trying to find its place. It is very annoying so i really want to resolve it. The thing is other seagate drives that i have had have done the same thing to me without failure for years, and instead just leaves me annoyed. I for one am pretty mad about the epidemic with these drives but if anyone has suggestions i am open to them.

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