CompTIA A+ 220-902 Question F-36

A workstation is making a loud clicking noise that is originating from the hard drive and it is not booting. Which of the following should the technician do FIRST?

A. Visit the hard disk vendors site and run a hardware check on the drive.
B. Put the hard drive in another system and back up all data from it.
C. Run CHKDSK immediately and replace the drive if it is bad.
D. Format the drive and restore from a previous image.

Correct Answer: B