2 Replies Latest reply: Jan 23, 2013 2:27 AM by Paco el Alpaco
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I have a early 2011 15'' macbook pro, and when I pick it up off a desk (when it's still running) and I turn it a bit I hear a click sound.  I know there's an accelerometer built in to protect the hard drive, is this normal (due to hard drive protection)?  Because I had another macbook pro before but I never heard this click sound.  Should I go and get it checked?


Any help is appreciated.

Macbook Pro (Early 2011), Mac OS X (10.6.8)
Solved by Fortuny on Sep 22, 2011 5:12 AM Solved
Apple Portables: Hard drives and noise  I would say that it is indeed the Sudden Motion Sensor kicking in and parking the harddrive heads. Apple Portables: Advanced tips for Sudden Motion Sensor describes how to disable the Sensor. Stefan