Satellite Pro L630-12F constantly read hard drive

My laptop 2 months old, satellite pro L630-12F, running windows 7, just started to constantly read the hard drive in windows. The light is still on. When I try to do something, it takes forever-. for example, click on the start menu. Wait a minute, while the cirlce thing appears and the start menu.

If I do too much hard drive starts to make a ticking noise and possibly a BSOD appears and it restarts.

If I try to stop or restart it takes forever to do.

When I go into safe mode, it just does the same thing.

Any suggestions as to what is happening and how I can fix this problem?


At first I thought that the constantly HARD drive activity can be because of preinstalled McAffe and HDD scan but this info on ticking noise and possibly a BSOD is really strange and I'm afraid that there must be another reason m.

Have you noticed this behavior from the first day or later?
It will be interesting to know if the same behavior is with its own OS preinstalled. Can you install new OS by using recovery image and test it with the factory settings?

In the worst case I mean that the HARD disk must be exchanged.

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