This is the second Western Digital 1TB drive that I have installed in my laptop, within the last two days. The first drive was returned due to an irritating noise. After installing this one, and loading the OS, and all the updates, I have noticed that this drive is making the exact same noise. The drive passes the WD Diagnostic test, and I was wondering if there was anything else that I could try? I guess the noise could be desribed as seeking noise, but it is going at all times. I am slightly worried about adding anything important to the drive, because I have a fear of the drive dying on me. The drive is brand new, and I made the purchase from a local store. I was worried about ordering online, and having the drive dropped in the shipping process, and making noise. I would really appreciate it if someone could please help me out with this issue. Is there any third party software that could possible quiet the noise down? I have another thread on BC about a Western Digital HDD making noise, but that thread is about the drive on a desktop. Has anyone else been experiencing problems with Western Digital Blue Drives lately, or am I just having some bad luck at the moment.
Thank you very much.