Laptop makes clicking sounds on startup
The laptop turns and starts making clicking sounds. The laptop will not load the operating system or it starts loading and freezes at some point. The clicking sounds coming from
the area where the hard drive is located.
Possible cause: Hard drive failure.
Possible troubleshooting steps and repair solution:
Most likely this problem is related to the hard drive failure. It’s a mechanical failure inside the hard drive. You’ll have to replace the failed hard drive with a new one and reinstall the operating system.