|Disk read, assuming you mean Hard drive? If yes, sounds like a failing hard drive. |
Test your Dell laptop with the Dell Diagnostics On Board and/or Drivers & Utilities boot CD.
For On Board Diags, start up PC, press F12, go to Diagnostics.
For CD Diags, put in CD, start up PC, press F12, boot to CD/DVD ROM, run the FULL Diagnostics.
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