Drive, not driver. What Make is the hard drive? many hdd makers have programs you can run to test drive.
can you show screenshot of resource monitor showing the usage sorted by writes? upload to image sharing website and show link here
see if you get same usage in safe mode
go to settings/update & security/recovery
under advanced startup, click restart now
choose start up options
click the restart button
choose a safe mode (it doesn't matter which) by using number associated with it.
Pc will restart and load safe mode