CNET Windows 7 Constant Disk Activity General Discussion Constant hard drive activity?Hi, I installed Windows 7 RC. Windows 10 Constant Disk Activity That way we can see just how much activity is going on with your hard disk.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Answer SEARCHFILTERHOST, XML files. Microsoft shot themselves in the foot when they bought skype for $3 bil and when they closed Messenger.I guess some whiz kid convinced a grey hair in mgmt these changes would How can you identify the culprit? Process Monitor, a free tool from Microsoft, can be used to find out exactly what's happening on your machine, including which programs are starting. Hard Drive Constantly Running Windows 10

Member of the Bleeping Computer A.I.I. x64 19,353 posts South Australia In addition to the above suggestions, try the following please: 1. Reply steve sexauer March 8, 2012 at 5:52 pm I'm disappointed, maybe the link to sysinternals it'll prove more help. I'm now at 12 minutes and it appears to be stuck.UPDATE: Data Life Guard said it tests ok.

If so, then if you have any warranty, make it a warranty issue.The industry has had decades to create a stable user friendly PC. How To Fix 100% Disk Usage In Windows 10 We'll use Process Monitor to identify the source of disk activity. Trim, indexing, and OS defragging usually happen upon low disk activity.

check the CPU tab to find out which process is hogging up cpu cycles.

Yours only allows 1500.Tried posting as reply at site you post but didn't post.I will use your Cnet email and send mine then I can reply to that. And home users need to be backing up and doing the brain dead easy things you can simply buy without thinking about in order to lower the stakes of exploring their Nothing is installed yet. Windows 7 Telemetry Updates I.4 OS Windows 7 Ult.

The time now is 04:45. Computer EXTREMELY SLOW, Constant Hard Disk activity, how can I speed it up? x64 CPU Intel i7 860 @ 2.80 GHz O/C'ed to 4.0GHz Motherboard Gigabyte P55A-UD3R Rev.1. Check This Out For some reason, this POS does something cyclically, about once a second.

Causing computer to run slow, IE not responding frequently. I know its a reach, but you never know scout_03Feb 2, 2012, 2:41 AM i just put this on google high cpu usage and many place report high cpu usage and I was getting in excess of 55,000 in a 5 minute timeframe! • Comments on this entry are closed. It will ask you to reboot to be able to run, type Y and reboot your PC.

For a CPU, "waiting"  means "doing nothing," which in Process Explorer is considered idle. 98% idle makes total sense, even if the disk is thrashing as you describe. -2% CPU usage or Problem is, I have had Process Explorer (boot) running and it shows +-98% inactive!!! More than 50 files are being accessedThis is an unusually large amount of files being accessed. Related 0Hard Drive that was used before not detected or accessible in Windows 73How do I access my old XP hard drive from my new Windows 7 system & hard drive?1Windows

I have scanned with both programs listed above and they don't find anything. Get the answer ccfields6Aug 11, 2013, 3:17 AM I've found that Skype continually accesses my laptop's hdd - little bits of activity every 5-10 seconds. The most common was Teatimer and many antivirus suites.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - What's My Computer Doing? maybe firefox has some files on a bad sector...

The simplest thing is to see if you have at least 20% free disk space, turning off your resident antivirus helps (this is not a solution, it's getting the right information, July 29, 2009 at 1:15 am Correction to my first post. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - That's huge. The disk is constantly being accessed.

Most times it's listed as "winlogon".Win7: geekapprovedFeb 2, 2012, 9:26 PM I posted Vista64. Yes I am running Kaspersky AV. Take care. I have never seen this amount of disk activity except for a short period after updating net runtime, while the net runtime optimization service order to see this excessive hard

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