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Things will get a LOT better immediately! Attached Thumbnails 08-16-2009, 04:20 AM #5 jreads Registered Member Join Date: Aug 2009 Posts: 4 OS: Vista I have temporarily disabled the Carbonite process and the that About Us We provide expert advice, technical support and troubleshooting articles for Windows 10. If those answers do not fully address your question, please ask a new question. 1 get and start procmon, filter out reg and process activities (with the little icons on Source

Note that some viruses can hide themselves from your antivirus program in normal mode, so you really need to scan in Safe Mode. mkha0246Nov 19, 2008, 7:10 AM i had it on for at least 18 hrs when it was built at first, but its been three days and i have Warhammer online downloaded Take a look at the information and see if you can get a sense of what is hitting your disk with all the read / writes. I will post another update on my finding if any from the logs. weblink

Hard Drive Constantly Running Windows 10

I've noticed the hard drive seems to be constantly working, on what I don't know. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/929135 If it still does it then I'd be installing more RAM or inspecting the drive itself Trouble, Oct 30, 2015 #5 keith l terrill Joined: Nov 28, 2015 Messages: by R.

ProcMon --> http://live.sysinternals.com/Procmon.exe ProcMon chm help file --> http://live.sysinternals.com/procmon.chm Monitor HDD activity, then sum it up using the various summary options under "Tools" tab. If it is a laptop, make sure the exit vent is blowing out air. You're the best! Windows 10 Constant Hard Drive Activity TsVk!

SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. Hard Drive Constantly Running Windows 7 before. I also checked the location of this file to determine if it was in the proper place and it was. https://www.windows10forums.com/threads/hard-drive-often-running-constantly.2839/ Do a search for "Photos", Open the app.

Please try again now or at a later time. Hard Drive Constantly Running Vista Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. So even though all signs seem to point to a virus or malware, it's not looking likely that that's what the problem is.Based on the above, any further thoughts? Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion

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I started noticing it a few days ago. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/247505-32-hard-drive-writing-active When it has done it's job, the activity will diminish. Hard Drive Constantly Running Windows 10 share|improve this answer answered Nov 7 '11 at 3:17 Joel Coehoorn 22.5k761109 add a comment| Not the answer you're looking for? Hard Drive Constantly Running Windows 8 Which programs do you see?

you might also want to get yourself a hard drive analysing tool from your hard drive manufacturer and test to make sure your disk doesn't have any bad sectors. this contact form Then from the command prompt type sfc /scannow.- Finally if all else fails, you can check the rather cryptic system event log. It's loading system DLLs, accessing registry keys, and other nonsense. My Specs: HP Pavilion DX7 Windows 7 Best Wishes , B Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 Romeo29 Romeo29 Learning To Hard Drive Running Constantly

At least you see an early warning and don't have to lose anything as you know to be ready.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Hard Drive by baybreeze Then, in the Processes display, click on the column header for the "I/O Reads" column to sort the list of displayed processes based on the number of "I/O reads". solved SATA drive going 100% active with no activity on writes, forever solved WD Hard drive seems working-notworking ish Continuous writing and deleting of large files to external hard drive? http://inc1.net/hard-drive/harddrive-not-working-long-boot-time.html Mark Brighton, England November 25th, 2008 Reply JIm stopped scanning the drive as soon as i stopped it.

Thanks in advance for anyone who can help out. Windows 7 Constant Disk Activity Dunno how I didn't find it after all this time. Does Bayes theorem hold for expectations?

But, for the rest of my systems I solved this problem: I installed Linux Mint 17.

Actually sorry, first I ran Malwarebytes in normal mode and it found one thing that I deleted. Click START, then type CMD in the search box, right-click CMD.EXE and click Run as administrator. Several functions may not work. Computer Constantly Running In Background rwpritchettNov 19, 2008, 3:44 AM geo is on the right track.

This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. For a malware sweep download MALWAREBYTES (as long as the system will allow you) and run it to see if it picks anything up, follow the instructions and if malware bugs Restart computer for changes to take effect."Optimize your hard disk" makes Windows defrag your hard disk when your are not doing anything else. http://inc1.net/hard-drive/hard-drive-runs-constant-while-on-internet.html For some reason, this POS does something cyclically, about once a second.

Maybe I'm missing something obvious, but I'm not a tech head so do not want to do anything drastic to solve this; anyone any ideas on this please let me know I have scanned with both programs listed above and they don't find anything. It's less than a minute and finds by R. Back to top #7 TsVk!

After restarting, no change in hard drive activity. kev26a Joined: Aug 24, 2015 Messages: 2 Likes Received: 0 Hi, since installing windows 10, initially fine now recently my hard drive runs constantly even when idle, it slows everything down When you do search, the results are instant instead of the 5 minutes it takes in Windows XP. Keep you all posted.

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If possible attach a snapshot in your post. Back to top Back to Windows 7 2 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 2 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to quoted postsClear BleepingComputer.com → Microsoft Windows Support → I will try them when I get home tonight, and let you know how they work.