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Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Answer Slow system by pgc3 / December 3, 2012 12:25 AM PST In reply to: Desktop suddenly very slow, hard drive spinning... I have a very busy day tomorrow, so if I don't reply tomorrow then I will over the weekend. Please join our friendly community by clicking the button below - it only takes a few seconds and is totally free. I spent a long time in finding a solution to this problem. check over here

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Hard Drive Constantly Running Windows 10

Sorry. Click Here to Join the Discussion Tweet Chris Hoffman is a technology writer and all-around computer geek. Its also extremely sluggish, even after a clean install of W7, which i know is because of the hard drive.

In Explorer, right click on the C: drive and select Properties. If yes, it might be running a background file system index. Windows automatically defrags drives, or does not if you disable it. How To Fix 100% Disk Usage In Windows 10 View Solution.

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". Hard Drive Constantly Running Windows 7 Password Advanced Search Show Threads Show Posts Advanced Search Go to Page... Does anyone have any suggestions or useful tips on this? Please try again now or at a later time.

Clicking on the column header is like flipping a toggle switch; each time you click, the sort (display) order is reversed based on the values in that column (highest to lowest, Windows 7 Constant Disk Activity drive firmware is busy relocating bad sectors to prevent data loss. A quick search turned up this result: http://www.file.net/process/vprot.exe.htmlas well as this one: http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-security/i-just-recently-noticed-that-i-h...It looks to me as though vprot is part of a web bar add-on for scanning web pages and They ran tests on the HD and it failed so they replaced it with a new one.

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Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - Uh oh by towacodaddy / December 7, 2012 1:11 PM PST In reply to: Fingers crossed Tonight I can't even get to Windows. Reply 1 1 « Previous 1 2 Next » « Message Listing « Previous Topic Next Topic » Related Documents HP PCs - Computer Is Slow (Windows 10)HP Desktop PCs - Hard Drive Constantly Running Windows 10 The only thing I can think of doing would be to clean boot your system Disable all Start Up Items as well as all non-Microsoft services as per the instructions here..... Hard Drive Constantly Running Windows 8 Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) All Answers Collapse - Answer Here're some things you can do by wpgwpg / December 3, 2012 12:08 AM PST In reply to: Desktop suddenly

Towa,All the information I have read looks like very good Advice.I wanted to add....If your processor is overworking that could be causing the Hard disk spinning you can check the running check my blog To open it, first launch the Task Manager by right-clicking your taskbar and selecting Task Manager or pressing Ctrl+Shift+Escape. Back to top #15 Budapest Budapest Bleepin' Cynic Moderator 23,517 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:04:29 AM Posted 01 May 2009 - 03:46 PM That ccsvchst.exe is related to Norton. Things will get a LOT better immediately! Windows 10 Constant Hard Drive Activity

  1. And this is still 100% activity.
  2. It's natural to be a bit suspicious.
  3. Just from your descrition I would suspect malware might be your problem although it may be something else.
  4. Type powershell into the box that appears and check the box giving you Administrator Privileges, and then hit Enter.
  5. But what exactly is your computer doing in the background?
  6. Vince Massi, Apr 8, 2016 #11 Snooze77777 Joined: Mar 28, 2016 Messages: 2 Likes Received: 0 ndashutosh parekh said: Good thought Snooze777...
  7. Select the Processes tab.
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What's It Doing in the Background? glnla, Aug 11, 2016 #13 Iron Arm Joined: Sep 13, 2016 Messages: 2 Likes Received: 0 If you chose to use the new Photo application, that's probably what it is. Is it possible this had something to do with this, as it is the only thing that has really changed in the last week. this content To see IF there are applications running, CTRL ALT DELETE click TASK MANAGER, if unwanted items are running, highlight and click END TASK.

At the top of Resource Monitor window, click the Disk tab. Why Is My Hard Drive Running All The Time Vista How to Find and Remove Duplicate Files on Windows Nest vs. You didn't say what you might be running for security software, lack of such could allow unwanted items, such as malware and or spyware, to infiltrate the system and create a

I can provide whatever info is needed on the system if you tell me how to find it.

There's an almost infinite number of possibilities depending on what software you're using. There are some good solutions in here. Since then, I the computer will BSOD even if sitting idle. Acronis Drive Monitor Software The HD light flashes several times per second and I can hear the drive head moving.I've scanned for viruses, malware, etc.Shut down unneeded processes. (The ones I felt I could shut

While I was still typing. Stay logged in Welcome to Windows 10 Forums! Keep you all posted. have a peek at these guys After looking at the disk activity in the Windows Resource Monitor and doing some research I am leaning towards the page file as the problem.

Is the Indexing service running? Other Info Optical Drive:MATSHITA BD-CMB UJ160B ATA Device Also have an Asus ha1002xp netbook with Win 7 Ultimate installed. Even after its been left alone over night, and for hours on end, ill look at it and it'll still be active. More About Us...

ephemeral sonder Malware Study Hall Senior 5,603 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Police State of Australia Local time:04:29 AM Posted 17 November 2013 - 09:07 PM Thanks Romeo,... I had the same problem and tried some of the suggestions below but what worked for me was turning of automatic disk optimizer in the defrag area. Back to top #4 Budapest Budapest Bleepin' Cynic Moderator 23,517 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:04:29 AM Posted 28 April 2009 - 02:26 AM Check in your scheduled tasks for anything This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff.

Ive tried reinstalling windows, and its still slow to load, and take for-freaking-ever to boot. Connect with him on Google+. Uncheck the box that says "Allow Indexing Service to index this disk for fast file searching". Ask !

On this one, where we have to use a few programs that only run in Windows, I will be dual installing Linux and we will only run Windows when we have