Member of the Bleeping Computer A.I.I. It's a stupid piece of software called Seagate Dashboard, and it automatically installs itself in your 'puter when you plug in a Seagate external hard drive. And I realize the nature of Win10 (unlike Win7) is to 'phone home' to Microsoft more frequently. Open Windows Explorer and open the following folder: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype\Phone\" Now right click "Skype.exe" file and then click "Properties" and open the "Security" tab. http://fhsla.net/hard-drive/if-you-have-an-external-hard-drive-is-a-flash-drive-needed.html
Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links TechSupportForum.com Advertisement 04-23-2010, 08:00 PM #2 sobeit TSF Enthusiast Join Date: Nov 2007 Posts: 19,585 OS: none try a little disk cleanup. Clicking a second time sorts descending so that the heaviest I/O users will be at the top of the list. I always used other tools, but it seems that task manager can do more than I thought. StapledonSep 6, 2010, 9:56 PM I'm using Vista x64 premium.Various processes show up randomly and take up fairly large (at least what I believe to be large) read/write resources, all of anchor
so I'm taking this as a good sign! Back to top #7 TsVk! StapledonSep 7, 2010, 9:26 AM With nothing else running it holds steady at 1.24GB.What should be the normal read/write rate for an idle PC? Forum New Posts FAQ Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Tutorial Index Tutorials Join Us Forum Windows 10 Forums Drivers and Hardware Windows 10 and a busy hard drive?
I also switched off file indexing service.I record music and do video so speed is critical, if the PC skips then the current recording will be out of time with the Latest posts by Michael Pietroforte (see all) Three new free IT pro eBooks in the wiki: Docker, Windows Server 2016, Data Science - Thu, Jan 12 2017 4sysops member points and Installation and Setup Upgrading SSD hard drive and doing a clean install of Windows 10I have a laptop and a desktop with a 120 gig ssd and a 64 gig SSD Svchost Similar Threads Thread Forum Partition hard drive to install Windows 7Hello all, I've already upgraded to Windows 10 on my desktop PC, and there were no issues with the upgrade.
Thanks for any additional thoughts here. I noticed Sascore64.exe had a very high I/O read value. Hard drive constantly busy for some reason. Continued An article in the The Sean Blog reminded me that Vista has such a tool already on board.
Things have actually calmed down two days in a row with less disk activity. There were a bunch of updates last few days, the high Disk usage might have been this p2p network activity, it's basically a torrent system that uses your PC to distribute Thanks for any additional thoughts here. share|improve this answer answered Mar 30 '12 at 16:16 ppumkin 3,06311638 Great idea.
solved Hard Drive LED always on More resources See also solved Hard Drive is (possibly) making funny noises Hard drive always showing 100% usage Win10 hard drive very slow not always https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows8_1-performance/why-are-my-computers-always-so-busy/767aefea-ae4d-420a-a558-c1b6db08d242 Can't find your answer ? Hard Drive Constantly Running Windows 10 I hope this helps you all. The Disk May Be At Its Maximum Transfer Capacity Due To Throughput And Disk Seeks We see if it lasts.
I also checked the location of this file to determine if it was in the proper place and it was. check my blog But this 'busy' activity seems to continue. B (Kept)Windows 7 Ultimate (Kept)Asus VW246H (Sold)Ducky Shine II DK9008S2 (Kept)PowerCaseMouseMouse PadCorsair 650TX V1 (Kept)Cooler Master CM690 II Advanced (Kept)Logitech G9x (Kept)Razer Scarab (Kept)AudioAudioAudioCreative Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium Fatal1ty P...JVC HA-RX700 Full Review New Posts All Forums:Forum Nav:HomeSubscriptionsPrivate MessagesWho's OnlineForumsOverclock.net ForumNew MembersOverclock.net Related News and InformationOverclock.net Member PollsOverclock.net Contests and PromotionsForum Platform Help and Discussion Bugs and Technical IssuesSubmit a Bug ReportResolved Windows 10 File History
nobleSep 6, 2010, 8:13 PM It could very well be a physical problem as you are fearing... You'd want to have a look at this while you're hearing the clicking from the drive.Is there anything in parenthesis after the name of the "svchost.exe" process(es) that are at the Why Did Lupin and Snape never spot Sirius in animal form during Prisoner of Azkaban? this content It has slowed down quite a bit in the last few months.
I would check your Task Manager to see what applications / programs are running during these periods of slowness. If by the end of the scan you truly have 0 bads(blue blocks) then you might have another problem.. Thanks for having a look.
possibly StapledonSep 5, 2010, 9:00 AM Sorry if this is in the wrong place but it seemed to fit.Just recently I've been noticing more and more of those generic "hard drive I have scanned with both programs listed above and they don't find anything. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged http://fhsla.net/hard-drive/hard-drive-keeps-spinning-windows-7.html I just found out about this possibility now.
Maybe you meant Process Explorer. But I never used to hear those subtle little 'clicks' so frequently in the background as I do now. i would b very thankful to u for that,1+ Reply ishaq 8 years agooooooooh yea and i m using WINDOW VISTA0 Reply Joshua Lee 5 years agoIm running Windows XP and Best Wishes, B Back to top #5 dc3 dc3 Arachibutyrophobia Members 27,035 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Sierra Foothills of Northern Ca.
Mon, Jan 16 2017 VNC viewer alternative Fri, Jan 13 2017 Search user objects and add attributes in Active with PowerShell Wed, Dec 14 2016 Capturing and deploying an image with Please try the request again. and wont always tell you something is wrong.. StapledonSep 6, 2010, 10:20 PM I just ran chkdsk and it didn't seem to point out anything problematic, though I'm a little out of my depth to be honest.It did say
how much free space on c drive? I haven't seen any complaints of that type from Windows 7 users, though... Additionally, it very occasionally stops the excessive behavior while I'm using a program, though most of the time it just keeps going through it.Edit: Tried DiskCheckup and I assume these are Your cache administrator is webmaster.
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