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HDD usage 100%

Discussion in 'Windows 10' started by grajansm, May 26, 2018.

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  1. grajansm

    grajansm Thread Starter

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    hi there,

    I've acquired a new pc. It has pretty nice specs altough the Disk usage in the Task manager is at 100% very often. I have done a few things like adjusting virtual memory etc. but with not a lot of effect.

    Please help me. I would like to know if this has any bad influence on the HDD or not and how can i fix it?
     
  2. DaveA

    DaveA Trusted Advisor Spam Fighter

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    Where and how are you seeing this 100% disk usage, a screen shot would help?
     
  3. dmccoy

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    Perform the following:

    Download Process Explorer to your desktop
    1. Right Click on the procexp64.exe or procexp.exe and Select Run As Administrator
    2. In the View menu click on Select Columns
    3. Check Verified Signer, Virus Total on Process Image Tab
    4. Select the Process I/O tab and check Reads, Rights and click OK
    5. Select Options Menu and Check Verify ImageSignatures, VirusTotal.com > Check Virustotal.com
    6. Double Click on the CPU Column to sort by highest CPU usage.
    7. (Highest CPU Processes should be at the top once sorted properly)
    8. Wait approximately a minute
    9. Select Save or Save As from the File menu
    10. Save SystemIdleProcess.txt to Desktop
    11. Upload file to your reply
     
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