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Maybe this has something to do with it? For the most part the computer ran just okay since the day we bought it - not super slow but never particularly fast (we have a cable connection). You never know when one will leave you. Click here to Register a free account now! weblink
You said your HDD might be loaded up, check drive space if you haven't already,in My Computer, right click on main drive, usually C, click on Properties, that should give you It's loading system DLLs, accessing registry keys, and other nonsense. 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: Steam & Steam games are crashing constantly (potentially bad hard drive?).
Hard Drive Constantly Running Windows 10
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Thanks! how can one tell is this SMART tech is installed on the machine ?. early response team! ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Feeeed me Seymour... Hard Drive Constantly Running Vista Possibly something is running in the background or somebody did something, but I'm at a total loss on what to do.I'm sure I need to provide more information but I'm not
Iron Arm, Sep 13, 2016 #14 keith l terrill Joined: Nov 28, 2015 Messages: 5 Likes Received: 0 Not applicable in my situation. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Malware by pgc3 / December 3, 2012 1:37 AM PST In reply to: Thanks for the advice I tend to agree with another 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
You can see the files: SearchProtocolHost, SearchFilterHost, SearchIndexer in the task manager humming away eating up memory and cpu %. Hard Drive Keeps Spinning Windows 7 My normal suggestion is always the same. When you do search, the results are instant instead of the 5 minutes it takes in Windows XP. An update: I ran a full scan with my anti-virus software (Kaspersky) and I ran Malwarebytes, both while in safe mode, but neither one found anything.
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The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who haven't got it.--George Bernard Shaw Back to top #3 goodbishop goodbishop Topic Starter Members 8 posts OFFLINE Local https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/desktop-suddenly-very-slow-hard-drive-spinning-579300/ 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 Hard Drive Constantly Running Windows 10 Win10-frustration!, Oct 9, 2016, in forum: Windows 10 Support Replies: 3 Views: 234 Win10-frustration! Hard Drive Constantly Running Windows 8 Select the services tab at the top and then scroll down to windows search… Rt click and select properties… March 16th, 2010 Reply JERRYUUC CAN'T DO EITHER ONE OF THESE. .
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. have a peek at these guys Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - Fingers crossed by towacodaddy / December 7, 2012 2:58 AM PST In reply to: Slow/freezing etc. Type Services in the search/run bar in the start menu. Thanks. Windows 10 Constant Hard Drive Activity
Linux and mac aren't really any different in this respect. other wise we just kissed Microsoft Good-Bye! 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 http://playserver2.com/hard-drive/constantly-accessing-external-hard-drive.php From what I've read elsewhere when it comes to windows 10 Microsoft are about as helpful as a chocolate teapot kev26a, Oct 30, 2015 #4 Trouble Noob Whisperer Moderator Joined:
Acronis Drive Monitor software (free) will also show any problems. Windows 10 Hard Drive Spinning Constantly 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..... Attached Files Picture2.png 40.48KB 9 downloads Back to top #14 QQQQ QQQQ Members 289 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:07:57 AM Posted 01 May 2009 - 09:28 AM My guess would
Not your discussion but it ended abruptly when we found a rootkit.
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The highest I/O process in task manager is ccSvcHst at around 837,000 reads. Hard drive constantly busy for some reason. You can always defrag your hard disk when needed like once in a month etc. this content Get the answer jitpublisherAug 28, 2007, 9:58 PM Do you have system restore enabled?
In Explorer, right click on the C: drive and select Properties. Family and loved ones will always be a priority in my daily life. Member Login Remember Me Forgot your password? August 13th, 2010 Reply Techies Thanks for the idea, and it did indeed slow down the constant running, but it still runs constantly.
probalbly the indexing service, virus scanner or some bad programmed tool constantly reading some file. –weberik Nov 3 '11 at 20:32 add a comment| 3 Answers 3 active oldest votes up Thank you! Thank you THUA, Dec 13, 2015 #7 Snooze77777 Joined: Mar 28, 2016 Messages: 2 Likes Received: 0 My experience has been that when a hard drive runs too much for After restarting, no change in hard drive activity.
I have Norton Antivirus, and nothing was detected. We have some photos, a lot of E-Mails, some documents, but nothing in my mind that should be clogging the entire system. It could be Windows Defender scanning, building photo albums, search indexing, etc. Back to top #6 Kirbert Kirbert Members 1 posts OFFLINE Local time:02:57 PM Posted 25 August 2016 - 05:05 PM I FOUND IT!
before. Fix is simple: Start -> Control Panel -> Administrative Tools double-click on Services scroll down the list to find Seagate Dashboard Service right-click on it and hit "Stop". Running the quick test of the manufacturer's testing software may well not detect errors either (SMART is good at masking failing drives) but if you run the long test it will But, for the rest of my systems I solved this problem: I installed Linux Mint 17.
Such as proper cleaning of the PC, the cables all snug, no overtaxed power supplies and no dead fans.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - R Proffitt, thanks for Before SMART, drives would just die if a lot of sectors went bad or the system would just hang - SMART is a great improvement but it can make one impervious Proffitt Forum moderator / December 8, 2012 4:04 AM PST In reply to: Now I'm really confused HDDs will do that when they are beginning to fail. Just from your descrition I would suspect malware might be your problem although it may be something else.
If it's a desktop, turn it off, open it, and blow it out with canned air.
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