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12 Jul 2010  
Zaraphrax

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 + Linux Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stormy13 View Post
How large is your documents folder? Most of those reads/writes showing in that screen shot have to do with the Windows Search and Indexing, and depending on the size of the folders included in the index can take a few days on a clean install to complete. Once the index is finished the hard drive activity will fall off.

Don't forget that most of that sort of process is a background task and will be paused if something else requires the resources.
I've got just over 143gb of stuff on my Data partition + 2.5TB of external storage. Everything seems to have settled off again now, and it's still flashing occasionally but I think that's just because I'm doing the initial update on MSE. It's certainly better than it was, csrss.exe isn't chewing on it constantly now. This is certainly not something I've seen before.
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