Quote: Originally Posted by squall leonhart
until it can be determined as to what is causing the slowness, its a suspect, and issues like this will require removing any application which uses a disk filter driver.
Ok. I disabled NOD32 real time protection and also disabled with ccleaner it's registry value when it automatically loads. I've installed microsoft anti-virus. The HDD is still working extra time.
image 1 is few seconds after boot without NOD32:
Image 2 is about 1 minute after image 1:
What I don't understand is why some photoshop elements are being read by the system on boot. I have nothing of photoshop on boot.