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Windows 7: 28GB disk space runs out in an hour

26 Oct 2010   #11
georgevti

Windows 7 dual boot with XP
 
 

I attached 2 snip images


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26 Oct 2010   #12
mckillwashere

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008
 
 

O.o Thats alot of processes.....
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26 Oct 2010   #13
Orbital Shark

 
 

As a precaution try running a malware scan using www.malwarebytes.org and see if anything comes up.
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26 Oct 2010   #14
mckillwashere

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008
 
 

Okay..... well tracertp.exe.... Kill that one
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26 Oct 2010   #15
georgevti

Windows 7 dual boot with XP
 
 

Yep! And here's what the resource monitor shows
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26 Oct 2010   #16
mckillwashere

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008
 
 

Click the activity drop box and check the system box that should tell you everything running as system... and go ahead and grab a snapshot of cpu and network
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26 Oct 2010   #17
georgevti

Windows 7 dual boot with XP
 
 

Killed it and I gained back 20 GB of free space.... It seems that it stopped..
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26 Oct 2010   #18
mckillwashere

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008
 
 

Its an event trace report tool.... idk how it got turned on that's why i suggested checking network traffic. When I keep 3 gadgets open at all times, cpu meter, network meeter, and disk meter. If something starts to spike I investigate unless im doing something were it should....
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26 Oct 2010   #19
georgevti

Windows 7 dual boot with XP
 
 

That was the one! Everything seems normal now. Do I have to turn this off every time I log on windows?? It is not an important system process wright? I mean it is not something that should be running? If there is a problem with a setting how can i fix it??
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26 Oct 2010   #20
mckillwashere

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008
 
 

I would look at your MSconfig.. Run Malwarebytes and I will have too suggest that and Microsoft security essentials over avast.

Make sure there are no nasties lurking around....
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