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Windows 7: High main disk drive activity

29 Jun 2015   #1
Rajta

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
High main disk drive activity

Since this evening my main hard drive has 100% disk activity, and little to no programs are even turned on, even on idle its max usage. Ive tried restarting the PC several times, but it didnt help, the drive has still 100% disk activity. The HDD light keeps flickering and i can hear the disk working, but im not copying anything or doing anything with the system. Any help is appreciated, thanks.


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29 Jun 2015   #2
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Can you see anything if you open a Resource Monitor and switch to Disk tab. Sort by Read then Write and see if you can find anything.
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29 Jun 2015   #3
Rajta

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Yes, i checked and almost everything is used by system. And just a few minutes ago the disk activity is back to normal, so that means for like 2 hours its been 100%, really weird.
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29 Jun 2015   #4
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

It might have been some scheduled task that runs once a month or something :)
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29 Jun 2015   #5
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Trace the processes deeper, establish a Clean Boot, resolve repeat errors, find Solutions to queued problems, compare a low-impact AV, test hardware and further go over your install following Troubleshooting Windows 7.
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29 Jun 2015   #6
Rajta

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by GokAy View Post
It might have been some scheduled task that runs once a month or something :)
Could have been, thanks anyway. :)
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29 Jun 2015   #7
Rajta

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Trace the processes deeper, establish a Clean Boot, resolve repeat errors, find Solutions to queued problems, compare a low-impact AV, test hardware and further go over your install following Troubleshooting Windows 7.
Ok, ill try, thanks.
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