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Windows 7: Never-ending background(?) harddrive activity - Is this normal?

23 Apr 2012   #11
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

CCleaner | Tools | Scheduled Tasks tab |

DISABLE
Code:
Adobe Flash Player Updater    C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\FlashPlayerUpdateService.exe
PMTask                C:\PROGRA~2\ThinkPad\UTILIT~1\PwmIdTsv.exe
REBOOT!


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23 Apr 2012   #12
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Please upload the install.txt file from CCleaner.
Easier, quicker, no hoop-jumping on my end to edit.

All changes can be undone. These changes up to this point will all improve your performance.

Do need the install.txt file.
thanks,
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24 Apr 2012   #13
thricipio

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by karlsnooks View Post
Please upload the install.txt file from CCleaner.
Easier, quicker, no hoop-jumping on my end to edit.

All changes can be undone. These changes up to this point will all improve your performance.

Do need the install.txt file.
thanks,
Karl-
Sorry 'bout the delayed response: work and a certain lack of energy after work are impeding my progress!
Anyway, I actually didn't even see your instructions (above) until just now... didn't realize the thread had rolled over to a second page.
See the attached "Installed" file, per your instructions.
Thanks again for your help.
--Thri


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File Type: txt 4.Installed·Programs.[cclnr].txt (9.5 KB, 8 views)
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26 Apr 2012   #14
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

If it were my system, I'd uninstall the majority of the bloatware, namely,
Code:
Lenovo Auto Scroll Utility                                2012.0414            1.11
Lenovo Patch Utility                    Lenovo Group Limited        2012.0414    1.22 MB        1.00.0000
Lenovo Patch Utility 64 bit                Lenovo Group Limited        2012.0414    1.24 MB        1.20.0001
Lenovo System Interface Driver                                2012.0414            1.05
ThinkPad FullScreen Magnifier                                2012.0414            2.40
ThinkPad Power Management Driver                            2012.0414            1.64.00.00
ThinkPad Power Manager                                    2012.0414            3.67
ThinkPad UltraNav Driver                                2012.0414    46.4 MB        15.3.39.1
ThinkPad UltraNav Utility                Lenovo                2012.0414            2.13.0
then REBOOT!
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