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Windows 7: Physical Hard Disk Utilization 100 Percent

06 Nov 2014   #1

windows 7 Ultimate x64
Physical Hard Disk Utilization 100 Percent

At First, I thought this issue was because of something inside of windows 8.1. I downgraded back to Windows 7 Ultimate x64 and after using the DBC task manager (windows 8 task manager) on my Windows 7 machine I still saw the same problem. My hard drive utilization is at 100%. I tried increasing my virtual memory paging, turning off windows search and superfetch services, changing power options, applying all pending windows updates, disabling windows update services, scanned for malware/viruses, closed malwarebytes,etc.

I recently caught "userinit logon application" doing some unusual amount of IO Reads/Writes. But this HD 100% utilization occurs even when a different program is at 11mb and userinit logon is not even present

Any idea how to remove userinit.exe from my system32, disable it, or get this hard drive utilization down?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
06 Nov 2014   #2

windows 7 Ultimate x64

I figured it out.... I disabled virtual memory paging, alternatively you can partition your hard drive and set paging to the partitioned portion of your hard drive
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 Physical Hard Disk Utilization 100 Percent

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