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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Aug 2012
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Posted By kyle18
To double check if my hard drive was...

To double check if my hard drive was malfunctioning, I ran SeaTools Long Generic test. Sure enough, it failed. I am backing up all my files and then replacing it.

Thanks again centaur!
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Aug 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 57,039
Posted By kyle18
ran chkdsk (haven't ran it for a while) and...

ran chkdsk (haven't ran it for a while) and restarted computer...it's now up to 84 :(

Maybe it's time for me to replace it...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Aug 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 57,039
Posted By kyle18
Besides maybe chkdsk, is there any way to prolong...

Besides maybe chkdsk, is there any way to prolong the life of the harddrive?

Thank you for your help today. Many applications used to ysbe so slow until I disabled that process. I removed the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Aug 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 57,039
Posted By kyle18
Do you think it will last me another year? I know...

Do you think it will last me another year? I know this is probably way too vague and hard to answer, but I'm curious how much life my hard drive has left.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Aug 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 57,039
Posted By kyle18
Thank you for all of your help so far. I ran...

Thank you for all of your help so far.

I ran CrystalDiskInfo and it gave me all blue except for "Reallocated Sectors Count."

The values for that are

Current: 100 Worst:100 Threshold: 50 Raw...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Aug 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 57,039
Posted By kyle18
I disabled it. I noticed that my browsing...

I disabled it. I noticed that my browsing performance has improved. Google Chrome used to hang forever displaying "Waiting for cache" but it now seems to be speedy like it should be. Even IE was a...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Aug 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 57,039
Posted By kyle18
Sorry about that, I'm new here :)

Sorry about that, I'm new here :)
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Aug 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 57,039
Posted By kyle18
I disabled dwm.exe but the lag is still...

I disabled dwm.exe but the lag is still persisting.

I attached another screenshot.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Aug 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 57,039
Posted By kyle18
Unusual Hard Disk Activity in Resource Monitor

My computer has been stuttering and freezing for the last several months. I have performed a clean install of Windows twice to no avail. I especially notice this lagging when I type in Microsoft Word...
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 Aug 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 7,341
Posted By kyle18
Dell Driver Setup for XPS 15

First post here :D!

I was planning on doing a clean install of Windows on my Dell XPS. I have never reinstalled Windows before. However, I would consider myself pretty knowledgable when it comes...
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