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Windows 7: MSE Idle Time Scanning?

17 Mar 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Ultimate 64-Bit, Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx, Windows XP
MSE Idle Time Scanning?

Hey guys,

I've noticed that often when my computer has been idle for a while (say, long enough for the monitor to switch off), my HDD indicator light will get really active. I'm not really sure what could be going on since I've got auto-defrag turned off.. I wondering if it could be MSE running scans.

Let me know if there's other info you'll want to see.


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17 Mar 2011   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Eamon,

Since this is happening during idle times, it may be the index running in the background to rebuild and update itself. It's normal for it to run like this during low or idle computer usage.
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