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Disk at 100% all the time

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    Disk at 100% all the time


    hello, for some reason my disk usage is always at 100%, it never spikes its just a constant 100% and i think its hurting my performance, is there any way to lower this?
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    Hello Joseph,

    One thing to check is to open Resource Monitor, and click on the Disk tab to help see what is using so much.
    It wouldn't hurt to also do a full scan of your system with an AV program like the free MalwareBytes Ant-Malware Free to help make sure it's clean.

    Hope this helps for now,
    Shawn
    Last edited by Brink; 15 Mar 2014 at 09:18. Reason: typo
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    Thank you!
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    You're welcome. Did you find the culprit?
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Disk at 100% all the time
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