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Windows 8.1 Disk Usage 100%

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    Save Firefox, these are usually the culprits of the disk usage.
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    Trying to Sith things out
    Bamberg Germany
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    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit


    Out of curiosity how much RAM does your PC have installed?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cliff S View Post
    Out of curiosity how much RAM does your PC have installed?
    A measly 6 GB (and if you're more curious, 5.88 GB are free)
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    Trying to Sith things out
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 2,290
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit


    6GB is by no means measly (6-8GB) is the "Sweet Spot" for multitasking. You only need more if you play games like Watch Dogs or use 3D CAD programs or do video editing.
    I asked in case you only had 2-4GB and your system was using the pagefile heavily(but I guess not with 6GB). But I see you said you found the culprits. With "System" ther will always be something going on: logging, writing to your MFT(Master File Table), and writing any changes you make to UI for next boot...etc.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cliff S View Post
    With "System" ther will always be something going on: logging, writing to your MFT(Master File Table), and writing any changes you make to UI for next boot...etc.
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    Yea, I figured it'd always be working, I'm just glad I've mended some of the issue thus far.
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