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Disk Usage 100%


unique14

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#1
Hello, i bought new laptop a few weeks ago, without OS, so i installed [FONT=wf_SegoeUI]Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry Pro with Update licenced from microsoft. And i'm having problem with disk usage. i tryed everysinglething to fix it but as you can see i'm here!!.. really i can't understand why its usage 100%. Please if you have any solution share with me ! iwill add some screenshots about my laptop status,[/FONT]
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Aslo about my laptop:
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ASUS X550LN-DM126D/12GB (FHD),
Intel Core i7-4500U Processor (4M Cache, up to 2.70 GHz),
12GB DDR3 1600MHz (4GB on-board),
1TB 5400rpm, 2.5``,
DVD SuperMulti,
NVIDIA GeForce GT 840M (N15S-GT) 2GB,
BT4.0, Haswell, Instant-On, HDMI, HD WebCam with LED indicator,
SD card reader, 3xUSB (1x3.0), Dark-Grey plastic, Chiclet keyboard,
QuickCharge 2hrs, 2.3kg, 37WHrs, 2600mAh, 4-cell Li-ion Battery pack,
15.6`` FHD LED (1920x1080) glare type, PN: 90NB04S2-M02500/12GB


so screenshots:::
its when i start photoshop!
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and this one is when i power on my laptop!!
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Performance options. ( also i tryed to change it to 12000/24000 but again the same result again disk usage 100%)
performances.jpg
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    windows 8.1

Helmut

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#2
Nothing wrong with that.
Windows can be doing a lot of scheduled tasks on Power up, Indexing, updates etc. On a new PC a lot of that is going on.

You need to look at other Tabs in the Task Manager - App History, Start-up, Processes. Click the Disk column to sort and identify the worst offenders then go to that software and do some configuring where possible.

Again in the Processes Tab expand the details and you will be able to suss out possibilities.

For example in App history stuff. You can go the Apps and stop live tile updates obviously on the ones you don't use or uninstall them.

That's what you would expect on starting Photoshop. Again probably doing some of it's own indexing, updating, loading modules etc or something like that. Most software can be configured to an extent.

No idea why you are fiddling around with system performance, That's Windows memory management.
 

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  • OS
    Windows 8.1
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
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#3
First off, minor point, but that's disk activity, not usage. Might seem trivial, but sometimes those trivial details make all the difference. If you car dies on the side of the road is it because you're out of gas or some other issue, for example. Secondly, how long do you wait after the computer has booted to see if this activity level has dropped off? And you are, I presume, aware of the performance limitations of a 5400rpm drive like yours. They will have more frequent and sustained periods of high disk activity like you describe.
 

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System One

  • OS
    8.1

unique14

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#4
its ss when i start google chrome its not normal !
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its when i power on my laptop so i should wait 3-4 minutes to get 3%-10% but still its not normal when i use anything its lagging for example photoshop it should't lag...
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its not normal
 

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    windows 8.1
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#5
Whether it's normal or not depends on what else you may have running at the time. But from your screenshot, it looks like something within those two service host processes is the source of your problems, so you'll need to expand each of those options and then start googling each process you find. You can also go to the performance tab and use the link at the bottom to open the resource manager to get a more technical breakdown. It might help narrow things down a little.

Just off the top of my head, things like a virus scanner could do this, if you have some program performing background defragmentation, some program may be updating in the background... There are a lot of potential explanations which are completely normal and to be expected, so you need to rule those out before we go on to say it's not normal.
 

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System One

  • OS
    8.1

JHough

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#7
Attached is a task manager and resource monitor when the system boots up after an update. As shown the defragsvc and n360 (Norton backup 360) are causing the average disk response time to exceed 2 seconds. The computer is unusable in this state. Waiting for the services to complete dissolves the logjam. Though why the developers do not throttle these applications back is a mystery, which I would appreciate an answer to. 2345ms.PNG
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Microsoft Windows 8.1 64 Bit
    Computer type
    Laptop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Toshiba C55Dt-A5106
    CPU
    Processor AMD A6-5200 APU with Radeon(TM) HD Graphics, 2 Ghz, 4 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s)
    Motherboard
    Toshiba PSCFWU-02C031
    Memory
    4GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    AMD Radeon HD 8400
    Sound Card
    Realtek High Definition Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Laptop and DELL E193FP
    Screen Resolution
    1366x768 1280x1024
    Hard Drives
    Toshiba MQ01ABD075
    DVD Writer TSSTcorp CDDVDW SU-208FB
    Keyboard
    Logitech Wave 2.4 Cordless or Laptop Standard PS/2 Keyboard Enhanced
    Mouse
    Logitech M1100 Performance Laser Cordless Combo or Logitech G500
    Internet Speed
    Upload/Download 91/11Mbps
    Browser
    IE 11
    Antivirus
    Norton
    Other Info
    Toshiba System Settings V1.1.2.32001
    BIOS Version Inside Corp., 1.60, 11/15/2013
    EC (Embedded Controller) Version 1.20
    Hardware Abstraction Layer 6.3.9600.16500

karstenes

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108
#8
Try startup delayer.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.1 64-bit (6.3, Build 9600)
    Computer type
    Laptop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Lenovo G500
    CPU
    Intel i3-312M @ 2.50GHz
    Memory
    4G RAM
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel HD Graphics 4000
    Screen Resolution
    1366x768 HD
    Hard Drives
    600G SATA Hard Disc Drive
    Internet Speed
    32Mb/s DL 23Mb/s Ul
    Browser
    Google Chrome
    Antivirus
    Malwarebytes

mikeytg

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#10
Have you tried just leaving it on overnight? If you recently installed windows then you also probably installed lots of updates. There is a part of the update process that continues even after an update-requested reboot that will tie up the disk for quite a while. Add to that the need to index the machine for searching.

Leaving the machine idle for overnight will let all this stuff take over the machine and finish up. Afterwards the system will calm down. Worth a shot and it's easy to do!
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.1 consumer 64 bit
    Computer type
    Laptop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Acer Aspire M5 481PT-6644
    CPU
    Intel Core I5
    Memory
    6 GB
    Hard Drives
    Spinning/SSD hybrid 500GB/20GB
    Mouse
    ELAN Trackpad
    Internet Speed
    18mbs/5mbs
    Browser
    Chrome
    Antivirus
    Windows Defender

bassfacer22

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#11
Uninstall everything that your computer came with that isn't drivers..

You need to be very picky about what is on your computer.. otherwise this happens..

if you don't know about something just ask or google it.. but If you aren't too crazy about your settings now and you have a backup cd or usb .. or clone of your hard drive,,

just clean install windows again and then slowly get specific programs that you want on your computer.. and then come back here tell us if your computer is 100% using disk like that..


edit* - oh and thats some crappy write speed too haha.. might wanna check into buying a cheap SSD hard drive.. i have the samsung 840 EVO 250gig for $120-150.. something around there.. i can't remember what i really paid..
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.1 (HOME not Pro) 64bit
    Computer type
    Laptop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    (So not very nice) Lenovo Y410P
    CPU
    i7 quad 2.4Gig
    Memory
    16G ram
    Graphics Card(s)
    nvidia 2gig 755m
    Hard Drives
    Samsung 840 Evo

    supercache2 m2. mini card.
    Antivirus
    Win Defender

gulls777

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#12
Have you tried just leaving it on overnight? If you recently installed windows then you also probably installed lots of updates. There is a part of the update process that continues even after an update-requested reboot that will tie up the disk for quite a while. Add to that the need to index the machine for searching.

Leaving the machine idle for overnight will let all this stuff take over the machine and finish up. Afterwards the system will calm down. Worth a shot and it's easy to do!
^^^^This
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64
    Computer type
    Laptop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Dell XPS L702X
    CPU
    Intel Core i7-2760QM
    Motherboard
    Intel HM67
    Memory
    Samsung 16GB DDR3 1333MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    Nvidia Geforce GT 555M
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    Crucial M4 128GB
    Samsung 1TB