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Solved HDD max's out with minimal task, constantly.

gervaise

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Can somebody help me by explaining why according to Task manager when I open any program or file my hard disk usage jumps to 99% almost immediately and remains there for up to a minute, only when the level drops to around 30 to 25% does said program finally launch and I can continue working. The laptop is barely 18 months old I am using W8.1, with a Core i5 cpu I have 600GB of a 750GB HDD free, system memory is 4GB. It is very disruptive and any help would be appreciated.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.1 x64
    Computer type
    Laptop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Acer aspire E1-571
    CPU
    i5 3230m
    Memory
    4gb
    Graphics Card(s)
    Onboard Intel HD4000
    Internet Speed
    Up to 50MB if you believe Usain Bolt & Dick Branson.

Ztruker

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My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 10 Pro X64
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Lenovo IdeaCenter K450
    CPU
    Intel Quad Core i7-4770 @ 3.4Ghz
    Motherboard
    Lenovo
    Memory
    16.0GB PC3-12800 DDR3 SDRAM 1600 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel Integrated HD Graphics
    Sound Card
    Realtek HD Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    HP h2207
    Screen Resolution
    [email protected]
    Hard Drives
    250GB Samsung EVO SATA-3 SSD;
    2TB Seagate ST2000DM001 SATA-2;
    1.5TB Seagate ST3150041AS SATA
    PSU
    500W
    Keyboard
    Wired USB
    Mouse
    Wired USB
    Internet Speed
    3GB Up, 30GB Down
    Browser
    SeaMonkey
    Antivirus
    Windows Defender; MBAM Pro
    Other Info
    UEFI/GPT
    PLDS DVD-RW DH16AERSH

gervaise

Grizelda
Member
HD Usage %100

Thank you for your input, might well be what is needed.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.1 x64
    Computer type
    Laptop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Acer aspire E1-571
    CPU
    i5 3230m
    Memory
    4gb
    Graphics Card(s)
    Onboard Intel HD4000
    Internet Speed
    Up to 50MB if you believe Usain Bolt & Dick Branson.

Ztruker

Well-Known Member
VIP Member
Guru
I hope so. Let us know how you make out please.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 10 Pro X64
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Lenovo IdeaCenter K450
    CPU
    Intel Quad Core i7-4770 @ 3.4Ghz
    Motherboard
    Lenovo
    Memory
    16.0GB PC3-12800 DDR3 SDRAM 1600 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel Integrated HD Graphics
    Sound Card
    Realtek HD Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    HP h2207
    Screen Resolution
    [email protected]
    Hard Drives
    250GB Samsung EVO SATA-3 SSD;
    2TB Seagate ST2000DM001 SATA-2;
    1.5TB Seagate ST3150041AS SATA
    PSU
    500W
    Keyboard
    Wired USB
    Mouse
    Wired USB
    Internet Speed
    3GB Up, 30GB Down
    Browser
    SeaMonkey
    Antivirus
    Windows Defender; MBAM Pro
    Other Info
    UEFI/GPT
    PLDS DVD-RW DH16AERSH

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