It's loading system DLLs, accessing registry keys, and other nonsense. I am really wondering what is causing this (hopefully not spyware or a virus!), and whether this could be damaging to the hard drive in the long run. Not so with this new computer which runs as quietly as a firecracker in space! What does I/O Other indicate? http://yeahimadork.com/hard-drive/hard-drive-constantly-being-accessed.php
Reply 1 1 Castingman2010 Tutor Posts: 9 Member Since: 12-05-2011 Message 4 of 12 (4,646 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: HD Constantly being accessed Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe Related 0Hard Drive that was used before not detected or accessible in Windows 73How do I access my old XP hard drive from my new Windows 7 system & hard drive?1Windows I went ahead and did that, being very patient for each process I ended to see if there would be any change. Check I/O Reads and I/O Writes. http://superuser.com/questions/353708/windows-7-constantly-accessing-hard-drive
My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Gateway OS Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1 CPU Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU 650 @ 3.20GHz Indexing service is disabled, antivirus not scanning, turned off automatic restore, and still the HDD LED flashes twice a second! Keep you all posted. Further, the problem is a recent one and the AV program has been installed/active for much longer.
I'm also noticing that in the right hand column under the heading of 'Result' it will sometimes say 'NOT FOUND' and beside it it will say 'Error'. Silence! Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the Why Is My Hard Drive Constantly Running Does anyone have any idea what's causing this, and what can be done with it?
I've checked I/O Reads and Writes, but that doesn't help much - not a whole lot of activity, certainly not correlated with the HDD LED. Add those programs to the FileMon exclude filter, this is normal background activity (as you can probably see, a lot of explorer.exe entries are explorer getting info on FileMon).Click to expand... Register now! Edit: My indexing service is reduced to indexing only the Start Menu.
Jack598Apr 12, 2008, 12:31 AM I had the same problem and when I checked the I/O Read and I/O Writes found that Microsoft Outlook was constantly reading and writing. Hard Drive Light Always On Windows 7 Hard drive being accessed even when computer is idle Discussion in 'Software' started by MadameButterfly, Sep 20, 2006. Is there anything else that can monitor HDD activity? Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?
In the list that appears, right-click on cmd.exe and choose Run as administrator 4. http://forums.majorgeeks.com/index.php?threads/hard-drive-being-accessed-even-when-computer-is-idle.102902/ Device Manager shows version 188.8.131.5275 for nv4_disp.dll and other driver files. Hard Drive Constantly Running Windows 7 Regular memory is 2 Gb, so I don't expect the virtual memory to be used much. Windows 7 Constantly Accessing Hard Drive I don't have any bad sectors on my drives (C,D) C= SSD (OS installed) D = traditional spinner (personal data) ndashutosh parekh, Apr 8, 2016 #9 ndashutosh parekh Joined: Apr
I am going try to find out looking into the logs the source of the issue. http://yeahimadork.com/hard-drive/hard-drive-constantly-running.php Similar Threads New hard drive. My shift key is constantly being pressed Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware Then it starts up again. Windows 10 Hard Drive Constantly Being Accessed
I have Windows XP Pro SP2 installed with all the latest updates. My virtual memory size is 2046 Mb. However, they are not the ones accessing the HD all the time. useful reference I always look for the CPU and memory usage in connection with hdd constant blinking but is not well connected somehow...
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Add those programs to the FileMon exclude filter, this is normal background activity (as you can probably see, a lot of explorer.exe entries are explorer getting info on FileMon). MadameButterfly, Sep 22, 2006 #8 erikske Sergeant Google is a start vsmon.exe is the True Vector internet service, a ZoneAlarm component. Open up Task Manager by right clicking on your task bar (not one of the app icons) and choosing "Start Task manager". http://yeahimadork.com/hard-drive/hard-drive-being-accessed-and-screen-reset-every-4-5-seconds.php Thanks, MPDJR Reply With Quote 09-11-201209:44 AM #2 abseh1 Member Join Date Jul 2008 Location Tampa Bay Posts 2,318 Points 388 Blog Entries2 Run all malware in my signature below: You
Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. You've killed unneccessary processes in task manager to no avail? This solved the problem.However, I'm not convinced it was the HD as I have hooked it up in an external enclosure it is seems to work OK although I don't use AMD X2 3800+, 2Gb Corsair memory, 250 Gb WD Hard drive, Asus M2N 32 SLI Deluxe motherboard.