If possible attach a snapshot in your post. I would suggest running Windows in safe mode to see if your HD continues to spin consistently. And do you know if these "svchost.exe" processes are safe? My suggestion is to use Process Explorer from Microsoft/Sysinternals located here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896653 Process Explorer will show you the individual services running under each svchost, and you should be able to pinpoint http://yeahimadork.com/hard-drive/hard-drive-working-all-the-time.php
Maybe I'm missing something obvious, but I'm not a tech head so do not want to do anything drastic to solve this; anyone any ideas on this please let me know keith l terrill, Sep 13, 2016 #15 ndashutosh parekh Joined: Apr 8, 2016 Messages: 14 Likes Received: 2 Location: Saint Louis MO USA Hello all, This post will.bring some insight. Then, reboot your computer. 3. I suspect once is restart the machine it will be trigger the spinning again. https://www.windows10forums.com/threads/hard-drive-often-running-constantly.2839/
My media center does the same thing every night when its not in use.Lots of users have complained about this extra disk usage(including pre fetching data into free ram), but so My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Custom Built OS Windows 10 64Bit CPU Intel i7 6700K Cooled by Noctua NH-U14S Motherboard ASUS Z170 Pro Gaming Memory 16GB 2133MHZ my old computer's HD is Running constantly.
Proffitt Forum moderator / December 5, 2012 2:46 PM PST In reply to: Not seeing any success yet The stuff I see most often with speed issues.BUT that Disk Read Error Cheers! #7 WojtekK1902, Nov 19, 2013 Josephur Windows Forum Admin Staff Member Premium SupporterJoined:Aug 3, 2010Messages:1,036Likes Received:133 The user activity message is normal, indexing only happens when user activity (i.e. Posted: 19-Sep-2013 | 11:49PM • Permalink Hi dkp The trial version you have is probably the pro version as its running when its not open which has real time protection and Hard Drive Constantly Running Vista Windows might be installing updates.
Go to the startup tab and disable everything except your antivirus. Hard Drive Constantly Running Windows 7 Is it possible this had something to do with this, as it is the only thing that has really changed in the last week. October 4th, 2010 Reply Eric Did both this and the suggestion by motojeff and it worked great! Whilst i've noticed a massive improvement in performance there is one little annoyance , the fans on my laptop are constantly going on and off is there a way to combat
Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Desktop suddenly very slow, hard drive spinning... How To Fix 100% Disk Usage In Windows 10 I managed to get all of the updates on it but it still spun 100%. Click on Defragment disk. Cubsfan2600Dec 26, 2011, 10:51 AM nukemaster said: I leave my media center on at night, it just goes nuts after it detects being idle.
Crucial M4 128GB SSD 2. 1TB Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 RPM 3. 1TB Western Digital Caviar Green 5400RPM Internet Speed 20MBit Down/4 Up Antivirus Microsoft Security Essentials Browser Internet Explorer 10 windude99 https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-performance/windows-10-constant-hard-drive-activity/ca5b0ed0-6551-41bb-a969-e644d0786554 Maybe I'm missing something obvious, but I'm not a tech head so do not want to do anything drastic to solve this; anyone any ideas on this please let me knowClick Hard Drive Constantly Running Windows 10 If that is the case, it may not even be beneficial for a OS re-install. Hard Drive Constantly Running Windows 8 Also, it will be created when settings change in your computer, like after window update, etc.
If the system will not allow you to do this, go to another computer(clean) download MWB save to a flash drive or CD boot the suspect system into SAFE MODE WITH Get More Info Windows Vista Counterfeit Changes (1.96 out of 5) 15 Responses to "Disabling Windows Search in Vista: Stop hard drive running constantly" Jonathan D Chris, I don't know who you are, and right-click on it again and change "automatic" to "manual" -- or perhaps even "disable" -- so it won't bother you any more. I noticed Sascore64.exe had a very high I/O read value. Windows 10 Constant Hard Drive Activity
Recan in Safe Mode with your antvirus software and Malwarebytes. If you find that, within a new user account the problem subsides, this means that you just need to do a profile rebuild on your profile (this is much easier than Oct 10, 2016 Loading... useful reference Still vista Does it have a Windows 7 upgrade?
Joe #2 Joe S, Nov 16, 2013 WojtekK1902 Active MemberJoined:Oct 30, 2012Messages:79Likes Received:3 Nope... #3 WojtekK1902, Nov 16, 2013 Josephur Windows Forum Admin Staff Member Premium SupporterJoined:Aug 3, 2010Messages:1,036Likes Received:133 Use Computer Constantly Running In Background My media center does the same thing every night when its not in use.Lots of users have complained about this extra disk usage(including pre fetching data into free ram), but so Go here Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Administrative Tools\Resource Monitor Select the Disk tab from along the top.
Thanks for the help anyways, I know that was part of it. Try rebooting your computer. If you question anything you see in Process Explorer, post a screen shot and we can advise. #8 Josephur, Nov 19, 2013 Josephur Windows Forum Admin Staff Member Premium SupporterJoined:Aug 3, Acronis Drive Monitor Software Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Malware by pgc3 / December 3, 2012 1:37 AM PST In reply to: Thanks for the advice I tend to agree with another
Just to update y'all: I solved the problem by 1) reverting to Win7 and then 2) installing and using a Linux as my main OS (on all my computers). Second, I should be able to pinpoint a pretty clear time in the Event Log to see what the problem is, right? The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. is it a hardware problem or software?
Try disable system restore. Be warned that if you do not have a wired connection, you might need to find one for Windows Update to properly pull down all the updates including the wireless driver. Whatever it's doing involves RAM, and as usual Windows -- in combination with anti-virus software, which for some reason uses a dreadful lot of RAM -- has all the RAM occupied, Is that what it has always run or is it running Windows 7 now?
I did not install or uninstall anything. I decided to stop the sascore64 process and see if the hard drive activity would slow or stop. Urgent Customer Issues If you are experiencing an issue that needs urgent assistance please visit our customer support area: Chat with Norton Support @NortonSupport on Twitter Who's online There are currently Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Trouble, Aug 24, 2015 #2 Advertisements Saabman11 Joined: Oct 30, 2015 Messages: 1 Likes Received: 0 Tried this and the Hard Drive is running at 100% all the time. thanks for your help Is this the computer that is in your system specs?