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Join us to comment and to customize your site experience! I left the application that seemed to trigger the problem initially open overnight, and flat lines this morning on my disk activity. Specs: AMD Phenom 9750 Quadcore 2.4 ghz 4 GB Ram Asus/ATI HD4870 1 TB HDD (2 partitions) Helpful +0 Report 1mpuls3 Feb 28, 2009 at 01:10 AM I have a dual MSI P67a-G43 i5-2500k @ 4ghz | Heatkiller 3.0 8GB Samsung DDR3 2100 Corsair Force 3 180GB SSD XFX 290 Unlocked | EK Waterblock + Backplate Corsair HX850W - Corsair 650D Black http://faviconize.com/help-needed/help-needed-with-possible-tdl4-vista-home-security-2012-combo-malware.html

In the "Disk" section, the following processes are reported as reading from the disk the most; svchost.exe (netsvcs) C:\Windows\Softwaredistribution\Datastore\Datastore.edb svchost.exe (netsvcs) c:\pagefile.sys MsMpEng.exe c:\pagefile.sys Those three seem to be generating the Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. One particular application seemed to trigger this constant pulse of 15-30MB writes to my hard drive every second or two if I ignored it for more than about 30 seconds. Disk sec/Transfer. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/help-needed-with-excessive-disk-activity-on-windows-vista-home-premium-edition.945275/

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I also noticed a lot more activity on my NAS drives. my computer doing the same freeze discussed in this thread since yesterday Report morraar- Dec 3, 2009 at 08:58 PM mine did it twice started yesterday. Flag Permalink This was helpful (4) Collapse - I Agree by taaronp / October 21, 2011 5:54 PM PDT In reply to: Try this.... Once again this is by design, as there are several good reasons why the drive is being regularly utilized.

All rights reserved. Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - But 90+%? then started doing it again. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-performance/constant-disk-activity-when-using-vista-home/c2a07971-6310-4637-905f-7077c223f5a8 Any other ideas on things to check?

I have shut off every nonimportant program that I can find in MSCONFIG but still itsounds overly busy. Try That And By the way their is a recovery disk manager provided by HP in start menu applications open it and follow the instructions , insert empty dvd disk's one In order to access Resource View, you must be a member of the local Administrator group or launch the tool using 'Run As". I think 85% to 90% means the percent of Idle processes that are actively running, not CPU usage.

December 31, 2008 Reply D.R. @ 2:40 pm What does "% Highest Active Time" refer to? http://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/177703-excess-hard-disk-activity-another-take.html Helpful +1 Report johnnybuilt Jul 1, 2009 at 08:20 AM my machines been freezing up too. Importantly you should also see that the Free line has very little if any free memory, usually close to zero. 2. Recently my w2k machine died and I've been forced kicking and screaming into w7 - what a pain.

This is why a crash in Vista is inevitably blamed on Vista itself or the drivers, rather than a range of other more valid reasons. http://faviconize.com/help-needed/help-needed-windows-error.html dumguy, Oct 14, 2010 #11 tomdkat Trusted Advisor Thread Starter Joined: May 6, 2006 Messages: 7,143 dumguy said: ↑ When I installed the most recent set of patches to Windows and There's a free version (which I'm using) and a not-free version. We can upgrade the system from 1GB to 2GB of RAM for about $45, so I think we'll give that a try and see what happens.

These shell extensions are responsible for creating the options you'll see on the menu when you right-click a file using Windows Explorer. And is this slowing everything else down? Should take all of about 2 minutes. http://faviconize.com/help-needed/help-needed-plz-with-vista.html by neplusultraomni / October 21, 2011 12:00 PM PDT In reply to: What's with all the activity on my PC, when I'm not doing anything?

I'm assuming that a similar process is available in Vista and maybe even Windows 7. The system has 1GB of RAM installed and right now less than 800MB of RAM is being used, so I don't think the system should be swapping at all. This makes the Previous Versions feature useful for every Vista user.

turn off the indexing service.

Is finally goes quiet if disconnectedfrom the internet for about 10 minutes or more. Not sure if my main drive is doing it since its pretty quite seagate 410as version. Report finalmichiel- Oct 15, 2009 at 04:37 AM I am running the same video card as you but only with a AMD Phenom 9750 CPU 4x... Give it a week or so and it will stop. ...or kill the indexing service via services.msc (in the run window).

Click Start, All Programs, Accessories, System Tools, and then click "Disk Cleanup". 2. Forgot your password? I haven't (yet) turn off the indexing service but I'm not seeing anything in the resource monitor that indicates that is what is beating on the disk so much. Check This Out The concern of course is that by taking up all this RAM, Vista will somehow slow down your system or "hog" the RAM should other programs require it.