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The reality is that Visual Studio is running fine on Vista.You claim expertise in "taking matters into your own hands." You claim to solve the cited problems. Constant Hard Drive Activity Started by taidi , Jul 20 2007 04:35 PM Please log in to reply 19 replies to this topic #1 taidi taidi TEG Forum Member Members 38 temporary turn off RS,disconnect HD,turn on RS). Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - This may be why... my review here

ualdriverOct 20, 2010, 12:29 AM aford10 said: Good thought on turning off the antivirus. Here are my deductions why:Prior to *attempting* to install Visual Studio, I moved something less than 100 Gigs of personal work onto the new system. Windows XP Pro's own processes will cause the disk thrashing when malware is at fault. Do this after you clean up your drive.

Excessive Hard Drive Activity Windows 10

In the right pane look for 'Background Intelligent Transfer Service', right click it and click on STOP if it shows as 'Started'. (This STOP is only temporary, the service will be It's ALWAYS 4 audible clicks repeated 4 times. That would've been my first suggestion.

Active Smart however claims the drive has low reliability which sounds a little better than Speedfan's 0% fitness rating Beginning to wonder just how smart SMART is ! 0 Back to As you can see, many programs you might not have thought about could be accessing the disk: MsMpEng.exe is Windows Security Essentials performing anti-malware work in the background (probably scanning the No option to cancel or ignore. Hard Drive Activity Monitor But that's our theory.

Gavin Seabrook Back to top #4 resp resp Members 212 posts OFFLINE Local time:07:32 AM Posted 28 January 2007 - 12:21 AM You miiight be infectedand while windows defender Excessive Hard Drive Activity Windows 7 None of these seem to be using the cpu.I've been looking around for a guide to Services and what can be disabled etc. If you don't have anti spy or spam software, get it. On my Vista machine, these samefile accesses monopolize the HD for 20 to 30 minutes!!

Please help! How To Fix 100 Disk Usage Windows 10 Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Backup-Degrag-Ccleaner-Diskeeper Lite-CachemanXP by axekick / May 26, 2006 3:19 PM PDT In reply to: Excessive Hard Drive Activity I would download and install ualdriverOct 21, 2010, 3:39 AM Best answer selected by ualdriver. etc.).These are my unqualified deductions for the moment (more, hopefully, later):Because an indexing process can neither be paused or canceled, and because so much processor and IO system overhead is imposed,

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We'll use Process Monitor to track down disk activity. 10 Comments Ken B September 20, 2010 7:11 AM I've been using Process Monitor for a while now, after a previous article Any at-fault programs will fluctuate between no uses and maximum usage of the drive. Excessive Hard Drive Activity Windows 10 Was indeed also thinking along the line related to the live bookmark system.Great site you solved my most annoying performance issue! Hard Drive Constantly Running Windows 7 hard drive activity light stops working during boot Hard drive activity light 100% hard drive activity and screen freezes Hard Drive Constant Noise + Activity Find internet activity on hard drive

Some of the related installation processes failed here again, until the drive activity quieted when SearchIndexer finally concluded -- much later. http://midsolutions.org/hard-drive/take-ownership-of-hard-drive-windows-10.html They can cause more problems than most malware. Much, much more. Best answer aford10Oct 21, 2010, 1:13 AM That is Windows Media Player, and likely caused by file sharing.In the library tab, uncheck media sharing.Then go to start-->run-->services.msc-->scroll down to Windows media Hard Drive Constantly Running Windows 10

Edited by managed, 20 July 2007 - 07:02 PM. 0 ALLAN     VirtualBox - fast Virtual PC     Erunt - Registry backup utility     nLite - make custom XP CD Back to top #4 taidi taidi TEG Reply Rafa June 9, 2008 at 5:21 pm # I am using FF3 and I didn't feel that problem. Immediately after moving all this personal work, I then attempted to install VS2005 onto the system, not yet knowing the consequences of the SearchIndexer process, and that the MSI processes of get redirected here If not do the same for the 'Indexing Service' If one or both services are responsible this will stop the hard drive use you're seeing.

Two of these some 17 hours were spent with three to four Microsoft technicians in conference, and approximately half of these 17 hours have been spent not only on the telephone HJT log Guidelines 0 Admin/Teacher at Malware Removal University - - Member of UNITEI seek not to know all the answers...but to understand the questions - Kwai Chang CaineAnti-virus: avast! Cool......didn't know I could utilize that tab in that manner......well what appears to be causing the spikes is the "System idle Process" with the number associated with it in the CPU

Keep your "anti" software updated.

Do a search on the whole installation for any other instances of the file, as the virus can sometimes plant itself in other directories. UNLESS the cause of the drive being accessed is a hardware problem, as I stated in my earlier forum post.I might get this myself, by the way. If you have the orignal installation disk, try firste erasing and then copying the new file over. (Its in the System32 folder) The backup copy of Lsass.exe can be found on Thanks for the vote.

Note that not all File Events have "I/O Bytes" associated with them. I don't like mysterious stuff like that happening on my system, either. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re: clicks, hard drive activity by superman1 / May 28, 2006 4:00 AM PDT In reply to: Excessive Hard Drive Activity I had useful reference I have a similar problem only on Vista.On my XP Pro SP2 PC, lsass.exe explorer.exe do their file open and closeroutine, but the HD light doesn't flicker.

Without it, lsass.exe is an unpatched exploit waiting to happen.Try using this free program to see what's running under the svchost.exe process (just hover your cursor over it and it'll list Try running through the malware guide in my signature. I have the Knack. ** If I haven't replied in 48 hours, please send me a message. texasgirl77418, Mar 6, 2017, in forum: Windows XP Replies: 4 Views: 204 TerryNet Mar 7, 2017 Solved External Hard Drive cpkish, Sep 4, 2016, in forum: Windows XP Replies: 3 Views:

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Hard drive full by gtoguy / May 25, 2006 10:10 PM PDT In reply to: Excessive Hard Drive Activity You have no space I have had EZ Antivirus scan lsass.exe, and no virus was found. (I also have run SpyBot.)Is there some program that logs disk access (reads and writes)? Empty all your temporary file folders before you defrag the drive.