1.    16 Dec 2015 #1
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 39
    Win10 Home 64bit

    Pagefile.sys 100% disk usage (read) on certain applications / games

    i dunno whats happened all of a sudden. but after doing the recent windows 10 update (Major update) most of the games i play and applications i use are now becoming unusable!

    certain games and or applications are going to 100% disk usage which cripples performance until i close the game or application down. then everything returns to normal...

    after doing a bit of digging ive came to see that its always the same issue

    Image > File Name
    Archeage.exe > Pagefile.sys
    Photoshop.exe > Pagefile.sys

    etc etc.. can anyone help me figure this out and fix this problem please!
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2.    16 Dec 2015 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 39
    Win10 Home 64bit

    done a little bit of digging and part of this issue might have been caused by Broadcast DVR.. so i disabled it. and am further testing the issue
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
100% Disk Usage when running GW2
I have posted this in another category so please forgive me and notify me if this practise is discouraged but whenever I run GW2 I randomly get 100% disk usage with 0 read/write activity. There are more details in this post:...
Drivers and Hardware
plugincommunication.exe disk usage
Hello! After the latest Win 10 update, my disk usage started to hit 100% every time after booting the computer and it doesn't go down. I've tried to find a solution online, but nothing was helpful. In the end, I was pretty desperate, so I ended...
Performance & Maintenance
100% disk usage for OS
Hello, I am running Windows 10 Pro. Over the last couple of days, for some reason, the OS reports 100% disk usage, even when no application is apparently running. It was quite alright a few days ago, but troublesome over the past 2 days. I had...
Performance & Maintenance
Disk drive does not read any DVD's anymore. (Not a hardware problem)
Hello, Since I upgraded to windows10 I am unable to watch movies from a DVD. I can read other kinds of disks just fine, just not movies. For instance, I wanted to watch the sixth Harry Potter movie. So I enter my DVD but my laptop just says there...
Software and Apps
[USB installation] A disk read error has occurred,tried +10 methods
I have been installing my windows from usb since i had xp,i only had this error "a disk read error has occurred" once when i was installing windows 7 and i used a software which implemented its own installer(YUMI) ,sort of. I have win10 iso file...
Installation and Setup
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:17.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 10 Forums