System Hang On C Drive

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    Windows10 Home 64 bit v. 22H2 bld. 19045.2604
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       #11

    dalchina said:
    Note: search indexing normally only hangs like that if there's an underlying problem with the disk or file system.

    On a normally functioning system it imposes no noticeable overhead.
    Now that the corrupted files seem to be fixed, I may enable search indexing later and see if it behaves. For now, we'll live with slow system searches since we rarely use the function.
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    Windows10 Home 64 bit v. 22H2 bld. 19045.2604
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       #12

    Well the drive hang came back after a couple of days. CHKDSK, SFC, DISM, and Chrystal Disk Info didn't show anything new, so I uninstalled all of the February Patch Tuesday updates. While that was going on, MS installed the 03/05 updates even though I have WU paused until April. After this exercise, the disk hogging seems to have become a thing of the past. FireFox, Norton360, and ntoskml.exe no longer drive the C drive to 100% and keep it there even if they aren't using CPU cycles. Applications now load with the speed they used to and the HDD usage no longer stays at 100% for hours at a time.
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