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  1.    3 Weeks Ago #21
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Arnold, MD
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    Triple boot - Win 10 Pro, Win 10 Pro Insider (2) - (and a sprinkling of VMs)

    FWIW....

    My lappy ( Surface Pro 3 -SSD- i5) goes a bit nuts with the I/O after startup. Always has, any Win version. 99.9999% of the time it's this process. MS loves to keep you synced. It will go on and on for 20-30 minutes and settle down. Next time, check Task Manager (if you can ) and see what this is doing.

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  2.    3 Weeks Ago #22
    Join Date : Oct 2017
    Posts : 4
    WIndows 10

    please check if you have any outdated software ...
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  3.    3 Weeks Ago #23
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 11,081
    Win 10 Pro (1703)

    Hi, the first thing I note is your low transfer rate- 10MB/s or so.

    There have been several reports of 100% usage with low transfer rate, and if you search the internet you'll find references to this with other version of Windows too- not just Win 10.

    It's really hard to resolve.

    Disk usage 100% please help Solved - Windows 10 Forums

    100% Disk Usage, tried some methods found online. - Windows 10 Forums

    Troubleshooting Hardware Devices says Restart your PC... forever - Windows 10 Forums

    If you could post a screenshot of your task manager as asked above, that would be useful.


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  4.    3 Weeks Ago #24
    Join Date : Jun 2014
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    Windows 10 Pro

    I was having the same problem and Task Manager was no help in trying to see what was causing the problem. Even though it was showing 100% disk usage non of the process were showing high usage. I solved the high disk usage on my computer by changing the Power Plan to High Performance.
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  5.    3 Weeks Ago #25
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 11,081
    Win 10 Pro (1703)

    That's one thing people have tried (in the threads I quoted and on the internet). But I feel the real underlying problem has not been identified.
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  6.    3 Weeks Ago #26
    Join Date : Oct 2016
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  7.    3 Weeks Ago #27
    Join Date : Oct 2016
    Posts : 148
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    Quote Originally Posted by Winuser View Post
    I was having the same problem and Task Manager was no help in trying to see what was causing the problem. Even though it was showing 100% disk usage non of the process were showing high usage. I solved the high disk usage on my computer by changing the Power Plan to High Performance.
    I did too... but I don't see much improvement...

    Btw, I think the problem is beginning to sink in, now only around 5 minutes of whateverthatthingisdoing...
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  8.    3 Weeks Ago #28
    Join Date : Nov 2013
    Houston
    Posts : 2,151
    3-Win-7Prox64 2-Win10Prox64

    Hi,
    Just a slow way to large hdd for windows to be installed on.
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  9.    3 Weeks Ago #29
    Join Date : Oct 2016
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    Quote Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
    Hi,
    Just a slow way to large hdd for windows to be installed on.
    It's 2TB How can this be too big? -confused now!-
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  10.    3 Weeks Ago #30
    Join Date : Nov 2013
    Houston
    Posts : 2,151
    3-Win-7Prox64 2-Win10Prox64

    Hi,
    For a main installation drive it is
    No telling how much data is on it I missed that part but win-10 in general only takes up about 25gb's
    I personally wouldn't use such a large drive
    2tb would be best fop only data and a 7200rpm one at that
    Not sure what the rpm is on the one you have traditionally most are only 5400rpm.
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