Windows 10: Windows 10 very slow on new 2TB SSD


  1. Posts : 6
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       06 Jan 2018 #1

    Windows 10 very slow on new 2TB SSD


    I got a new 2TB SSD that I wanted to install W10 on.

    Attempt 1:

    I used diskpart to set it to gpt and clean it. During install I did Custom Install and selected the unallocated drive. W10 refused to install on the drive. It would sit in the "Collecting Information" phase.


    Attempt 2:

    I read somewhere that W10 does not like "large" SSD sizes. CNet recommended installing on a 100GB partition. So, I ran seagate tools to initialize the drive to gpt. In diskmanager I set a partition to 100GB and the rest for a remaining partition. Started W10 installed and selected the 100GB partition. W10 did not like the partition (it said to check the logs for a reason why). So, I deleted the partitions I created and created a new 100GB partition (W10 also created a couple of other smaller system partitions). It then installed on the 100GB partition.

    After installing I set the system to "High Performance" and rebooted. Any application I try to run takes forever to start up and to run. I tried to unzip a 2.5MB file and it took a couple of minutes. I just noticed in Task Manager the SSD usage is at 100%

    Disk Usage at 100%
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  2. Posts : 6
    Windows 10 Pro x64
    Thread Starter
       06 Jan 2018 #2

    I thought the System has resolved itself


    After leaving the machine running for a bout 30 minutes this seems to have resolved itself. But, then it started going back to 100% usage again after about 10 minutes.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    06 Jan 2018 #3

    Windows might be indexing.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    07 Jan 2018 #4

    What processes in the "Processes" tab are generating the most disk activity?
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  5. Posts : 6
    Windows 10 Pro x64
    Thread Starter
       07 Jan 2018 #5

    It's not indexing, it is constant and there is nothing on the drive yet. "Most" disk activity varies but it is usually Windows tasks

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	image.png 
Views:	50 
Size:	66.6 KB 
ID:	171378
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  6. Posts : 6
    Windows 10 Pro x64
    Thread Starter
       07 Jan 2018 #6

    Disabled MSI with no effect


    I followed the directions at the following page to disable MSI but it had no effect.

    How to Fix: 100% Disk Usage on Windows 10 Task Manager
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  7. Posts : 6
    Windows 10 Pro x64
    Thread Starter
       07 Jan 2018 #7

    This does not appear to be an issue when I start in Safe Mode.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  8.    4 Weeks Ago #8

    Are you still experiencing this issue?

    If yes, you can try this:


    • When you notice the High Disk I/O, Open a command line as Administrator;
    • Type this command "wpr -start generalprofile -start CPU -start DiskIO"; this will start trace recording.
    • While recording the trace, try to work on your system for about 2 minutes.
    • Then type this command to stop trace recording "wpr -stop C:\Temp\MyTrace.etl". Make sure the folder where you record the trace exist.
    • Compress the resulting file (Important)
    • Share it through https://www.transfernow.net/en/ or any other file sharing platform.

    I'll analyze your trace file and give you a feedback.

    See you
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  9. Posts : 6
    Windows 10 Pro x64
    Thread Starter
       4 Weeks Ago #9

    I followed the steps from this response: Windows 10 disk usage at 100 on SSD - Microsoft Community
    which seemed to solve the problem to some extent. I pursued the matter further and ran the Seagate tols on the drive and, according to Seagate there were "in-correctable bad sectors in the drive" so, I am in the process of sending the drive back for a replacement.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

Related Threads
Hello, Today, I was messing around with a PS2 emulator (PCSX2) on my computer, and when I decided to restart the computer to move some files (the file explorer was saying "this folder is in use by another program"), my computer took a whopping...
Both my and my wife's computer will just sorta die; they work but things that should take a couple seconds take many minutes. Restarting fixes it, but it can take 15 minutes just to shut the computer down. Once I had to unplug it. Mine is 3...
Solved Windows 10 seems slow in Performance & Maintenance
Is it me or does windows 10 seem slow to anyone else. its not like i got a ancient laptop its a lenovo t430s got a i7 3520m 2.90ghz with 16 gigs of ram but boy it loads slow and seems to run slow.
Solved Slow Windows 10 in Performance & Maintenance
When I click the Windows icon on the left buttom it takes some seconds to open and even the search bar where it says "I'm Cortana etc..." And when opening software too like for example Word 2016. Even when right clicking on desktop , it takes time...
Hi all, I'm using an Intel SSD 240GB 520 series. Always loading very fast, i.e., about 8 seconds from cold boot. Since windows 10 is installed, boot time is about 20 seconds and desktop icons take some time to refresh and load their images. ...
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 03:03.
Find Us