Windows 10: High Disk Usage during Startup, slows down my pc Solved


  1. Posts : 25
    Windows 10 Pro x64 Build 10240
       02 Aug 2015 #1

    High Disk Usage during Startup, slows down my pc


    Hi, I just installed win 10 last day, and it was going fine, no conflicts on the drivers whatsoever. But after a day, when I booted up, it seems to have slowed down to a point that everything does not respond to my inputs, though it does after a couple of minutes, i check the task manager and it shows that the disk usage is high, the r/w speed show high utilization about 10-40mbps and the active time is 100%, anyone of you experienced this? I have read some thread and suggested to turn off superfetch and prefetch but that didn't do a thing to me. Btw, I installed it over win 8.1 using a bootable usb.
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  2. Posts : 615
    Windows 10 Enterprise x64 (build 10586)
       02 Aug 2015 #2

    Do you have an antivirus?
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  3. Posts : 25
    Windows 10 Pro x64 Build 10240
    Thread Starter
       02 Aug 2015 #3

    You said: View Post
    Do you have an antivirus?
    I do, I installed avast.
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  4. Posts : 25
    Windows 10 Pro x64 Build 10240
    Thread Starter
       03 Aug 2015 #4

    I think I resolved it, I unchecked the maximum memory on msconfig, that might have caused the ram to be limited
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  5. Posts : 25
    Windows 10 Pro x64 Build 10240
    Thread Starter
       05 Sep 2015 #5

    Tried reinstalling Windows 10, now it runs perfectly.
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  6.    10 Jan 2016 #6

    For solution,go to settings, system,notifications, and turning off "show me tips about Windows".I tried and it works.
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  7.    08 Apr 2017 #7

    Gelashvili said: View Post
    For solution,go to settings, system,notifications, and turning off "show me tips about Windows".I tried and it works.
    ​ No
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  8.    4 Weeks Ago #8

    it's avast... one of it's settings (settings/general/smart scan) is scan for compatibility issues - meaning check to make sure programs are compatible... if it is on, you get HDD crunch on boot up as it is checking EVERYTHING running...
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