1.    09 Sep 2015 #1
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    Kathmandu
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    Windows 10 , windows 8.1 & Kali Linux

    Hard Disk running 100% once small task is given!


    Hey Guys,

    SOrry that i had seen these post before too on this forum several times,But please kindly have a look to My Snapshot.

    I realize this Issue when i was in windows 8.1 Enterprise so after that after a while i installed win10 .

    I had Made a Clean install to free up the space and junks,But still when i give a few load to pc { ie: extracting even a 1GB ZIP file disk goes to 100% .}

    My system has following
    specification:

    RAM-4GB

    HDD-1 TB

    CPU- intel i5

    Speed - 2.20 GHZ

    Graphics - 2 GB dedicated

    [ Snap is below ]



    Can anybody tell me what could be the problem ? is my hard disk has Poor performance ?

    One Last question " Will this problem will be fixed if i add more 4GB of RAM ? " after while it will be total 8 GB of ram

    Thanks in advance


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  2.    09 Sep 2015 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    Los Angeles
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    Windows 10 Pro 1709 x64

    Can you post a screenshot of the Process Tab sorted by disk usage?

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  3.    09 Sep 2015 #3
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    I have the same problem. I'm only running 4 tabs in Firefox. Here's mine:
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  4.    10 Sep 2015 #4
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    Win 10 Home 64B

    Created a Acct just to reply to this... had lovely problems when moving files from my E drive to my External drive (which they failed doing so) anyway, those locked up, and I had to do this:

    Open up Resource Monitor under the Performance Tab of Task Manager.
    Select the Disk Tab.

    Now compare your results while sorting (acending) Total Bytes a second.

    And you should be able to nail what is consuming your HDD usage.

    Here I actually had to close some file transfers that were "behind the scenes" working but "not working" as there was no real physical hard-drive activity.
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  5.    10 Sep 2015 #5
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    Kathmandu
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    Quote Originally Posted by theveterans View Post
    Can you post a screenshot of the Process Tab sorted by disk usage?

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    Here is my process and resources monitor window

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    Please do let me know the problem.
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  6.    10 Sep 2015 #6
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    win 10

    likely a disk issue, try here
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  7.    10 Sep 2015 #7
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    Windows 10

    Hello,

    I had the same issue, for me the solution was changing the automatic windows updates to manual.
    So try changing the settings from "Automatically search and download windows updates" to manually deciding which one to download and install.

    Hope it helps you out.
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  8.    10 Sep 2015 #8
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    Quote Originally Posted by JohnMidnight View Post
    Created a Acct just to reply to this... had lovely problems when moving files from my E drive to my External drive (which they failed doing so) anyway, those locked up, and I had to do this:

    Open up Resource Monitor under the Performance Tab of Task Manager.
    Select the Disk Tab.

    Now compare your results while sorting (acending) Total Bytes a second.

    And you should be able to nail what is consuming your HDD usage.

    Here I actually had to close some file transfers that were "behind the scenes" working but "not working" as there was no real physical hard-drive activity.
    It seems that HxTsr.exe was taking up most of the space. The levels were fine (around 10%), and then I saw it start in the monitor and disk usage spiked. I think it's a necessary process. I don't know what to do.

    I then suspended it, and usage went to about 20%.
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  9.    11 Sep 2015 #9
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    Kathmandu
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    Windows 10 , windows 8.1 & Kali Linux
    Thread Starter

    I still didn't got my answer , will this Problem be solved if i add more 4GB of RAM and Make total of 8 GB ?
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  10.    11 Sep 2015 #10
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sn1p3r View Post
    I still didn't got my answer , will this Problem be solved if i add more 4GB of RAM and Make total of 8 GB ?
    You should be fine if there are about 0 hard faults, unless the computer is feeling really slow.

    I just realized that the graph shows activity time, that it's active 100% of the time, not using 100% of the disk. It's like using your phone. You can just look at it (100% of the time) and not run any processes. It would still be running, 100% active.

    Your computer will be reading and writing small bits of information from time to time.

    What does your "Taskmgr > Performance > Memory" graph show?
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