Windows 10: Very high disk usage Solved

  1.    13 Feb 2016 #1

    Very high disk usage



    What's happening guys,
    I've decided to finally let the experts assist me since I've been really yanking my nerves and wasting time on maybe bad thought solutions.
    Okay so the issue is I'm getting a constant high disk usage without even having anything running
    here's a screenshot of my problem
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    And well, so far I've tried the ''deactivate 'windows search' and 'superfetch''' and it hasn't really done the trick
    Also I resetted my pc yesterday, as of now I'm running a clean install of Windows 10.
    Did the ''turn off notifications from Windows''
    and really nothing, I've also defrag quite some times with Defraggler and DiskDefrag and nothing.

    Could you guys lend me a hand? I really need this laptop for school.
    Thanks for reading


    *EDIT* It's a problem since my system is acting very unresponsive and some times freeze of applications occur
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2.    13 Feb 2016 #2

    Ok, so guys
    I'm going to go buy a new hard drive, maybe even a SSD
    do you think I'm doing a good thing?
    Over some tests/scans by hard drive health status I got a similar factor each, which is that my hard drive has ''bad sectors'' and also has a bad health, here's a screenshot:

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    also I'm already downloading Windows 10 and creating a USB installation stick

    I REAAAAALLY need someone to reply
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3.    13 Feb 2016 #3

    A SSD would be an excellent choice. I run all my systems on SSDs and would never go back to spinning disks. It is a world different. You just have to learn a few little SSD tricks - like alignment and always leave appr. 25% free space on the SSD.

    SSD - Install and Transfer the Operating System - Windows 7 Help Forums

    Garbage Collection and TRIM in SSDs Explained - An SSD Primer | The SSD Review
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


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    Windows 10 Home Premium 64-bit
       13 Feb 2016 #4

    Yeah I wish I had an SSD for my OS. I use a 7200RPM 1TB HD for my OS and 7200RPM 3TB for my games and an external HD for my media. It's not horrible, but only having a single drive, because you have a laptop, SSD is probably the best way to go. They aren't cheap and their storage is much lower than a HDD, but it's 10x faster transfer speed and doesn't require a "spin-up" time.
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  5.    14 Feb 2016 #5

    Ended up acquiring a 256gb Kingston SSD, it just flies, thanks for everything.
    As it turns out my hard drive was the one giving me trobule, have a good one
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