Windows 10: High Disk Usage Solved

  1. Posts : 2
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       11 May 2016 #1

    High Disk Usage

    I am trying to figure out the cause of my extremely high disk usage. No matter what I do, the usage is anywhere from 80%-100%.

    I've stopped and disabled the Windows Search, along with Superfetch.
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    I've also tried disabling "Show me tips about Windows" and it hasn't worked either
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    Here is how Task Manager currently looks
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    Any ideas on how to get the usage back to a reasonable %? I've tried everything I could find and nothing will work. Any help is appreciated.

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  2. Posts : 2
    Windows 10 Pro x64
    Thread Starter
       11 May 2016 #2

    Well...I ran a Windows Defender and Malwarebytes Anti-Malware scan(s). Malwarebytes found a couple pretty severe things and Defender didn't find anything; both ran full scans.

    Also ran a diskcheck and it completed successfully. As of right now I am not having the 100% disk usage constantly. Windows Search and Superfetch are both still disabled, along with the notification mentioned in my first post.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


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