Windows 10: After a restart, disk usage is high for several minutes
After a restart, disk usage is high for several minutes
When I restart my computer, it boots up relatively fast but when the desktop appears, the disk continues to work hard. When I open the task manager I see avast is working but I also see several Windows tasks that do their work as well until everything cools off.
Is there a tool that can monitor the processes that are running right after booting and then shows what is working so a normal person can understand?
Hi, this may point you in the right direction:
windows - Log %CPU by Process over time - Super User
However, interpreting it and taking decisions as to what to do is then another matter.
I recently looked at a friend's Win 10 PC whose disk use was near 100%- a combination of Windows Defender, Dropbox (no longer needed) and one other program.
Uninstalling Dropbox, and installing Avast helped to reduce idle CPU use below 1% and disk use to 0. Just an example.
I saw an option "Enable boot logging" but how will it know to collect data when the computer starts (it's a portable application)?
Also, How can I tell it to delete previous logging? i want it to start working when the computer restarts until I generate the report (when the disk usage calms down).
Again, Thanks a lot
I have searched using the following string for you:
procmon command line
Here are some results.
You will need to create a .bat file which is launched on startup.
Article: ProcMon command line switches including the hidden capture switch | ITNinja
Using Procmon in Command-line Troubleshooting
ProcMon (Process Monitor) â€“ Command Line parameters.
Clearly you will need to do some reading...
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