Windows 10: 100% Disk: WPR_Initiated_DiagTrackAotLogger_WPR System Collector.etl

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  1.    11 Dec 2016 #21

    Jacob, I am new to this forum and I did not know the rules for marking things as solved, again, so I asked - no one is trying to sweep anything anywhere. You may want to simply admit that you got a bit out of hand and leave it at that, I know it's tough, but I know you can do it.
    What's done is done and we can leave it at that. Happy Holidays to you as well.
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  2.    11 Dec 2016 #22

    I'm new here too! And I don't consider my response as "out of hand". It's just quite a bit unnerving to me, to call a workaround as a solution. I've seen it all too often, and it's part of the reason why software has so many bugs these days. We can drop this discussion about it, though.

    So, DiagTrack service causes the WPR to be initiated? That's interesting... I wonder if it will complete after a while - ie: If we let WPR thrash the disk for several hours/days, will it eventually complete? Another good test would be to uninstall the most recent update, and see if the problem goes away.
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  3. Posts : 2
    Windows 10 Pro
       12 Dec 2016 #23

    Same issue here, that's super weird. I thought it was just doing something else and let it sit for a while. Killed the service and solved for now.
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  4. Posts : 1
    Windows 10 Professional
       12 Dec 2016 #24

    I love you jack, I was beginning to lose hope, after 2 hours of searching and trying multiple fixes, I found this thread by sheer luck. I LOVE YOU
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  5.    12 Dec 2016 #25

    So I'm not the only one who's experiencing this issue. I'm glad that I've found this thread, this 100% disk usage is very annoying, hope MS gets the message and fixes this ASAP. For now I'm just gonna leave everything as it is just to see if it resolves the issue, buy anyways thank you Jacob for posting workaround.
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  6. Posts : 1
    Windows 10 Home
       12 Dec 2016 #26

    I had the same problem and looked into it. I wanted to let people here know... I found more info about DiagTrack here: Microsoft renames Diagnostic Tracking Service to Connected User Experiences and Telemetry - gHacks Tech News
    Apparently it's some Microsoft service that goes under the name "Connected User Experiences and Telemetry service". The linked post shows how to disable it. If you don't it may start up again on a reboot and you get the 100% disk usage issue again.
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  7.    12 Dec 2016 #27


    If you go into "Privacy" -> "Feedback & Diagnostics", if you change it to Enhanced or Basic, it should remove the problem. The really cool thing is if you let it set for a while (not sure how long), it will eventually remove the two WPR *.ETL files by itself. I restarted in Enhanced mode, then switched back to Full and now my machine is back to normal! "

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  8.    12 Dec 2016 #28

    if you are looking for DiagTrack in services.msc it has been renamed to Connected User Experiences and Telemetry service.

    I have disabled this and stopped the service, disk usage is down to acceptable levels but I am still seeing intermittent spikes of 100%
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  9.    12 Dec 2016 #29

    This is part of the update process lately, users are reporting issues for MS instead of MS doing a thorough test.
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  10.    12 Dec 2016 #30

    I was wondering if it would be here, I found a long term fix, or at least until next time MS patch windows

    See here: Fix 100% Disc usage by System service - Windows 10
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