Windows 10: Disk Activity

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  1.    11 Mar 2016 #1

    Disk Activity


    How do you stop the constant disk activity it is becoming a joke, every thing freezes until it stops.

    How do you turn off updates, there must be a hack or something out there.
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  2.    11 Mar 2016 #2

    There is no hack, it is just an update setting. I found this to work well for me.

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  3.    11 Mar 2016 #3

    whs said: View Post
    There is no hack, it is just an update setting. I found this to work well for me.

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    He's asking about Win 10, not Win 7...wrong forum WHS... Can't do that on 10
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  4.    11 Mar 2016 #4

    AnEdge said: View Post
    He's asking about Win 10, not Win 7...wrong forum WHS... Can't do that on 10
    Hmm, thanks - I must have been asleep at the wheel. Thats what you get when you switch between 6 fora all the time.
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  5.    11 Mar 2016 #5

    Is this a setting that would work in this case.

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       11 Mar 2016 #6

    Auskart said: View Post
    How do you turn off updates, there must be a hack or something out there.
    Have a look at this tutorial :
    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/8...a.html#option2

    If you have Win 10 Pro, try Option One.
    If you have Win 10 Home, try Option two.
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  7.    11 Mar 2016 #7

    Auskart said: View Post
    How do you stop the constant disk activity it is becoming a joke, every thing freezes until it stops.

    How do you turn off updates, there must be a hack or something out there.

    Hey Auskart, you mentioned constant disk activity, do you get this only when updates are being installed? That's normal, until their finished and a restart is done...As WHS says you can defer the restart.
    The updates generally don't take more than a few minutes, and then only a few times a month. Normal operating procedure and IMO necessary.
    Are you having high activity other than when the updates are being downloaded? Need a little more info.
    Why would you want to disable updates?
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  8.    12 Mar 2016 #8

    Hi, yes there is disk activity every couple of minutes, I have turned of indexing but still have the same problem, it only started about 2 or 3 weeks ago, there have been no new programs installed except for the win 10 updates.
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  9.    12 Mar 2016 #9

    Auskart said: View Post
    Hi, yes there is disk activity every couple of minutes, I have turned of indexing but still have the same problem, it only started about 2 or 3 weeks ago, there have been no new programs installed except for the win 10 updates.
    First, its possible some of your system setting may have been reset with one of the updates. One that uses high cpu is the show me tips about windows. Go to settings>system>notifications and actions and turn off show me tips about windows.
    Next go thru other settings in privacy and check whether anything has changed.
    Let us know if it gets better
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  10.    12 Mar 2016 #10

    Been through all that, seems to be getting worse, even makes games freeze now when the disk activity starts.
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