Hello all, Recently my computer has been going extremely unresponsive for extensive periods of time, due to what appears to Hello all, Recently my computer has been going extremely unresponsive for extensive periods of time, due to what appears to be, according to resource monitor, 100% highest active time on my hard drive. Please Help me from this Disaster! Took an hour to boot. Thank you for your advice. This is my first time ever having to post for computer help because I normally fix it myself. I would make a full backup before you do anything but you can also do this: this will refresh Win 10 but keep all your files and data.
In my opinion it seems like a file system issue, but I've never had this type of issue before. I am not a certified tech or anything, but everything I can see indicates this is definitely a hardware problem, not software. Max, i never said to re-install Windows 10. No additional software was installed which could've caused this problem. I haven't been practicing lately.
If you have no backups, make them right away. You should set it not to sync anything or very minimal folders. I've got a Dell Vostro 3450. The problem: After booting, Windows 10 runs extremely slowly and Task Manager shows 100% disk activity. After going through all that hassle i found out there is a better option for the drivers that is replacing them before rebooting. Thank you for your advice. This issue comes back from time to time.
Please Help me from this Disaster! But i did not there anymore. I've had this on my home laptop for a few weeks. I am not sure anymore you gave good advises. Did you do what I suggested first? When i start my computer it starts downloading updates, it puts the hdd at 100% of use, and makes my computer useless. So the other I got an error that said Mircosoft Windows has stopped responding. If you have feedback for TechNet Subscriber Support, contact.
There's no point running a speed check unless first you make sure no other processes are using your disk. Format installing is probably the best way to go about this. Perhaps I'd prefer to believe these figures from Crystal Diskmark- try this program and see if you get different results. Ever Since this update My Disk Active Time is always at 100%, I am unable to do anything as everything becomes 'Not Responding'. I've also tried troubleshooting system and maintenance and tried to fix this problem but it didn't help. I have it disabled from running at startup as well.
Run a Windows Defender offline scan. Before you ran that, what was your disk activity? Hi Folks, I am using Windows 10 Pro, whenever I open any application or install my Hard Disk Active Time goes to 100% and computer performs very slow. I dont want to have to make a purchase or reinstall my programs. And whenever I copy larger files or folders to it, the process starts normally fast, but then transfer rate drops to almost 0 and disc activity is constantly up on 100%. Im just on an insane budget right now. Reconfiguring or updating your windows software will not help. Regardless, a clean install on a new larger drive should solve your problems.
No force close or anything. If the issue only occurred when we open an application, it is a normal symptom. Windows 10 using 100% of disk at all times: Hello. To fix the problem, they'll probably replace your hard drive with a new one containing a default image. Download the tool from here Couple of things. My guess is you have Intel software running that is reporting the hard drive's impending failure. During these periods the hard drive appears to sound louder and making noise in a pattern that follows the graph in the images above louder when the blue line hits top, silent when bottom.
I use Windows Defender as an anti-virus program. Usually when you kill any task, which is causing high disk usage, computer returns to normal conditions by itself. I have tried disabling Superfetch and Windows search, but none have worked!. Turned off and we'll see what happens. Would have been difficult if not. It has never worked really well, but the performance has been degrading recently. Then sometimes after a while the hdd gets even ejected and copy fails and only after rebooting the system the hdd is visible again.
Just curious - what is the difference between doing it online and offline? It runs at the hardware level. It comes down to normal for only a few seconds in which you can operate the Laptop properly. A scan using the offline scanners is. My wife has it and there are a couple of processes that run rampant from time to time. How to perform a clean boot in Windows To analyze the issue deeply, we could refer to the following link to collect more information to troubleshoot this issue. It fixed the issue for me Hello! Notes here Win 8 based, but relevant now Hi, 1.
Ever Since this update My Disk Active Time is always at 100%, I am unable to do anything as everything becomes 'Not Responding'. Microsoft does not guarantee the accuracy of this information. Is there any solution to fix the issue? When I check task manager, under processes Disk says 50% When I check the performance tab it says 100% active. But i did not there anymore. Hi, I have a relatively fresh installation of Windows 10 but it often gets very laggy. So, what cause 100 percent disk usage? Hi Ali, If disk usage problem occurred recently, please recall what you have done before this situation presents, try roll back previous operation to see if can fix issue. Browse other questions tagged or.