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mochronik

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    windows 10 very high disk usage 100%
    « on: November 15, 2016, 07:41:58 AM »
    win10 pro 64bit
    i5 6600k
    16gb DDR4
    1070GTX
    WD Blue 1tb

    newer computer, 3-4 weeks

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    came home today, noticed the PC was laggy and the HDD was spinning up making alot of noise, check performance and disk usage at 100%
    processes using most of the disk are
    "system and compressed memory"
    "service host: local service (network restricted)/ network service"

    not sure what to do, I'm new to win10 and so far not very pleased.
    any help is appreciated, ofcourse.

    ask if you need any info from me.

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    Re: windows 10 very high disk usage 100%
    « Reply #1 on: November 15, 2016, 08:41:31 AM »
    I would DLoad and run Data Lifeguard tools from WD...
    Follow the guide for creating a bootable CD which is the best way to run the test...
       
     
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    Re: windows 10 very high disk usage 100%
    « Reply #2 on: November 15, 2016, 10:34:53 AM »
    Sounds as though disc compression is in process.

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    Re: windows 10 very high disk usage 100%
    « Reply #3 on: November 15, 2016, 10:48:59 AM »
    Which isn't exactly a good choice on a HDD that large...just sayin.
       
     
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      Re: windows 10 very high disk usage 100%
      « Reply #4 on: November 15, 2016, 04:27:17 PM »
      so I went to sleep, did the disk chek prior to that, nothing.
      but now the usage is below 5% on it's own

      is this soem stupid win10 feature? or?
      also I don't know what disc compressoin is, but whatever that is  Don't think I requested it.

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        Re: windows 10 very high disk usage 100%
        « Reply #5 on: November 16, 2016, 07:43:55 AM »
        sorry for harping on, but now my CPU usage is always at 15-20%, while just a day or two ago it wouldn't go above 2-5%  on idle / with chrome tabs open

        and yet again, it's the "system and compressed memory" process.
        read a few things on how to fix this, alot of people seem to have alot of differing solutions...tried a few including disabling windows search etc and nada.
        I could update my bois, that was one of the solutions but I really want to make sure on this forum first
        sorry for the bother if this ends up being a stupid question/topic

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        Re: windows 10 very high disk usage 100%
        « Reply #6 on: November 16, 2016, 07:48:40 AM »
        Open windows explorer. Right-click on the drive(s) in question. Select PROPERTIES. Uncheck "compress drive" at the bottom. Save and exit. Reboot.

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        Re: windows 10 very high disk usage 100%
        « Reply #7 on: November 16, 2016, 07:52:05 AM »
        Leave the BIOS alone...thats not the cause...

        Are you sure this isn't Windows updates running in the background ? ?
           
         
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        Re: windows 10 very high disk usage 100%
        « Reply #8 on: November 16, 2016, 10:14:16 AM »
        A lot of people have reported fixing the issue by turning off the following option:

        Settings, System, Notifications, and turning off "show me tips about Windows."



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