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Beni

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    Freezing operatong system.
    « on: March 07, 2018, 12:10:57 PM »
    I gathered a new computer. It is made with already used periferies. They were spotless, each one was tested with several softwares, with varranty as well.
    I put it together, however at the first time it couldn't load in the operating system whatsoever I did. I bought a winchester (used as well), tested with HDS 100% in each test.
    I installed windows, and finally could load in everything.
    However (here comes the black soup), everytime windows freezes randomly for 30sec-1 min, in 5-6 minutes. I spoke with several IT specialist, they said it is the power supply.
    So i bought a brand new one (chieftech 500W), and yet every problem still occurs. The HDD is getting lower in HDS, making 1000+ connection issues with the system (code #199).
    Im hopeless, i have no idea. I reinstalled the system several times, checked every pereferie with softwares, cleaned the pc, switched cables, and yet i cant run win 10 without lagging in 5-6 mins.
    I payed a loads of money, i do not really want to waste it.
    Do you guys have any advice which part of the computer might be bad, or what should I do? :'(


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    Re: Freezing operatong system.
    « Reply #1 on: March 07, 2018, 01:57:51 PM »
    You have any idea how old a Winchester is ? ?

    As a side note that's a cheapo PSU...just sayin.
       
     
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    Re: Freezing operatong system.
    « Reply #2 on: March 07, 2018, 02:23:28 PM »
    I think the Original Post is far too rushed. I don't like that I had to figure out what "HDS" was, for example. Specifically which "tests" did you run? Short Self Test? Extended Self Test? Random Seek Test? Surface Test?

    Also, I seem to get identical symptoms when running HDS. Massive system "hangs". The program also can only seem to show it's menus one item at a time and takes about a minute to respond to any interaction makes me suspect it is poorly written. Maybwe it's intentional to try to get people to buy their pro version. Try uninstalling that program altogether. (Exiting it was enough for me to "fix" the problem)

    I'd  suggest keeping task manager open sorted by CPU, and then waiting for the "hang" issue and seeing if anything pops on top with high usage. Same for the Disk% column. That will at least pinpoint specific processes.

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      Re: Freezing operatong system.
      « Reply #3 on: March 07, 2018, 03:17:49 PM »
      When you loaded windows did you also load the drivers for the motherboard and other devices like the video card if you have one, from the disks supplied. Windows should run better than you describe even without the drivers,  without details of the components you are using hard to know for sure.
       

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        Re: Freezing operatong system.
        « Reply #4 on: March 08, 2018, 07:49:46 AM »
        Yes I did install every driver.
        I reinstalled the os in uefi mode, it ran better, but now i have the same issues even without HDS running.
        Processor is usually below 50% just like RAM.
        HDD-s are always on 100% usually.
        It is maybe a chiep PSU, but i didn't construct a "monster" PC, which would require any higher level PSU in my opinion.
        Even with a chieper PSU my os system shouldn't lagg I think.

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        Re: Freezing operatong system.
        « Reply #5 on: March 08, 2018, 12:08:10 PM »
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        Processor is usually below 50% just like RAM.
        HDD-s are always on 100% usually.

        CPU usage at more than around 10% when the system shouldn't be doing anything is excessive.

        100% Disk usage is clearly your issue, so you have to determine what is accessing your hard drive(s). You can use Windows' Resource Monitor for that.
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          Re: Freezing operatong system.
          « Reply #6 on: March 08, 2018, 12:39:32 PM »
          My bad, I said it wrong. With only the system running CPU is around 3%.
          So as you said I should search around the HDD.
          What should I pay aftention to, when I am using Windows resource monitor?