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I'm also trying to track down the offending process using procmon and Resource Monitor, and it actually seems like a system process. Process Monitor, a free tool from Microsoft, can be used to find out exactly what's happening on your machine, including which programs are starting. Double click on adwcleaner.exe to run the tool. We'll use Process Monitor to track down disk activity. 10 Comments Ken B September 20, 2010 7:11 AM I've been using Process Monitor for a while now, after a previous article check over here

by R. The most common was Teatimer and many antivirus suites.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - What's My Computer Doing? After researching the net, I disovered a post that said to enable I/O reads and I/O other to determine what is running. Don't disable it, it serves a good purpose. –Ciaran Nov 3 '11 at 22:55 Not the OP, but this was going on for me too on my external drive http://www.sevenforums.com/performance-maintenance/287073-windows-7-constant-hard-drive-activity-computer-slow-respond.html

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BLEEPINGCOMPUTER NEEDS YOUR HELP! Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free In the settings, allow scanning for PUPS and Rootkits. Since I boot my system with XP mode in my Startup folder, it can be quite awhile before I'm able to use the system effectively. I did a screen capture and saved it in the paint program and then tried to post it here.

Though it may run when the computer is idle, constant indexing can decrease the shelf life of a hard drive through normal wear & tear. Its better than having a potato. Usually its the indexing service working on my data partition. @ Bucky -- No, not the same thing. Hard Drive Constantly Running Windows 10 Yes I am running Kaspersky AV.

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Proffitt Forum moderator / November 24, 2013 11:27 PM PST In reply to: Yes AdwCleaner Did you reboot then immediately create the log?Just looked at email and will reply soon. What are the ridges seen on sprockets and chainrings for? Windows 10 Constant Hard Drive Activity Earlier today, I got involved in a chat with Norton support where I gave the tech permission to access my computer but he was unable to resolve the issue.  Next step Hard Drive Light Always On Windows 10 I too have found a huge amount of disk activity when my XP Mode VM is brought out of hibernation.

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Run Process Monitor and after accepting the license agreement (first run only) you should see something similar to this: What you're seeing is the Process Monitor main window, and in front

ChainzsawFeb 2, 2012, 2:26 AM If superfetch is set to automatic it will automatically be used whenever you reboot and as vista "learns" your usage patterns.If your issue happens again - x64 CPU Intel i7 860 @ 2.80 GHz O/C'ed to 4.0GHz Motherboard Gigabyte P55A-UD3R Rev.1. scout_03Feb 3, 2012, 6:50 AM under Disk Defragmenter then enable planning uncheck the box for the planned one so it wont start and you could do when you want house70Feb 3, Windows 7 Telemetry Updates Hit Windows+R and run services.msc.

MousemonkeyFeb 3, 2012, 11:16 PM This topic has been closed by Mousemonkey Ask a new question Read More Hard Drives Computer HD Storage Related Resources solved Upgraded CPU and GPU and Check their forum for specific info for XP/Vista/Win7. Resetting .EXE, .COM, & .BAT associations in the Windows Registry. http://libraryonlineweb.com/hard-drive/constant-hdd-activity-following-a-reload.php I cannot remember the name of the tool bar that contains the USELESS Constant Guard but it needs to go.