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90% disk usage with no apps open... help?

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User Info: flame030191

6 months ago#1
Since last year after a Windows 10 update, my computer has 90% disk usage when sitting idle and no apps open. Opening apps is extremely slow now as well as it pushes through the 100% usage and then settles back down to 90% later. Going through the list doesn’t seem to show anything radically noticeable for what’s taking it up, a lot of OS stuff mostly.

Is there any way to disable some of these? Or should I get a second HDD to take some of the stress off of my current drive?
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User Info: dennis941012

6 months ago#2
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User Info: Pitlord_Special

6 months ago#3
All your files are being encrypted and you'll have to pay up in bitcoin if you want them back

User Info: Renraku_San

6 months ago#4
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User Info: HydroCannabinol

6 months ago#5
Is it Win 10? I bet it is.

Open task manager and see what process is.

I bet its telemetry
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User Info: Bleu_Skie

6 months ago#6
My guesses would be slow HDD in a laptop, something like mcafee being stupid, or a virus of some sort. You could turn off windows telemetry and see if that helps though. Probably should anyways.
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