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High Disk Usage


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#1 benjaminavi1994

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Posted 02 March 2017 - 07:02 AM

Hi,

 

From last 2 weeks I have been noticing high disk usage when I am am browsing the web or not just running any intensive task, today it happened again the whole system just froze up for no reason and after a few seconds worked fine,The lappy/system is used for banking/online payments so I just wanna make sure I don't have something hiding in my system.

 

Laptop/System Configuration:-

Core i7 4510U

8 GB RAM

1TB Hitachi drive.

Windows 10 Professional

NOD32 antivirus 

 

Scans Run by Me

NOD32 was up to date and a scan done by it has shown nothing.I also installed HitmanPro and ran a scan which came clean,around 6 months back I did a HDD scan for bad sectors(using check disk) and it came back clean.The laptop is just 2+ years old I doubt the HDD is gonna die so soon  :unsure:

 

The laptop is connected to my Lg 21" IPS display I am not sure whats the culprit here but I also have frequent screen blips -> you know like when a new file explorer window opens it goes black and everything(browser or Notepad++) else is in the same colour.

 



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#3 benjaminavi1994

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Posted 04 March 2017 - 02:05 AM

okay bud thanks!



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Posted 04 March 2017 - 02:18 AM

Continued here:

 

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/641318/high-disk-usage/

 

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