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100% Disk usage on windows 10 RRS feed

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  • I just purchased a new Alienware 17 laptop about 2 months ago and have been plagued by 100% disk usage that lasts for about 15-20 minuets after start-up. It subsides after that period of time but occasionally spikes randomly even if idle, and of course spikes when starting apps. it does not however affect gaming as long as I wait for the disk to settle before I start a program. I have disabled superfetch, windows notifications, windows search and have cleaned and defragged the disk as clean as a whistle. problem remains unchanged, would very much appreciate help!

    P.S, the only thing with """High""" usage is the "system", which usually sits at 3mb, but never any higher than 8 mb (when spiking) and as the computer is very new, I don't have a clutter of programs I installed mucking things up. Also I use Norton, which doesn't appear to be the issue either.

    P.P.S have done every scan doable on the disk and system.

    Thursday, April 6, 2017 8:37 PM

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