Has done it since the machine was built. Your cache administrator is webmaster. Give it time, let your computer run, (especially idle as that is when windows does a lot of background tasks), people are frequently rebooting and Windows never get's a chance to For a malware sweep download MALWAREBYTES (as long as the system will allow you) and run it to see if it picks anything up, follow the instructions and if malware bugs http://optionrefi.com/hard-drive/hd-never-stops-spinning-causing-pc-to-be-slow.php
It's really frustrating... More About Us... Pests are so wide spread and your antivirus doesn't stop them all so try the scans noted AFTER YOU BACKUP WHAT YOU CAN"T LOSE.Some of this pests blow up on removal Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/333278/hard-drive-always-spinning/
Go to Task Manager--File--Run New Task. I did this when I identified the IRP_MJ WRITE events. You said your HDD might be loaded up, check drive space if you haven't already,in My Computer, right click on main drive, usually C, click on Properties, that should give you External Hard Drive Keeps Spinning I'm just curious.
Actually sorry, first I ran Malwarebytes in normal mode and it found one thing that I deleted. The drive is very speedy and that I have no performance issues; can hear and feel slight drone of this drive but does not bother me.However, I've got the same issue Using DiskMon I saw that the length of the writes are 2 and the sector is 1465147856. https://hardforum.com/threads/why-is-my-hdd-constantly-spinning-i-have-nothing-open.1844631/ Thanks in advance for anyone who can help out.
OS win 8 Quote 18 Nov 2013 #3 XweAponX View Profile View Forum Posts Senior Member Sloe Deth, Californicatia Posts : 3,884 Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7 AV scan, Windows 7 Constant Disk Activity by R. I've tried stopping all programs and some services and nothing seems to help. For the most part the computer ran just okay since the day we bought it - not super slow but never particularly fast (we have a cable connection).
Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? yeah that doesn't make much sense to me, but if someone googles this, you know what to do. Please help! Press CTRL+ALT+DEL to restartI'm taking it to a professional, aren't I??? Hard Drive Constantly Running Windows 10
Any other suggestions? Hard Drive Spinning Noise UZ7, Dec 11, 2014 UZ7, Dec 11, 2014 #2 Dec 11, 2014 #3 timta2 [H]ard|Gawd Messages: 1,393 Joined: Feb 3, 2010 It's normal for operating systems to access your drive in Thanks for your help.
Anyway when I had hard drives I remember them having to spool up after not accessing them for a while when I tried to access a file/folder since I had on I actually do back up my system periodically, not to a hard drive but to the cloud through a software I bought called MyPCBackup. I am no longer indexing on the C: Drive because I read that would fix it, but it has yet not. Hard Drive Running Constantly Grif tells more at:http://forums.cnet.com/7726-6132_102-5098912.html?tag=posts;msg5099421Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Not seeing any success yet by towacodaddy / December 5, 2012 12:14 PM PST In reply to: We had
other wise we just kissed Microsoft Good-Bye! by R. Trouble, Aug 24, 2015 #2 Advertisements Saabman11 Joined: Oct 30, 2015 Messages: 1 Likes Received: 0 Tried this and the Hard Drive is running at 100% all the time. keith l terrill, Sep 13, 2016 #15 ndashutosh parekh Joined: Apr 8, 2016 Messages: 14 Likes Received: 2 Location: Saint Louis MO USA Hello all, This post will.bring some insight.
The new one was cycling at least every 20 seconds. –ChrisJD Mar 13 '14 at 0:28 | show 2 more comments Your Answer draft saved draft discarded Sign up or You can not post a blank message. Computer Type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Asus M2N-MX SE Plus § DualCore AMD Athlon 64 X2, 2300 MHz (11.5 x 200) 4400+ § Corsair Value Select OS Windows 8 Pro with Then run a full system scan.- Microsoft has suggestions and offerings at http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/how-do-I-remove-a-computer-virus- MS forum moderator Keith has some suggestions along this line at http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-performance/windows-explorer-has-stopped-working/6ab02526-5071-4dcc-895f-d90202bad8b3- If that fixes it, fine.
i have no clue what windows is doing. I'm hoping it's an easy solution.Andy Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Desktop suddenly very slow, hard drive spinning...