No errant processes were showing in the task manager. Is your hard drive almost full? · actions · 2014-Sep-28 10:16 pm · rusdiAmerican VMVMjoin:2001-04-28Flippin, AR
I have 4GB RAM installed. There could be a program that uses LOTS of CPU time. - Disable the Service "Search Indexer". I did a force shutdown, boot back into windows (the booting took a while because the HDD was doing the exact same thing), and started running a Malwarebytes full scan to Our tutorials cover many common Windows 7 topics. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/254438-32-hard-drive-light-stays-system-slow
Aminifu, Jan 9, 2013 #6 Rikki27 likes this. This is an invaluable service and an example of real community at work. Spyware of any kind is one the the reasons your hard drive light stays on. I used this technique to find the offending process and get rid of it.
My antivirus I fully updated bitdefender and my laptop uses 2GB ram with Windows 8 Pro 64-Bit m 0 l Related resources ASUS Laptop won't boot, HDD and wifi light constantly Does the resource monitor(no clue why I called it performance monitor, my bad) show anything interesting for you(Start search for resource monitor). but no amount of disk fixing made the light go off. Hard Drive Light Solid Windows 7 All computers will do this, and that's normal.
Ask ! Hard Drive Light Stays On And System Slow I had been been cursing my hard drives and RAID for a while now. no scheduled scans, and you don't use Microsoft's defragmenter or its scheduled defrags (Defraggler FTW!) ... http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2374992/hdd-light-solid-activity-100-constantly-apparent-reason-computer-locking.html it's pretty awesome, and you can get a 64gb pretty cheap, and that's enough if you don't keep much on your laptop...
Glad I looked up the problem on the off chance of finding a cure carmenpNov 24, 2013, 2:01 PM rdewey said: This is an old thread but it still comes up Bootable Seatools For Dos Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. My boot drive is a SSD and I was worried about that...
Thank you so much for posting this. If the drive is failing the more you run it the lower your chance of getting the data backed up.If you have any SMART utilities for checking the drive look there Hard Drive Light Always On Windows 10 Obviously (from my experience) it is possible for something like a bad CD-ROM or DVD drive to make the HD light stay on, something I would not have previously guessed. Hard Drive Light Stays On Computer Freezes if it does run ccleaner...defragler...use msconfig and in the start up tab turn stuff off.
Performance Resource monitor is built into Windows and may allow you to see just what is using the hard drive. http://optionrefi.com/hard-drive/getting-data-from-hard-drive.php When I did, it got to stage 4 (where it, I think, goes through all the files on the disk) and got hung up on one file and just sat there I can't think of a legitimate reason that it would turn itself off, though, outside of some sort of malware. Most of that is the OS. Hdd Light Stays On No Boot
while watching, the tv just turned off. I have been plagued for a year or more by intermittent hard drive freezes. Again, keep in mind that this disk works fine other than this odd thing it does every now and then.Also, I should bring this to attention. news My HD light was on continuously.
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Any clues? · actions · 2014-Sep-23 6:52 pm · davePremium Memberjoin:2000-05-04not in ohio
Before when I received this type of problem when I format the drive it fixed but now after formatting also same problem is occurring show I do a HDD replacement please Perhaps my stand-alone usb hard drive (a good make which I use for backup) needs a new driver or its frequent habit of going to sleep was the issue. and my other drives... http://optionrefi.com/hard-drive/hard-drive-help.php If you remove the check from a box it disables the service.
Rikki27 Joined: Jun 30, 2010 Messages: 30 Likes Received: 0 All, The disk drive light is on constantly without a flicker and upon checking my 2 x 2.8 Tb disks that I can't think of a legitimate reason that it would turn itself off, though, outside of some sort of malware. BEST OF HOW-TO GEEK How to Secure Your Google Account One Year Later: Did Microsoft Listen to Windows 10 Complaints? Start > Control Panel > System and Security > Windows Update > Change the schedule. 4.
Enter Your Email Here to Get Access for Free:Go check your email! slick1May 20, 2014, 3:39 PM Had the same problem... I need this computer for school so I really hope I can get it fixed! 18 answers Last reply Dec 4, 2014 Best Answer Nov 15, 2014 More about hdd light I've just counted the amount of processes in MsConfig, and there are 150 of them (All are checked).
if you came here because your HD light is on all the time, check your peripherals and try disconnecting them. Where do I find the Resource Monitor? All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View New I guess this narrows it down to being a driver or a service?I have performed full virus scan, defragmentation and error checks on the disc, all finding no problems.Does this seem