Windows 10: 100% Disc usage on laptop?

Discus and support 100% Disc usage on laptop? in Windows 10 Ask Insider to solve the problem; So Im trying to fix my girlfriends laptop. the disk usage is stuck on 100% She does not have the superfetch service installed and her windows is up... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Ask Insider' started by /u/jordanhopkins97, Oct 1, 2020.

  1. 100% Disc usage on laptop?


    So Im trying to fix my girlfriends laptop. the disk usage is stuck on 100%



    She does not have the superfetch service installed and her windows is up to date. Ive tried to defrag her hard drive but nothing is working.



    Anyone have any tips on how to solve this issue?

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    /u/jordanhopkins97, Oct 1, 2020
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  2. Disc Usage at 100%

    Hi Andre,

    Thanks for getting back to me.

    I started going through your list of suggestions.

    I have switched off all background apps. I was horrified to see so many.

    I then disabled windows update.

    At that stage I thought I would check out disc usage on task manager.

    Disc activity had gone down dramatically and in the performance tag activity was very low, it spiked from time to time if I did something on the PC but the speed on all activity was back to normal.

    I thought I would leave things as they were and see if things stayed the same.

    No problems at all until this afternoon I was trying to look at a file via windows explorer and got the message "not responding". A quick look at task manager and disc activity is 100% again. Everything slows down. I close down some screens and the desk
    top turns black.

    The only way I can get a display up again is "alt" + "tab". The task bar has disappeared. I decided to reboot but the only way I can do that is with the on'/off switch.

    The PC reboots. I check that all the apps are still switched off and windows update is still disabled, Disc activity is still 100%.

    As I type this disc activity has suddenly dropped. it keeps spiking to 100% but then reverts back to about 12%.

    Is this normal or is there something else I should do.

    Back to 100% now. How do I find out what is actually happening, what activity is the disc doing?

    I am confused.

    Any suggestions?
     
    Michael_209, Oct 1, 2020
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  3. Emisys Win User
    Laptop 100% disc usage on not even 10MB used

    Hi guys, my laptop, both my old(i dont have that one anymore) and my new one, have disk usage around 100% for not even 10mb usage. I have no idea why this happens, I turned off Superfetch and Microsoft search index thingy... Steam was updating a game, said it uses 7.1MB disc space, then i go to task manager, shows about 14.8MB and full disc usage.
    Any idea how to adjust it? I adjusted my virtual memory to see if it will change anything, but so far no luck. My laptop is a Lenovo Y50, has 8GB RAM and runs games fine, but when I am installing or doing things to update my disc usage goes 100% with 10MB minimum...
    Edit: Here is a picture http://imgur.com/a/TGjlb

    It seems very little MB takes up a 100% of the disc space, which I think is quite strange... Any help?
     
    Emisys, Oct 1, 2020
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  4. badboo Win User

    100% Disc usage on laptop?

    Task Manager indicates 99-100% disc usage

    Hello,

    I have an Asus Aspire laptop running 64bit Windows 10

    I've noticed that at start up and intermitently during usage the pc slows down and most programs become unresponsive. The Task Manager indicates that the disc usage is at 99-100%. But as per the inserted image the values for the disc usageof active processes
    doesnt add up to anywhere near 100%

    Can anyone suggest a cause and solution?


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    badboo, Oct 1, 2020
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