Windows 10: Disk usage going 100%

Discus and support Disk usage going 100% in Windows 10 Ask Insider to solve the problem; [ATTACH] Hello there, On my laptop disk usages reaches to 100% without using any heavy applications and laptop freezes and it lags a lot due to... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Ask Insider' started by /u/JatinP23, Nov 25, 2020.

  1. Disk usage going 100%

    /u/JatinP23, Nov 25, 2020

  2. 100% disk usage

    The most common cause of 100% disk usage appears to be Superfetch and Prefetch, but there are also other causes. You can try disabling both these features and see if it helps.

    This article provides steps to disable prefecth and superfetch:

    How to Fix 100% Disk Usage Error in Windows 10
    Salman Patwegar, Nov 25, 2020
  3. Jose Est Win User
    100% disk usage and memory usage


    100% disk usage and memory usage can be caused by a software corruption, running application running on the background and malware or virus infection.

    For us to properly isolate the issue and provide an appropriate resolution, kindly answer the questions below:

    • Did the issue happen after installing the Fall Creators?
    • Did you receive any error messages?
    • Can you send us the screenshot of the Task Manager showing the 100% disk usage and memory usage?
    • What troubleshooting steps have you done so far?

    For isolation purposes, please perform a clean boot to see if the same issue will occur. Refer to this
    article for more information on how to perform a clean boot
    in Windows.

    Looking forward to your response.
    Jose Est, Nov 25, 2020
  4. Disk usage going 100%

    garybear89, Nov 25, 2020

Disk usage going 100%

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