All of these are pointing to HDD, but again, it is certainly not the problem. If this something repeatable, like within an hour for instance, you may want to load up Resource Monitor & leave it in the foreground until it happens. So, if necessary, I could reinstall Windows on my old HD to see if it would work. Plus, I'm pretty satisfied with the speed of my current HDD. have a peek here
Any suggestions? Also, mouse works normally, keyboard changes the state of Num Lock, Caps Lock and Scroll Lock. Often times the HDD LED will be shaped like a cylinder, representing the cylindrical platters that make up the part of the hard drive that stores the data.Some hard drive activity Back to top #6 Bommelding Bommelding Topic Starter Members 55 posts OFFLINE Local time:09:59 AM Posted 14 July 2014 - 12:27 PM Doesn't the selected one (Avgrsa.exe) have a
That's what made me worried about a virus, but again, Malwarebytes scanned almost my whole computer and found nothing. I did a memory diagnostic and found no problems. or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Solid Hdd Light I had something very similar with a failing WD drive.
There, you can see the process which is using your disk heavily. Hard Drive Light Solid Windows 7 Password Site Map Posting Help Register Rules Today's Posts Search Site Map Home Forum Rules Members List Contact Us Community Links Pictures & Albums Members List Search Forums Show Threads I have a 64gb in my windows 8 laptop and I have 20gb free after like 3 years, windows takes about 20gb and I have about 20gb of my stuff on http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/solved-hdd-light-goes-solid-lock-up-180453.html It creates a boot CD that runs the tests on boot-up.
Looks like it went crazy during the "welcome" screen and proceeded to very slowly boot to the desktop. Hard Drive Light Always On Windows 10 You can get a 160gb HDD on amazon for $20 or a used one for even cheaper (I wouldn't buy a used HDD because the more its used the more likely I had something very similar with a failing WD drive. I would do some research on Performance Monitor& how to setup counters.
Recently it has failed to shut down properly a few times (the power light and fans continue) but output to the display etc stop. https://windowsforum.com/threads/hard-drive-light-stays-on-as-if-still-running-something.7723/ Right? Solid Hard Drive Light No Boot If so find Tools menu and Internet Options. Hard Drive Light Stays On Computer Freezes I had something very similar with a failing WD drive.
If you don't have any advanced needs, this tool is a great substitution for the real thing. Display a chain of little mountains with an odd number on the top of it! Do you have any processes who's memory use is constantly increasing without fluctuations? These programs can check your HD & system for errors: "Chkdsk /f" "SFC /scannow" - Make a snapshot of your system with Piriform's Speccy (File, snapshot) and post the Hard Drive Light Solid Windows 10
I'm running Windows Vista Home Premium (64-bit) on an Acer Aspire M1641. Definition of an HDD LED & How to Figure Out What the Lights Mean Share Pin Email Michael Lofenfeld Photography / Getty Images Windows Key Concepts Computer Concepts File Types Command I will check again, however, from what I could tell before, there was no difference in the processes when it was stuck at 100% and when it was in the 40%-70% What I don't like is how loud it is lol.
I guess I can try it again. Hard Drive Light Stays On All The Time It had almost finished and had found nothing, so I was confident that it was not a virus.No idea what to do. At first I thought it was the hdd, so I went out and purchased a brand new hdd. (Seagate 320g) So I get installing windows, everything is fine, I start downloading
Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? I place my bets on the "wall of dust". When the log opens, scroll down toward the bottom of the log to Quarantined Items. Hard Drive Light Solid Green R3PO???
So I can finally close this post down and mark it as solved :) Cheers Ej. couldn't find one, so, my appologies for the double post) P.s. Even just plugging a separate bad hard drive into a working computer can really confuse everything, I am trying to recover files off a hard drive that is just barely limping I wonder if that sensor was close enough to the CPU to read its real temperature, another option is that the sensor might be malfunctioning Quote: Originally Posted by elecjester Never
If you only have one HDD then it's normal for the active time to be very high.Also try running a SMART disk check to check the health of the drive. If there's constant disk activity then it should show up in Resource Monitor as well. Personally I would look there first as it is quicker to determine and may fix your problem in about 5 min, if that is indeed the problem. I've just counted the amount of processes in MsConfig, and there are 150 of them (All are checked).
However, in the line of this thread, what interest me most is whether it stayed stable... 09-16-2007, 02:55 PM #18 elecjester Registered Member Join Date: Sep 2007 Posts: I also have a friend with an I5 based system that has the same problem. It will show the process using the most cpu or i/o. thx1138v2 said: My guess is the drive is going bad.
EntomberNov 15, 2014, 2:00 AM does your computer still lock up in safe mode?If not, it may be some service or program that is faulty, not the hdd. Also, just did a reboot to see if the HDD would stay stable. Quote: Originally Posted by elecjester @auntiej: Ya I never did like tearing laptops apart, usually cause most things are soldered into the board itself (need a special type of solder to You removed the fans (I hope you placed them back ); but did you clean the fans while they were out?
Provided the system stays stable that is. Even just plugging a separate bad hard drive into a working computer can really confuse everything, I am trying to recover files off a hard drive that is just barely limping