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Disk usage Spikes

May 4, 2016 11:03PM PDT

Ok so as the subject says I was having this problem with my computer where games and other programs would just freeze fro a little bit (probably for like a minute or two at max). So I decided to check task manager to see what was going on and it would say that my disk usage was 100% for honestly no reason nothing is taking that many resources from anything. So as I research the problem people on other forums where saying that I should run CHKDSK for errors in the file system or bad sectors to which my computer would say everything is fine. By the way I have Windows 10 and someone said that disabling notifications should do the trick, which didn't. So I decided to just Factory reset my computer , went smoothly and worked for about 30 minutes and now when ever I start up my computer it will get all the way to my desktop and it's completely unusable. I can't run any programs or even click on anything on my desktop because it just doesn't do anything. Tried putting my hard drive into a friends PC and it goes to the same unresponsive desktop. Should I just give up hope and invest in e new Hard drive or is there something that may help?

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May 5, 2016 6:33AM PDT

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Re: slow after factory reset
May 5, 2016 6:44AM PDT

it's not unusual that it's slow in such a condition. There are a lot of Windows Updates to do, and - after you restored your data - the search indexer has to do a lot.

If you suspect your hard disk: (1) what disk is it, (2) what do the disk diagnostics say?

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