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Disk use at 100% on brand new computer

Hi everybody,

I bought a computer a few weeks ago, its a lenovo Y520 brand new.
Since the first day I've been surprised to see that it was kind of slow, until now I was just using it for basic tasks and it was still slow.
I tried to play games on it, even basics one and its not even possible.

I have not installed anything on it, I checked tutorials to solve that and tried everything I could find such as desable things from skype, chrome, windows search etc etc but still my computer is constently running 100% disk usage.

I read that it is a problem from windows 10 but i tried a lot of solutions and none worked.
Do you guys have any idea ?

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Never had that on a new install.

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Try factory reset and if it's still that way call it a defective unit. Why should you fix a new PC?

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lenovo lawsuit

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This could be the problem.

The fraud prompted a class-action lawsuit, and sparked further investigations into Lenovo's software pre-installations, revealing yet another malware infection deliberately introduced by the company. In conjunction with the FTC settlement, 32 state attorneys general have settled with Lenovo for fines totalling $3.5m.Sep 7, 2017
FTC settles with Lenovo over selling laptops deliberately infected with ...
https://boingboing.net/2017/09/07/depraved-indifference-or-malic.html

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While interesting

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Warranty

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You could, for interest, check to see what is using the disk (Resource manager from Task manager Performance) and click the disk activity tab to put the processes in usage order.

But as a new machine, copy any data you have on it and call Lenovo Warranty for a replacement.

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A likely reason...

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When you turn on a new computer and it connects to the internet certain programs could be automatically updating & installing, with regular Microsoft updates being a major possiblilty. Let the computer run uninterrupted for a few hours and see if the 100% usage drops. Have you checked the start-up programs list in Task Manager? Whatever is running to cause your problem can be stopped.

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