Solution for Hard Disk 100% Usage in Task Manager
There are many reasons which could result this error. So please try and check which one works for you.
- Hard disk Error
You should run below command in Cmd Window (Dos Prompt) . launch Command Prompt with the administrative privilege by pressing Windows + X then press A and select Yes.
Chkdsk /f /r
Note: Windows could ask you to restart and it could take few minutes to hours depending on disk drive, it’s normal
- Windows Search
To turn of Windows Search please press Windows + R, type: “service.msc” without the quotes and press Enter, this will open services window.
Here search for Windows Search, double-click on it, choose “Disabled” from the Startup type drop-down list and then press OK.
- Virtual Memory
When computer use hard disk space as a ram pagefile.sys, that is called virtual memory.
Just open system properties by pressing shortcut Winkey+Pause this will open system properties (same you can open by right click on My computer icon and choose properties.
In the System window, look and click on “Advanced system settings“.
From the Performance section, click Settings.
Then select Advanced tab, and click on the “Change” button.
Make sure the box named “Automatically manage paging file size for all drives” is checked.
Select C Drive you can uncheck the box, choose “No paging file” and press OK. After that, rebooting your computer check if the issue is resolved else follow next step.
- Remove all temporary files
Just press Windows + R, type: temp and press Enter.
Access Temp folder in Windows 10
After that, choose all files in the temp folder and then delete them.
Reboot your Windows computer.
check if the issue is resolved else follow next step.
- Turn of your Antivirus
For this you need to check which antivirus you have installed and follow the documentation to turn of antivirus temporary.
check if the issue is resolved then change your antivirus.