What does 100% Disk usage mean?

100% disk usage means that your disk has reached its maximum capacity i.e. it is fully occupied by some or the other task. Every hard-disk has specific read/write tốc độ and generally the sum of the read/write speed is 100mbps lớn 150mbps. If the sum of the read/write tốc độ exceeds than 100-150mbps then 100% disk usage occur.

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How lớn Detect 100% Disk Usage

100% disk usage is very annoying as it slows down the speed of the PC. You need lớn detect it and fix it as soon as possible or it might crash your PC in severe stage.

Here’s the way khổng lồ detect 100% disk usage:

Right cliông chồng on Taskbar ->select Task Manager->on the first tab Processes look for Disk column. If you’re having problems with PC, it should show somewhere near to lớn 100%. It can put your PC on halternative text even if you’re not running any program.


Now that you’ve detected the problem, here’re 4 simple tips to lớn fix 100 % disk usage:

# Tip 1 Cheông xã for hard disk error:

Wouldn’t it be great if all of those hard disk errors can be fixed in just few clicks?That’s exactly Windows inbuilt tool CHKDSK is for. Chkdsk can find out cluster of errors as well as tệp tin problems. Often, we may not know if our hard disk has problem until CHKDSK find it.

Lets’ run chkdsk. There are two ways lớn bởi vì this – Graphical and through commvà line.To open graphical versions open the tệp tin explorer:

Clichồng on This PC & right cliông xã on the drive sầu you wish to lớn run CHKDSK.Then Cliông xã on Properties, under the Tools tab find Error checking press Cheông chồng button


CHKDSK will now start running on Windows 10. On completion it will display a message. If no errors were found it will say so


If errors found, you’ll see following messages: Restart your computer lớn repair tệp tin system. You can restart right away or schedule the error fixing on next restart.

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#Tip 2 Disable SuperFetch service:

SuperFetch is the technology introduced from windows vista & onwards, it makes sure that the often used data is fetched from the fast RAM instead of the hard-disk drive. It boots-up the speed of the loading time of the application you are using. It will adapt itself to your usage pattern lớn take timings into lớn account. It has been noticed that the SuperFetch is one of the reason behind the 100% disk usage especially in windows 8 and 10. So it’s better lớn disable it.

To bởi vì this, open commvà line và enter net.exe stop superfetch

#Tip 3 Scan for the viruses và remove sầu them

Tried all the above sầu methods but 100% disk usage is displaying? Then there is only one possiblity and that is “virus”. Virus might be running at the background consuming your disk. So detect for vi khuẩn and remove sầu them with the help of AV tool installed in your system or by using inbuilt AV.

#Tip 4 Disable Windows Search for Reduced Load in System Drive

Windows Search is meant to make searching files in your PC a lot faster, but a bug in Windows 8 và Windows 10 shows it increases load in your system drive. This make things slow down.

You can disable Windows tìm kiếm completely, in order to lớn fix the bug. To bởi vì this – just hit start & type Services and then cliông xã the inhỏ.

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On the “Services” window, cliông xã on “Standard” tab & find “Windows Search” entry and double click on it.


In the next dialogue box, select “Disabled” option from the drop down thực đơn. This will prsự kiện Windows Search from loading after you restart your computer.


# Additional Tip 5

Once you’ve sầu completed the above sầu procedure & you can further improve sầu the performance by applying this simple built in tool in Windows. Defrag your Hard Drive:

Practically the files are not stored in one place, they’re stored in different places around spinning platters. Your files are written in “blocks” from one side of the drive’s platter lớn another side. But if your files are fragmented, then those files get split between blocks far away from each other. Hence, your drive sầu takes longer lớn read that file. Defragmenting your hard drive sầu can put those blocks in sequential order, so that drive sầu pointer should not move sầu around the entire drive to read a single file.

Note: Defragmentation should be done only when the fragmentation reaches more than 10%

To start Defragmentation in Windows 10:

xuất hiện the disk optimization tool and tìm kiếm for "optimize" or "defrag" in the taskbar

Cliông xã Analyze after selecting your hard-drive.

Check the percentage of fragmented files in the results

If it seems you need lớn defragment the drive sầu clichồng on optimize.

When Windows is done, your drive sầu should say 0% fragmented in the Optimize Drives utility.



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Operating System – Microsoft Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP.., Windows 2003 và Windows 2008

RAM – 1 GB RAM Recommended)

Free disk space - 50 MB (for installation)

System Type - Supports both 32-bit và 64-bit PC

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