Back to top Internet Internet History Scam Sites Anonymous Proxy PC Virus Help Speed Up PC Windows Registry PC Problems Videos Ask a Question Contact Internet Internet History Scam Sites Anonymous rdeweyAug 3, 2011, 4:04 AM This is an old thread but it still comes up near the top of Google rankings for "HD light stays on" so I'll post my solution. if you came here because your HD light is on all the time, check your peripherals and try disconnecting them. David KerrJun 28, 2014, 6:32 PM I know that this is an old tread but I am not running MS Windows but a flavour of UNIX586 called Linux Mint 16 MATE http://emec16.com/hard-drive/windows-7-my-computer-keeps-freezing-and-hdd-led-stays-solid.php
My boot drive is a SSD and I was worried about that... gdk2014Sep 24, 2014, 3:01 PM I don't think that will work for UNIX686 (Linux Mint 17 MATE (Qiana) 64bit so I will just have to wait until the kernel gets updated Please try the request again. ArtemoDec 1, 2011, 11:13 PM deliriumdave said: I have an issue with my Hard drive light staying on and my system is really slow.
and went looking for them.My system is a X8 Phenom CPU, 8 GB DDR, DVD & Bluray and an Asus M5 A97 R2.0 motherboard with graphics card. Please help Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 Allan Allan BC Advisor 7,985 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:New Jersey Local time:07:41 AM Spyware or Virus Both these are hideous killer of your hard drive because some replicate constantly which using hard drive resources. Use e.g.
I think the DVD drive not working well is the culprit in my situation too!! And I had checked earlier what processes were running, It says several things are runing in Applications, like IE, Firefox, Windows Live, etc. or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Hdd Light Stays On No Boot Back to top #15 dc3 dc3 Arachibutyrophobia Members 26,994 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Sierra Foothills of Northern Ca.
My HD light was on continuously. Disconnected my dvd and laptop became normal in a jiffy rdewey said: This is an old thread but it still comes up near the top of Google rankings for "HD light I have been plagued for a year or more by intermittent hard drive freezes. Several functions may not work.
Back to top #6 Bommelding Bommelding Topic Starter Members 55 posts OFFLINE Local time:01:41 PM Posted 14 July 2014 - 12:27 PM Doesn't the selected one (Avgrsa.exe) have a Hard Drive Light Solid the last issue is cpu thermal paste may be drying out causing the cpu and rig to throttle back. Performance Resource monitor is built into Windows and may allow you to see just what is using the hard drive. see if the laptop in safe mode runs better.
All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View http://www.delete-computer-history.com/hard-drive-light-stays-on.html When I disconnected it, the HD drive light went off. Hard Drive Light Always On Windows 10 Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. Hard Drive Light Stays On And System Slow So much appreciated.
Unplugged the CD-Rom and now back to normal. this page This has been driving me mad for some time! Forum I have a old Toshiba Satellite laptop and replaced the battery pack. My boot drive is a SSD and I was worried about that... Hard Drive Light Stays On Computer Freezes
supercelts 7Jan 15, 2014, 7:13 PM I had the same issue but my solution was to remove the SD adaptor from the front of the laptop. It didn't help that it was a very fast SSD.I had disconnected both internal optical drives as I suspect the BluRay is stopping the system from booting intermittently.Win7 seems to be GotMeAgainDec 26, 2011, 11:38 PM Mine was doing the same thing. http://emec16.com/hard-drive/pc-freezes-hdd-light-constantly-on.php and in doing so locking up the system.
Still did not fix. Hard Drive Light Solid Windows 7 This is an labor intensive process that accesses your hard drive constantly. my comp is about 5 years old now.
That meant it was taking 2-3 minutes for the program to begin -VERY annoying. Open the Task Manager and click on processes to see what is constantly running. To find your Malwarebytes log,download mbam-check.exe from here and save it to your desktop. Bootable Seatools For Dos When I disconnected it, the HD drive light went off.
So now I have to replace the DVD drive, which is easy.I was not noticing a performance hit, so this is not necessarily the same problem as the original poster on I had both DVD and CD ROM drives on one IDE cable, which would have been ok, but I had one as Slave and the other SSC or something instead of but none of the solutions here seemed to fit.My solution was to reconnect my DVD drive (no optical drives were connected). http://emec16.com/hard-drive/win7-randomly-locks-up-hdd-activity-light-solid.php How much RAM do you have installed?
Back to top #7 Willy22 Willy22 Members 927 posts OFFLINE Gender:Not Telling Location:Planet Earth Local time:12:41 PM Posted 14 July 2014 - 01:55 PM Sort "Schijf" (Disk) on total reads HomeForums Search ForumsHistoryRecent PostsLive StreamUnanswered Threads Media Search MediaNew Media Resources Search ResourcesMost Active AuthorsLatest ReviewsMembers Notable MembersCurrent VisitorsRecent ActivityNew Profile Posts Your name or email address:Password: Forgot your password? Removed the optical drive, no improvement.