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You step away from your computer and come back a few minutes later. But that didn't seem to make a difference... hen I plug it in red light stays on solved Hard drive overheats, responds slow and does not create a system image solved New hard drive installed, now system is slow... 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 http://lebos.org/hard-drive/busy-disc-light-indicator.php

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 FTFY · actions · 2014-Oct-7 5:19 pm · GemstonePremium Memberjoin:2000-12-20Long Island

Gemstone to Thane_Bitter Premium Member 2014-Oct-7 6:58 pm to Thane_Bittersaid by Thane_Bitter:EdiT: I also see you have installed the ask It is almost constantly on, even when I'm not doing anything with my computer at all. They've both gone nowThanks everyone for posting. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/540913/hard-disk-light-almost-constantly-on-computer-very-slow/

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the last issues is system ram..at some point if your old laptop has 4g or less ram it time to put more ram in if you can. no scheduled scans, and you don't use Microsoft's defragmenter or its scheduled defrags (Defraggler FTW!) ... I am so thankful.I tried stopping services, using ResMon, A/V scans, checking my startup items and nothing worked.

  1. Before when I received this type of problem when I format the drive it fixed but now after formatting also same problem is occurring show I do a HDD replacement please
  2. unplugging the SATA power lead to the CD fixed my constant hard drive light too.Previously I had gone through everything with a fine tooth comb for weeks shutting things off in
  3. Based on the pattern you've shared I'm assuming there's an issue with your motherboard.
  4. I'm so happy!
  5. The hard drive light stays on permanently after start up and the computer is very slow, but I don't think there is any drive activity.
  6. Right click on the drive in My Computer and uncheck the 'Index this drive' box.

Performance monitor is built into Windows and may allow you to see just what is using the hard drive. Do you think something like malware/a virus has something to do with it? My HD light was on continuously. Hard Drive Light Stays On Computer Freezes Process explorer is an excellent way to determine what's running in the background. · actions · 2014-Sep-23 7:32 am · GemstonePremium Memberjoin:2000-12-20Long Island

Gemstone Premium Member 2014-Sep-23 6:52 pm I

I recall in the past having plucked astute advice from Toms Hardware. Hard Drive Light Always On Windows 10 Instead us Mike Lin's Startup Control Panel to remove them from the startup. This was driving me mad. http://www.howtogeek.com/202160/why-your-computers-hard-drive-lights-flash-when-you-arent-doing-anything/ the last issues is system ram..at some point if your old laptop has 4g or less ram it time to put more ram in if you can.

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 Hard Drive Light Solid Windows 7 I guess this narrows it down to being a driver or a service?I have performed full virus scan, defragmentation and error checks on the disc, all finding no problems.Does this seem I don't see any processes in task manager that have constantly increasing memory use. Now, it pretty much stays on, or to be more precise blinks extremely fast( like when there is actually some heavy activity) 11-22-2010, 06:52 AM #10 JimE Team Manager

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If you are going to run chkdsk you should use the /r switch. Clicking Here If you remove the check from a box it disables the service. Hard Drive Light Stays On All The Time Still did not fix. Hard Drive Light Solid When I disconnected it, the HD drive light went off.

Obviously (from my experience) it is possible for something like a bad CD-ROM or DVD drive to make the HD light stay on, something I would not have previously guessed. Obviously (from my experience) it is possible for something like a bad CD-ROM or DVD drive to make the HD light stay on, something I would not have previously guessed. When you use your operating system's search feature, you get instant search results from the database. if you came here because your HD light is on all the time, check your peripherals and try disconnecting them. Hdd Light Stays On No Boot

and my other drives... This "problem" wasn't there before. and my other drives... this content 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

Process Monitor captures a variety of events, but you can click the buttons on the toolbar to ensure it only shows file system events. Hard Drive Light Blinking Constantly Such a simple solution. At some point, though, I noticed my DVD drive was no longer showing up in explorer.

But the HD activity light has now gone back to normal blinking, not the continuous blinking as described in my first post.

You can choose to leave Process Monitor running in the background while you step away from your computer. Why Is My Download Speed Slower Than the Internet I Pay For? As you read in the old topic, I've already replaced the HD for a brand new one. Bootable Seatools For Dos Windows has some jobs to do in the background, and it tries to politely wait until your computer is "idle" -- when it's not actively being used by a person --

My boot drive is a SSD and I was worried about that... but no amount of disk fixing made the light go off. Mine shuts itself off (T400 Thinkpad with Win 7) to conserve power, I just opened the tray and once it powered on the HDD light started working properly.Thanks to everyone posting have a peek at these guys My HD light was on continuously.

see if the laptop in safe mode runs better. Start > Computer > Right Click Your Hard Drive > Choose Properties> Tools > Check Now> Scan for Errors For More Ways to Speed Up a Hard Drive, Click Here! © The indicator light on the keyboard keeps changing Forum SolvedMy Sony bravia comes on flashes sony then goes black and the power indicator light stays on green how do I fix ncwagnerAug 22, 2011, 11:22 AM I tried the SeaTools for DOS solution that "lukeguk" recommended and it worked for me. (Thanks lukeguk!)For 3 months I suffered with all of the problems

Found 8 bad sectors involving some system files! 44kb in bad sectors with a few system files having been repaired, but now it is working like a champ!!! No errant processes were showing in the task manager. Then Hard Disk 2nd - it fixed it right up and this had been bumming me out for months - W7 OS - Pentium Core 2 DuoHope this helps someone ! The light immediately went out.

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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. Do you have any processes who's memory use is constantly increasing without fluctuations? The red LEC is likely for the HDD. Also, ever since it started, my computer is very slow.

Reboot. Stud weight bearing limit [HomeImprovement] by anon© DSLReports · Est.1999feedback · terms · Mobile mode Tech Support Forum Security Center Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help General Computer Security Computer Security News Microsoft Support BSOD, The exact background tasks depend on what software you have on your computer and how it's configured, but here are some common ones: File Indexing: All modern operating systems include file-indexing services. Obviously (from my experience) it is possible for something like a bad CD-ROM or DVD drive to make the HD light stay on, something I would not have previously guessed.