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    Question Disk usage jumping to 100% causing lag

    Recently (over the past week or so) Ive been experiencing some pretty significant lag spikes while gaming. I havent had any issue playing these same games for over a year and not I've started getting the spikes. At first I thought it was my new monitor but I unplugged it and went back to just...
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    Question Single SSD shows as 2 different disk

    Hello, I have Intel SSD of 500 GB installed in my system, but it shows as 2 different disk in disk management, command prompt & other 3rd party software's. INTEL HBRPEKNX0202AH - approx .476 GB INTEL HBRPEKNX0202AHO approx. 27 GB Why is this happening and how to merge it in a single disk ...
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    Question 100% disk usage EXCEPT on safe mode

    so i recently got a new pc and ive been having a 100% disk usage bug whenever i boot it up or just out of nowhere. I've already tried everything, like disabling superfetch, windows search, antimalware, doing a clean boot but nothing seems to work, except booting up into safe mode. Can anyone...
  4. Question Intermittent disk activity / queue length spikes

    Edit: Issue isn't game-specific - the below mentioned ones are more heavily affected than most however. Be needing some help here - Windows 10 really doesn't seem to like me these days. Pretty much ever since I got this PC (bought it second hand a few months ago) I've noticed spikes in the disk...
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    [SOLVED] What my PC is running 100% Disk Usage...

    Hi! my computer is running 100% Disk Usage. and tried everything.... to stopping and disabling some service, to performing risky pc tasks. my computer is an ASUS K55A-SX096R and its age is like 8 or 9... It's an Intel i5-3210m... oh i forgot, every time I turn on the laptop it is constantly on...
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    Question Drives disappeared after botched Windows 10 installation

    Hi all, I have an SSD and a normal dard drive with the SSD carrying my windows. I was trying to reinstall windows 10 and when i went into boot setup, it wouldn't let me install it on the drive that i had my windows on saying that it was in GPT format. I then followed an instruction online that...
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    Question Why is my only partition on this disk split up?

    There were previously 2 partitions on this drive but I've moved everything on the other one somewhere else and erased it, expanding the other volume step by step. Now it seems as is every time I did that, instead of enlarging the current region, it kept adding more and more regions. Does this...
  8. Question Cannot delete partitions that have Linux on it - tried everything expect smashing the HDD and getting a new one

    Hello ! TL;DR: I can't delete partition on which Linux is installed from Windows; the only option available when right clicking the volumes in Disk Management is Help. I don't even get a list of grayed options. I have only one option and that is Help; I have tried MiniTool ShadowMaker Free and...
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    Question Dirty C Drive (Windows 10)

    Hello, I had a fan that was not working so i had to see which one it was, after i realised and fixed which one it was. I booted up my PC, somehow it went direct into the bios settings and i saw that the SSD was not there as an option to boot. I tried to shut down my PC manually but it wasn't...
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    Question Why does my ssd not show up when Im using PartedMagic?

    Hello! Im trying to erase my nvme ssd because Im not able to boot into any of my windows usb installation disks, they always freeze or not boot at all. I read somewhere its because the windows is corrupted and the drive has to be cleaned. It makes sense because after I shut down the laptop while...
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    Question Need help finding out what is wrong exactly with my pc

    I built this pc about 6 months ago and its never run very well. For the specs it has i should be able to play games pretty comfortably im not asking for much, just medium-high graphics with stable 120 fps or 144. For the life of me these pasts months i cannot pin point the issue and it...
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    Question Spanning a volume to two SSDs?

    My PC is very space limited with two pretty old SSDs. I'm considering spanning a volume onto another disk using Disk Management in Windows 10 Pro, having never done it before. I'd be doing this so that I can install PC games that are larger than 100GB. Currently I can only install games of...
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    [SOLVED] 2nd SSD not in diskpart or device manager after system upgrade, B450-f Gaming Asus Motherboard

    Hello, I recently upgraded to my system's motherboard, CPU, ram, and case. I have two hard drives SSDs (NVMe C: and sata SSD for extra games) and my sata ssd is now not available in file manager, diskpart, partition manager, or bios. I should probably mention that I didn't do a fresh install on...
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    Question i dont think my pc has its ssd activated.

    so i just bought a brand new pc for my brother from best buy its a cyberpower pc. its a ryzden 3700x with 2070 super and 2tbhhd and like 250gb ssd. so it has both, as u can tell from me buying a prebuild im pretty ignorant when it comes to pc but i do know a thing or 2 . so as soon as we get...
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    Question After removing programs from HDD most of them were just gone

    Hello! So my friend was trying to clean his HDD a bit to make space. He was removing programs via the "Add or remove function" . And then suddenly most of the storage was gone except for the Steam folder and Fortnite which is pretty odd... Now it just shows that the disk uses has 921 GB...
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    Question Other Drives Dissapear After New Hardrive

    Hello, my current system is a 2700x, Vega 64, plugged into a B450 F Gaming from Asus. As for storage I use a NVME 500GB as my primary os drive, 1 480gb ssd, and a 3tb HDD, and a dvd/cd read write. I recently purchased a 4tb Barracuda and upon adding it to the system and booting up the only drive...
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    [SOLVED] Cloning Non-OS HDD Without Losing Programs?

    If I clone an HDD that doesn't contain my OS, but contains other programs, to another HDD, will I be able to use said programs without having to reinstall them again? Does the cloning process preserve file associations and program settings? Or will I just have to reinstall all the programs I had...
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    Question How do I format a RAW flashdrive?

    I was encrypting my pendrive using veracrypt and the encryption failed at 97%, thus making the flashdrive RAW. I have tried formatting the pendrive many ways, nothing works. I have used 3 different third party softwares such as minitool AOMEI partition. They do detect the flashdrive but aren't...
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    [SOLVED] Cannot Find Out Correct Partition Storage Size

    Hello, I noticed a discrepancy recently regarding a partition of mine that I installed Ubuntu Studio on. According to Gparted, it shows that the partition that it's installed on reads 652.71 GB total compared to what it shows on the desktop. On the desktop for that same partition, it reads...
  20. Question No bootable devices found

    I just changed my motherboard to a B360-F and my cpu to i7 9700k Now, the bios opens when i turn on the pc and it says the sata connections are connected to the disks, however if i go to the boot menu «F8» it doesn’t show any, just shows the message «no bootable devices found» Please help And