Forum discussion tagged with disk.
  1. M

    Question I can't boot up my computer!

    Yesterday I tried messing around with my storage devices, because I could not find my SSD in my folders. Well, after messing around in disk management for a while, I was able to get the SSD to show! After a while of gaming I turned off my computer for the night. The next day when I tried to boot...
  2. Desaxion

    Question Can't access external hard drive after the power went out

    TLDR; I thought I broke my hard drive but now it works again! Hello! I was transferring some data from an external hard drive to my (C:) drive. When I was moving data from the drive, the power in my house went out. When I tried to restart my computer again after the power went out it did not...
  3. D

    Question 100% disk usage, solution unheralded.

    I've been having this issue lately, and I am baffled on why it occurs. My 7200 rpm HDD has this fluctuating issue where whenever I use a program for an extended period of time (usually 3ds Max/Maya, alike program of the stature) or play any modern game for extended time (mainly FFXII The Zodiac...
  4. J

    [SOLVED] Can't partition HDD (SOLVED)

    Hi there, I just moved my OS over from my old HDD to my new SSD and everything in terms of the OS works it's just that after I deleted everything on my old HDD, as all the files were copied to my SSD, I can no longer use the majority of the disk as it remains un-allocated. I have a 1TB HDD as...
  5. S

    Buzzing sound - is this the SSD or a fan and what's my best course of action?

    Hello! I own an Acer Aspire VN7-792G laptop, had it for over a year and a half. It's a great machine and never had any problems before, nor did I go for any "personalization", as in it's still just how I bought it in terms of setup and everything. About two months ago, I noticed that whenever...
  6. S

    [SOLVED] HDD seems to have randomly died?

    Seemingly out of nowhere, windows stopped recognizing my HDD. It wasn't after downloading something, it wasn't after a shutdown or anything, just out of nowhere. When I tried to access the HDD, it said the "folder was empty". However windows still knew how much space was remaining on the drive...
  7. N

    Question System process 100% disk usage

    The process "system" seems to be using a 100% disk usage. I know there are many who face this issue. The process points to the file ntoskrnl.exe. Also there's another process registry which point to the same file. can anyone help me with this. I have run anti-virus scan also and the files are clean.
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    [SOLVED] 100% CPU Usage 100% DISK Usage

    Hello. I recently started having a problem with my laptop Ever since a couple of days ago my CPU and DISK usage has been around 80 - 100% even on idle. I have no idea what happened but I've tried every single "fix" on the web and nothing is helping! PC Specs: CPU: Intel Core I7-7700HQ @2.80GHz...
  9. yeetusfried

    [SOLVED] What disk should I store things in?

    Hi! I have 2 drives on my computer as they list; Disk C: (306GB almost used) (HDD) Disk D: (390GB with 390GB free) (HDD) I decided to make a thread since my C: disk is almost used with 5.20GB free. I own 4 games located on Steam* and a couple of programs. I store some memes and a couple of...
  10. Question Disk/partition problem

    Today, I saw a notification that my C partition has almost full storage. How can I allocate space from disk 0 to a partition that is on disk 1? Can I merge the disks? What should I do in this situation? A photo with my partitions is here and on imgur: View: https://imgur.com/i1KhLVY
  11. S

    Question How can I stop windows from labelling this drive as a system drive?

    I've tried reinstalling windows to a freshly wiped SSD and every time I boot into windows I check disk partitioner it shows as a system partition. The last time i wiped this drive I wasn't able to boot into windows. Here's what the drives look like right now...
  12. S

    Question I am stuttering in games with really good hardware. Is my hard drive the issue?

    Like the question says I have a RTX 2060, AMD Ryzen 2700x, 16gbs of DDR4 Ram 2666mhz, and I am getting stutter when I am playing games. The hard drive I have is 1TB 7200, but I have had it since 2014, so it could be getting old, but I’m not sure. My temps while gaming never go above 68...
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    Question Slow Load Time - Disk Error - Reboot Fixes Problem

    Hey Guys, So I'm having an issue where my system (upon pressing power button) will do these steps: Load extremely slowly - BIOS screen works but the _ screen and Windows 10 Loading screen takes millennia Have had a Disk Error twice - simply restarting solves problem If my system slows/freezes...
  14. Helpless02

    Question Unable to Boot Windows 10 Installer

    Recently I had the misfortune of having my Hard Drive die 😭. I don’t know what happened I was installing a new Powersupply, my guess is that I shorted my hardrive. Anyway, I recently bought a new SSD to be the replacement and once I got everything installed I popped in the Windows 10 disk to be...
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    Question New Computer, Severe Lag

    Hello, I just built my computer less than 2 months ago, and it's already starting to lag. I look at task manager and the disk usage always goes super high when I'm opening programs and sometimes just randomly. Is there a way to fix this besides reinstalling Windows? Thanks!
  16. C

    Question I cant initialize disk 1

    I got my computer back after changing moterboard and noticed i only have disk 0 so i went to initialize disk 1 but i got an error and when i try to initialize it i get this (the system could not find the file specified) what to do?
  17. D

    PSU making buzzing noise

    I have a Xenta 700w Non-Modular PSU. Sometimes when I turn my PC on, it randomly starts making a loud buzzing noise that originated from the PSU. I fix it by turning it off by the socket and turning it back on. This sometimes work but sometimes it doesn't. Should I consider a replacement or...
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    XFX AMD Radeon 7870 Ghz Edition DD overheating?

    Under heavy load, my 5 year old graphics card is finally getting much hotter than it was when I first got it. Using Open Hardware Monitor shows that my graphics card has run temps up to 91 degrees. About a year ago I re-seated the cooler and changed the thermal compound (the old stuff was...
  19. M

    Old XFX PSU still good enough?

    I'm about to put together a new PC and I'm wondering if my old PSU is still good to go or if I should look into buying a new one. The old one is an XFX P1-850X-XXB9 850W, still actually has a newegg page up (https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817207024). Anyways, not sure...
  20. A

    Slightly better replacement for ATI HD5770

    Hello everyone, I have this pc for almost 10 years, and it ran with an ATI HD 5770 MSI variant since. Recently that graphic card stopped working and I started to look for a replacement, and that's where I would appreciate some help. I intend to just replace the graphics card in order to keep...