Services access hard drive every few seconds

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Installation' started by Grandan, Mar 8, 2008.

  1. Grandan

    Grandan Guest

    On my vista ultimate htpc,
    C:\\Windows\ServiceProfiles\NetworkService\ntuser.dat.Log1, ...\NTUSER.DAT,
    ....\System 32\config\SOFTWARE.LOG1 continuously access my hard drive every
    few seconds. What should I do to fix?
     
    Grandan, Mar 8, 2008
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  2. Grandan

    Jack Guest

    Why don't you find out which app is doing that?
    Jack
     
    Jack, Mar 8, 2008
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  3. Grandan

    Lasse Guest

    I have the same problem, but more files are involved.

    C:\Users\MyName\ntuser.dat.LOG1
    C:\WINDOWS\ServiceProfiles\LocalService\AppData\lastalive1.dat
    C:\$LogFile (NTFS Volume Log)
    C:\Users\MyName\NTUSER.DAT
    C:\$Mft (NTFS Master File Table)
    C:\User\MyName

    This is after a night of zero activity. The HD access is each and every 5
    seconds. It's a laptop, I don't want the hard drive active all night! You
    know, battery life issues and such.

    Can't this be cached in RAM somehow?
     
    Lasse, Apr 17, 2008
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