[24hoursupport] FOUND something 'writing to HD' problem

  • From: 0e60wq102@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • To: 24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 16 Aug 2004 17:57:10 -0700 (PDT)

Hi Mike,

Your method is sound. However, as I have it, I used EndItAll 2 to kill programs 
one by one, each time trying Norton DDD, and when the 'something writing to HD' 
error mssg appeared, refreshing EndItAll 2's list of active programs and trying 
again. (BTW, there is something rather unique about EIA2's skull & crossbones 
Desktop icon that really stands out).

I've found the culprit. it is mmtask.tsk, a.k.a. MultiMediaTaskApp, located in 
Windows\System. I can either follow your instructions and keep it from starting 
anymore, or perhaps I can go to add/remove programs to the Windows options and 
find it there and remove it.


--- "Mike mikebike-at-telus.net |24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx|" 
<hig2i2h0ft0t@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Hi Oe6,
that is why I was suggesting safe mode, only Windows critical programs
should be running.

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