[24hoursupport] Re: something 'writing to HD' problem

  • From: Rajan Urs <wexpert@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: 24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 15 Aug 2004 18:15:16 +0530

 
Sometime the best solution is to reinstall Windows. Save all your
documents to another drive. Reinstall Windows after reformatting the
drive where the os is installed.



On Sat, 14 Aug 2004 21:28:27 -0700, Mike <mikebike@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> 
> Hi 0e60wq102,
> try restarting the computer in Safe Mode and running the diagnostics from
> there.
> 
> Click Start, and then click Shut Down.
> Click Restart, click OK, and then press and hold the CTRL key until
> the Microsoft Windows Startup Menu appears.
> On some computers, you can use F8 instead of CTRL to bring up the
> Microsoft Windows Startup Menu.
> 
> Enter the number for Safe mode, and then press ENTER.
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> On 8/14/2004 at 2:10 AM 0e60wq102@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> 
> Lately, my OS, Win98, has been running super slow and nothing seems to cure
> it or be a cause of it. Then I ran Norton Disk Doctor's Diagnose, and after
> a half minute or so, it notified me that 'Windows or some program is
> writing to the drive' (apparently continuously), and it can't diagnose
> anything until the writing to the HD is stopped. I can open StartCop or
> EndItAll2 and get a list of running programs, but can't figure out how to
> definitely locate what is doing this and why.
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