Re: Start up - Hard Drive - Heavy Activity
Press Ctrl-Alt-Delete and choose "Start Task Manager". There you can see all
processes running. If you want to kill one, highlight it and click on the
"End Process" button. You can see other things as well...such as
Services...that might be helpful for you.
"Webbert" <firstname.lastname@example.org.REMOVE.THIS> wrote in message
>I have seen in some of the other posts that during the start up the drive
> busy doing indexing, defrag, prefetch and the like. One noted that on Wed
> when the defrag runs.
> My question is, How do I determine what is running and when and how to
> it off if I don't want it. With a Duo Core 2 and 2 gigs of memory, I'm
> some things could go, like prefetch and others could be changed to a time
> that is more appropriate.
> I would like to have my hard drive not bang away for the first 15-20
> of my day.