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How To: Detect what process is thrashing your hard drive

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How To: Detect what process is thrashing your hard drive
Every once in a while you notice that your hard drive is working extra hard for what seems like no reason.* A background process has taken your hard drive hostage, forcing it to thrash loudly as it struggles to keep up with the high rate of reads and writes.* Your computer responds slowly as the process overloads the physical limitations of your drive. What are you to do? The solution is...

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