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Old 02-12-2005, 08:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Windows reading of HD when idle?

I left my comp for a while and when I came back the HDD acsess light was on steadily (no blinking, ect). I noticed this on my laptop too. What is windows doing?
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Old 02-12-2005, 08:24 PM   #2 (permalink)
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could be doing something that you set in task scheduler like defrag or chkdsk. Or if its not that it could be virii or adware.
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Old 02-13-2005, 02:40 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Either that or it could be Windows Restore, Update, Antivirus, Firewall or anything like that.

I'd just run an adware program and if nothing comes up then your safe so don't worry about it. You could also run a virus check as well just to make sure.
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