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LAN activity not received [on hold]

I use a laptop with Windows 8.1 and I created a Wi-Fi hotspot by command but the made connection activity packet not received. The connection only sent so my mobile not internet access from Wi-Fi
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Find out which program is using all the disk when my screen saver is on

Right after my computer wakes up when I press a key, the disk usage drops from 100% to 5%. How do I find out which program is using the disk? Windows 8.1, and I have a black screen saver, it's not ...
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How to get a “picture” of the computer cpu/disk activity while in a fullscreen application

I have a small issue on my computer. From time to time, it seems like some process is turning on, maxing the cpu and disk activity for 10-15 seconds, and then stopping. This usually occurs while I'm ...
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Why does process read Offset/Length from C: drive?

Below is a clip of SysInternals Filemon in action. What I don't understand is why various processes are reading the C: drive at an offset, rather than reading specific files. I have noticed ...
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Slow Harddrive is Dragging the System

I have an HP Pro 3000 SFF running Window 8.1 Update 1 & Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It uses an Intel G45s Chipset, a Hitachi HDS721050CLA362 500 GB harddrive, an Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 processor, and has 4 ...
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Logging HDD Read/Write activity

Windows 8.0 - Acer i5 laptop, wifi to Modem/Router and Internet. I just went to make some coffee and when I came back (about 10-mins) the hard drive light was flashing like crazy. I moved the mouse ...
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Ominous gaps in disk activity

A few times over the past hour, I've had my computer temporarily lock up on me. As CPU and RAM usage seemed okay, I looked at my disk activity in the Resource Monitor. Having the computer slow down ...
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Why does Photoshop generate 32GB of temp files for a 110MB PDF export? [closed]

Today I saved a 90MB PSD file as (Photoshop) PDF file (using "Save As" in Photoshop CS6). Before and after saving, I checked the disk activity details in Activity Monitor on my Mac. It turned out that ...
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Mac/Linux equivalent to resource monitor's disk activity with filenames?

In Windows, the resource monitor allows you to see the filenames associated with the disk activity, but tools like iotop and activity only show overall disk activity from processes instead of the ...
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Windows 7 (64 bits) on Lenovo L530 Constant 100% Highest Active Time

My laptop became unresponsive recently. I searched for the root cause and I found out that my resource monitor shows 100 percent of Highest Active Time for the disk and not much i/o with it. The ...
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Hard drive louder in Linux

When I run Linux (Any distribution it seems, Fedora 15, 16, Ubuntu from 2009 to latest version...), the hard drive seem to sound significantly louder. It seems a LOT more active when it read/write ...
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Lots of disk I/O despite free RAM

I have a windows XP installation on a A7N8x machine with an Athlon XP processor and 1GB of RAM. I'm using this as a development machine with just Firefox/Chrome (usually a 10-15 tabs open) and Eclipse ...
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What files are accessed often?

Our antivirus scans every file every time it's accessed. We've been invited to provide directory paths on our workstations where "safe" and vigorous disk/IO activity occurs (compiling, for example -- ...
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Disk activity periodically high from temp files that look like “2FQgISac.exe.part” and are signed by MS

My computer is periodically bogged down by disk activity that I've tracked down to files of an usual type. The symptom is that my computer UI bogs down (mouse stutters, UI buttons lag, etc). While ...
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Ubuntu: tool for displaying disk activity in general and by process

My Ubuntu system is occasionally becoming very sluggish. I'm running many things simultaneously and it's very difficult to tell which program is the culprit. I suspect that the sluggishness is due to ...
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Why dont Macs have hard drive activity lights? [closed]

After seeing this question, it made me wonder; Why dont Macs have hard drive activity lights? It seems there is no actual meaningful use for them nowadays, so is that why Apple decided not to include ...
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How can I figure out what process is constantly accessing my hard drive in Windows XP?

I am running a fresh install of Windows XP SP3 with a very minimal set of applications installed, but even so, my computer often bogs down to a crawl while it is furiously accessing the hard drive, ...