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Windows8 : Why my disk space is reaching out 100% though i am running few programs?

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I have started using windows8 few days back. Not happy with this. I am not running more than 6 tabs in Google Chrome browser. Apart from this i have closed all the applications.

When i saw the Task Manager and observed that Due to High Disk usage my Laptop is hanged. In More details i have found that average disk usage is 99%.

I don't know why it is happening like this and what is the solution for this problem.

posted Apr 16, 2014 by Hiteshwar Thakur

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2 Answers

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I have found recent versions of Chrome causes my laptop (5.5 yo Dell XPS laptop) with 8.1 to run hot and has become processor intensive.

I do not get the same effect with either FF which I typically run with at least 15 tabs open or IE11.

Of course all this assumes you are free from Malware.

answer Apr 16, 2014 by anonymous
In my case i have observed different. Firefox is having memory leak problem or something i am not sure. But whenever i am opening it. Disk usage is reaching up to peak. Somewhere found it might be your Hard Disk problem.
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answer Aug 16, 2014 by anonymous
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