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Perhaps. I currently have 65 processes running, 0% CPU usage, and 38% physical memory usage with nothing open but Google Chrome (this tab only). I don't think this is very high. How can I find if it's a page file issue? I'll try that safe mode idea tomorrow.
This is normal for win7. Nothing wrong here. Reformat. if issue still exists ... HDD is dying. Replace HDD.
    
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I reformatted only 4 months ago and never had an issue until now
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Not to mention, I heard windows basically does its own defrag process and third party software isn't really necessary for it.

Definitely sounds like something to do with a page file though.
Even Windows 7's defragger is inferior to Auslogics Disk Defrag's.

We are computer enthusiasts, so we use superior software where possible.

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This is normal for win7. Nothing wrong here. Reformat. if issue still exists ... HDD is dying. Replace HDD.
It doesn't happen to me. It even didn't happen to me back when I was using plain 7200 RPM hard drives.
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Well I've got final bits of a GED test in 7 hours. I should get to bed. Let me know if you guys get any ideas and I'll pick up on this tomorrow. Thanks for all the help.
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Even Windows 7's defragger is inferior to Auslogics Disk Defrag's.

We are computer enthusiasts, so we use superior software where possible.


It doesn't happen to me. It even didn't happen to me back when I was using plain 7200 RPM hard drives.
Didnt answer any questions ...


Trust me, Reformat again. 99% sure ur issue will be gone but if not you HDD is simply dying. If you do this you will know for sure either way.

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Didnt answer any questions ...


Trust me, Reformat again. 99% sure ur issue will be gone but if not you HDD is simply dying. If you do this you will know for sure either way.

I do own a computer repair business, by the way.
I've been using Windows 7 since July 5th of 2009 and I have never had this problem. Back then, I didn't have any solid state drives.

Yes, formatting and starting over will likely solve this, however all I was saying was that this is not normal for Win7 (in my experience with Win7).
Edited by TwoCables - 5/12/11 at 12:57am
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Oh snap. Almost forgot. Installed Ubuntu 11.04 on a small partition last week. Could this be the cause of any problems?

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Yes, formatting and starting over will likely solve this, however all I was saying was that this is not normal for Win7 (in my experience with Win7).
This. My last install of Windows 7 was for nearly over a year and I never faced a problem like this.
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Whoa, I meant July 5th of 2009, not 2010. I was trying to jog my memory by looking at the calendar in Windows 7.

My apologies for the incorrect date.
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Didnt answer any questions ...


Trust me, Reformat again. 99% sure ur issue will be gone but if not you HDD is simply dying. If you do this you will know for sure either way.

I do own a computer repair business, by the way.
Reformatting always works for me!

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Yes, formatting and starting over: the easy way out.

However as I said before: I have been using Win7 since July 5th of 2009 and have never had this issue, and so I know without a shadow of a doubt that this is not normal for it!
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