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Hey guys.

Just a quick question.

Whenever I am using internet explorer my hard drive light is on almost constantly.
I mean it blinks a little bit, but its mostly on solid. Whats going on?
I don't have any viruses or anything like that. But every single time I go into IE my drive light is almost constantly on. Once I close IE it stops. Very strange. Is this some sort of setting?

Thanks
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Check you disk usage (using task manager) when IE is running.
Is the disk usage high when IE is idle?

I get normal usage with my IE (just tried it). small spike while a new page loads. This is common to all browsers.
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Ok I will check the disk usage. Thanks.
But this isn't while loading a web page, its while a page is loaded and I'm getting up to get something to drink and even when I get back the light is still on...

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