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Vista constant hard disk churning

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I give up.

I have disabled superfetching, indexing, windows search, windows defender. My Raptor is driving me absolutely insane churning like a combine harvester while the PC is doing NOTHING but downloading torrents (to a different drive obviously) and otherwise idling. How am I supposed to sleep with this thing in my room? I've had to turn it off every night, which is annoying me because my torrents would have lots more time to upload and download if I didn't have to.

Why can't my PC be silent again?!?! WWHY?

I have the free version of Avast anti-virus - does it do this? Is it the culprit?
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post #2 of 6
how old is it,just turn your fans up higher,thats why i dont have raptors to loud,imo
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if the av is constantly ckecking your hd then it could be
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I never used Avast but maybe because it will scan your HD all the time "silently" supposedly try to disable it and see how it works out
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yeah, dump the AV or at least kill the process before sleeping.
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My HDD doesn't run all the time. It must be your AV. My dad has crappy Avast and it misses alot. I use Kaspersky Internet Security which is the best of the best IMO and totally worth the money.
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