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only difference is if I re-connect my faulty DVD drive the HDD light turns off or returns to normal Imz DeodexOct 16, 2014, 5:23 AM UPDATE: The above solution works! However, once it got there, it stabled out. Please run the hard disk diagnostic that is available from within the BIOS or the HP Support Assistant.You may download the Windows 7 appropriate version of the HP Support Assistant in dlinkerJan 15, 2012, 7:05 AM rdewey said: This is an old thread but it still comes up near the top of Google rankings for "HD light stays on" so I'll post weblink

EntomberNov 15, 2014, 2:00 AM does your computer still lock up in safe mode?If not, it may be some service or program that is faulty, not the hdd. BTW, I believe SeaTools for DOS will work on any brand of hard drive, not just Seagate hard drives. (Fortunately I had reliable OS images and backkups, so I didn't lose If I have helped you to resolve your issue or answered your question, please click the Options link in the post that helped you and then click on the "Mark as The computer has worked fine whenever it wasn't doing this.The HDD is a 160GB Hitachi drive.

Hard Drive Light Always On Windows 7

What I mean by the term working is that your hard drive is either being accessed your operating system or the hard drive is write data to the physical hard disk Whib96Nov 19, 2014, 2:30 AM Entomber said: have you defragmented the drive?how full is it? I had been been cursing my hard drives and RAID for a while now. I have noted that my hard drive activity light is always on.

Starting to think something just must be wrong with the HDD, because I'm running out of options. :\I'll take anymore advice you've got.Thanks for your help so far. And indexing is a good thing. Still did not fix. Hard Drive Light Stays On Computer Freezes Please try again now or at a later time.

Sign Up Now! My boot drive is a SSD and I was worried about that... I've been using Avast for quite a while though. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/540913/hard-disk-light-almost-constantly-on-computer-very-slow/ Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.

thanks Rikki27 Rikki27, Jan 7, 2013 #3 Digerati Post Quinquagenarian VIP Member Joined: Apr 7, 2010 Messages: 1,094 Likes Received: 277 Location: Nebraska, USA I agree, it could be the Hard Drive Light Solid I have a 64gb in my windows 8 laptop and I have 20gb free after like 3 years, windows takes about 20gb and I have about 20gb of my stuff on Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. My wife is so done with this thing.Turned off file indexing and got a slight performance gain, but not even close.

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If I have helped you to resolve your issue or answered your question, please click the Options link in the post that helped you and then click on the "Mark as http://www.tomsguide.com/answers/id-2714032/hdd-indicator-light-constantly.html Does anyone have any suggestions as to why my hard drive light might be on continuously? Hard Drive Light Always On Windows 7 nijjhar posted Jan 16, 2017 at 11:59 AM Screen rotated 90 degrees Gusstern posted Jan 16, 2017 at 6:47 AM Stop Remote Desktop from Timing Out After Long Idle jimwg posted Hard Drive Light Stays On And System Slow Was really struggling with what was wrong.

When I went to boot up this morning the hdd light stays on, all the fans (case, CPU, graphics card, and PSU) spin up. have a peek at these guys Worked for me. Checked the resource monitor, and I see nothing looking out of the ordinary except the little thing saying it's running at 100%. Thank you so much for posting this. Hdd Light Stays On No Boot

The other big consumer is Counter Strike, but other than that it's just AV, web browsers, and school files. I guess I can try it again. I know the beep stops if I connect the Graphics card and have a spare one lying around but not a spare PSU etc.Regards,Darren Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse check over here How much RAM do you have installed?

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Advice? I just ejected the SD card (was in there after downloading all the photos from the camera and had not bothered removing the SD card althoug had finished using it days This is totally random, but it happens more times when i'm playing games (ex: Skyrim , GTA San Andreas ,... Hard Drive Light Stays On Windows 10 Performance monitor is built into Windows and may allow you to see just what is using the hard drive.

Stay logged in Welcome to the Windows 7 Forums! talalmah123Jul 28, 2014, 6:20 PM Thank u so much u just saved me a lot of ime and effort. The computer is no longer slow after boot and the hard drive light does not stay on!My computer seems to be running slightly slower, but this is probably the result of this content More resources See also Hard Drive Light and System "Freezing" Very slow SSD boot.

Or, if you're feeling particularly geeky, look into it yourself with one of the tools above! This happened like once before about 3 weeks ago (got the computer about 4 weeks ago used), and I think it always seems to be around the time that Windows asks I think the DVD drive not working well is the culprit in my situation too!! I've been letting it run for about 5 hours now and am continuing.

Does the resource monitor(no clue why I called it performance monitor, my bad) show anything interesting for you(Start search for resource monitor). The hard drive light stays on permanently after start up and the computer is very slow, but I don't think there is any drive activity. If you would like to say thanks, then click on the thumbs up icon next to the Reply button. It is an HP G60 it used to work just fine then i noticed that it would come on some times.

the last issues is system ram..at some point if your old laptop has 4g or less ram it time to put more ram in if you can. I may be wrong, but I think Western Digital have a five-year no-quibble guarantee on their hard drives so it'll pay you to check with them. I have dell latitude d630 laptop with two operating system. This would be just another quick check to throw in with the others.

I had something very similar with a failing WD drive. Publish Related resources SolvedLatop wont turn on, no display, indicator light up Forum SolvedNO WIFI Wireless indicator light stays red. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged most of the times when i turn it on, it powers up without a display and the hdd light is constant even when the hdd is removed.

Select Disk m 0 l Can't find your answer ? I've already scanned my computer using AVG antivirus and Malwarebytes anti-malware, but both don't find anything (anymore). Do you have any processes who's memory use is constantly increasing without fluctuations? so i have to live with this up to 5 years until i buy another one.regards Reply 0 0 erico Provost Posts: 40,297 Member Since: ‎01-07-2009 Message 7 of 11 (6,775

Back to top #3 Willy22 Willy22 Members 927 posts OFFLINE Gender:Not Telling Location:Planet Earth Local time:12:42 AM Posted 14 July 2014 - 12:06 PM If there's constant disk activity then No processes seem to be hogging resources at all.I installed DiskCheckup. I can't think of a legitimate reason that it would turn itself off, though, outside of some sort of malware.