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How to check which programs accessing my hard disk?

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    How to check which programs accessing my hard disk?

    Is there any way to see that?

    Bored with continuous hard disk access light flashing and whirring sound

    Thanx

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    Re: How to check which programs accessing my hard disk?

    Type reliablity into your start seach box and press enter, this should open the reliabity and Proformance monitor, if you then select Disk you should be able to see what is accessing the drive.

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    Re: How to check which programs accessing my hard disk?

    Didn't know that! Thank you.

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    Re: How to check which programs accessing my hard disk?

    i tried that and noting came up??

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    Re: How to check which programs accessing my hard disk?

    I'm on Windows 7 here so i'm doing this from memory

    Try typing this into the start search and pressing enter - perfmon /res

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    Re: How to check which programs accessing my hard disk?

    It works in Vista also.

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