You can get around this by scheduling a weekly defrag.
I leave my PC on overnight once a week (a Saturday night) when I schedule
various weekly tasks - such as defrag, spyware (defender) full scan, backup
"Nicole & Tom" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> bvandew wrote:
>> I've been running Vista Business since it was released. The last few
>> days, I have noticed the hard drive is being accessed almost
>> continuously, even with no applications open. There is nothing taking up
>> excess RAM or CPU cycles according to Task Manager. I made a few changes
>> to the indexed locations a few days ago, but nothing drastic. The
>> computer is on all night with nothing running, but the disk is still
>> thrashing. What might be causing this?
> It is probably defragging the disk. Vista does this once a week by