Thanks for your replies , the indexing service is off, I think you'r right
about the 2 gig, back and forth in the virtual memory.
Have a nice day and take care.
"Adam Albright" <AA@ABC.net> a écrit dans le message de
> On Fri, 2 Mar 2007 21:51:08 -0500, "Blade"
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>Hello, I just bought a new Dell laptop computer with windows vista
>>The problem I have is that my little hard drive is almost always running
>>like crazy, even if I have 2 gig of ram inside, it can stop for a while
>>anytime it will do this again.
>>I also have an antivirus, Kaspersky, but it's not working when this
>>Did someone have the same problem or do you have a solution for this ?
> Either Windows is indexing (you can turn that feature off) but it will
> in time catch up and greatly slow down and then mostly stop or I think
> someone mentioned that Vista can also defrag automatically without
> asking, which also may cause your hard drives to grind away for what
> seems like forever. The third and least likely with 2 GB of RAM is
> lots of stuff is getting switched out from memory to your Virtual
> Memory and back. A sure sign you don't have enough memory for the
> tasks you're trying to do. To check if that's it, run some of the
> applications you normally use, run several at once, then go to Task
> Manager, (Alt-Ctrl-Del), then look at the performance tab. You'll see
> two graphical displays update in real time. How hard your CPU is being
> used and how much of your memory. If I had to guess I would say it is
> indexing. Turn it off (right click on each of your hard drives,
> properites, and uncheck, but wait it can take awhile to reset, don't
> mess around while waiting or stop it in the middle. Can take several
> minutes or longer.