Windows 8.1 Disk Usage in high 90%, random freezes (New Installation & hard drive)

Hey. My Windows 8.1 64 bit has been acting up since I replaced my corrupted HDD. I have been getting random freezes, commonly when an action is performed. Example: Right clicking, downloading, opening programs, logging in. I noticed that my Disk Usage is in the high 90s in normal mode. Safe mode does not freeze for me, and disk usage is always 0-2%. I have to open Resource Manager because in Task Manager, Disk is not a viewed option in the Performance tab. CPU, RAM, and WiFi are both at normal usage %. Whats the issue here?
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  1. Demuny said:
    Hey. My Windows 8.1 64 bit has been acting up since I replaced my corrupted HDD. I have been getting random freezes, commonly when an action is performed. Example: Right clicking, downloading, opening programs, logging in. I noticed that my Disk Usage is in the high 90s in normal mode. Safe mode does not freeze for me, and disk usage is always 0-2%. I have to open Resource Manager because in Task Manager, Disk is not a viewed option in the Performance tab. CPU, RAM, and WiFi are both at normal usage %. Whats the issue here?


    sounds like a ram pool leak
  2. hotsaucehoss said:
    Demuny said:
    Hey. My Windows 8.1 64 bit has been acting up since I replaced my corrupted HDD. I have been getting random freezes, commonly when an action is performed. Example: Right clicking, downloading, opening programs, logging in. I noticed that my Disk Usage is in the high 90s in normal mode. Safe mode does not freeze for me, and disk usage is always 0-2%. I have to open Resource Manager because in Task Manager, Disk is not a viewed option in the Performance tab. CPU, RAM, and WiFi are both at normal usage %. Whats the issue here?


    sounds like a ram pool leak


    Please explain. I do not have memory issues.
  3. Anybody know what's wrong?
  4. Try this thread http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2027511/windows-disk-usage-100-problem.html

    I only tried it a few minutes ago, so I'm not sure if it will work, but it's worth a shot. Just make sure you disable the services through the properties menu, as well as stopping them.
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