Disk Loop? Tags: Virus Dell Windows XP Last response: February 1, 2012 2:26 PM in Windows XP Share Duane7234 February 1, 2012 4:40:35 AM Hello, I have a Dell destop running XP. My disk seems to be running constantly and I cannot get anything done. Is there a known virus causing this? More about : disk loop | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove ksiemb February 1, 2012 9:56:56 AM Duane7234 said:Hello, I have a Dell destop running XP. My disk seems to be running constantly and I cannot get anything done. Is there a known virus causing this? Possibly, and you could also be having a hard drive malfunction. See if you can boot into safe mode to run chkdsk /r | Report abuse hang-the-9 February 1, 2012 2:26:33 PM Aside from the chkdks, run a virus/malware scan, and do a disk defrag. If you have not re-installed Windows in a long time, may want to. And make sure you have at least 1 gig of RAM in the system, 2+ is ideal for XP. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Windows XP>Disk Loop?> Related ressources: ForumWindows Error Recovery loop when other disks are connected (UEFI) ForumComputer shuts off without warning, restart loop , etc. ForumAnnoying reboot loop ForumStuck in boot loop - Acer ForumDiscussion Thread: Watercooling/Closed Loop Coolers ForumAsus P8Z77- V LK + i5 3570k - dedicated gpu = boot loop ForumWin7 install loop problem ForumGigabyte Ga-Z77X-UP4-TH Infinite Boot Loop . Can't access BIOS! HELP! ForumLogon loop and cant activate after MB swap ForumBoot loop after bios update. ForumReboot and Select Proper Boot Device infinite loop ForumTemporary Profile Death Loop ForumDisk read error and restart loop with used intel 865glc mb ForumWindows 7 restart loop ForumReboot loop ForumWindows 7 infinite reboot loop problem. SO FRUSTRATED. ForumGetting past administrative password ForumDISK BOOT FAILURE, INSERT SYSTEM DISK AND PRESS ENTER ForumDisk Boot Failure Insert System Disk and Press Enter ForumWindows xp boots up to the scrolling bar and loop More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !