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 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 m 0 l 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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWindows 8 is going into boot loop after adding secondary hard disk! Forum Help! Stuck in windows 8 automatic disk repair loop! Forum Disk read error and restart loop with used intel 865glc mb Forum Windows Error Recovery loop when other disks are connected (UEFI) Forum SolvedCorsair closed loop cooler liquid spill Forum SolvedWater Cooling Loop Help Forum SolvedWater loop flowing backwards gpu->cpu. Forum SolvedT junction fitting for a custom pc water cooling loop Forum SolvedWatercooling loop seems to have a slow leak but Forum Solvedclosed water cooling loop temperatures Forum Solvedasking for a parts list for custom loop.. PLEASE Forum SolvedClosed loop cooling suggestion for R9 290? Forum SolvedAir-Cooling vs Closed-Loop Liquid-Cooling for Overclocking Forum SolvedClosed loop watercooling Forum SolvedNew custom build! It's been 6 years and I am out of the loop (mostly). Forum SolvedWindows 8.1 Software installation BSoD loop Forum SolvedClosed loop CPU Water cooler with silent pump noise. Forum SolvedWindows 8 Update Reverting Loop Forum SolvedCustom water loop or Off the shelf water cooling? Forum SolvedIs it possible to have my own Water Cooling loop without a reservoir? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !