100 disk usage in Windows 10 (Solved)

Undoubtedly 100 disk usage in windows 10 is a big concern. You can easily solve 100 disk usage in windows 10. I will tell you many tips that can easily solve 100 disk usage in Windows 10.

More importantly if any of the tips doesn’t work, stick to the last paragraph you will find guaranteed solution.

Obviously I was also facing issues related to 100 disk usage in Windows 10 that was making my HP Laptop to lag more.

In order to do some task I had to keep my laptop idle for more than 15-20 mins to get back to normal disk usage (2-5%) and that was irritating.

I also searched throughout the internet to solve this problem but nothing helped me out.

Even the top sites didn’t answered right about this problem.

I was roaming throughout the internet to get back to normal working condition of my laptop.

And i was unable to utilize the full potential of my laptop.

Obviously I will tell you about the permanent solution to solve 100 disk usage in Windows 10

Effects of 100 disk usage in Windows 10

  1. You PC/Laptop will start to lag.
  2. Will become unresponsive and will freeze.
  3. Software will load slowly and will cause system to lag more.
  4. Your PC/Laptop will not be able to perform its tasks.
  5. Your PC/Laptop will not work with its full potential.

Following are methods to solve 100 disk usage in Windows 10.

Method 1- Solving 100 disk usage in Windows through software disabling/enabling.

Check which software is causing 100 disk usage.

  • Right click on taskbar and then click task manager
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  • Click on disk where disk usage is shown in percentage (%). This will show the software that are using your disk usage at its maximum.
  • Try click on application and then click on end task if permission is granted.

This will help you identify that which applications are using your disk usage.

Following are the general applications that uses nearly about 100% disk –

Method 2- Upgrade your HDD to SSD

Yes, you read it right. This is the permanent solution which can solve 100 disk usage in windows 10.

I have used this trick and now am very happy with my HP laptop which is running at its full potential.

If you are on tight budget then buy a cheap and best SSD for your laptop and use both HDD and SSD in your laptop.

As my laptop has both HDD and an optical drive which was easy for me to remove the optical drive and replace it with my HDD with an HDD caddy and the SSD to the main unit (Where the original HDD was installed).

I mean I replaced the originally installed HDD with my new SSD and installed the HDD to the optical drive.

Just do one thing Get a HDD caddy for your laptop and check which size is fit for your laptop and a SSD.

I would recommend HDD caddy of Dahsha 2nd bay and a Western digital SSD green.

If you are a normal user then 120 GB is enough and If you are a everyday user with some heavy tasks like editing, rendering , gaming etc then 240 GB is enough or you can go for higher as per your requirement.

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showing SSD 120 GB

Currently i am using 120 GB which is enough for me as I do editing in Photoshop, Premier Pro, After effects, Media encoder.

And now I am really surprised by the performance of my laptop.

My laptop boot time is about 5 seconds or less.

And I guarantee that this method will surely help you out and you will be able to perform several tasks at same time without any lag.

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