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As with any such performance issue, the first thing to do is confirm that your computer hasn’t been infected with malware.
Your security software should be able to deal with this, whether it’s a free app or a paid suite.
If this doesn’t work, it is likely that you’re experiencing an iteration of this issue that is frustrating to realize, but simple to resolve.
Another widely-used application could also be causing your 100% HDD usage: Skype.
The latest versions of Windows have a problem with the drives being overworked, which slows down the operating system.
We’ve also made this guide available in video form, if you’d rather watch: This performance issue is most obvious when attempting to use Search (Windows key Q) to find a file or program, and anything else that requires the drive to do some work (perhaps copying and pasting a group of files).
If you have Adobe Flash installed for viewing videos (BBC i Player requires Flash on desktop browsers, for instance, as do many other video streaming services, as well as browser games) then you will see it listed as Adobe Flash Player here.
Click the Disable button; the Adobe Flash Player entry will be grayed out.