[Solved] Windows 8.1 100% Disk Usage Freezing Computer

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[Solved] Windows 8.1 100% Disk Usage Freezing Computer
Windows 8/8.1 is showing 100% disk usage and keep freezing your computer on start up. These a very annoying problems that Microsoft don't seem willing to fix. Today this post will show you how to stop your Windows 8/8.1 PC freezing. These fixes are firstly applied on our PC's and worked for us . You can see video tutorial on YouTube.

Step 1 ( Disable Superfetch and Windows Search):

  1. Press Windows Key + R or open run by right clicking on start button.
  2. Now type "services.msc" without quotes and hit Enter key.
  3. Find Superfetch in the list, double click it.
  4. Press “Stop”.
  5. Then change the startup type to “Disabled”.
  6. Go to the Recovery tab, and choose all three options to be “Take no action”.
  7. Now Find Windows Search in list and double click it.
  8. Press “Stop”.
  9. Then change the startup type to “Disabled”.
  10. Go to the Recovery tab, and choose all three options to be “Take no action”.
  11. Now restart your computer.


Step 2 (Change Pagefile Settings)

  1. Open up Control Panel (I always set Control Panel to View By Small Icons)
  2. Go to System
  3. Click on Advanced System Settings
  4. Under Performance, click Settings
  5. Go to advanced, click on “Change
  6. Take the tick out of “Automatically manage paging file size for all drives
  7. Then set it manually
  8. Click set,
  9. Click Ok, then restart


Step 3 (Disable System Restore)

  1. Open up Control Panel
  2. Go to System
  3. Click on “System Protection
  4. Click on the Local Disk – typically the C Drive
  5. Then click on Configure
  6. Put the spot in the “Disable system protection
  7. Ok that, close it all, and restart


Step 4 (Uninstall Google Chrome)
If you use Google Chrome . Then it might be reasons for that problem. So uninstall it first then restart your computer.

Watch Video Tutorial:

Tell Us if you have Solved your problems with these methods.

Or you can also  use this method ( Command Prompt for Disk 100%)


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