Articles tagged: disk activity

Has My Computer Been Hacked? A List of Clues and Steps to Take

When you see the list of possible hacking signs, it’s easy to jump to the conclusion your computer has been hacked. It’s usually not the case. Regardless, prevention is always easier than recovery from an actual hack.

I Have Constant Disk Activity and I Don’t Know Why. How Can I Tell What Program Is Doing It?

Unexplained disk activity turns out to be fairly easy to identify with the right tools. We’ll use Process Monitor to track disk activity.

Why, when I’m doing nothing at all, will my hard disk suddenly start thrashing?

Unexpected hard disk activity isn’t unusual. I’ll show you how to use a free monitoring tool to determine what program is causing it.