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    Disk thrashing on Win 10

    I booted up the PC with Win 10 (a while ago now) and it's been thrashing the disk ever since (it's a noisy disk, always has been). Top of the pile is "Microsoft compatibility telemetry" but I can't find anything useful online about it. Is it something that can be safely removed? If so, how?

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    Compatibility telemetry = stats that will be sent off to MS, see if it's triggered via Task Scheduler, you may be able to change when it's run?

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    Or turn most of it off.
    https://windowssecrets.com/forums/sho...hlight=privacy

    cheers, Paul

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    That'll give the malware utility the chance it needs to take over the disk thrashing.

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    Just switched the PC on again and no disk thrashing and no Microsoft compatibility telemetry either. Perhaps it was just the patching mentioned by others

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