HD light onn all time and computer is slowly

My computer is running slowly, HD light is blinking too much.
How can I check what´s running.
My AV is update and my firewall is on.
It´s windows system.
Jose BredariolPMPAsked:
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aadihCommented:
Open task manager and look at running processes and other details (cpu, disk usage, etc).
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adriaanvwCommented:
Right click on the taskbar, then select Task Manager.

You can use this utility to view all the running services and processes on your PC.
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bright12Commented:
You can use the Task Manager also to check if you're low on memory. What you have described I think that you are low with your memory which causes Windows to use your hard drive for swap.

Can you tell me what Windows version you're running and the total amount of memory you have and the CPU model?

With this information we can help you more in detail.
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Jose BredariolPMPAuthor Commented:
I´m running windows 2008 server, It´s my web server.
HD - 500 Gb (2 partition (100GB for system e 400GB for storage)
Intel I5
4 Gb RAM
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bright12Commented:
And how many application/services are you running on the system? And what is the memory usage?
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Jose BredariolPMPAuthor Commented:
My taskmanager is attached.
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Jose BredariolPMPAuthor Commented:
performance monitor
mem2008.jpg
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Jose BredariolPMPAuthor Commented:
I have a lot stopped services, here are the running services.
services.jpg
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Jose BredariolPMPAuthor Commented:
more screens about services
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aadihCommented:
When did you defragment your drive last.  If a long time ago or you do not remember, defragment it now.
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Jose BredariolPMPAuthor Commented:
Services part 2
services2.JPG
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Jose BredariolPMPAuthor Commented:
I did it last weekend on both partitions.
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bright12Commented:
I do see that your free memory is only 4 Mb. Which is strange since you only us around the 50%. I would suggest to run Memtest86 to see if you have memory issues.
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Jose BredariolPMPAuthor Commented:
OK, I´m going to do it in a few minutes and post the result.
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Jose BredariolPMPAuthor Commented:
No erros on memtest86
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aadihCommented:
When did you run chkdsk /f last?  Worth running, now.
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Jose BredariolPMPAuthor Commented:
Ok, I´ll do it right now and post the result asap.
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Jose BredariolPMPAuthor Commented:
I did the chkdsk /f, no erros.
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aadihCommented:
Now, it's a mystery (to me).  :-(
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smckeown777Commented:
Is this a server with RAID or just single disk?

I'd run CrystalDiskInfo to see if the drive is reporting health is good -

http://release.crystaldew.info/redirect.php?product=CrystalDiskInfoSetupEn

See that it reports status of drive is Good...could be the drive is failing if the HDD led is on all the time and things are slow...
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nobusCommented:
you can use task manager>Performance tab then click resource monitor
then you can check what is using the ram; CPU, or disk

or use autoruns : http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb963902.aspx

in case malware is possible, i would suggest running these:
http://www.malwarebytes.org/mbam.php                         MBAM
http://majorgeeks.com/RogueKiller_d6983.html                  Roguekiller
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Jose BredariolPMPAuthor Commented:
thanks all
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