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I have a Windows 10 computer consisting of 3 drives: 1 SSD + 2 HDD.

Recently, while using a network share to stream videos from my computer to Kodi the stream started buffering like [bleep].

After a short investigation I noticed that the computer's file system became very slow.

At first I thought that one of the HDD was nearing it's end of life but then I inserted a flash drive to delete a file from it and even that was very slow.

I tried all the known tricks for improving HDD speed like increasing the page file size and shutting down the windows search service but nothing helps.

Just to clarify, when copying a file in the HDD the average speed is between 500Kbs - 3Mbs.

I also ran some HDD checks and they seem to be without any errors.


This issue just came out of the blue and it seems to be a Windows issue and not an HDD issue, does anyone have any idea what can solve this?



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Maybe antivirus program causing the issue.



size=14]Publish a Snapshot using Speccy,  taking care to post the link of the snapshot in your next post.[/size]

  Go to Piriform's website, and download the free version on the left.  Click Download from Piriform.com (the FileHippo link requires an extra click). Or if you want to use a portable version of Speccy (which doesn't require installation), click the builds page link and download the portable version. You will now be asked where you want to save the file. The best place to put it is the Desktop, as it will be easy to find later.

    After the file finishes downloading, you are ready to run Speccy. If you downloaded the installer, simply double-click on it and follow the prompts until installation is complete. If you downloaded the portable version, you will need to unzip it before use. Right-click the ZIP file and click Extract all. Click Next. Open up the extracted folder and double-click on Speccy.

    Once inside Speccy, it will look similar to this (with your computer's specifications, of course): p22004369.gif

    Now, at the top, click File > Publish Snapshot. You will see the following prompt:


    Click Yes > then Copy to Clipboard


Now, once you are back in the forum topic you are posting in, click the Add Reply button. Right-click in the empty space of the Reply box and click Paste. Then, click Send below the Reply box.

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