Thursday, June 25, 2009

Event Viewer Warning: Reading/Writing Windows.edb took an abnormally long time

Windows (1608) Windows: A request to read from the file "C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Search\Data\Applications\Windows\Windows.edb" at offset 56401920 (0x00000000035ca000) for 16384 (0x00004000) bytes succeeded, but took an abnormally long time (13930 seconds) to be serviced by the OS. In addition, 0 other I/O requests to this file have also taken an abnormally long time to be serviced since the last message regarding this problem was posted 30928 seconds ago. This problem is likely due to faulty hardware. Please contact your hardware vendor for further assistance diagnosing the problem.

This error is not your hard drive; it is the windows indexer service attempting to read or write information as your computer goes to sleep and not completing that read or write until it wakes up. See this article for more info.

No comments: