Windows Experience Index Error...

melon

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Using "winsat formal" in the Command Prompt, I get the following error in bold:

Windows System Assessment Tool
> Running the Formal Assessment
> Running: Feature Enumeration v1.0.0.0 ''
> Run Time 00:00:00.64
> Running: WinSAT Direct3D Assessment v1.0.0.0 '-wddm'
> Assessing desktop graphics performance
> Run Time 00:00:10.55
> Assessing Direct3D9 alpha blend performance
> Run Time 00:00:05.66
> Assessing Direct3D9 texture load performance
> Run Time 00:00:05.90
> Assessing Direct3D9 ALU performance
> Run Time 00:00:06.01
> Graphics Performance 381.83 F/s
> Video Memory Throughput 20205.30 MB/s
> Run Time 00:00:30.79
> Running: Media Decode/Encode Assessment v1.0.0.0 '-input C:\Windows\Performan
e\WinSAT\winsatencode.wmv -encode C:\Windows\Performance\WinSAT\\winsat.prx'
> Run Time 00:00:05.65
> MOOBE Run Time 00:00:38.33
> Running: Media Foundation Playback Assessment v1.0.0.0 '-input C:\Windows\Per
ormance\WinSAT\winsat.wmv -nopmp'
> Run Time 00:00:02.68
> Running: CPU Assessment v1.0.0.0 '-encryption'
> Run Time 00:00:10.19
> Running: CPU Assessment v1.0.0.0 '-compression'
> Run Time 00:00:10.17
> Running: CPU Assessment v1.0.0.0 '-encryption2'
> Run Time 00:00:10.30
> Running: CPU Assessment v1.0.0.0 '-compression2'
> Run Time 00:00:10.22
> Running: System memory performance assessment v1.1.0.1 ''
> Run Time 00:00:05.41
> Running: Storage Performance Assessment via Profiling v1.0.0.0 '-seq -read -n
0'
Error: Failed to properly assess the disk.
The parameter is incorrect.
> Run Time 00:00:00.00
> Running: Storage Performance Assessment via Profiling v1.0.0.0 '-flush -n 0'
Error: Failed to properly assess the disk.
The parameter is incorrect.

> Run Time 00:00:00.00
> CPU LZW Compression 254.37 MB/s
> CPU AES256 Encryption 152.85 MB/s
> CPU Vista Compression 690.40 MB/s
> CPU SHA1 Hash 1169.43 MB/s
> Memory Performance 4339.30 MB/s
> Direct3D9 Alpha Blend Performance 216.35 F/s
> Direct3D9 Texture Load Performance 531.57 F/s
> Direct3D9 ALU Performance 537.22 F/s
> Media Foundation Decode Time 0.93564s
> Total Run Time 00:01:27.35

What would cause this kind of error? FYI, I'm on an nForce 680i SLI chipset motherboard with a GeForce 8800 GTS (G92) video card. Would nForce drivers cause the above perhaps?
 
if something was accessing the disc that would cause it, defrag program, antivirus
 
Finally found out what was causing this! Turns out it was a bug in MacDrive 7. It pestered me to check for updates today after not checking for a while, and, reading release notes, it turns out that version 7.2.1 caused the Windows Experience Index to fail only in Vista 64. It apparently was fixed in a subsequent update. After updating MacDrive, I ran the WEI and it worked flawlessly.
 

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