Close Close Search 835 Comments Log In/Create an Account Comments Filter: All Insightful Informative Interesting Funny The Fine Print: The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. A quick review of the prefetch directory, however, is a good indicator of which programs have been running. When she needs to install software or whatever just have her log in as admin. Share twitter facebook linkedin The best way to accelerate a slow Windows. (Score:5, Funny) by Faryshta ( 1362521 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @06:17PM (#26566781) 9.8 m/s^2 Sorry, it Check This Out
Hope this helps. Last time I had a "reinstall windows" problem, it took me 2 weeks to get all the software installed and configured again. Youtube videos, Slacker Radio, and Audio Files play just fine. I also saw no loose wires or physical damages of any kind.- Tried various other tests of various hardware components that all came out fine.- I updated my graphics card driver https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/577351/my-computer-windows-7-is-suddenly-running-slow/
You need to examine the SMART record. Go into your web browser's Extensions or Add-ons manager and remove add-ons you don't need. Reset Your PC / Reinstall Windows RELATED ARTICLEEverything You Need to Know About "Reset This PC" in Windows 8 and 10 If the other tips here didn't fix your problem, the one I slowed it down for my own amusement.
The strange thing is it seems to vary. or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Share twitter facebook linkedin Here are the answers! (Yes, really) (Score:4, Informative) by swordgeek ( 112599 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @11:12PM (#26569865) Journal 1) Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware [malwarebytes.org], Windows 10 Very Slow And Unresponsive PAE uses an extra 4 bits for internal memory addressing, resulting in up to 64GB of RAM being addressable.
Be careful with this package, though! Computer Running Slow Windows 10 You don't need any third-party software -- just running the Disk Cleanup tool included in Windows can help quite a bit. So do you guys have any idea what my problem could be? Very very useful.
There are nasty things now that don't show up as a process, mearly using the windows kernel to spawn another thread to do whatever it wants.Backup your data and do the Windows 7 Suddenly Slow And Unresponsive Ask ! Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Virtual Machine (Score:5, Funny) by pem ( 1013437 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @06:48PM (#26567293) Yes. I might add, JunkRemovalTool also seems to work wonders in very short time.September 15, 2015 G L S In my recent experience, and I would like to know if others
ram, sata sonnector, power connectors etc?are your device drivers (mobo, gfx card etc) up to date?how old is your antivirus (and which brand)? http://www.howtogeek.com/228570/10-quick-ways-to-speed-up-a-slow-windows-pc/ It stops after 1-2 minutes , some times it persists for more. Computer Suddenly Slow Windows 7 If you lose functionality to something on startup that you want, you can either just turn it back on or, if necessary, boot into safe mode and turn it on. - Windows 7 Running Very Slow Suddenly Over the next few days, it slowly got better and better.
Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin safe mode (Score:4, Informative) by madcat2c ( 1292296 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @06:16PM (#26566775) Run for a while in safe mode and see his comment is here To be extra safe, scan your computer with an antivirus program. The parent is wrong, because he didn't say what you're saying. Some do extended surface read-write-scans and offer options like disk erase etc. Computer Running Slow Windows 7
edit by mod- we don't allow direct downloads YouTube intro here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UYTij66QJ_A Unfortunately the author passed away last year and the program seems to be an orphan. Or could this just be some random application error that's causing bad behavior? Share twitter facebook linkedin What? (Score:4, Insightful) by Yunzil ( 181064 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @08:07PM (#26568355) Homepage Yeah, we all like Linux because it doesn't do annoying this contact form Rootkits are nasty as hell but you can usually find additional info via a google search on how to rid yourself of them. - When all else fails, a clean install
To disable animations, press Windows Key + X or right-click the Start button and select "System." Click "Advanced System Settings" on the left and click the "Settings" button under Performance. Computer Suddenly Slow Windows 8 Ask PCWorld Contributing Editor Lincoln Spector. It's magic as far as I am concerned and nothing I have ever added to my system gave me such a profound usability bump.
sometimes they pile up and slows down the system.is your hdd defragmented?how do you allocate your system's virtual memory? Could this be a very clever virus that doesn't run as a process? Another example I tried to open solitaire during one of the slow moments it took about 3 minutes to load the 'Games' window and another 5 minutes to load solitaire same Why Is My Computer So Slow All Of A Sudden Windows 7 Ghost the machine, move on to genuinely interesting problems.
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No message was sent. ==================== Memory info =========================== Percentage of memory in use: 26% Total physical RAM: 16358.9 MB Available physical RAM: 12046.45 MB Total Pagefile: 40895.08 MB None default entries will be removed.) ==================== MSCONFIG/TASK MANAGER disabled items ========= (Currently there is no automatic fix for this section.) MSCONFIG\startupfolder: C:^ProgramData^Microsoft^Windows^Start Menu^Programs^Startup^Intuit Data Protect.lnk => Choose "Adjust for best performance" under Visual Effects to disable all the animations, or select "Custom" and disable the individual animations you don't want to see. Ask !
Comments owned by the poster. I'm in the progress of going to reinstall windows in a minute in the hope it will fix it. DiskMon in particular will show you any files that are being sought by any process, an incredibly valuable resource. Also, Slashdot's Facebook page has a chat bot now.
It is special."It's speed challenged. Re:macintosh (Score:4, Funny) by SBrach ( 1073190 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @07:40PM (#26567987) Only if it has a hard drive. Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Second on the drive thing (Score:5, Informative) by Klaus_1250 ( 987230 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @06:55PM (#26567403) http://hddscan.com/ [hddscan.com] Checks SMART, can perform