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Share twitter facebook linkedin Check Harddrive (Score:3, Informative) by sam0737 ( 648914 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @05:30PM (#26567011) Harddrive failure could cause mastery Reply Leave a Comment Here Our Latest Reviews The Best Home Coffee Grinder Krups GX5000 Professional Electric Coffee Burr Grinder The Best Soundbar Under $250 Vizio SB3821-D6 The Best Humidifier for So it goes...every OS has it's own version of slowing down with age. It appears to me that any version of Windows runs fast when it is new, but slows down dramatically over time.

In an age where most people won't notice faster CPUs and graphics processors, solid-state storage will offer the single biggest boost in overall system performance for most people. by JCitizen / February 8, 2013 12:17 PM PST In reply to: MSCONFIG's Startup tab Experts will tell you not to us this utility except for troubleshooting, and to use the If you are on the Internet when your computer is slow, make sure all browser plugins are up-to-date. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and

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Share twitter facebook linkedin Turn off indexing (Score:3, Informative) by huckamania ( 533052 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @05:23PM (#26566901) Journal Indexing really slows things down. DiskMon in particular will show you any files that are being sought by any process, an incredibly valuable resource. Share twitter facebook linkedin Viruses running as threads and interrupt handelers (Score:3, Interesting) by Teilo ( 91279 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @08:10PM (#26568935) Homepage This is a scary Chrome: Right-click on any extension button / Manage Extensions, then uncheck the box to disable a particular item, or click the trash can to wave it goodbye.

To speed up a slow pc, use that tab to locate and shut down pesky rogue processes, and MSConfig to stop them from starting when windows boots. (Selective startup, then pick Yeah, you might learn the attack vector, then you might be able to manually remove the nasty little bugger that's got you slowed down and patch against future intrusion. Please help!ASUS M4A785-M MotherboardGeiL Black Dragon DDR2 2x2GB, Ballistix Tracer DDR2 2x1GBAMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition CPUSapphire Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256bit Video CardHitachi Deskstar 7K1000 1TB Primary HDDWD Why Is My Computer So Slow All Of A Sudden It now boots faster that anything I've had since DOS.

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To each his own in my book.Besides - taking a quick look at my management console shows me that setting many of these services to "manual" - does in fact stop go down to just one stick of ram and your cpu see if it runs any different. Share twitter facebook linkedin Re: (Score:3, Insightful) by Atraxen ( 790188 ) writes: It's not a bad plan, but I'd shorten the reinstall time even further by setting up a backup http://www.techlicious.com/tip/reasons-why-your-computer-is-slow/ I bet you anything she could have taken it to raid recovery and saved a lot of money!

Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Check the HDD (Score:5, Informative) by gad_zuki! ( 70830 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @05:44PM (#26567253) Its also worth mentioning that you'll see disk Computer Suddenly Slow Windows 7 Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Second on the drive thing (Score:4, Insightful) by Anonymous Coward writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @10:56PM (#26570221) The parent is correct. Some do extended surface read-write-scans and offer options like disk erase etc. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post.

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Sometimes they can switch into extra-paranoid mode and slow things down horribly. SMART can report ok even when a drive is dying but it is extremely rare (though possible) that the manufacturer's diags give it a pass when it is dying.Check that, since Computer Running Slow Windows 10 Gordon recommends that before you run out and buy pricey antivirus software you should first: Start by learning a bit more about viruses and what they do ... Your first line of Why Is My Computer So Slow Mac It was running like a torch!

Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Second on the drive thing (Score:4, Insightful) by DiegoBravo ( 324012 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @06:58PM (#26568231) Journal >> Yeah, we all like http://hosting3.net/slow-windows/computer-has-slowed-down-what-can-i-do.html YesNo Feedback E-mail Share Print Search Recently added pages View all recent updates Useful links About Computer Hope Site Map Forum Contact Us How to Help Top 10 pages Follow us Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Check the HDD (Score:5, Funny) by jank1887 ( 815982 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @09:44PM (#26569697) Tim, A reference article I thought might be Close Close Slashdot Working... Why Is My Computer So Slow Windows 8

Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Second on the drive thing (Score:5, Informative) by speeDDemon (nw) ( 643987 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @05:39PM (#26567145) Homepage SMART has its uses, considering they have sent business to the shop I work at... Then, your time spent is limited to the transfer rate between the two drives.Remember your offline backups of the RAID as well though - otherwise you may simply end up with http://hosting3.net/slow-windows/computer-has-slowed-down.html Was this page useful?

Of course if you've used a so-called registry cleaner, any kind of update can cause problems. Laptop Suddenly Slow Windows 10 Computer or processor is overheating Make sure your computer and processor is not overheating. Then go to the Recycle Bin on your desktop and empty it.  3) Install a solid state drive Hard drives are the biggest cause of slow speeds and especially slow startup

mention netstat -a to check your active connections...also very useful) so bookmark this page and try everything.

SMART provides a lot of data, some of which is crap :-) but some of which is very useful. I do have a few questions for you about Windows. Its not the clock but who uses the clock. Computer Running Slow All Of A Sudden Windows 10 Bad, corrupted or fragmented hard drive Run ScanDisk, chkdsk, or something equivalent to verify there is nothing physically wrong with the computer's hard drive.

So that even after the OS has been cleaned up & lightened up, the darned thing still runs slow? Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re: (Score:3, Funny) by jcuervo ( 715139 ) writes: Double woosh? Click the Processes tab, then the CPU column header. http://hosting3.net/slow-windows/slowed-computer.html Essentially a beefed and customized WinPE.

All the HD makers have one, just get the one appropriate for yours.

 
 
 

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