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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 Very very useful. I mean try to copy a directory between two hard drives, or better yet from a DVD to HDD, and Windows seems to me basically stuffed. In one case the heatsink got unglued off of the northbridge. his comment is here

Click over to the Startup tab and disable startup applications you don't need. go to C:\Users\(user)\Desktop, C:\Users\(user)\Favorites, etc, and copy files to the new user) Or, before you do that, open msconfig, go to the startup tab, uncheck all unnecessary items so that they if no, repeat step 1 is the problem solved? BEST OF HOW-TO GEEK Everything You Need to Know About Managing App Permissions on Android 10 Quick Ways to Speed Up a Slow PC Running Windows 7, 8, or 10 How http://www.sevenforums.com/performance-maintenance/122265-windows-7-x64-suddenly-slow-startup.html

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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 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. The best way to do this is to simply pull the power plug on the back of the machine and then plug it back in. My PC also reset incredibly slow when shutting down to reset and when booting back up.

Even if SMART checks out and the vendor-test program says the HD is ok, some drives might just be taking seconds to minutes to "recover" the right data.If this is the You want to leave your computer some room to work on your hard drive. Book your tickets now and visit Synology. Microsoft Windows 8.1 Dell Slow Boot Get the answer ScratchFactorSep 10, 2014, 10:31 PM My computer is in the process of checking the disk right now.I got about 4 lines of text saying "File record segment XXXXXX

I find that once you aren't using 10 GB of RAM to keep your 25 tabs open, the computer magically stops swapping. I have attached a snippet of what I'm reffering to just to be clear. The difference (as you've demonstrated) is that when Linux slows to a crawl, you've got at least some chance at finding and fixing the cause of the slowdown. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2068262/computer-startup-suddenly-slow.html Disabling programs you don't often use from automatically loading up each time the computer powers on can decrease boot time.

I looked at the task bar while starting up and the connection area (with the bars) was just showing a circle.... Windows 8 Slow Startup Black Screen Share twitter facebook linkedin That's totally easy! (Score:4, Insightful) by AlgorithMan ( 937244 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @06:43PM (#26568023) Homepage the diagnose is: the computer has the windows Share twitter facebook linkedin The best way to accelerate a slow Windows. (Score:5, Funny) by Faryshta ( 1362521 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @05:17PM (#26566781) 9.8 m/s^2 Sorry, it My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Dell XPS 420 OS Windows 10, Home Clean Install CPU Intel Core2 processsor Q8200(2.33Ghz 1333FSB) Quad Core Tech Motherboard Dell Memory 6

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Check the HDD (Score:5, Informative) by Fez ( 468752 ) * writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @05:10PM (#26566631) Very commonly this happens when a hard drive reverts to PIO mode I didn't show up anything on Process Explorer and my video worked great, but my latency would slowly spiral out of control until it became uplayable.I suspect that the real-time scanner Windows 8.1 Slow Boot Fix Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Second on the drive thing (Score:5, Informative) by athakur999 ( 44340 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @05:43PM (#26567225) Journal I've had a Linux box Windows 8.1 Slow Startup And Shutdown I had a long standing problem with Windows Explorer taking forever to respond to right click (among other things) and it had been that way for a long time.

How to Fix an Ubuntu System When It Won't Boot How to Get a Refund For an iPhone, iPad, or Mac App From Apple How to Clean Up Your Messy Windows this content Like this here [samsung.com] for example. Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Turbo button... (Score:3, Funny) by Grog6 ( 85859 ) writes: I still have a PC that has a turbo button.And Yeah, it changes the clock from You Might Like Shop Tech Products at Amazon Notice to our Readers We're now using social media to take your comments and feedback. Windows 8.1 Slow Boot Black Screen

Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Try this (Score:5, Funny) by LingNoi ( 1066278 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @06:22PM (#26567751) If that doesn't work, try cleaning the gunk out of Check 'hide all Microsoft services' and do a quick scan to make sure no extra junk services are hiding here. Adding a solid-state drive An SSD is the most effective way to raise performance across the board for any computer. weblink Boot a Linux live CD and type "sudo smartctl -t long /dev/sda", and voila.A damaged disk cannot pass that test, not unless something is utterly borked with the firmware (*cough* seagate

I also noticed when I went to start Google Chrome it doesn't load at all. Microsoft Windows 8.1 Slow Boot No new comments can be posted. Copyright © 2006-2017 How-To Geek, LLC All Rights Reserved

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I checked my overclock and it seems to be fine aswell.

  1. I looked on the league of legends forums and it might be an issue with the client, but my WoW is also running worse than before.I'm looking for some advice on
  2. Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Defrag? (Score:5, Funny) by jayhawk88 ( 160512 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @05:31PM (#26567019) Perhaps the hard drive is using an Infinitely Improbable
  3. The only thing that shows up a lot is nvxdsync.exe which is related to nvidia.
  4. As i type it is at 96%!!!
  5. A big perf log can eat up your whole harddrive if you leave it running.
  6. I usually tell them that they need 4 times as much RAM as they have.I think this is not your problem.

It then moves into the "select user" screen, and again hangs for several minutes before I can use the mouse to select user. I slowed it down for my own amusement. The parent is wrong, because he didn't say what you're saying. Bootracer If the C: drive is full enough, fragmentation can dramatically mess up performance in a very short time.

And increase virtual memory. I've had this computer for nearly 2 years and never any problems like this until now. Ask a new question Read More Windows 7 Browsers Crash Hard Drives Related Resources SSD suddenly very slow after failed boot solved My custom build PC is suddenly very slow. check over here Best to make the slipstreamed version with SP2 or SP3 whatever you are using on it first.

Finally, run 'msconfig' and check what is starting up at runtime. If it is, select it and click End Process.That's only a temporary fix. For example, Windows can minimize and maximize windows instantly if you disable the associated animations. If you don't know what it is, get rid of it.

The only decent one is perfmon; it's "Performance" under "Administrative Tools."Open it up, go down to the bottom, right click on the little window under the graph and choose "add counters." Windows from Vista onwards, can be very fussy when running on outdated drivers... Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re: (Score:3, Funny) by Anonymous Coward writes: My Windows is NOT slow. Bill!" My Windows machine is infected with the System Idle Process Botnet!

This can fix quite a few problems and is faster than attempting to manually troubleshoot and fix the problem yourself. The process target is pretty slick too: drag a target onto a window and the controlling process is highlighted. Preventing Flash and other content from loading will prevent unimportant Flash content from using CPU time. Since we're trying to diagnose a cause of sudden sluggishness, clearing the prefetch won't really do anything unless the HDD is full.

Nothing seems to detect it, and nothing seems to be able to remove it. To open any program, load a web page or do anything it can take up to 5 minutes for basic processes. For example, every time i open a folder in explorer, i have to wait about 30secs for all its contents to load, chrome is being un-usably slow (same with other browsers)... I've been running Malwarebytes Anti Malware full scan so hopefully it might solve the problem.