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If nothing else, you'll learn some new tricks.Read the rest of this comment... I've found that the flash plugin with firefox can go ape-shit and destroy performance (even if you close the tab) until you kill firefox to kill it. Impending failure can quickly become actual failure and data loss. Very very useful. Check This Out

The funniest part, as we were laughing and using the CD to diagnose the computer, memtest86 on the disc revealed RAM to be their issue. Now my system runs better than ever (after having defragged a dozen times, uninstalled every unnecessary process imaginable, and cleaned the exhast fans).Long story short - uninstall your virus software.Sincerely,A Chinese Adding RAM to your system, if it's possible, just fixes that. After thorough search it seems somebody infected them with some kind of r Re: (Score:3) by phulegart ( 997083 ) writes: I wouldn't call geek squad for anything... http://www.techrepublic.com/forums/discussions/my-computer-has-slowed-to-a-dead-crawl/

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Especially if you've been running a diverse series of programs on it. Jesus.CPU/GPUhttp://prntscr.com/bap1b6Yeah, I shut down the Benchmark and web browsers. Any common source of IOWait has an interrupt. Ensign Taco writes "I'm sure nearly every one of us has had it happen.

Get Task Scheduler running, Details.Start one of whatever takes forever to load and monitor it by switching between CPU and Memory, something should stand out like a light bulb.You didn't list Off-topic comments will be removed. Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Sorry (Score:5, Funny) by Anonymous Coward writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @05:11PM (#26566647) Sorry about that. Windows 7 Very Slow And Unresponsive Avuri // February 2, 2017 7:49am PST 1 Encrypted by Osiris ransomware Cloudfine // December 16, 2016 1:48am PST 1 How remove trojan virus jeanrdevine31 // August 22, 2016 3:24am PST

It's why it's there. Can't find your answer ? Over time, people ask their computer to do more and more. http://www.sevenforums.com/performance-maintenance/80913-windows-7-computer-slowed-crawl-no-reason.html can anyone help me or let me know if they have had the same thing?

Has anyone ever successfully diagnosed this kind of issue?" And whether such a problem is related to malware or not, what steps would you take next? Windows 7 Very Slow Startup Getting Heaven rly quick from the internet. It is possible to run the smartctl tool on those directly. is it CPU or disk activity or memory or what?

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The hard drive being backed up is a 120 GB system drive with 10 GB free. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/id-2907520/windows-randomly-slows-crawl.html The parent is wrong, because he didn't say what you're saying. Windows 7 Running Extremely Slow that includes windows' own background services. Windows 10 Very Slow To Respond Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Check the HDD (Score:5, Interesting) by Anachragnome ( 1008495 ) writes: on Friday January 23, 2009 @07:24AM (#26572957) Better yet, do the aforementioned "Reformat and reinstall

I remember yesterday tweaking graphics settings for an F2P game called Planetside 2 and it ran fine for the few hours I played it. More about Leo. « Can I ZIP my pictures or MP3 files to save space?Why doesn't my new, empty hard drive show all the advertised space? »Comments Tina davies September 21, New question? I started the back-up at 8 PM last night and this morning at 7 AM it... Windows 7 Running Very Slow And Freezing

Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Check the HDD (Score:5, Funny) by Bobfrankly1 ( 1043848 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @07:49PM (#26568777) But the best way is still to download solved Games/Performance of my laptop suddenly gone slow Windows 7 Suddenly Slow To Boot Up (Gaming Computer)? Privacy Policy | Legal | Steam Subscriber Agreement View mobile website ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: http://splodgy.org/windows-7/help-system-files-and-boot-problems.php Last edited by rotNdude; 31 May, 2016 @ 11:07am #7 Bad-Motha View Profile View Posts 31 May, 2016 @ 10:57am Ok can u reboot, soon as you can fully access the

I am gonna try starting the game in windowed and check the temps. Windows 7 Suddenly Slow if no, repeat step 1 is the problem solved? The latter is really useful to test the surface and speed of a USB-HD.

Every workstation in our company has the SysInternals complete suite installed in the C: drive.

Last time I had a "reinstall windows" problem, it took me 2 weeks to get all the software installed and configured again. All this extra junk does nothing to help you. Tonight could be last chance to wat... Windows 7 Running Very Slow After Update Android Wear 2.0 release UPDATE - Apple Watch rival just added...

Thanks for all the input Yes it's possible. Personally, I keep Process Explorer permanently open, and have noticed times when XP will just sit there and refuse to respond despite literally nothing using up a significant amount of CPU, Review the causes and fixes to all the issues you find...you're usually okay doing a fix all but I check them just in case (this is your registry after all...never hurts run task manager (Score:5, Insightful) by shutdown -p now ( 807394 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @06:31PM (#26567873) Journal I've seen systems start crawling on stupid windows background crap

Also, Slashdot's Facebook page has a chat bot now. GPU Looks like it likes to stay above 60c for some unhealthy reason.Task Manager performance Memoryhttp://prntscr.com/bap2liMemory composition: In use (7195 MB) Memory used by processes, drivers, or the operating system. Also, always run the short diagnostic tests: # smartctl -t short /dev/sg0 # [wait 2 minutes] # smartctl -l selftest /dev/sg0 Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Check the HDD (Score:5, Funny) You can change it to show the columns for I/O though and look there.

Some do extended surface read-write-scans and offer options like disk erase etc. Also check to see if DMA has been switched to PIO mode. I slowed it down for my own amusement. Is it a "normal" temp?

I've seen antivirus scanner updates hose systems... Temps are about 45-50c on the CPU. 64c constant on the GPU. There are many possibilities and that doesn't even take into account the ubiquitous software update checkers and quick loaders that so many software manufacturers seem fond of leaving around to run all the time. 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."

Last edited by Glowth; 31 May, 2016 @ 10:21am #5 Bad-Motha View Profile View Posts 31 May, 2016 @ 10:25am Well everything in HWMonitor looks normal for when under heavier loadsEDIT:Wait Strange how the GPU wants to keep staying so shot. I'll try to list a few of the most common reasons here, along with some advice on what steps to take. by Jono.W · 5 years ago In reply to My computer has slowed to ...

Posted: October 9, 2012 in: Windows Performance Shortlink: https://askleo.com/1854TAGS: bestof, slowdowns, speed About LeoLeo A. DiskMon in particular will show you any files that are being sought by any process, an incredibly valuable resource. Finally, use state-of-the-art free CCleaner "Run Cleaner" and Registry tab, then free Auslogics Disk and Registry defraggers to keep HD perfectly clean and ordered. Thanks for all the input My System Specs System Manufacturer/Model Number HP p6310y OS windows 7 CPU amd athlon II X4 630 Memory 6gb Graphics Card nvidia geforce 9100 integrated Monitor(s)