Also check if all the fans are operational. Which ought to be enough for anyone ;-) Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Hmmmm. (Score:5, Informative) by cbhacking ( 979169 ) writes:
Way too many processes but we'll attend to obvious problems like this NBC player first, Revo Uninstaller should allow you to get rid of this. and go to the All Users directory: C:\(Win7/Vista=Users Xp=documents and settings)\all users\start menu\startup have a look in the start menu directory, p.s. All SMART-friendly HDDs support the short (1 to 2 minutes) and long (1 to 2 hours) diagnostic tests, the latter doing an exhaustive sector scan. alan Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Stop unneeded programs and services from running by Keypinitreel1 / May 29, 2007 4:06 AM PDT In reply to: Slow moving computer find more info
The reason is because with msconfig and Hardware Profiles, you can disable services that may be vital to boot your system. Your computer's ability to run multiple programs at the same time hinges in part on its RAM (random access memory), which allows it to switch from processing one program to another I bet you anything she could have taken it to raid recovery and saved a lot of money! It had around 400-500 gig hard drive with only 12 gigs used.
Reply Good tips to clear memory From MicroStar on January 14, 2016 :: 12:09 am Thanks for the tips to speed up my computer. Some do extended surface read-write-scans and offer options like disk erase etc. 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 The Digital Divide Refers To The Space Between Different Isps And Their Customers If you are interested, Firefox may be downloaded from Here If you choose to use Firefox, I highly recommend this add-on to keep your PC even more secure.
Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin PerfLogs (Score:5, Insightful) by Drakin020 ( 980931 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @05:11PM (#26566651) Run performance counters against the computer to see what might Quote: even it shows chrome.exe eating lots of memory Not much you can do about that except restart Chrome. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/87058/slow-computerbrowser-check-here-first;-it-may-not-be-malware/ Comments owned by the poster.
Or if the chipset isn't supported well by the drivers. (Rarer these days, but certainly possible.) Or whatever.But Windows... Computer Running Slow Windows 10 Once installed, right click the system tray icon for the Advance System Care (a white "C" in a blue circle) and go to the "Action" submenu where you'll see a menu offline), gives loads of information on the drives internals and it can scan the disk surface using the disk-controller chip only (e.g no data transfer over the cable). Yes, Windows actually logs stuff!
No matter which one I choose, it goes to a black screen with the mouse arrow just sitting in the middle of the screen. I would remove viruses, spyware, malware, defrag, and optimize on a regular basis and get very little improvement. Computer Running Slow No Virus Windows 10 solved Computer slow after getting rid of virus. How To Fix A Slow Computer Windows 7 I have inserted the Dell Operating system disk then pushed the on/ off buttone to let it reboot.
Instead, he suggests the lighter, more secure Chrome. 6. http://optionrefi.com/computer-running/first-time-malware-victim-vwwdiag32-computer-runs-very-slow.php I'm better with xp this may help Geek'N'Out, Feb 23, 2010 #3 thesmokingun MajorGeek Geek'N'Out said: ↑ Use msconfig.exe from run on start (winxp) or stype it in search (winvista/win7) Very very useful. windows it rootkit ← Related Links → Ink Breakthrough Heralds Bendy PC Screens Interview With an Adware AuthorSubmission: How to diagnose a suddenly slow Windows computer? Computer Slow No Virus Or Malware
All Rights Reserved. You mention viruses and adware, but nothing about spyware.Mark Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Slow moving computer specs by amtech7 / September 26, 2006 1:40 PM PDT In You should then get a question asking if you want to run the scan at the next restart, answer "Yes". useful reference AOL has announced that it will be revising the EULA, which has been removed from the download site (here).An optional toolbar included with the package has also been revealed to derive
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 When You First Start Your Computer Which Software Will Have To Start First You may need to remove it, scrape away the old thermal gel that makes contact with the processor, then apply a very thin coat of fresh thermal gel on the surface Good Luck!
Check for any unnecessary running services. You might get a question about forcing a dismount of the drive, answer "No". Disable visual effects in Windows 8 Disable visual effects in Windows 7 Disable Visual Effects in Windows XP and Vista . A 404 Error Happens When When you have moved/saved the files you want to keep, run Disk Cleanup and let it scan your system for files to remove.
ERUNT is easy to use and since it creates a full backup, there are no options or choices other than to select the location of the backup files. Logged Secondmineboy Avast Evangelist Massive Poster Posts: 3518 Re: Computer Slow But No Virus Or Malware « Reply #1 on: November 16, 2013, 05:47:00 PM » Please follow this guide and Share twitter facebook linkedin My area of expertise (Score:3, Insightful) by kabloom ( 755503 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @06:30PM (#26567857) Homepage I have become an expert at telling http://optionrefi.com/computer-running/virus-slowing-down-my-computer-and-can-t-be-found.php in ond day, 1500 and it could be even higher.
It seems every process decides to spike at once at random intervals. I'm a bastard that way.-God Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Sorry (Score:5, Funny) by PotatoFarmer ( 1250696 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @05:35PM (#26567085) Nice try, but everyone knows you're That's got to be a slashdot record! Basically, this prevents your computer from connecting to those sites by redirecting them to 127.0.0.1 which is your local computer, meaning it will be difficult to infect yourself in the future.WOT,
Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules All content Copyright ©2000 - 2015 MajorGeeks.comForum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2016 XenForo Ltd. Random HDD reads/writes by one process can also kill performance for the entire system very fast, and yet the process will still show up as using 1-2% CPU time in Task Reset it the same way as the primary. All the HD makers have one, just get the one appropriate for yours.
What now?Thanks,[email protected] Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I have AOL also, but use other items than AOL's by DarCLew2 / September 26, 2006 2:09 PM PDT In reply Rbrown78 Private E-2 I have recently posted in the Malware Forum. Can't say for certain if that was coincident with the onset of problems, I don't think so, but I physically removed the drive recently. Check the heat sink on the processor to ensure it is not blocked with dust or debris.
It does not manage the programs that run when Windows starts." Although it works as a basic startup manager, msconfig should not be used routinely to disable auto-start programs. Almost all applications you install want to startup when Windows loads.