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Defragment drive Mustafa August 21, 2015 at 4:39 am - Reply "Set Initial Size and Max Size to the value recommended by windows" Where should we find recommended values ?? Do the same with your monitor.3Check to see if your computer components are CONNECTED CORRECTLY. Ecobee3 vs. Jm November 11, 2015 at 10:48 am - Reply Thanks so much! his comment is here

If not, go back to Task Manager and see if the process is still running. It also fixes what looked like a wifi problem as well. For anyone with a slow computer or just looking for the best component to upgrade, upgrading from a hard drive to a Solid State Drive (SSD) can significantly improve the performance Comments owned by the poster. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/360692-28-suddenly-started-running-slow

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It now boots faster that anything I've had since DOS.

September 15, 2015 Don Gateley 11) Install and run Memory Fox Professional. Yes, I did lose some valuable documents and photos that I copied prior to erasing my computer and starting from the beginning. It looks this is happening only under certain configurations. The page file was set to a little over 8500MB in the Windows 10 upgrade, setting the minimum to 400 and the maximim to 1940mb makes a BIG difference!!!

so i decided to remove the battery. I never did investigate the issue (because laziness) and it was fixed just with a graphical logout/login (thus, I think restarting X.)Remember also that a lot of Linux boxes crawl when Note: when I say "super slow," I mean it takes only 10 seconds to open the Mail app, but it's considerably slower than Windows 8, or what it could be/ has Why Is My Computer So Slow Windows 8 Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Second on the drive thing (Score:5, Informative) by DennisZeMenace ( 131127 ) writes: on Friday January 23, 2009 @02:49AM (#26571671) Homepage You may want to try

Again, do not do this if you suspect something is burning.5Before you start your computer, please get ready to listen for sounds. Computer Running Slow Windows 7 Click the Processes tab, then the CPU column header. Robert Russell October 4, 2016 at 3:14 pm - Reply Yes, the values you need to enter are "Initial Size" and "Maximum Size". http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000179.htm If nothing else, you'll learn some new tricks.Read the rest of this comment...

Robert Russell October 18, 2016 at 9:11 am - Reply Sounds like you have decent specs on your machine. Why Is My Computer So Slow All Of A Sudden 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 Most likely candidates are printer services, anti virus services, scanner services. Thanks!

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my window 8.1 started up very slowly and sometimes opened programs slowly ,now i have window 10 but the problem is same. https://ask.slashdot.org/story/09/01/22/2126205/how-to-diagnose-a-suddenly-slow-windows-computer No idea why but very happy that it did. Computer Running Slow Windows 10 I am probably pretty thick but I don't see anything in that thread that applies to my situation (it seems to deal mostly with OP's test results and a bad sector Why Is My Computer So Slow Mac VAPCMD, Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Answer Try turning off BitLocker by samkh / October 11, 2011 8:57 PM PDT In reply to: Very Very Very Slow PC

by imbunky2 / October 28, 2011 1:35 PM PDT In reply to: Very Very Very Slow PC - Hardware Problem?? this content My HD red light on the tower stays constant during loading windows which takes like 4 minutes now. Not that your system is slow because you have a mechanical drive. by R. Slow Computer Fix

Right there where you wrote "Microsoft says that the necessary drivers are in Windows." is a problem.I can wait for you to learn this first hand there this is untrue.As to And slow running on apps?? If the slowness is still there then its most likely a hardware issue. http://libraryonlineweb.com/slow-windows/comp-is-running-extremely-slow.php I did your fix, and it's back to going dark in a minute, BUT, it still says it's set at 15 minutes?

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but load times on the desktop are slow.

HP's d4999t and d5000. Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Second on the drive thing (Score:4, Funny) by DiegoBravo ( 324012 ) writes: on Friday January 23, 2009 @09:36AM (#26574199) Journal Oh please AC... 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. - Cleanmypc Review CONTRIBUTE TO OUR LEGAL DEFENSE All unused funds will be donated to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF).

Determining available hard drive space. Avril L December 9, 2015 at 9:46 am - Reply Thanks so much, worked a dream. When did you upgrade to Windows 10, this settings will only work to smooth things out such as browsing opening applications. check over here Run a system restore (which isnt working due to an error code "0x80071A91") Anyone have any suggestions/idea/tips/etc?

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. Use the general diagnosis table below as a guide to finding the problem component. This takes half an hour but finally my computer starts up normally so I think my problem is solved. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - 2 more ideas.

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Go check your email! Meantime Microsoft made the mistake of inviting me to report on my Windows 10 experience - they are now in no doubt about how i felt! Literally can't stop smiling at 4:30 am over how my computer is normal again. Apparently eventually another HDD sector went bad in the Seagate disk, this time in the Windows OS space, making it no longer able to boot at all.

Use autoruns to check for such DLLs and disable any that belong to apps you don't use, and temporarily disable apps that you are using (such as Windowblinds).The disk check idea That definitely did it. by R. Carie December 14, 2015 at 6:21 pm - Reply Wish I could say it worked for me too, but it didn't.

Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Use process explorer (Score:5, Informative) by liquidpele ( 663430 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @05:34PM (#26567065) Journal For those that don't know, to monitor Reboot the computer for the changes to take effect and fix the Windows 10 slow performance. Others might not. Admiral Tug Benson September 15, 2015 at 6:29 pm It seems to be working better from what I can tell.

Super frustrating and wastes so much time. its because 32 bits ca support up to 4gb RAM meanwhile 64bit up to 16TB RAM Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Desktops forum 30 total posts Popular Forums Very very useful. Whenever I access the hdd it is extremely slow.

It removes all performance limitations Microsoft has put in their products and makes your Windows work as fast as your hardware allows.That's a lie. I linked to a discussion about the drive and its issues.