Why Windows 7 extremely slow on your laptop just multitasking ordinary?
Okay, so it is a mystery to me. I'm a tech guy, btw.
The scenario: I use a little old laptop with 2 GB of RAM. Have virtual memory turned on,
In ADDITION, have a very fast USB plugged into USB 2.0 and implemented with 4 GB ReadyBoost.
Using Windows 7 and this notebook can handle.
Normally, the laptop works very well and is sensitive with place for 4-5 open applications. However, recently,.
When I open several pages in a browser, it will slow down abruptly to the point where it takes 30-60 seconds
Press the close button on a page and see my click and everything is not responding. I'm not talking about slowing down a bit,
I want to talk about a sharp slowdown in the overall system which lasts 10 to 20 minutes, until what I managed to close some windows,
each takes about a minute to close. Then it accelerates again.
I checked the memory usage, and my programs use not yet 2 GB of physical RAM when this slowdown happens! But even if the
pagefile is written it there is no way that this should make Windows so brutally fails. In addition, I have too many 4 gigs of readyboost.
Something is very wrong with that and I'm curious as to why this phenomenon occurs and how can I solve it?
No I don't have any spyware, as I said I'm a tech person, this is the basis. I know all this,
It's something to do with the way Windows is not able to be managed properly.
An overview of what on Earth is happening here would be greatly appreciated.
IE uses a lot of resources, especially CPU is what you slow down as only
have 2 GB of physical RAM. ReadyBoost can help, however, this is only disc (caching speeds
reading on the rise) and is not a replacement for real RAM.
Here are a few troubleshooting methods:
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Other methods of troubleshooting to use according to your needs:
Use the startup clean and other methods to try to determine the cause of and/or
References to Vista also apply to Windows 7.
What antivirus/antispyware/security products do you have on the machine? Include
everything you've ALWAYS had on this machine, including those you have uninstalled (they
remains of leave behind which can cause strange problems).
Follow these steps:
Start - type this in the search box-> find COMMAND at the top and RIGHT CLICK – RUN AS ADMIN
Enter this at the command prompt - sfc/scannow
How to fix the system files of Windows 7 with the System File Checker
How to analyze the log file entries that the Microsoft Windows Resource Checker
(SFC.exe) program generates in Windows Vista cbs.log
Also run CheckDisk, so we cannot exclude as much as possible of the corruption.
How to run check disk in Windows 7
After the foregoing:
How to troubleshoot a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows
Vista or Windows 7
Use advanced tools to solve performance problems in Windows 7
Problems with the overall speed of the system and performance
Optimize Windows 7 for better performance
Open the troubleshooter of Performance
To see everything that is in charge of startup - wait a few minutes without doing anything-
then right click on taskbar - task manager - take a look at Applications.
Process - Services - this is a quick reference (if you have a little box on)
Lower left - show for all users, then check that).
How to change, add or remove startup programs in Windows 7
Is a quick check to see who are loading method 2 - using MSCONFIG
then after a list of these here.
Tools that should help you:
Process Explorer - free - find out what files, registry keys, and other objects
processes have open, which DLLs they have loaded and more. This unique
powerful utility will show you even owned by each process.
Autoruns - free - see what programs are configured to start automatically
When your system boots and you connect. Autoruns also shows you the complete list
locations of registry and files where applications can configure start automatic settings.
Process Monitor - Free - monitor file system, registry, process, thread and DLL
activity in real time.
There are many excellent free tools from Sysinternals
WhatsInStartUP - free - this utility displays the list of all applications that are
loaded automatically when Windows starts. For each application, what follows
the information is displayed: Type of startup (registry/Startup folder), Command - Line
Channel file, the product name, Version, company name, location in the registry or
file system and more. It allows you to easily disable or remove unwanted programs
that runs in your Windows startup.
There are many excellent free tools to NirSoft
Window Watcher - free - do you know what is running on your computer? Maybe
not. The window Watcher says it all, every window created by each execution of the statement
program, if the window is visible or not.
Many excellent free tools and an excellent newsletter at Karenware
Think about it an absolute must - manually update your drivers.
Vista and Windows 7 updated drivers love then here's how update the most important.
This is my generic how updates of appropriate driver:
This utility, it is easy see which versions are loaded: run DriverView - set
SEE drivers to hide Microsoft - update those without drain in their names. (Also
updated the BIOS and drivers from the chipset on the site of the constructor/the system motherboard).
-Free - DriverView utility displays the list of all device drivers currently loaded
on your system. For each driver in the list, additional useful information is
Poster: load address of the driver, description, version, product name,.
company that created the driver and more.
For drivers, visit Maker as replacements and system manufacturer of device which are
the most recent. Control Panel - write - graphics card - device manager
the brand and complete model of your video card - double click - tab of the driver-
Note the version information. Now click on UPdate Driver (this can do nothing
MS is far behind the certification of drivers) - then do a right click - Uninstall - REBOOT
This will refresh the driver stack.
Repeat this for network - card (NIC), Wifi network, sound, mouse, and keyboard
If there are 3rd party with their own software and drivers and the other main device drivers
Now, go to the site of the manufacturer of system (Dell, HP, Toshiba as examples) (restore)
and site (Realtek, Intel, Nvidia, ATI, for example) and get the manufacturer and device
their latest versions. (Look for the system to update the BIOS, Chipset and software updates
Site of the manufacturer here.)
Download - SAVE - go to where you put them - right click - RUN AD ADMIN -.
REBOOT after each installation.
Always check in the Device Manager - drivers tab to be sure the version you are
installation actually appears. This is because that some rollback of drivers before the
later is installed (particularly that audio drivers) so install a driver - reboot.
Make sure that it is installed and repeat if necessary.
Repeat to the manufacturers - BTW to the device makers DO NOT RUN THEIR
SCANNER - check manually by model.
Look at the sites of the manufacturer for drivers - and the manufacturer of the device manually.
Installation and update of drivers under Windows 7 (updated drivers manually using
the above methods is preferable to ensure the latest drivers from the manufacturer of system
and device manufacturers are located)
If you update the drivers manually, then it's a good idea to disable driver facilities
in the updates of Windows, which leaves on Windows updates, but it will not be installed
pilots who are generally older and cause problems. If updates provides a new
driver then hide it (right click on it) and then go get new ones manually if
How to stop Windows 7 automatically install drivers
Refer to these discussions because many more excellent advice however remember to check
your antivirus, the main drivers and BIOS update programs and also to solve problems
with the first method cleanboot.
Problems with the overall speed of the system and performance
Performance and Maintenance Tips
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I hope this helps.
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Windows is extremely slow when it starts up and opening programs. Some programs, including other words will not open at all. The computer hangs when I try to open it. I think having a virus. Help.
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Uncheck everything except your antivirus program
See if these updates are installed or not KB3020369 & KB3172605
If not install them
The manual installation of updates that you have to change your update settings to never check the updates and restart the machine first.
Sometimes, it is best to make sure that windows update service is really off before manually installing updates
Switch back to default after installation that has never is missing.
Download page main for KB3168965 for all windows,
Win - 7 32-bit
Win - 7 64-bit
Then manually install it,
Customer of June included in this update rollup, update
Download page main for KB3161608 for all windows,
After your windows update settings back to what you had before, and manually check the updates and the rest should appear shortly.
My Mac Pro has recently been having a strange problem. When I open the boot camp menu by pressing the option key, when I try to select Windows, it displays a BSOD. However, when I leave the default at startup, it works fine... except, however, for the extremely slow speeds (7 Mbps compared to the usual 130 Mbit/s). Does anyone else have this problem? It is a new Mac Pro, so it is not old or anything.
You can run the SMC Reset and NVRAM Reset and test?
I have an extremely slow Windows 7 startup time. It takes 3-4 minutes to start and then 2-3 minutes before I can actually use the computer. I went into Ms-config and especially disabled services at startup, I got him to start with all my carrots and RAM MAX I tried Glary Utilities and Kingsoft PC Wizard to try to improve the startup time. Nothing did.
Motherboard: AMD 760G Chipset
Graphics card: AMD Radeon R9 x 270.
CPU: AMD FX - 4100 Zambezi overclocked to 3.8 GHz
RAM: 8 GB DDR3
Hard drive: 1 TB with about 450 GB of available.
I cannot fail to plug, and Windows works fine, once it gets past the 6-8 minutes to before I can actually use it. It's incredibly frustrating is the slowness. I'm open to suggestions. I have alos repeatedly run Norton anti-virus and found no viruses or issues.
After another reboot, it seems that the deletion of my anti-virus, corrected the problem of slow start. She went from 4.5 minutes to about 1 minute and 20 seconds.
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It is a known issue, and we're tracking with bug ID 414568. We will include a fix for this in a future version of LabWindows/CVI.
I ran the Windows, distributed update to my PC 10/13/11. After restarting the computer is so slow as to be unusable. I am able to get the Windows Task Manager to run, and it sees a minimum CPU (0-10%). The hard drive light is on continuously. The computer seems to be tied up access the hard disk. The machine restarts do not help. When you try to use Windows Explorer to view what is on the hard drive of each operation takes several minutes to complete. I tried to launch the system restore to restore to before the update, but it shows a blank white screen. Often trying to do something with the Windows Explorer I see in the title bar of Windows Explorer (not responding).How can I get the machine into a usable state?
It's a shame that we know absolutely nothing about your system, but it's because the forums MS Answers does not prompt for any information system when a new question is asked.
You can probably fix your calendar to restore system back to an earlier date, but that would leave you without the updates, so you should really understand what the deal is with them and fix it (eventually).
If your system restore page display only the title bar 'System Restore', or your accounts settings page of users shows that the 'User accounts' title bar and the screen where information needs to be is an empty white box...
System Restore is a frequent target of attacks by malicious software. If SR was working before and is now afflicted, run some scans and then fix any problems.
Remember that the system restore is not a time machine.
Just fix the immediate issuance of the calendar vacuum system restore:
Looks like your file jscript.dll became somehow not registered so you can re-record it.
There are probably a few other things that do not work you know yet, so fix them all at once.
Re-registration of these DLLs is correct, even if they do not need renewal. THERE
Click Start, run, and in the box enter orders following one at a time. Click the OK button to execute each command one at a time.
regsvr32 vbscript .dll
regsvr32 /i mshtml.dll (it's a look of slash)
The last order for mshtml load the DLL but can also contain a harmless warning depending on your environment.
Now check your timetable for restoration of the system and/or the user account settings page.
After you get through the other 'methods', then someone can help your mounting system, but it will be easier and go faster without wild goose chase if you provide additional information, first:
Provide information on your system, the better you can:
What is your system brand and model?
What is your Version of XP and the Service Pack?
Your system have IDE or SATA disks?
Describe your current antivirus and software anti malware situation: McAfee, Symantec, Norton, Spybot, AVG, Avira!, MSE, Panda, Trend Micro, CA, Defender, ZoneAlarm, PC Tools, Comodo, etc..
The afflicted system has a working CD/DVD (internal or external) drive?
You have a true bootable XP installation CD (it is not the same as any recovery CD provided with your system)?
Now make some clarifications:
Click Start, run and enter in the box:
Click on OK and when system summary information is displayed, click on edit, select all (Ctrl-A), copy) Ctrl + C) then paste (Ctrl-V) the information here.
I have a few clients on my network using XP on laptops that come to a crawl when "windows application settings. It is literally will take up to 3 minutes to clear the checkpoint of the boot process. Any ideas?
1. This only happens when these laptops are connected to the network?
2. what kind of network you're talking about?
3 How long have you been faced with this problem?
4. have you you can all changes on the computer before this problem?
Check if the problem persists in the clean boot state.
How to configure Windows XP to start in a "clean boot" State
I have a problem with Windows 8 files and folders that have been backed up on a computer Windows 8 crashed. The files have been saved on the hard drive of the laptop and backup files user connection drive hard laptop computer and an external hard drive and copy the folder of the user. The laptop crashed in a domain (Windows server 2008).
Now the users folder shows that there are thousands of folders and files, even the size of the required user record certainly shows that there are a lot of files, but I can't access those files.
I have recovered files and folders before (XP and Windows 7) while taking ownership of files supported, but is seems not work for Windows 8 folders and files.
* NB Im trying to open the files on a Windows 8.1 for laptop.
I found that it is sometimes necessary to remove some of the other things in the list...
As an installer of confidence or system, as an example... Sometimes, the OWNER needs to be on the top of the list...
I also just realized that you talk about "issues"... Try to make the entire disk...
Right click on it within the COMPUTER\ThisPC seems to work the best... Try this first...
Pavilion G6 - 1160 his
Windows 7 64 bit
Hi I have recently reinstalled windows after the replacement of a damaged hard drive but could not connect to the internet. After a brief period of head scratching that I worked on that I was missing a number of drivers (ETHERNET, NETWORK CONTROLLER, PCI, SINGLE CONTROLLER and SM BUS CONTROLLER PCI DEVICE CONTROLLER) could someone tell me exactly what I need to install.
PCI/VEN_10EC & DEV_8136 & SUBSYS_166F103C & REV_05
PCI/VEN_10EC & DEV_8136 & SUBSYS_166F103C
PCI/VEN_10EC & DEV_8136 & CC_020000
PCI/VEN_10EC & DEV_8136 & CC_0200
PCI/VEN_14E4 & DEV_4727 & SUBSYS_1483103C & REV_01
PCI/VEN_14E4 & DEV_4727 & SUBSYS_1483103C
PCI/VEN_14E4 & DEV_4727 & CC_028000
PCI/VEN_14E4 & DEV_4727 & CC_0280
PCI/VEN_10EC & DEV_5209 & SUBSYS_520910EC & REV_01
PCI/VEN_10EC & DEV_5209 & SUBSYS_520910EC
PCI/VEN_10EC & DEV_5209 & SUBSYS_FF0000
PCI/VEN_10EC & DEV_5209 & SUBSYS_FF00
PCI Simple Communications controller
PCI/VEN_8086 & DEV_1C3A & SUBSYS_166F103C & REV_04
PCI/VEN_8086 & DEV_1C3A & SUBSYS_166F103C
PCI/VEN_8086 & DEV_1C3A & CC_078000
PCI/VEN_8086 & DEV_1C3A & CC_0780
SM Bus controller
PCI/VEN_8086 & DEV_1C22 & SUBSYS_166F103C & REV_05
PCI/VEN_8086 & DEV_1C22 & SUBSYS_166F103C
PCI/VEN_8086 & DEV_1C22 & CC_0C0500
PCI/VEN_8086 & DEV_1C22 & CC_0C05
Here are links to the drivers you need:
SM Bus controller
PCI Simple Communications controller
Often after I reboot my system, a red shield with a white "x" appears in my notification area with a message of balloon saying "your computer may be at risk. The shield remains there until the next time that I reboot. This bug won't be fixed?
This bug won't be fixed?Good question.Assuming that there is no malware and MSE is indeed enabled and up-to-date, you probably experience the effects of a condition of competition ',' Security Center where his thing before MSE does his. It is very common; I wouldn't worry on this subject (even if it's boring!).
All my main libraries (documents, music and pictures) are in the folders of Google Drive. Whenever I try to use Windows 7 backup to back up to an external hard drive (f :)) I get the following files 'ignored' error messages):
Backup has encountered a problem during backup of the file C:\Windows\System32\config\systemprofile\Google Drive\My Documents. Error: (System does not find the specified path. (0 x 80070003))
Backup has encountered a problem during backup of the file C:\Windows\System32\config\systemprofile\Google Drive\My music. Error: (System does not find the specified path. (0 x 80070003))
Backup has encountered a problem during backup of the file C:\Windows\System32\config\systemprofile\Google Drive\Google Photos. Error: (System does not find the specified path. (0 x 80070003))
There is no mention of the
I used the feature "Let Me Choose", then the data files > "backup data for newly created users" and > decide "Of Dom Libraries" during the return to the top of the settings menus, rather than letting Windows. I'm fairly certain that these three libraries are correctly pointing to relevant records of Google Drive (disk C:\Users\Dom\Google).
Only libraries that do not report an error message are the library of videos that is not in a folder Google Drive, just stored on a hard drive partitioned normal (in this case D :) and (b) all the data of 'Additional places'.
I've tried for too much back ups?
Thanks for any help you can offer
Error code 0 x 80070003 occurs when the file or folder you want to backup is used by another program. You can turn off to close the program that uses the file location or a specific folder.
You can also check out this link to fix the error: Windows backup or restore 0 x 80070001, 0 81000037 or 0 x error 80070003
An update on the result.
First of all my apologies if I'm not in the right sub-forum here.
For about two weeks, my laptop (Satellite A500) is e-x-t-r-e-m-e-l-y s-l-o-w. Very often (not always) I get an error message after commissioning (which takes about 15 minutes) on a "JIT debugger" and click ok if you want to cancel the request or Cancel if I want to debug.
What does all this mean? Where did it come from?
(-) I have not installed any new programs or anything for at least 6 months now.
(-) Recently, it takes about 15 minutes for the laptop at the start and another 15 minutes to log on to the net (via a usb wireless modem)
(-) I have one run a virus check (just in case ;)) and nothing was found.)
(-) I did a "gentle formula" that I found preinstalled on the computer. Apparently, this type of format gets rid of all your mistakes without having to reinstall all your programs. This 'soft' formula has not improved the performance.
(-) I brought up in the Task Manager to see which application causes the problem of JIT-debugger, but Task Manager area is empty. Nothing of what is running in there.
Could someone plllllllllllllllleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeaaaaaaaaaaaaaas sssssssssssssseeeeeeeeeeeeeee informed me what could happen and how I could possibly fix this problem? Your knowledge and your help would be greatly appreciated!
Good luck everybody!
I don't know if this will help. It should be.
I have an A660.
First... NEVER use your laptop on a cushion, OVERHEATING. Use a USB fan tray to sit if he walks home user...
Once I had my motherboard replaced.
Why did they portable who need vents inspired air from under warm days?
TOSHIBA (have a 'free' another idea)
WHY NOT HAVE AIR DRAWN in THE TOP OF the PC AND GO to THROUGH A VERY SMALL REFRIGERATOR AS IN A DESKTOP GRAPHICS CARD COOLING UNIT to cool the chips?
Regarding the PROBLEM REAL being separated for a hardware issue...
Mine did the same (ran only run stutteringly slow s...l...w.freezes trouble... a lot of time and frustration (battery in and out) caused 3 hard disks lost (shaken baby syndrome).) Lost thousands of precious family memories and important documents.
(1) download MALWAREBYTES free version (from a trusted as Cnet site or web page of MW).
(2) install and run.
(3) allow to find Trojan horses that slow down your laptop (mine was 300 [and I have Norton 360 installed 2013]). Automatic adjustment.
(4) re - start normally. Try Windows again. May or may not still be issues. Qoy TO BE SURE a certain...
(5) start in Safe Mode (pull on the plug and the battery if you are unsure how to do this).
(6) run Malwarebytes. Get rid of all the Trojans.
(7) re-boot... It MAY take five or six minutes to start.
(8) If you have Norton Antivirus or McAfee run it to check that it is nothing... you CAN get a message saying there is a conflict between her and MALWAREBYTES... He told me to uninstall Malwarebytes. So, I did. BUUUUUUUUUUT, on restart computer has had a black screen... (I couldn't even at BIOS)...
FOR FIFTEEN MINUTES, HE PLAYED DEATH. ]
Normally I would give 'going bonkers' a little... but I expected as well... and waited and waited... and waited...
(9) repeat PC programs. It should be much better.
(10) re-boot... IT CAN TAKE FIVE MINUTES... don't worry... next time it should be good if you had the same questions that this laptop had too many times.
ALWAYS check if you download Flash ADOBE or a MS C++ Update update, or an update module of any site, make sure that you click Yes to anything... BUT instead, GO to the REAL SITE for these programs.
Some questionable sites, to PRETEND TO DO AN updated VERSION OF YOUR plug-in, such as ADOBE FLASH or Adobe Reader or something else... but they have a PREFIX of the name of download with ADOBE in there (or [common] update no matter what he tells you everything)... and then you secretly have a Trojan horse that will unpack a few weeks later and multiplies... and does what it is designed to do.
Foam in Africa tend to find the details of your credit card.
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In fact, I have 2 problems with InDesign CS3.
1, when I open older files, say that InDesign CS2, or even files that can have images in what I cut and pasted from an older file, my InDesign is extremely slow. And I just type display showing... it's like everything I try, I have to wait 10 sec for the mac wheel spin until I can do anything. Even if it's just by clicking to select an item. Today, I open a CS3 file that I did 3 months registered under a different name, and now I'm having this problem.
2nd, when I go to another application, like Acrobat to review a document pdf, or mail, or one of them really, as soon as I'm in the other program, InDesign jumps right to the front and becomes the active program... does anyone know why this is happening?
Any help would be appreciated.
I would say that you deep clean your InDesign files that are causing problems - http://indesignsecrets.com/indesign-interchange-format-inx.php
And try these other methods for fixing InDesign when it goes wrong
Also, make sure your InDesign CS2 up to the latest patch and save your file it first.
And make sure you're CS3 is the latest patch too.
You can find those under help > update.
I wonder if someone can help, I had my laptop Equium A60 3 years and used only last night with no problems, but today when I turned it on it displays the following error message:
"Windows was not start because the following file is missing or damaged:
You can try to repair this file by starting Windows Setup using the original Setup CD.
Select 'r' in the first screen to start repair. »
Could not find an installation cd, have tools and software utilities additional one, etc.
Any suggestions would be much appreciated!
Installation CD is not delivered with your laptop, just recovery CD and recovery CD offers no repair option.
Try to get the CD of Microsoft facilities. Talk with your friends. I'm sure that someone has this facilities of Windows XP Home edition CD. Check if you can do something by using the R option.
Also, make sure that Microsoft wrote about it:
The day before I had defragment the hard drive and do a "Disk Cleanup" after many months. Laptop was significantly faster. Then, there was an automatic update of Windows and now the laptop is extremely slow. Any suggestions as to what I should do next? Thanks to you all!
· There were several updates installed?
· Have you checked the problem in safe mode?
Check to see if the following is useful.
Method 1: Start the computer in safe mode and see if the problem persists. Report of the results.
Method 2: Log on to the computer manufacturer site and check if you have the latest drivers installed.
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