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.

Thank you



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
eliminate problems.


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:

Try these to erase corruption and missing/damaged file system repair or replacement.

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
you have.

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
you want.

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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