Window is very slow at startup
We use Windows 7 Professional and we have 8 GB of RAM, processor core i 5 but system takes too long to open a session (4-5 min.)
I remove startup program through (ms config), remove the temp, %temp%, and prefects files, run Disk Defragmenter and disk cleanup and has increased the virtual memory.
Kindly help us out of this problem.
Thanks for posting your question on the forum of the Microsoft community.
I would like to know some information about the problem so that we can help you better.
1. have you done any hardware or software changes to your computer?
2. What is the brand and model of your computer?
I appreciate your efforts to resolve the issue.
I would suggest trying the following methods and check if it helps.
Run this Microsoft fixit and check the issue.
Difficulty of Windows system performance slow computer problems
If this does not help, then use method 2.
You can also run Microsoft safety scanner to make sure that this computer is free from infection by the virus.
See this link:
Note: The data files that are infected must be cleaned only by removing the file completely, which means that there is a risk of data loss.
I hope this information helps.
Please let us know if you need more help.
Windows Media Player in windows 8 very slow to open video files. For example, a file of MP4 1080 p takes 45 seconds to start playing.Strange thing is that they play almost instantly in the App and video in VLC.Does anyone else know this. Computer is Toshiba Ultrabook 1.7 Ghz i5, 4 GB of Ram, and 128 GB SSD.
Hi Graham JM,.
Use this utility to fix problems with Windows Media Player. Let us know if that helps.
- From the start screen, type Troubleshooting
- Select settings
- Select Troubleshooting
- Select programs
- Select the Windows Media Player settings
- Follow the instructions in the troubleshooting
Let us know if that helps.
How can I fix a very slow desktop icons appearing very thin & slow?
Dear friend,Please try the following methods to solve your problemApplicable operating systems:Windows XPPossible causes
In this case the shellIconCache file has been corrupted. Its a hidden file located in the windows directory level that contains a copy of all the icons of the desktop by default. To resolve this problem, re-create the ShellIconCache file by deleting.Open folder options by typing the command files to RUN quickly. Select view and select Show hidden folders and files , and then click OK.Locate the C:\Documents and Settings\Your User of utilisateur\Local Settings\Application Data patch. Delete the file Iconcache.db.Restart the computer.ConcerningJinish.K.GHCL Infosystems LTD, Pondicherry
- Several startup programs.
- Any startup virus scan.
- Corruption of user profiles
- ShellIconCache corrupted restaur頳era file
Since a few days my pc acts as strang its very slow. I thought I have a virus so I scanned with kaspersky internet security, but nothing has been found, please tell me what to do. IAM using windows xp.i tried same clenup disk and Defrag, but nothing does.HelloMany things contribute to this slowdown to a computer, it could be hardware or software related.Method 1.
Computers get slower for various reasons: files become disorganized, unnecessary software consumes resources, readers of network unused slow start or too many programs run automatically at startup. Larger, serious questions can dramatically too slow down your computer's performance. You may have a virus or have need troubleshoot clean start.Check to see if the problem exists in Safe Mode, if the computer works as expected in mode without failure, then we can solve the problem in the clean boot state.a. refer to the article below for the procedure safe mode in Windows XP
A description of the options to start in Windows XP Mode
b. you need to perform a clean boot to find the program that is causing and then disable or remove.
How to configure Windows XP to start in a "clean boot" State
Note: When you are finished troubleshooting, follow the steps as explained in the article to reset the computer to start as usual.
Method 2.Also, check out the steps that are listed in the articles below and check.
How to set performance options in Windows XP
http://support.Microsoft.com/kb/308417Restore the performance of your computer with Windows XP
I hope this helps.
My laptop is very slow after installing windows 10
Will try and check
The problem started a month ago. When I start my computer, everything is OK until I click on my "loading your personal settings" icon It takes several seconds before the wallpaper appears, then probably a minute or more for all the desktop icons load PC. If I do a very quick restart of all charges. When I do a disk check, everything seems fine for a day or two, then it's back to being very slow loading. What can I check?
It eventually got to the point that is froze on the screen and went no further. I did a repair of Windows XP. Now everything seems back to normal.
My computer is infected with this wirus and my wirus program can not take it away from the computer, it make the computer very slow at the beginning, what should I do?
Method 1: To fix the performance issue, follow the steps mentioned in the link below
Optimize the performance of Microsoft Windows Vista
Method 2: if a Protection of resources Windows (WRP) file is missing or is damaged, Windows may not behave as expected. Auditor of file system (CFS) scan to fix all of the corrupted system files. To do this, follow the steps mentioned in the link below:
How to use the System File Checker tool to fix the system files missing or corrupted on Windows Vista or Windows 7
Method 3: Run Microsoft Security scanner (MSS) for any threat of remnant and try to correct
Note: Infected files can be deleted from your computer; There is a chance of data loss.
Windows 7 ultimate HP, I ran the fix tool but still slow at startup.
Moved from feedback
Original title: % u201cSystem % u201d performance Windows
1 Microsoft Fix it do you try to run?
2 has there been any changes made on the computer before the show?
I suggest you to refer to the article for slow startup problem and check if it helps:
Unexpectedly slow start in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2
You may also refer to the article and try to optimize Windows 7:
Optimize Windows 7 for better performance
Note: the data files that are infected must be cleaned only by removing the file completely, which means there is a risk of data loss.
downloaded and installed ie9 and a life point windows essetials 2011 has started to take a lot of time to load up. Did a virus scan, disk defragmented, went ahead with clean uninstall ie9 and wle, include the registry clean. I went back to ie8 and installed wle 2011 again with the same result: slow the beginning upward. Also re-installed ie9 and even issue here now, takes forever to load up. I'm about to empty both (have outlook 2007 and firefox 4 is installed and works very well).
Thanks for the ear and feedback.
you are posting in the wrong forum
Windows live forums:
Navigate through the folders in Windows Explorer became increasingly slow. Pages take 10 to 30 seconds to refresh. Again right click on an item takes a lot of time answering.
The screen of my computer, which can take up to 2 minutes to load or refresh is particularly bad.
Navigate the file system in applications such as Word and Excel (open, save) is fine and continues to operate quickly. Only Windows Explorer is affected.
This problem develops gradually in recent months. I can't put my finger on a specific event that triggered it.
What's new as of January 18, 2010:
I finally gave up and reconfigured on my computer. The problem disappeared... until I installed Windows XP Home Service Pack 3. Then she came back. So, the next day, I uninstalled SP3, and the problem disappeared again.
From the foregoing, I believe that SP3 is the cause of the problem.
Some reasons for the slow pace of the computer:
1. computer has not been maintained - http://www.elephantboycomputers.com/page2.html#Maintenance
2. the computer is infected with the malware - http://www.elephantboycomputers.com/page2.html#Removing_Malware
3. the disk is too full. Remove useless stuff, uninstall unused programs. Do not forget to save!
4. flaky third party software. Toolbars and modules are particularly guilty in this area. Uninstall toolbars (Google, Yahoo, ISP brand, etc) and look at what modules are in use in your browser (s).
5. computer has too many unnecessary programs/processes running in the background. Manage your Startup:
For XP - How to troubleshoot using the Msconfig in Windows XP utility - http://support.microsoft.com/?id=310560
The free Autoruns program is very useful for managing your Startup - http://www.microsoft.com/technet/sysinternals/default.mspx
For Vista/Windows7 - Start Orb > Search box > type: msconfig and when it appears in the results area above, right-click and choose 'run as administrator '. Autoruns is also very useful.
6. the user runs an inflated/invasive such as Norton and McAfee antivirus program. Replace it with a better program. I recommend NOD32 (commercial) or Avast (free). Avira is also good, but the free version has an unpleasant reminder screen (Google for instructions on how to disable it). The user can also run several real-time antivirus/firewall/security programs.
7. the user has installed new programs that are processor and/or memory-intensive (Photoshop, AutoCAD, Mathmatica or similar) and does not have the power of the equipment.
8 drive fails and is in PIO Mode. It's very much slow (like being in 1985). See Hans-Georg Michna here information - http://winhlp.com/?q=node/10
In addition to the above, also see http://miekiemoes.blogspot.com/2008/02/help-my-computer-is-slow.html MS - MVP - Elephant Boy computers - don't panic!
WOT programs I need to run at startup my slow cam of computers verry because someone helpRemember - this is a public forum so never post private information such as numbers of mail or telephone!
WOT programs I need to run at startup because it takes 7 to 10 minutes to get running?
Saturday, may 29, 2010, 11:46:15 + 0000, dave wilson332010 wrote:> full throttle programs do I need to run at startup because my computer verry slow cam, someone helpEveryone is different and has different needs and different desires.There are * no. * programs that everyone should run. See below forTips on what you should maybe stop start automatically,But first of all to consider the possibility that your problem with what he isslowly maybe nothing to do with what starts automatically.Perhaps the most common performance issue of today is malwareinfection and the first thing you should do is be sure that you are notinfected. So, what anti-virus and anti-spyware programs run, andIf they are updated?Once you talked about this question and that is rid of allMalware or get assured that you are not infected, you can addressthe issue of automatic startup programs:First of all, note that you should be in * all * programs thatstarts automatically, not only those who enter in the system tray.Not all the programs auto-start manifesting by an icon in theStatus bar.On each program, you don't want to automatically start, check itsOptions to see if he has the choice of not start (make sure you)Indeed choose not to run, not just a "don't show icon.Optional). Many can easily and better be arrested like that. If that is notwork, run MSCONFIG from the start. Run the line, and then click the Startup tab.Uncheck the programs that you do not want to automatically start.However, if I were you, I wouldn't do it just for the application ofthe minimum number of running programs. Despite what many people sayyou, you should be concerned, not with the way * a lot * of these programsyou run, but * that *. Some of them can degrade performance severely, butothers have no effect on performance.Don't stop all programs to run willy-nilly. What you need to dois to determine what each program is, what its value is up to you whichthe performance cost is its running all the time. You can tryInternet search and ask questions about the details here.Once you have this information, you can make a smart informeddecision on what you want to keep and what you want to get rid of.Ken Blake, Microsoft MVP (Windows desktop experience) since 2003
- You have problems with programs
- Error messages
- Recent changes to your computer
- What you have already tried to solve the problem
I had problems with Win 7 Starter & slugglishly running in general in recent weeks. I did a clean installation a few months ago & everything was OK but now I notice a lag in just about everything, even small things such as opening a new tab in IE seem to cause a delay that did not previously exist.
IM compares to my machine Win7 I use at work that runs a lot faster (C2D 2.8 ghz, 2 GB ram) which is in contrast to my home pc which is a quad core with 2 GB & a lot less open applications (I'm at work now with MANY open apps & still run faster than my PC with no apps open all the House!)
Time opening IE8 reboot & loading the homepage is apprx 3.5 minutes (slower even than my old Vista laptop). Ive done all the cleaning I can use C Cleaner, emptied the trash, removed rarely used applications etc.. Everything which is still connected is my printer, the KB & mouse, also ran MSConfig & make all the necessary changes so that he can run faster, but none of this has made ALL the difference - outside to do a fresh install of W7 I don't know what I can do.
Also tried starting in Firefox or Chrome instead of IE8 but its still just as slow (is also used with compensation history of IE8, cookies, etc.). Even things like Win explore & Control Panel are slow at any time, as is the search engine that is supposed to be indexed but still chuggs along for more than a few seconds (once again my work PC is very fast in this regard with a lot more files potentially be examined). Office 2010 also takes about 20-30 seconds to open Word or Excel, once again my work PC starts immediately...
Another aspect of stress that has never caused problems in the past, my main drive (160 GB) is partitioned into 2 sections (50 / 50 split apprx)-many spare parts on the 'C' drive and even again on the data section. I also have a secondary internal HDD 320 for data only, both drives are 7200 RPM - is there something here that is causing a problem with Win7 that never affected XP?
HARD drives are all defragged using Diskeeper in game & forget mode - all showing healthy
Can someone suggest a remedy for my sick PC?
Norton is known to cause slow downs and other issues. Uninstall and then running
the Norton Removal Tool to stop the remains (even those will interrupt the strange) to load.
Use the recommendations below when testing, even better would be permanently.
List of tools to clean/uninstall anti-malware programs
Here's what I use and recommend: (these are all free and very effective versions.)
Avast and Prevx proved extremely reliable and compatible with all I have
launched on them. Microsoft Security Essentials and Prevx have also proven to be very
reliable and compatible. Use MSE or Avast and Prevx, Prevx 3 but not all.
Avast Home free - stop any shields is not necessary except leaving Standard, Web, and
Operation of the network.
Prevx - Home - free
Windows Defender (is not necessary if you use MSE)
Protected IE - mode
IE 8 - SmartScreen filter WE (IE 7 phishing filter)
I also IE always start with asset if filter InPrivate IE 8.
(It may temporarily turn off with the little icon to the left of the + bottom
right of IE)
Two versions of Avast are available 5.x and 4.8 x
Avast - home - free - 5.x stop shields you do not use (except files, Web, network, &)
Shields of behavior) - double click on the icon in the Notification area - real time Orange - click on the
Shield that you want to stop - STOP. To stop the Orange icon to show an error indicator-
Click on the Orange icon - top right - settings - click on the status bar - uncheck shields you
disabled - click OK
Avast 4.8 x - home - free - stop shields, you don't need except leaving Standard, Web,.
and the network running. (Double-click the blue icon - look OK. - upper left - Shields details
Finish those you don't use).
Or use Microsoft Security Essentials - free
Prevx works well alongside MSE or Avast
Prevx - home - free small, fast, exceptional protection CLOUD, working with other security
programs. It is a single scanner, VERY EFFICIENT, if it finds something come back here
or use Google to see how to remove.
PCmag - Prevx - Editor's choice
Also get Malwarebytes - free - use as scanner only. If you ever think malware and that
would be unusual with Avast and occasional Prevx running with the exception of a low level cookie
(not much), to UPDATE and then run it as a scanner. I have a lot of scanners and they
never find anything of note that I started to use this configuration.
I hope this helps.
Rob Brown - MS MVP - Windows Desktop Experience: Bike - Mark Twain said it right.
Hi people, this problem has been driving me crazy for weeks, so I wonder if someone can provide a solution! Sorry for the long post, but I tried to put in as much information as possible.
In short, I decided to rebuild an old laptop in Windows XP (2006) I (latest updates installed). I'm without audio (cannot find drivers), but this isn't so much a problem. The problem needs to connect to the WiFi.
The internal WiFi card is an Intel (r) PRO/Wireless 2200BG (or, at least, it's the driver).
WiFi is displayed as 'Connected' and ' Signal strength: Excellent "(as my laptop is sitting right next to the hub). Ethernet (wired) connection to the hub works perfectly. I have WiFi BT working connects perfectly with my Mac and my iPod, I know that there is absolutely no problem with the router.
However, my laptop does not seem to want to connect WiFi, despite 'positive' messages above. All browsers (IE, Chrome, Firefox) display a message stating that they cannot connect to the internet. Nothing in browsers suggest that all DNS settings have been changed.
I * think * the problem might be because the packets sent/received are still very low - if either enter three digits, I have a lot of luck. For now, they are stuck on envoys = 14, received = 3.
So, what I have checked/tried is the following (all based on Google search) - none have worked:
(1) I can confirm that the automatic Wireless Configuration is enabled, started and set to automatic, and that Windows is used to set up my network.
(2) my wireless network appears in my favorite networks and is automatically connected to (or should be :-)) - I have added/removed the connection several times, check the wireless key, every time, without success.)
(3) the TCP/IP menu is configured to obtain an IP address and a DNS service automatically.
(4) type ipconfig/all at the command prompt seems to show that everything works OK:
- The physical address is: 00-16-xx-xx-xx-xx (I removed the last few digits as it is an open forum, but is probably not a security issue)
- DHCP is enabled.
- Automatic configuration is enabled.
- The IP address is 192.xxx.x.xx (as above)
- Subnet mask is 255.255.255.0
- Default gateway, DHCP and DNS server are all the 192.xxx.x.xxx (as above)
However, IP routing is NOT enabled or is Proxy WINS. Node type appears as unknown.
I tried the DNS, IP address in the command line (don't remember the command), hot flashes reset everything I can think of or have found via an internet search.
I also tried the two separate Wireless USB key (only install the drivers - now deleted), which is not working.
I am so right in thinking that everything seems OK, except the transfer of packages very low? Anyone who has any other control I can try - or better yet, a potential solution?
Hello c0ley,Have you tried to change the wireless channel that your router is running at? There may be interference that could prevent the internet connection:Take a look at step 6 in this article that give more details about it:If you need assistance to change the settings of the specific router, you will need to contact your router manufacturer or your internet service provider.
All other prints exception scanned to PDF print normal PCDFS, even imported e-mail, etc., all other types of files.
Problem occurred after problems with XP, computer tech could rectify not so copied all files and reinstalled XP, no problem with XP, but the printing problem now with my own scanned pdf. Thanks for any help. JLS1946
Thank you to all who responded. I have to admit it's a tough trying to decide it's the printer, it's Adobe, is the USB connection / wireless? Now, that's what I managed to rule out now (thanks for all the help that JLS1946 did) it's not the connection. I went until take that to someone who is very familiar with the Adobe and they suggested uninstall/re-installing Adobe. He said you should not lose your saved work and which corrected this before. However, not all of you use the same software or the print version. PDF files, it seems.
Knowing what I know about the way in which the information is transferred to the printer, it is meaningless for me how only a few .pdfs are slower than others. Check the contents in the file you are trying to print and compress, when you can. I know that the web content may take longer to process during a print job and now I have to wonder if that has no place in the commonality among all of those here.
I think the last document I ran through should have some good suggestions. Let me know if it works. One of the reasons I don't think specifically that it is the Officejet 8600 is especially because it happens to other printers like this. The only thing you have in common is Adobe. While searching for other PDF readers, I have noticed Adobe had so many stars (3.5 stars) like Foxit Reader (4 stars) did. I'm not the right person to defend as to who can be a better software to use however. I know I like CNET for their reviews and videos.
Why my computer is slow to start currently runing windows7?
earlier model used to take less than 30 s start, but now it takes more than 100 s.
the model has 3 user accounts too
Furthermore, I think it has to do something with the update.
How to troubleshoot a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows Vista or in Windows 7
(The steps # 1 a, 1 b, 1 c, 1 d and 1e)
Perform a clean boot to determine if background programs are interfering with your game or other programs
One by one add back an application at a time to find the software application incriminated.
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