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Last edited: 2010/06/05 za123, #1 2010/06/05 Lifetime Subscription JSS3rd Geek Member Joined: 2002/06/28 Messages: 2,169 Likes Received: 25 Trophy Points: 493 Location: Long Island, NY Computer Experience: ??? no success, anyhow it's in tech(better) hands now...once again, thank you 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - You need more memory by wpbdia48 · 10 years ago In reply to Computer is If we don't learn from history, we are doomed to repeat it... :whiste: #23 Charlie98, Feb 11, 2013 C1 Golden Member Joined: Feb 21, 2008 Messages: 1,982 Likes Received: 13 Second, did you install all the motherboard drivers for the board after you finished with the Win 7 install? Source

To address some things though - This isn't a bloatware or loaded up startup issue - I installed just the OS, none of the extras. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - shukla by rnsgrid / May 20, 2011 10:50 AM PDT In reply to: Windows XP computer still runs slow even after a clean Any other symptoms or you just find it lagging ? They are notorious for it. #2 bibletoter, Jan 29, 2013 sm625 Diamond Member Joined: May 6, 2011 Messages: 7,814 Likes Received: 43 Go into task manager and enable your cpu

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Disable all that stuff too. Regarding the blackviper link Jim has given, I knew it was not related to my problem because I am not at all installing any new softwares other than those I had For full access please Register.

Make sure that the fans spin freely, and that all the cables are pushed firmly home. Now my xp system is running without any problem. As Jim suggested I deleted the c partition, formatted and installed my OS. For what ever reasons, these computers (the ones that do not play well) run extremely slow. #3 PCX, Mar 5, 2012 Skillachi Expand Collapse Member Likes Received: 6 Hey guys

With a lot of the newer mobos, when the processor starts getting too hot the system will automatically reduce the processor speed, which cuts power consumption. Windows 7 Running Slow After Fresh Install Thanks! Ad choices Follow Tom’s guide Subscribe to our newsletter Sign up add to twitter add to facebook ajouter un flux RSS Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components I would actually go so far as to look for some good rootkit tools because it's rootkits that often can survive a little bit longer than some of the other types

That will then allow you to manipulate the partitions, potentially delete the recovery partition, reformat the hard drive, and install Windows from scratch - in that case, installing only the bits Well, by reinstalling the operating system, you've put things back on the hard drive in essentially a different place. Click 'Check Now'. but 15 to 8 and 12 to 8 feel different to the human brain, so it feels like less of a speed jump than 15 to 8 seconds.When you went from

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In other words, the sector is either bad or going bad, but it's not so bad that it can't be read. become a supporter subscribe Sign in my account Comment activity Edit profile Email preferences Change password Sign out change your edition switch to the UK edition switch to the US edition Computer Still Slow After Reformat And everything is like this, it takes up to half a minute for the system to accept any single click. But somehow, the xp cds didnt boot after that for set up.

A couple years back I also tried to up my RAM in my Dell 8200 with some with the same part number and speed and make from Ebay ... this contact form Thes can consistently slow down the basic use of Windows. The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. I bumped up to 1GB, and it started working just fine. #8 Steltek, Jan 29, 2013 daveybrat Diamond Member Joined: Jan 31, 2000 Messages: 3,941 Likes Received: 18 It's highly

Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - Xp Computer runs slow by compvis / May 20, 2011 10:53 AM PDT In reply to: Windows XP computer still runs slow even I tried all the suggestedsoftware solutions: Registry Cleaners; security scanners, and deleteall temp files and log files and Internet cache. The site indicates that it's intended for XP Home but, as far as I can tell, XP Pro installs exactly the same way. have a peek here I've even installed another 500GB HDD (I now have three hdds installed and running).

Hover your mouse over Task Manager Free's SysTray icons to see if you are short of memory or if something is using a lot of resources. 7. Even after that the programs are running very slow. It descripe how to make your windows faster. -------> How to Speed Up Computer If you still don't know how to disable services safety, Click here to fix Windows SLow by

I think you need to start over, this time deleting and re-creating the C: partition.

Isit time for a new motherboard or what? Enjoy it ! ------------------------------------------------------------------- Keron Chew ---- A Computer Technician Funny Virtual Piano Software . If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). A great program to test the hard drive is SprinRite by Steve Gibson over at http://www.grc.com.

Second. Clean the cpu fan and any other fans you have in the system) Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - Leaktest by callmar / June 1, 2011 7:12 AM PDT Stay logged in Sign up now! http://codecreview.com/slow-after/computer-is-running-extremely-slow-after-a-virus-was-removed.html Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - Halt OR just slow down by Rick75230 / May 27, 2011 1:20 PM PDT In reply to: If not your HDD or PSU

If malware manages to infect your recovery partition, which I believe has been known to happen, then a reformat and reinstall from the recovery partition may in fact still propagate the Slow problem is a common event for Windows user. The strange thing is that it pass the test using western digital diagnostic tools but was not working in the system with correct jumper settings. Ohhh, yeahhh!!

I personally have built new machines, install the OS used basic windows functions and then installed Antivirus files like Norton full security and then have seen the OS slowed down to That would be another safe way to make sure you're avoiding malware as being the cause of this. by RJMGroup / May 27, 2011 12:23 PM PDT In reply to: No - will never run when first bought Service Pack 3 actually had minor performance improvements over the older As the months go by, the new speed feels normal and you start to notice delays when things are not as fast as you'd like.

I've reinstalled the last 5/2 years of Windows updates. That’s this mean that laptop have not enough ram for windows XP or is it virus or I need better Memory ram, I have installed Java and flash. Computer very slow after wiping hard drive and doing a fresh install of Windows 7 wndows 7 Slow performance and freezes even after fresh installation solved Fresh Windows 7 pro will As Microsoft patches holes and makes your PC safer with service packs and such, they will suck up your resources.

The mistake I did a few days back was I tried to install windows 7. wait ... Maybe that is not a problem as you mentioned doing a clean install. on how to do that,,,go to START,,go to SEARCH,,go to ALL FILES AND FOLDERS,,type in MSCONFIG in both slots,,with the search slot being drive C,,,pick "msconfig.exe" from the search list by